Free adoption day Oct. 14 at Oakland County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center
On Oct. 14, the brand new county facility, located at 1200 N. Telegraph Road, Building 32 East, will host an ‘Empty the Shelters’ event, where all adoption fees will be waived.
These events, held twice per year, use funding provided by the Bissell Pet Foundation, which aims to empty the shelters and find animals a home.Read More
Detroit Institute of Arts To Feature Star Wars Costumes in New Exhibit
BB-8, Yoda, an ewok, and 66 original costumes from the first seven Star Wars movies will be featured in “Star Wars and the Power of Costume” at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA). The program will run next year from May 20 to Sept. 30.
The exhibition will include more than 150 pieces and sketches documenting the franchise’s creative process and the essence of creator George Lucas’ vision.Read More
Bedrock to Invest $2.1B and Create 24K Jobs in Downtown Detroit
Detroit-based Bedrock, part of the Quicken Loans Family of Companies, today announced it will invest $2.1 billion in four large projects in downtown Detroit that will create up to 24,000 jobs — 15,000 construction positions and 9,000 jobs — once the redevelopment efforts are completed over the next five years.Read More