Activists cover anti-abortion billboard with pro-choice message in Detroit | Metro Detroit News | Detroit

Activists cover anti-abortion billboard with pro-choice message in Detroit |  Metro Detroit News |  Detroit

click to enlarge Courtesy photo An anonymous group decided to cover an anti-abortion message with their own that reads: “WE WILL AID & ABET ABORTION.” Reproductive rights activists weren’t having it after an anti-abortion billboard went up on Detroit’s west side. An anonymous group decided to cover the anti-abortion message with their own that reads: … Read more

Eater Names Juniper’s Fried Chicken Among the Best in the USA | Food & Drink News | St. Louis

Eater Names Juniper’s Fried Chicken Among the Best in the USA |  Food & Drink News |  St.  Louis

Lucas Peterson Juniper’s fried bird is, indeed, the word. Even before the beloved Southern-inflected Juniper (4101 Laclede Avenue, 314-329-7696) opened its doors in 2013, fried chicken was its thing. It was the basis of one of owner John Perkins’ earliest pop-up dinners, Le Coq, and it set the tone for the sort of restaurant he … Read more

Metro Times United We Brunch returns July 16 to Detroit’s Majestic Theater and Garden Bowl | Things to Do | Detroit

Metro Times United We Brunch returns July 16 to Detroit’s Majestic Theater and Garden Bowl |  Things to Do |  Detroit

click to enlarge Dontae Rockymore United We Brunch at Detroit’s Majestic Theater in 2020. For the first time since 2020, Metro Times United We Brunch is back! This boozy, brunchy extravaganza is slated to return to Detroit’s Majestic Theater and Garden Bowl from 11 am-2pm on Saturday, July 16. It includes unlimited tastings from more … Read more

Detroit alternative July 4 event asks, ‘What to the Negro is the Fourth of July?’ | Things to Do | Detroit

click to enlarge In The Tradition / Facebook The 11-piece African-centric jazz band will perform on Monday, July 4 at the Shrine of the Black Madonna Church. If you are not in a celebratory mood this Fourth of July, we do not blame you, especially if you’re a Black American. Instead of a barbecue with … Read more

St. Louis Father Found Guilty of Killing Disabled Son | St. Louis Metro News | St. Louis

click to enlarge St. Louis County Circuit Attorney’s Office Live Stream This week, a jury will have to decide if Dawan Ferguson (center) is guilty of child abuse and killing his nine-year-old son Christian in 2003. After listening to five days of testimony from more than 30 witnesses, a jury deliberated for only a little … Read more

In ’70s thriller’ The Black Phone, ‘suspenseful moments outstrip all else | Movies | Detroit

click to enlarge Universal Mason Thames plays Finn in The Black Phone. A period setting lends aesthetic cover to a standard horror story in The Black Phone, but the level of distinction offered feels awfully thin. Set in suburban Denver in 1978, Scott Derrickson’s mystery-driven, lightly supernatural kidnapping thriller feels better undergirded with regard to … Read more

Unsurprisingly, Eric Schmitt Vows to Wage War Against Abortion Travel Funds | St. Louis Metro News | St. Louis

click to enlarge Theo Welling Surprise, surprise. In a move that surprises no one, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt has threatened to punish local governments that have proposed abortion support funds. On Friday, Schmitt said local governments that attempt to use taxpayer dollars to support abortion funds could expect a lawsuit from his office, which … Read more

‘Neptune Frost’ is an afrofuturist musical in a league of its own | Movies | Detroit

click to enlarge Kino Lorber Kaya Free as Matalusa in Neptune Frost. The digital and material world’s whole production pipeline is laid bare in Neptune Frost, a new science fiction musical playing Cinema Detroit this weekend (and landing on VOD soon after). In following a group of Rwandan mineral miners who rise to form a … Read more

my rght toshoot firewrks shallnot be infringed jst because i hav no fingrs | St. Louis Metro News | St. Louis

click to enlarge it’s tim to take a stand. this weeknd marks th forth of july, that most special tim of the year when evry true patriot celebrates the birth of amrica by getting drnk as piss and blowing some shit to kingdm come. but if the joyless unamercan buzzkills at th st. louis metroplitan … Read more