Detroit Forward

Detroit-Forward

Detroit-Forward

Positive stories in Detroit plus a way to nominate a hero or business moving Detroit forward during Covid-19. 

Johnny Lopez
May 19, 2020 - 11:10 am
While most graduation ceremonies are canceled this year amid the coronavirus pandemic, Krispy Kreme is doing their part to make sure the tradition is extra sweet for seniors.
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United Auto Workers members leave the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Warren Truck Plant after the first work shift, Monday, May 18, 2020, in Warren, Mich. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV along with rivals Ford and General Motors Co., restarted the assembly lines on Monday after several week of inactivity due to the corona virus pandemic. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Associated Press
May 18, 2020 - 10:54 pm
WARREN, Mich. (AP) — More than 130,000 autoworkers returned to factories across the U.S. for the first time in nearly two months Monday in one of the biggest steps yet to restart American industry, while an experimental vaccine against the coronavirus yielded encouraging results in a small and...
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Lizzy Buczak
May 18, 2020 - 4:59 pm
Apple is gearing up to reopen a handful of its stores in the U.S. roughly two months after it shut down to help contain the coronavirus pandemic. Roughly 271 locations were closed down in mid-March. Find out which ones are opening up.
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lake michigan waves
WWJ News
May 18, 2020 - 1:25 pm
But you know what? Dine-in restaurant options Up North is something we didn't have a few short days ago. Let's take it
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Emagine, CinemaScope, Largest screen, Canton
Getty Images
WWJ News
May 15, 2020 - 10:04 am
Will theaters be open for that big summer blockbuster? One industry member is hopeful for a July 1 reopening.
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Stephanie Davis
May 13, 2020 - 12:24 pm
Detroit's youth can weigh in on the impact and spread of the coronavirus at a virtual town hall meeting hosted by Detroit Police Athletic League this week.
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In this Monday, May 11, 2020 photo, members of the T-Rex Walking Club walk through a neighborhood in Ferndale, Mich. While the club members get a kick out of their strolls through town, the idea is to bring a little bit of cheer to their fellow residents who remain under quarantine as part of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home order due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Associated Press
May 13, 2020 - 9:09 am
FERNDALE, Mich. (AP) — Sarah Ignash spends her days looking after dogs in normal times. With her business temporarily shuttered because of the coronavirus, though, she's taken to walks on the wild side through her Detroit suburb with dancing bears, bipedal zebras and the like. Ignash, whose...
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Blue Angels
(Credit: U.S. Navy)
WWJ News
May 13, 2020 - 7:41 am
Military planes will take over the skies above metro Detroit again today, for the second day in a row, to pay tribute to health care workers.
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church cross
WWJ News
May 12, 2020 - 6:10 pm
Archbishop Allen Vigneron has issued some safety guidelines.
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MGM Grand Casino
Photo: Eric Seals/Detroit Free Press/MCT/Sipa USA
WWJ News
May 12, 2020 - 1:59 pm
MGM has released a “Seven-Point Safety Plan” for facilities that include the MGM Grand Detroit casino.
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