New Center

New Center: Hats off

I am Leslie Cleage and am enrolled in the Community Journalism class at the University of Detroit Mercy. My reporting beat is the New Center Area. While becoming familiar with the area, I noticed a cluster of shops that filled one block of Woodward between Milwaukee and West Grand Boulevard. I also noticed Mr. Song … Continue Reading →

Hats Off

I am Leslie Cleage enrolled in the Community Journalism class at the University of Detroit Mercy. My reporting beat is the New Center Area. While becoming familiar with the area, I noticed the cluster of shops that filled one specific block of Woodward between Milwaukee and West Grand Boulevard. I also noticed Mr. Song’s hat … Continue Reading →

Hats Off

Local hat maker Mr. Song creates a strikingly odd hat for the Queen of Soul Aretha Frnaklin. Franklin wore that hat while singing at the Inaugration of President Obama. Mr. Song’s creatton will be placed on display in the Smithsonian Institute. I wonder if he thought that this personalized creation for Ms. Franklin would find … Continue Reading →