Detroit Forward

Detroit Forward brings you positive stories

Detroit Forward brings you positive stories in Detroit -- plus a way to nominate a hero or business moving Detroit forward during Covid-19!

Karen Sayles Mask Tree

Tree Sprouts Face Masks in Royal Oak: Free for the Taking

Check JJ & JoAnne's interview with the woman behind Royal Oak's mask tree! Hear how she's been sewing masks since March and giving them away for free.
Read More
Scarlet's Playground

All-Inclusive "Scarlet's Playground" Now Open In Commerce Township

All-inclusive "Scarlet's Playground" is opening today at Dodge Park in Commerce Township. Click here to learn more about the park.
Read More
Detroit Zoo

Detroit Zoo to Reopen to Members on June 8

The Detroit Zoo is set to open on June 8, after having been closed since mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic. General admission will follow days later. Click here for the restrictions.
Read More

Home Depot to Hire Hundreds of People in Metro Detroit

Home Depot is looking to hire hundreds of people for jobs at their stores in Metro Detroit. JJ & JoAnne talked with a Home Depot representative about the jobs and the incentives being offered.
Read More
Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters Wants You to be a Big Neighbor

Non-profits have had to change the way they do business during the COVID-19 pandemic. JJ & JoAnne talked to Big Brothers and Big Sisters about how they want you to ce a Big Neighbor! Click here to learn how you can help.
Read More

Detroit Fireworks Date Moved With Changes... What About the Woodward Dream Cruise?

The Ford Fireworks will be held in August with no crowds... What about the Woodward Dream Cruise. JJ & JoAnne talk about both events with Tony Michaels, who is The Parade Company President & Exec. Dir. of the Dream Cruise
Read More

Emagine and Canterbury Village Partner For Drive-In Movies

Ready to watch movies on the big screen again?
Read More
Fireworks show

Ford Fireworks Moved to August 31 Without Crowds: TV-Only Event

Detroit's Ford Fireworks have been moved to August 31, and will be held as a TV-only event, no crowds! Click here for more on changes to this year's fireworks show.
Read More
Empty movie theater

When Will Movie Theaters Open and What Will They Be Showing?

Emagine Entertainment's Chairman estimates it'll be July 1 before theaters open. Click here to hear JJ & JoAnne's interview with Paul Glantz.
Read More
Flowering basket

Eastern Market: "Flower Day 2020 Will Not Be Happening In the Format We All Know and Love"

Sorry flower fans! Eastern Market's Flower Day 2020 will not be happening in the same format this year. Click here to hear JJ & JoAnne's interview with the president of Eastern Market and see the annoucnment on their facebook page.
Read More