Category: Events

UPDATED – Beer With Bloggers update – Thurs, May 31st, 7-9 p.m., Corner Brewery in Ypsi

UPDATED – Beer With Bloggers update – Thurs, May 31st, 7-9 p.m., Corner Brewery in Ypsi

This is gonna be good


We have some news regarding on our Beer With Bloggers event. Several new folks have agreed to join us and it’s shaping up to be quite an impressive line-up. The plan was hatched back in February when Mark Maynard and I met for beers at the Corner Brewery in Ypsilanti. If you don’t know who Mark Maynard it, he’s only one of the best bloggers in the state of Michigan and you should totally be a regular reader of his website MarkMaynard.com.

The event takes place at the Corner Brewery in Ypsilanti, Michigan on Thursday, May 31, 2012 from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. More details about the evolution of this event HERE.

First, we have learned that…

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LIVEBLOG – Michigan Summit 2012

LIVEBLOG – Michigan Summit 2012

Energizing. Engaging. Winning. I’m at the Michigan Summit in East Lansing today, soaking up a healthy dose of progressive energy, to connect with other progressives and to listen to some amazing activists share their wisdom about our path ahead together. The organizational showcase is packed full of progressive organizations: The day opens with a plenary session with introductions by Amanda […]

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THIS SATURDAY! The Michigan Summit: Largest gathering of Michigan progressives of the year

THIS SATURDAY! The Michigan Summit: Largest gathering of Michigan progressives of the year

Energizing. Engaging. Winning. Every year, Progress Michigan and a Who’s Who coalition of progressive organizations from around the state host an event called “The Michigan Summit”. (You can have a look at my liveblog of the 2011 Michigan Summit HERE.) This year, the event takes place THIS SATURDAY, May 12, 2012, starting at 8:00 a.m. at the Kellogg Center in […]

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First official Obama rally of 2012 in Columbus, Ohio – PHOTOS & Interactive PANOS

First official Obama rally of 2012 in Columbus, Ohio – PHOTOS & Interactive PANOS

Fired up and ready to GO!

These are a few images from the first official campaign rally for Barack Obama for the 2012 election. It took place in Columbus, Ohio at Ohio State on Saturday, May 5. At the bottom is an interactive panoramic image from the Rally and along with a panoramic still that can be zoomed in so close you can actually find yourself if you were there. Enjoy!

[LOTS of photos (and other treats) after the jump.]

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Detroit NAACP celebrates its 100-year anniversary with an impressive 57th Annual Fight For Freedom Fund Dinner

Detroit NAACP celebrates its 100-year anniversary with an impressive 57th Annual Fight For Freedom Fund Dinner

Restoring hope for Detroit’s future

Last night, the Detroit NAACP held its 57th Annual Fight For Freedom Fund Dinner. This was a particularly auspicious event because this is the 100-year anniversary of the Detroit branch of the NAACP.

It is hard to understate the immensity of this event. Upwards of 6,000 people attended this gala event at the Cobo Center in Detroit. There were five podiums set up, ringing the room, each with a long line of seats for dignitaries stretching out on both sides.

The press conference before the event was attended not only by the award winners but such dignitaries as…

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Attention Michigan Progressives! SAVE THE DATE: The Michigan Summit – May 12, 2012

Attention Michigan Progressives! SAVE THE DATE: The Michigan Summit – May 12, 2012

Energizing. Engaging. Winning. Every year, Progress Michigan and a Who’s Who coalition of progressive organizations from around the state host an event called “The Michigan Summit”. (You can have a look at my liveblog of the 2011 Michigan Summit HERE.) This year, the event takes place on May 12, 2012, starting at 8:00 a.m. at the Kellogg Center in East […]

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