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 Choices We Make

A message from the Between The Lines publishers Susan Horowitz and Jan Stevenson: In this issue of BTL we mark the 25th anniversary of the paper. With it, we begin a journey looking back to [...]

By |2018-03-08T15:48:43-05:00March 8th, 2018|Marriage|

B. Ella Bridal Shares 2018’s Trends

Trying to figure out what to wear for the wedding? B. Ella Bridal, located at 570 S. Main Street in Plymouth, is in the business to serve up your dream wedding attire, and for all the right reasons. B. Ella is a full service bridal shop that offers not only bridal gowns, but also bridesmaids dresses, mother of the bride/groom gowns, prom dresses, full accessories and alterations services. B. Ella just celebrated its 14th year in business, and owner Brittany Blase had some insight on what’s trending this season.

By |2018-03-07T16:35:34-05:00March 7th, 2018|Guides, Marriage, Wedding|

Florist ‘Absolutely’ Open to Same Sex Marriages

Michael B. Anthony Florist, located Downriver in Wyandotte, is all about the business of flowers – and they have the reviews, awards and passion to prove it. Owner Michael Bak bloomed his business in 2013, and has since won Local 4’s “Vote 4 the Best” Wedding Florist for two consecutive years, Wedding Wire’s Couples’ Choice award in 2017 and 2018, and has also been named The Knot’s Best of Weddings 2018.

By |2018-03-07T16:35:34-05:00March 7th, 2018|Guides, Marriage, Wedding|

DJs to the Rescue

In order to help with selecting wedding music - which should be the most fun part of planning, but is often times the most overwhelming - BTL asked a couple experts, Chris Blanchard (aka DJ Loki) and Walter Cooper (aka DJ Romeo), to weigh in.

By |2018-03-07T16:35:36-05:00March 7th, 2018|Guides, Marriage, Wedding|

11 Michigan Candidates, Lawmakers Sign #NoNRAMoney Petition to Reject NRA Donations

On March 2, the deadline ended for the #NoNRAMoney candidate pledge. The national pledge targeted both candidates and existing legislators to renounce funding by the National Rifle Association — a nearly 150-year-old organization that advocates for the rights of gun owners, and provides funding for pro-gun legislators. In Michigan, 11 officials and candidates signed on.

By |2018-03-07T16:35:37-05:00March 7th, 2018|National, News|

Therapist Decides Not to Move into Huntington Woods building Over Signage Issue

Royal Oak-based psychotherapist Joe Kort has decided not to move his practice into the Huntington Medical Building in Huntington Woods as a result of a disagreement over signage in the building. Kort said that after he signed his lease that the complete name of his practice - Joe Kort & Associates and the Center for Relationship & Sexual Health - would be included on signage both inside and outside the building.

By |2018-03-07T16:35:40-05:00March 7th, 2018|Michigan, News|

Hear Me Out: 7 Albums (Britney! Robyn!) That Will Make This Year Suck Less

That Britney album better come quick – preferably before the world combusts from nuclear warfare. On the horizon for the rest of what’s shaping up to be a very gay 2018 outside of Brandi Carlile’s recently released must-hear masterwork? New Robyn, new Kylie, new Troye. If only our current political era was as promising as this year’s albums-release slate.

By |2018-03-07T15:36:53-05:00March 7th, 2018|Entertainment, Music|

Pryor Restraint

Across 1 Sistine Chapel figure by Michelangelo 7 Torah at Beth Chayim Chadashim 13 It may include Log Cabin candidates 14 Gaily colored flower 15 Start of a quote from Richard Pryor 17 Where students [...]

By |2018-03-13T13:21:08-04:00March 7th, 2018|Entertainment, Puzzles|