BTL COVID-19 Resource Guide

As the world continues to learn more about coronavirus and its spread, it's vital to stay up-to-date on the latest developments. However, it's also important to make sure that the information being distributed is from credible sources. To that end, Between The Lines has compiled, [...]

U.S. Rep. Katie Hill Resigns

By | 2019-10-30T16:54:24-04:00 October 30th, 2019|National, News|

Keen News Service U.S. Rep. Katie Hill, an early leader among first-term members of the U.S. House and the first openly bisexual person elected to the House, resigned Sunday night. In a letter posted at [...]

Alexandra Dinser for Novi City Council: A Passion to Pay it Forward

By | 2019-10-31T13:32:08-04:00 October 30th, 2019|Michigan, News|

Novi Roots Alexandra Dinser wants to pay it forward. That’s a driving force behind the 29-year-old lifelong Novi resident’s campaign for city council. Dinser said she’s benefited from living in the city in many ways and wants to give back. Even her family’s former business of 43 years, Dinser’s Greenhouse, speaks to the roots she has in the community.

Finding Waldo

By | 2019-10-30T16:38:09-04:00 October 30th, 2019|Guides, Pets|

At 11 months old, Waldo, the standard poodle and Wheaten terrier mix or woodle, is shaping up to be a strong, well-behaved puppy. But just a month ago, before he came into the lives of [...]

Final Furry Farewells

By | 2019-10-30T16:32:12-04:00 October 30th, 2019|Guides, Pets|

Wendy and Bob Sutton's story is similar to that of many pet owners. Eager to expand their family, the couple welcomed four animals into their home, caring daily for their needs and planning for every [...]

Novi Pet Expo Nov. 15-17

By | 2019-10-30T16:30:21-04:00 October 30th, 2019|Guides, Pets|

A three-day event, the Novi Pet Expo is held from Friday, Nov. 15, through Sunday, Nov. 17 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. "This event showcases products like pet care products, pet foods, animal [...]

Holiday Paint Your Pet

By | 2019-10-30T16:29:37-04:00 October 30th, 2019|Guides, Pets|

Hosted by Painting with a Twist in Detroit, on Tuesday, Nov. 19, there will be a Holiday Paint Your Pet party where attendees can put their furry friend's face on a canvas. Bringing light snacks [...]


By | 2019-10-30T16:16:55-04:00 October 30th, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

A rap collective originally hailing from San Marco, Texas, Brockhampton has been described by Complex magazine as "gay, black, white, DIY, ambitious, all-inclusive, and would-be pop stars." The group has gotten recognition its work, notably [...]


By | 2019-10-30T16:12:12-04:00 October 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|

"Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes.)" - Walt Whitman "Song of Myself." I find myself grappling with an unusual contradiction, and one I find myself [...]

The Last TV Show

By | 2019-10-23T17:01:57-04:00 October 23rd, 2019|Entertainment, Puzzles|

  Across 1 _The Primrose ___ _ (Ginger Rogers flick) 5 Chem. pollutant 8 Oral attention getter 12 Blade brand 13 Give a good beating to 15 "Like ___ not" 16 "Jabberwocky" starter 17 Complex, [...]

Costa Rica Campaign Seeks to Bolster Marriage Equality Support

By | 2019-10-23T16:58:50-04:00 October 23rd, 2019|National, News|

More than 30 groups have joined a campaign designed to increase support for marriage rights for same-sex couples in Costa Rica. Sí, Acepto (“Yes I accept” in Spanish) formally launched in August and includes ads that feature LGBTI Costa Ricans’ relatives, friends and teammates. The campaign also includes workshops on the issue that will take place across the country.

ACLU of Michigan Our Movement, Our Moment 2019 Dinner

By | 2019-10-23T16:52:39-04:00 October 23rd, 2019|Michigan, News|

Transgender people belong. Abortion is health care. No human is illegal. Everyone deserves a second chance. These are the values that the American Civil Liberties Union fights for and rights that it serves to protect. On Friday, Nov. 1, at The Henry Ford Museum, the ACLU of Michigan will host its annual 2019 dinner.

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2019-10-23T16:44:03-04:00 October 23rd, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

By Romeo San Vicente Billy Porter joins Camila Cabello for new "Cinderella" If this bit of news were a ballroom walk-off, the category would probably be “Fairy Godmother Realness,” and Billy Porter would take home [...]

Detroit Zoo Boo

By | 2019-10-23T16:38:30-04:00 October 23rd, 2019|Neighborhoods, Royal Oak|

Families interested in a "merry-not-scary" Halloween event that will engage attendees of all ages are invited to the Detroit Zoo on the weekend of Oct. 25 to enjoy rides, attractions and, of course, animals. "Family-friendly [...]

Halloween Family Fun Day

By | 2019-10-23T16:36:18-04:00 October 23rd, 2019|Ferndale, Neighborhoods|

On Saturday, Oct. 26, from 1 to 5 p.m. families interested in a "SPOOK-tacular!" family friendly Halloween event are invited to Detroit's Beacon Park. "Little monsters" in costume are especially welcome to enjoy the featured [...]

On Being Trans at Halloween

By | 2019-10-23T16:08:58-04:00 October 23rd, 2019|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Halloween is a time of magic and mystery. Traditionally, it once served as the end of the year, where autumn — and the abundance of the harvest — gave way to the dark and dim days of winter. In that liminal space between the seasons, one could get a moment to pierce the veil between other states, even between life and death itself.