Eye On Detroit - International Institute of Metropolitian DetroitThe International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit was founded, in 1919, by a group of YWCA volunteers who sought to help legal immigrants learn English, appreciate freedom and democracy,
Deer Leans Into Michigan Wedding Photo, Eats BouquetA Michigan photographer captured something special during a couple’s wedding photos making their day all the more memorable. Katie Johnston reports.
Ford Field Stadium GuideBefore you head out to Ford Field to see the Detroit Lions, check out our guide to transportation, parking, tailgating, and bag policies. Katie Johnston reports.
Michigan Matters: PNC Bank and GVSU PresidentSean Welsh, PNC West Michigan Regional President, Peggy Vander Meulen, Program Director of Strong Beginnings, and Terri Kirkpatrick, a Community Health Worker at Strong Beginnings, appear on Michigan Matters
Michigan Matters: Tree Trimming and Financial PlanningOn this week's Michigan Matters, DTE Energy is teaming up with the state of Michigan on an innovative vocational training program that will prepare qualified inmates about to be released with skills to become much needed tree trimmers and address a growing talent gap.
Police: Woman On Mobility Scooter Pulled Over Going Wrong Way On InterstateA woman driving a mobility scooter the wrong way on a busy Kentucky freeway was pulled over by police officers Monday afternoon. Katie Johnston reports.
Michigan Football PreviewIn the first four seasons of the Jim Harbaugh era, things haven't exactly gone the way that Wolverines fans were hoping when the coach first chose to return to Ann Arbor in 2015. Katie Johnston reports.
Michigan Matters: Hydrofest 2019 (New Oakland County Executive)David Coulter – former Mayor of Ferndale – who was appointed by Oakland County Commissioners as the new interim Oakland County Executive --is here after a whirlwind week.
Eye On Detroit - Dr. Stan GolecA vacationer from Poland found himself stuck in America after the boarders of Poland closed in the early 80s. Unable to speak English and with only $10 to his name, Dr. Golec found the International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit, an organization that changed his life forever.
Michigan State Spartans Season PreviewThe Michigan State Spartans are still trying to rekindle the high water mark of their three season run from 2013-2015 when they went 36-5 and reached the inaugural edition of the College Football Playoff. Katie Johnston reports.
Eye On Detroit - A Veteran's JourneyOakland County Veterans’ Services recently deployed "A Veteran's Journey", a marketing campaign encouraging veterans to take advantage of the services and benefits available to them. The campaign is being paid for by grant dollars received from the Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.
Eye On Detroit - Andiamo Pasta LadiesLisa Germani visits Andiamo in Warren and speaks with CEO Joe Vicari about their 30th Anniversary. Lisa also heads back in the kitchen where the original pasta ladies make all of the Andiamo pastas and bread sticks. The pasta ladies have been making their pasta for over 30 years.
Eye On Detroit - On Track To End HungerForgotten Harvest announces its first-ever “On Track to End Hunger” event on Saturday, August 24, 2019, to raise money for metro Detroit’s food-insecure, while providing guests with an exclusive opportunity to experience the M1 Concourse performance track in Pontiac, Mich.
Eye On Detroit - 4th Annual Kirk Gibson Golf ClassicKirk Gibson held his 4th annual golf classic to benefit the Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson's. The event was held at the Wyndgate Country Club. Former Tiger players Dave Rozema, Alan Trammell and David Wells were in attendance. In addition to help fund the foundation, Kirk was also promoting the EvsP.org gala that will be held at the Motor City Casino on October 19th.
Michigan Matters: Mayors in MichgianPontiac Mayor Deirdre Waterman, Westland Mayor William Wild and Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett appear on MICHIGAN MATTERS this Sunday and talk about their city’s imprint and opportunities.
Michigan Matters: The Life of L. Brooks PattersonThis week, the show will highlight video of some of his appearances on the show and in events that were filmed, such as “The Big Four” with other regional leaders.
Eye On Detroit - Buckets of RainBuckets of Rain's primary effort is focused on growing produce in their "Big Glen" garden in Highland Park, a neighborhood in Detroit. It is less than a mile from 4 large homeless shelters. Since 2012, "Big Glen" has produced hundreds-of-thousands of servings of fresh produce for the rescue missions and residents within the local community. By 2020, they aim to produce 500 thousand servings of fresh vegetables per season. This will require about 5 acres in continuous production and 5 full time seasonal employees.
Eye On Detroit - Building HuggerAmy Swift is the CEO & Founder of Building Hugger, a Detroit-based woman-owned construction company specializing in historic window restoration. Since the launch of Building Hugger, Amy has led the company through a dramatic growth phase that has included three shop expansions, an aggressive hiring strategy, and a tenfold increase in revenue. In each stage of business and professional growth she continues to prove herself as one of Detroit’s emerging powerhouse entrepreneurs, and a vocal advocate for historic neighborhood development and opportunities for women to enter into the trades.
Eye On Detroit - Art Van Charity ChallengeThe 11th annual Art Van Charity Challenge is underway where Midwest organizations raise money, awareness, and donors through a friendly fundraising competition. Focusing on organizations committed to women, children and human services in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, and St. Louis. Participating organizations are vying for $250,000 in grand prizes to help further their missions.
Eye On Detroit AndiamoThe Joe Vicari Restaurant Group is celebrating 30 years of Metro Detroit's signature brand Andiamo's. Jackie Paige and Lisa Germani interview Rosalie and Dominic Vicari about their family and giving back to the community.
Michigan Matters: Michigan Democratic Candidate DebatesWhat transpired during the televised two night event was dissected and debated on CBS 62’s Michigan Matters
Eye On Detroit - Michigan Urban Farming InitiativeThe Michigan Urban Farming Initiative is based in Detroit's North End community. Their mission is to use urban agriculture as a platform to promote education, sustainability, and community in an effort to empower urban communities, solve many social problems facing Detroit, and potentially develop a broader model for redevelopment for other urban communities.
Michigan Matters: Restaurateurs and Presidential PoliticsThe much-anticipated Democratic Candidate Presidential Debate will be held this week in Detroit. The roundtable offered thoughts on the contest as it stands today.
Michigan Matters: Celebrating Metro Detroit AuthorsWith the dog days of summer here and many looking for books to take along for summer reading while on vacation, Metro Detroit authors Jim McTevia, Berl Falbaum and Jamie Ruthenberg stopped by the CBS 62’s Michigan Matters set.