Donations keep Michigan library afloat after conservative backlash over LGBTQ book | Michigan News | Detroit

Donations keep Michigan library afloat after conservative backlash over LGBTQ book |  Michigan News |  Detroit

click to enlarge Shutterstock Voters in Jamestown, Mich., defunded their library over an LGBTQ book. Nearly $110,000 has been donated to a Michigan library that was defunded by conservative voters who were incensed over an LGBTQ-themed book that was on its shelves. The ongoing GoFundMe campaign was launched in Aug. 3, one day after 62% … Read more

Where to Go for the Good Beer and Good Food in St. Louis | Food & Drink News | St. Louis

Where to Go for the Good Beer and Good Food in St.  Louis |  Food & Drink News |  St.  Louis

click to enlarge Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar1004 Locust Street, 314-241-8141thebridgestl.com A narrow, two-story restaurant decorated with dark wood, willow chandeliers, an elegant bar and shelves filled with bottles, Bridge has some serious aesthetics. It’s hard to know what to mention first: its food or its beer selection. That’s because the downtown St. Louis … Read more

As Michiganders struggle to afford health care, leaders push lawmakers to act | Michigan News | Detroit

As Michiganders struggle to afford health care, leaders push lawmakers to act |  Michigan News |  Detroit

Adobe Stock Child examined by doctor Michiganders are having trouble accessing and paying for both physical and mental health care and want their state and federal lawmakers to prioritize driving down health care costs, including by capping insurance deductibles and curbing what insurers can charge patients, according to a new survey. Lansing-based EPIC-MRA, a survey … Read more

At Snō, Chef Tony Nguyen’s New Restaurant, Everyone Is Family | Food & Drink News | St. Louis

click to enlarge Jessica Rogen A selection of dishes from snō including (clockwise from bottom left) dumplings, tuna cigars, oysters and cacio e pepe. At first glance, you might think the two dumplings, with their jutting lacy wings of rice flour, are not food but art. One is set within what appears to be a … Read more

Leave it to Dominique Morisseau to make us cry (again) with Motown musical ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ | Culture | Detroit

click to enlarge Courtesy of Broadway in Detroit The cast of Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations. The audience can barely contain their excitement as the lights dim at the Detroit Opera House, illuminating a marquee for the Temptations. When the Temps finally take the stage with their unmistakable harmonies and … Read more

St. Louis Standards: Russell’s on Macklind Hits the Sweet Spot | Food & Drink News | St. Louis

click to enlarge Andy Paulissen Russell Ping bought the Russell’s on Macklind location after the coffee shop that was there, Murdoch Perk, closed. Russell Ping will never forget the frenzy that happened every Saturday and Sunday during brunch hours shortly after opening Russell’s on Macklind (5400 Murdoch Avenue, 314-553-9994) in 2013. Although the restaurant was … Read more

The Best Things To Do In St. Louis During The Week, August 11 to August 17 | Arts Stories & Interviews | St. Louis

click to enlarge Courtesy Fringe Fest Fringe Fest is back with 47 shows. Arts take center stage this week, from the return of St. Lou Fringe Fest to the final Muny musical of their season. Let’s jump in — and don’t forget to plan your weekend. Thursday 08/11 Throwback Thursday The ’90s have called and … Read more

Ex-Sterling Heights City Council candidate charged with 18 counts of election fraud | Politics & Elections | Detroit

click to enlarge Facebook Paul Manni, right, with Macomb County Prosecutor Peter Lucido. A former Sterling Heights City Council candidate who was elected last week to serve as a Republican precinct delegate has been charged with election fraud for allegedly forging signatures on absentee ballot applications, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Tuesday. Paul Manni, … Read more

St. Louis’ Rock Star Tacos Serves Spec-taco-lar Fare | Restaurant Reviews | St. Louis

click to enlarge Mabel Suen Rock Star Tacos’s Poutina Turner, selection of tacos and the Hot for Pizza. At Rock Star Tacos at the Gaslight, you can order a dish called the Poutina Turner. Medium-cut fries, kissed with the warm heat of Chef Wil Pelly’s proprietary Rock Star Dust seasoning, are smothered in fiery chorizo … Read more

The strategists | This Modern World | Detroit

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