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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EQMI Clarifies Misleading Betsy DeVos Statement

BY BTL STAFF DETROIT - Equality Michigan's executive director Stephanie White released an open letter to the public today clarifying a misleading statement made by the organization last week regarding Betsy DeVos. White's messages reads: [...]

By |2017-01-27T09:00:00-05:00January 27th, 2017|Michigan, News|

Janis Ian’s Stream of Consciousness

BY BTL STAFF Janis Ian - songwriter, performer, and author with nine Grammy nominations - has received national attention for her recent commentary on current American history and our new president's positions. Ian wrote a [...]

By |2017-01-25T09:00:00-05:00January 25th, 2017|Michigan, News|

Now, or Preferably Sooner

Across 1 Cathedral of Hope area 5 Patron of Wilde's homeland, briefly 10 Sound like Harvey Fierstein 14 Draw a cross over 15 Your place, or mine 16 Request from one's knees 17 Nastase of [...]

By |2017-01-19T09:00:00-05:00January 19th, 2017|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Stir Your Senses

Once again, vodka enthusiasts are invited to sample their old standbys or discover new favorites at the annual Vodka Vodka event on Jan. 21 at the Royal Oak Music Theatre. Detroit's sexiest vodka-tasting event includes [...]

By |2017-01-19T09:00:00-05:00January 19th, 2017|Neighborhoods, Royal Oak|

JTCC Elects New Leadership Team

BY BTL STAFF ANN ARBOR - As they do each year at their December board meeting, the Jim Toy Community Center Board of Directors gathered to elect new leadership for 2017. As the community enters [...]

By |2017-01-19T09:00:00-05:00January 19th, 2017|Michigan, News|