After Thwarted Kidnapping Plans, Whitmer Calls for Unity

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addressed the State of Michigan after a plan to kidnap her and other Michigan government officials was thwarted by state and federal law enforcement agencies. She started by saying thank you to law enforcement and FBI agents who participated in stopping this [...]


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The Gay Jersey Boy

Across 1 Where to wallow 5 Branches of a family tree 10 The Phantom of the Opera's name 14 Etcher's fluid 15 Islamic deity 16 Moliere's mommy 17 1962 hit that Bob Crewe co-wrote for [...]

By |2014-10-16T09:00:00-04:00October 16th, 2014|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Connections Made On Thursday Nights

By Amy J. Parrent The original comedy "Missed Connections: The Movie (Live on Stage)" features Tom Novik, Jessica Loria, Sean Robinson, James Cerini, Kevin Lytle, Jason Valentini and Nuverre Naami. Photo: Heather Sejnowski Go [...]

By |2014-10-16T09:00:00-04:00October 16th, 2014|Entertainment, Theater|

A Spirited Romp At Go!

By Amy J. Parrent James Quesada and Heather Sejnow star in "The Die Centennial" late night Thursdays at Go Comedy! Photo: Go Comedy! Thursday nights in October at Go Comedy! Improv Theater end with [...]

By |2014-10-16T09:00:00-04:00October 16th, 2014|Entertainment, Theater|

A Driving Force

By Christopher Treacy Travis Parman predicted the future. As the current director of Corporate Communications at Nissan, Parman oversees all sorts of relationships within the automotive industry. But it wasn't that long ago that he [...]

By |2014-10-16T09:00:00-04:00October 16th, 2014|Automotive, Guides|

The Rick Snyder Wedding Dress Analogy

The College National Republican Committee has launched a campaign commercial supporting incumbent Rick Snyder. The commercial compares Snyder and Schauer as wedding dresses, with a triumphant "Brittany" proclaiming at the end "This is my decision. [...]

By |2014-10-16T09:00:00-04:00October 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|

ACLU Dinner Honors Local Heroes

By BTL Staff The ACLU of Michigan will host its Annual Dinner on Nov. 7, playing host to special guest, Ta-Nehisi Coates. Coates is an Atlantic senior editor and writer, known for his original and [...]

By |2014-10-16T09:00:00-04:00October 16th, 2014|Michigan, News|

Masquerave At ARTLABJ And Saginaw

By BTL Staff DETROIT - A Masquerave Ball is being hosted in two locations this upcoming weekend for the LGBT community and its allies. Created as an alternative homecoming for all those who feel "outside [...]

By |2014-10-16T09:00:00-04:00October 16th, 2014|Michigan, News|

Spirit Day Observed Oct. 16

By BTL Staff Oct. 16 is this year's Spirit Day, an event created by GLAAD to show support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth. Observed annually since 2010, individuals, schools, corporations, organizations and public [...]

By |2014-10-16T09:00:00-04:00October 16th, 2014|Michigan, News|