Monday, February 13, 2012
Grosse Pointe Woods resident and rapper Daniel "Hush" Carlisle puts Detroit's stray dogs first.
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- John Hetzler
Monday, February 13, 2012
EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was originally posted on Grosse Pointe Patch on Feb. 13. Feb. 14 it was chosen for the Huffington Post's Greatest Person of the Day feature. A rapper from Grosse Pointe Woods is trying to make a difference in his hometown. Daniel “Hush” Carlisle, a Detroit Music Award Winner who has performed with Eminem, and co-founder Monica Martino established the Detroit Dog Rescue with a mission of founding the city’s first no-kill shelter. The DDR estimates there are 50,000 stray dogs in Detroit, and that makes it a problem that is reaching “epidemic” proportions, Hush said. It’s also one, he said, that has an impact on neighboring communities, including the Grosse Pointes. Late last year, the DDR received an anonymous $1.5 …
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Grosse Pointe South alum returns home to talk about experience as cinematographer a few months after winning Best Picture at Sundance Film Festival.
John Guleserian, a Grosse Pointe South High School graduate turned award-winning cinematographer, returned to the place of his teenage years Tuesday--revisiting the school halls and the city where he shot sometimes goofy, occasionally deep documentaries, or what he thought was deep, funny or edgy all those years ago, as he and his friends spent hours with video cameras and production tools. Guleserian, a 1994 South grad who grew up in Grosse Pointe Park and went on to turn his experience with his alma mater's TV production program into an impressive resume that includes a Sundance best film prize for "Like Crazy," an independent film released in movie theaters Friday, appeared at South as part of the Grosse Pointe Public Library's speaker…
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
They are our mothers, daughters, sisters, grandmas, husbands, uncles, friends and neighbors — and they all fought breast cancer. These brave Michigan men and women shared their stories with Patch.
We went looking for faces of survival. We found inspiration. Patch asked Michigan women and men who have fought breast cancer to share their struggles, tears and triumphs with us during October – Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer survivor Cynde Lebert, 59, of Canton, tells newly diagnosed women: “You'll be fine. You're alive and that's the most important thing.” Farmington Hills resident Dick Jaeger, 70, is one of the approximately 2,140 men diagnosed each year with breast cancer. "The answer is know your body and don't take anything for granted," Jaeger said. "Every day, I'm a cancer survivor," said Jean Bean, a 58-year-old mom, wife and interior designer from Rochester. "I don't obsess about it, but it's always there." Nancy …