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Get to know your neighbor …

Get to know your neighbor …

Who she is: The Rev. Sharon Buttry Background: Buttry is a native of Columbus, Ohio and went to school in Chicago. She has a degree in divinity and social work.…

Hamtramck has a long history of making news

What’s the news in Hamtramck? For more than 100 years that question was answered in the pages of the local newspapers that residents turned to. From 1934 until just a…

Rocker, Columnist, Entrepreneur

Rocker, Columnist, Entrepreneur

Rocker-columnist-entrepreneur Melody Baetens has been living the Detroit rock ‘n’ roll dream since high school, and doing it full throttle. Baetens, who recently became an owner of Small’s Bar in…

Citizen Newspaper ends historical run in publishing

In a year when The Citizen newspaper should have been popping champagne corks to celebrate being in business for 75 years, the paper instead ceased publication two weeks ago. The…