Our local communities are brimming with unique shops. Check them out on Small Business Saturday — Saturday, Nov. 24. Jodi Feld Special to the Jewish News ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS, Ann Arbor. Right along Main Street in AA, Rock Paper Scissors is home to beautiful stationery, gift cards and the most awesome supply of pop-culture stickers…Read More
The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots From the 2018 Population Study Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact. The city of Detroit is now the work destination for more…Read More
Rochel Burstyn Contributing Writer Rock painting and hiding are a fun family pastime. If you’re out and about this summer and spy a flash of color, check it out. It could be a hidden painted rock. Its sole purpose: to bring you a smile. The rock painting craze is simple: People paint rocks and hide…Read More
She was the girl I studied in high school. In every class we had together, I’d look at her and wonder how it would be to have hamburgers with her at Art’s Tuxedo Junction. Sharing an order of fries. Dipping into ketchup. Marveling that I was with such a grand person. What it would be…Read More
Photos by Rimma Aronow On May 9, a crowd of 400 people gathered at the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center in Detroit to be entertained by Chicago Dance Crash who hosted an audience-voted, emceed dance battle — the first of its kind to come to Metro Detroit. Battle Hunger is the annual…Read More
Jennifer Lovy Contributing Writer A brand-new local business offers from-scratch cookies for everyone — including on the go. Rebecca Abel had an urge to start a cookie company. Her vision was to create the perfect gourmet cookie — something crispy on the outside, doughy on the inside and made from only premium ingredients. “I couldn’t…Read More
Leslie Rott is the Jewish News‘ new books and love & relationships writer. Hi everyone! I’m Leslie Rott. I grew up in Huntington Woods, graduated from Berkley High School and attended the University of Michigan for undergrad and my Ph.D. I then spent two and a half years living in New York, where I attended Sarah…Read More
Special membership rates offered as part of 175th anniversary. Why should teenagers have all the fun? Opportunities for friendship, social activities and philanthropy are available for mature Jewish individuals in Metro Detroit through ZSTG Unit of B’nai B’rith (BB). The group’s 300 members include couples, singles, widows and widowers, primarily from Oakland County. ZSTG —…Read More
Four investors with a wealth of experience in restaurants decided that a long-abandoned Denny’s in Berkley — Woodward at 12 Mile Road, to be exact — would be the perfect spot for a joint venture. They guessed right. Crispelli’s Bakery & Pizzeria has been bustling since opening in early March.
Every element is spot-on here, from fresh, tasty food for dine-in or carry-out to updated retro decor, affordable prices and responsive, capable staff. Doors open at 10 a.m. daily.