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 [...]


Make Michigan Progressive Again.

Get the 2020 Michigan Progressive Voters Guide and find out which candidates on your personal ballot are dedicated to supporting progressive politics and equality and justice for all Americans.

Get My Voter Guide

Art Radiates at Affirmations

By BTL Staff Dorothy Rutkowski, "Purple Radiation" "PRIDE 2016!," an exhibition featuring the fine arts and fanciful creations of 14 rainbow artists, is in place at Affirmations' Pittmann-Puckett Art Gallery space and scheduled to [...]

By |2016-05-31T09:00:00-04:00May 31st, 2016|Michigan, News|

Why He Styx With It

By Gregg Shapiro Styx July 1 Freedom Hill 14900 Metro Pkwy, Sterling Heights July 2 Silver Creek Event Center 11111 Wilson Road, New Buffalo Legendary prog-rock band Styx recently got a taste of what [...]

By |2016-05-26T09:00:00-04:00May 26th, 2016|Entertainment|

Three Days in June

Across 1 Ballet follower 6 Loesser's most happy one on Broadway 11 Like family 15 "What does she see ___?" 16 Lover of Henry and June 17 John of "M. Butterfly" 18 Neighborhood where 39-Across [...]

By |2016-05-26T09:00:00-04:00May 26th, 2016|Entertainment, Puzzles|

‘Rent’: A Life

Actor Brennan Hattaway has makeup applied. Photo courtesy of Riverwalk. Inhabited by heroin users, drag queens, the homeless and performance artists -- welcome to the world of Jonathan Larson's 1996 musical vision of the [...]

By |2016-05-26T09:00:00-04:00May 26th, 2016|Entertainment, Theater|

Summer Pride Calendar

Compiled By Shelby Clark Petkus "RuPaul's Drag Race" Top 3 contestant for the latest season of the show, Kim Chi, will perform at Motor City Pride. June 2 Ferndale Pride's All Media Arts Exhibition [...]

By |2016-05-26T09:00:00-04:00May 26th, 2016|Michigan, News|