Editorials

Envisioning a new Conant requires open minds

Let’s face it, the Conant business district is an ugly stretch of road. It’s not the businesses there that are to blame, but the road itself, which is…

Enforcing city codes takes a balancing act

In recent weeks, there have been a growing number of complaints from residents who received code violation tickets. Some have argued that they should have first been issued…

News

HPS student enrollment is once again going down

HPS student enrollment is once again going down

By Charles Sercombe The final head count in the public school district is in, and…

City officials are considering to put Conant on a ‘diet’

City officials are considering to put Conant on a ‘diet’

  By Charles Sercombe Does Conant look fat to you? According to some folks in…

County silent on jail’s future

County silent on jail’s future

By Charles Sercombe Wayne County will soon take the first step of moving inmates and…

Torn and tattered

Torn and tattered

By Charles Sercombe Old Glory is looking ragged on Jos. Campau. That’s the latest chatter…

Business

After 93 years, Mostek sells its last can of paint

After 93 years, Mostek sells its last can of paint

  By Charles Sercombe A Hamtramck institution is shutting its doors. Mostek Paint and Glass Company, located on Jos. Campau and Casmere, is closing today, Friday, March 29.…

Taking care of business … At this Mid-East restaurant, the specialty is Shawarma and much more

Taking care of business … At this Mid-East restaurant, the specialty is Shawarma and much more

  By Charles Sercombe Say “hello” to a new eatery in town. Recently, a swarm of local dignitaries and invitees attended a grand opening for Hello Shawarma, located…

In a competitive market, a dispensary shuts down for good

In a competitive market, a dispensary shuts down for good

  By Charles Sercombe Once again, the marijuana dispensary 3Fifteen has closed down. But this time, a sign on its door says it’s permanent. Just a few months…

Photo Gallery

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium came full circle last Saturday. When the stadium was first built, as…

News

Caniff will be closed temporarily for part of this week

Caniff will be closed temporarily for part of this week

  By Charles Sercombe Call it a dress rehearsal for the big Caniff project later this summer. Starting tomorrow, Tuesday, March 26, repairs to a water main…

Features

Restoring a city treasure: ‘Hamtramck Disneyland,’ piece by piece

Restoring a city treasure: ‘Hamtramck Disneyland,’ piece by piece

  By Sean Bieri Special to The Review When Dmytro Szylak passed away in 2015, at the age of 92, he left behind an amazing creative legacy…

Editorials

Victory over our greatest fear

Victory over our greatest fear

  By John Ulaj Publisher I want to begin by thanking you, our readership and advertisers, for your amazing loyalty and continued support. Given that, I am…

Sports

With a new coach, Cosmos finally have something to celebrate

With a new coach, Cosmos finally have something to celebrate

By Mike Murphy Special to The Review The Hamtramck High Cosmos varsity football team fell one game short of getting into the state playoffs this year but…