Michigan Lawmakers, Whitmer Announce Deal To Spend $4.8BMichigan lawmakers late Wednesday unveiled and began passing a massive $4.8 billion mid-year spending plan, one that will upgrade long-neglected infrastructure including water pipes, dams, roads, and parks.
Gov. Whitmer Seeks $250M For Parks; Senate Has $1.5B Bridge PlanGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday called for spending a “historic” $250 million in federal coronavirus relief aid to upgrade state parks and trails.
Group Protests Area Near Belle Isle for "Black Joy", Demanding DPD Funding ReinvestedYesterday at about 5:20 pm a group of about 30 protestors took over an intersection of eastbound Jefferson Avenue and Grand River Boulevard in Detroit, which is right in front of the Belle Isle entrance.
Huron-Clinton Metroparks Unveil Drive-In MoviesTime to load up the car with the kids and snacks because Huron-Clinton Metroparks have added drive-in movies to their events.
Iron Belle Trail secures $10.5M in private gifts, seeks moreHiking and bicycling routes that will traverse Michigan have secured $10.5 million in private donations.
Detroit Ranked Bottom on List of Family-Friendly CitiesDETROIT — When choosing where to live, big-city attributes like vibrant bar and restaurant scenes and full concert schedules aren't the priorities for people with families. They're more interested in things that contribute to a family's quality of life and a child's development, factors that contributed to Detroit's place ranking in a new analysis.
Discover Michigan Parks With New Mobile AppDETROIT — The weather is breaking and more and more, Michiganders will be spending their time outdoors. Now a new app allows locals to browse thousands of parks across seven counties in the region. SEMCOG has launched the Southeast Michigan ParkFinder, a mobile app that allows users to search for recreation opportunities in more than 2,600 parks across Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston, Monroe, Washtenaw and St. Clair Counties.
Plans Call For Park At Site Of 2013 Meth Lab ExplosionOfficials say the project would get rid of an eyesore.
Dearborn Expected To Ban Smoking In Public ParksThe ban would apply to all forms of smoking, including cigarettes, cigars and hookahs.
Oil Company Suspends Plan For Well At Oakland County ParkA company that proposed an injection well at Indian Springs Metropar has withdrawn its request.
Guide To Disney WorldPack up the family and head out for a vacation at the "Happiest Place on Earth." As a guest of the Walt Disney World Resorts, you and your family will be treated to themed accommodations, fabulous theme parks, unique dining venues and lots of activities.
Report: 'Mystery Pooper' Unmasked, Ypsilanti Slides Now Feces-FreePolice in Ypsilanti say kids can go back to enjoying their neighborhood playground, now that the "mystery pooper" has been identified.
Dark Sky Designation Sought For 3 Michigan SitesIt's move that supporters hope will help boost local tourism.
Billboard Boosts Effort To Catch Serial Slide SoilerOfficials in Ypsilanti are taking measures to put a stop to the so-called "mystery pooper."
Dark Sky Park in Michigan Getting $7M UpgradePlans call for a $7 million upgrade starting this year at a park on the Straits of Mackinac that's designated as a prime spot for stargazing.