How to Get the Biggest Bang for your Buck with Meal-Delivery Kits

From innovative start-up concept to billion-dollar industry, meal-kit delivery services are an increasingly popular option for those looking to reduce the stress of nightly meal preparation. But health-conscious consumers should know what to look for before committing to a program, recommends Shannon Szeles, registered dietitian-nutritionist for Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. “Eating healthy, through one of […]

Credit Union Celebrates 65 Years of Community Service with Fun, Food and More

Free ice cream? An outdoor movie event? Chances to win tickets to local games and other entertainment? These goodies are more all come from Cornerstone Community Financial, which is showing its appreciation for its customers with a bevy of giveaways and activities. Gotcha, right? Who knew a credit union could be so much fun? Cornerstone […]

Detroit Zoo’s Penguins Stay Frosty Cold In World’s Largest Playground

The world’s largest penguin playground opened recently at the Detroit Zoo. More than 80 penguins of four varieties housed there will stay comfortably cold year round thanks to a local Michigan insulation company and a unique spray foam insulation. The zoo’s new 33,000 sq. ft., $30 million Polk Penguin Conservation Center opened April 18 after […]

Talk About Spirit: Team Meritor Takes on the Kidney Walk, Fundraising

The old adage about taking action goes something like this, “Don’t just talk the talk. You have to walk the walk.” And walk the walk is what Meritor President-Americas Chris Villavarayn will do Sunday at the Detroit Zoo. Villavarayn will celebrate his second year as an Honorary Co-Chair of the Kidney Walk, a fundraising effort […]

Retailers Roundup: Valentine’s Day is a Sweet Time to Offer Deals, Specials

Holidays are always opportunities to find new customers, remind long-standing patrons that you’re around and up your marketing game. And when that holiday is the Valentine’s Day, it’s an even better chance to woo people with deals, specials and the like. It helps that Feb. 14 falls on a Saturday this year, encouraging people to […]

Yelp Finds Detroit’s Top 10 Best “Shop Local” Destinations

After the turkey is carved and the relatives have gone home, there’s only one thing left to do this Thanksgiving holiday weekend: Go shopping! Keeping that consumerism local is key to helping the region’s retailers and boosting the “Made in Michigan” mantra to keep the state hopping. And there are lots of great stores to […]