Citrus Lane (Photo Credit: Citrus Lane)

Gift Guides: The Best Subscription-Based Gift Ideas

Whether you procrastinated gift shopping or have simply exhausted your list of gift ideas, here are some of the best subscription-based services to give as gifts to friends, family and loved ones this holiday season.


Belle Isle to 8 Mile

Last Minute Gift Idea: ‘Belle Isle To 8 Mile’ Guide To Detroit

If you’re looking for a last-minute holiday gift for a friend, how about a more-than-400-page guide book to Detroit? Yes, believe it or not, there are enough things to do within city limits to fill that many pages.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2012


Navigate Tricky Gift Return Policies After The Holidays

The holiday season has arrived and with it the efforts to find the perfect gifts for loved ones. As the hunt for gifts gets going, so does the dread of returning the thoughtful presents that are just not the right fit. Follow these tips to get through the season of returns.


A scanning electron microscope picture of a cancer cell. Uncredited photo from Wikimedia Commons

Gift Establishes Ovarian Cancer Research Fund At Wayne State School of Medicine

A substantial financial gift made by a Clinton Township woman to the Wayne State University School of Medicine will create an endowment to promote research in the prevention and treatment of ovarian cancer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2012

WSU Campus

Wayne State Gets $1 Million Gift To Support Math Corps

Wayne State University has received an anonymous leadership gift of $1 million to support the Math Corps, a combined academic enrichment and mentoring program for Detroit public school students, grades 6-12, led by faculty members from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2012

The pits at a FIRST Robotics event at Kettering Univesity

GM Foundation Gives $120,000 For Kettering Specialty Programs

The GM Foundation has presented $120,000 to Kettering University in support of specialty programs and scholarships at the Flint campus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2011

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Father’s Day Gift Buying Guide

Father’s Day…when families around the nation show appreciation for all their Dads’ hard work and love with the PERFECT Father’s Day gift. No pressure right?

If your Dad doesn’t need another tie or tool belt and you’re finding it impossible to locate the perfect gift for the father who has everything, rest assured, we can HELP!

You know your Dad the best, so just take a minute to figure out what “type” of Dad you have and these gifts should be the perfect fit.



Alumni Donate Millions To NMU

Northern Michigan University said it’s getting a $5 million gift, the largest in the school’s history.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2011

Alfred Taubman gives a major gift to the Unversity of Michigan in the name of medical research. (Credit: UMweb)

Taubman Gives Major Gift To U-M Medical Research

Shopping Mall developer Alfred Taubman giving the school 56 million dollars to help fund medical research.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2011

After Christmas, The Returns

Return policies have grown more complicated by the year, with stores imposing specific terms, fees and deadlines on different products.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2010