There were four of us seated at the bar last night at the Peninsula Gril l, a regular on the end to my left and a couple at the other end on my right. I purposefully picked the middle of the bar so I could watch the Tigers game while journaling in peace. Be...
I arrived at the driving range on Belle Isle Monday night a little after 7 p.m. I opened my trunk, pulled out my golf bag and tried to unzip one of the pockets. The zipper was frozen and would not budge. I tried another pocket and encountered a similar resu...
My sister decided to give The Kid a four-foot tall stuffed frog for Christmas last year. Christened Frabby, this frog was an immediate hit. The Kid and Frabby were inseparable for weeks. Frabby rode along a few times on the trip to take The Kid to pre-schoo...
The Kid and I walked our neighborhood this evening, but with a different purpose than usual. Many in our neighborhood gathered at Gesu Catholic Church to March for Hope . Roughly this time last year, a federal judge who lives a few streets over, was shot on...
A friend whose wife is expecting their first child was asking me for advice today. He's going to be a new dad, so he was asking in general terms because until you're in it, you really don't know what to ask for. My knee-jerk reaction was to tell him to get ...
- City of DetroitDirector of Digital Media and Community Engagement, 2014 - 2015
- Answer SantiagoPartner, 2011 - 2013
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of MichiganSocial Media Coordinator, 2012 - 2014
- DTE EnergySocial Media Specialist, 2015 - present
Husband, father, blogger, student, Detroiter. All of these are accurate when used to describe me, yet these words only tell part of the story. I've been in political campaign fundraising, non-profit organization fundraising, retail grocery management and straight-commission sales.
I am currently the Director of Digital Media for the City of Detroit. Anything I say here is purely my opinion and does not reflect the official position of the City of Detroit, unless otherwise noted.
- Oakland UniversityMasters of Training and Development, 2010 - 2013
- Oakland UniversityPolitical Science
- Northwestern Michigan College
- Traverse City Senior High School
- Maple Valley High School
The Scarab Club hopes to boost visitors, membership with new brand campa...
Hey, Detroiter: See that brick building across the street from the Detroit Institute of Arts? The one with the great outdoor garden sandwich
Detroit announces plan to boost police officer pay
Collective-bargaining agreements include 4% wage increase, boost in starting salary. Mayor, police chief say moves are a step toward competi
Donaldson & Meier Home by Mayor's House Up for Auction
Photos via Detroit Land Bank Authority Built in 1925, this 2000-square-foot home just steps away from Kid Rock's house and the Manoogian Man
2015 Yard Waste Collection Ends for Detroit Residents November 28
The City of Detroit, through its contractors, will continue to collect yard waste through Saturday, November 28. Residents can put leaves in
LeDuff Takes Credit for Drop in Price of Demolition Contracts that Were ...
· Demolition Prices Dropped Before LeDuff’s First Story. · His Response: You’re Welcome!
Duggan: Detroit getting $21 million for blight demo
The city will get more funding to take on blight, an effort Mayor Duggan has been pushing since he took office.
Returning Citizen Given Second Chance as DDOT Bus Driver
Edward Jackson is not your typical bus driver. His enthusiasm for his job is deeper than a paycheck, it is a second chance at life. His past
4 Things Every Detroiter Needs to Know About Angels' Night
For over 20 years, Detroiters have rallied to patrol their communities during the last three days of October. Angels’ Night was developed in
Hello Detroit: Amazon Introduces Corporate Office in the D
-Detroit office will be a growing technology hub for Amazon. -Amazon now has hundreds of employees across the state of Michigan. -Amazon wil
New Fund Provides Greater Access for Detroit's Minority Owned Businesses
The Entrepreneurs of Color Fund is a new $6.4 million lending program for Detroit-based minority businesses.
JPMorgan Chase Launches $6.5 million Loan Fund for Detroit's Minority-Ow...
Entrepreneurs of Color Fund to provide financing to contractors, small retailers and service businesses.
New DPD-schools partnership helps prepare Detroit youth for careers in l...
50 students from Cody High School and University Prep Academy will make up first class. 3-year program will provide graduates a head start o
Motor City Match: Building and Expanding Businesses in Detroit
Motor City Match is a program that gives businesses and building owners a chance to work with each other in order to grow more businesses in
Homes are Rehabbed and Ready in Detroit Neighborhoods
Homes are Rehabbed and Ready in Detroit Neighborhoods. Low property values have made it almost impossible to get a home mortgage in most cit
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