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Ask Amy: Student suffers through long-distance program

Dear Amy: My boyfriend left for a student exchange program in France for six months, there are still more than two months left. The thing is, after he left I had a breakdown;...

Tips for becoming a helpful, included grandma

Question: I am retired and live alone. Although my daughter lives nearby, I rarely see or hear from her. If I text her a question, she will usually answer in as few words as...

Get Cooking: My grandmother’s mayonnaise

Every morning of her adult life, my maternal grandmother sat at the corner of her kitchen table, cracked an egg, found its yolk and made mayonnaise....

Quick Bites: Apparatus Room taking reservations, Woodbridge Pub for sale

Those developments and more news from Detroit's dining scene...

Student suffers through long-distance program

My boyfriend left for a student exchange program in France for six months, there are still more than two months left....

Instructions for becoming a helpful, loved and included grandma

Dear Carolyn: I am retired and live alone. Although my daughter lives nearby, I rarely see or hear from her....

Boston-Edison rose, fell over 90 years

Detroit's beloved Boston-Edison neighborhood has seen its share of ups and downs in the city, from the 1967 riots to the building of the Lodge Freeway. Now its neighborhood...

Relationship experts visit Southfield for ‘Grown’ talk

Co-authors of ‘Loving in the Grown Zone’ Zara Green and Alfred Edmond will speak Wednesday at Beans & Cornbread in Southfield....

Strawberries in pick-your-own fields are just waiting for you

It’s time to step into the field and pick your own....

3 tips for protecting your baby garden plants during Colorado’s spring weather tantrums

Tips from a gardening expert on how to get your garden plants through Colorado’s whiplash weather season....

The first Waffle House in Miami-Dade is coming to Miami Gardens

Fans of the iconic 24-hour breakfast spot will no longer have to travel to Broward County for an All-Star Special when the restaurant opens early next year in Miami Gardens....

NC now has country’s biggest Catholic parish – in Charlotte

With 10,370 registered families – and only four priests – St. Matthew Catholic Church in Ballantyne is the largest Catholic parish in the United States....

Remove the tails in this pink shrimp with grapefruit recipe

This is not an edible nod to millennial pink. Honest. Red grapefruit and shrimp, bathed in a piquant dressing and paired with the crunch of toasted hazelnuts, red onion slivers and...

Clafoutis: The rustic French dessert that one-ups a pancake — and it’s healthful

Like some French-country dishes, a clafoutis (klah-foo-TEE) sounds like something fancy and complicated, but it’s actually homey and easy to make....

CLT Made: Peterson MADE

What: Handcrafted studio jewelry. One-of-a-kind and limited edition rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets. Most pieces in the collection are designed for women, but a few pieces...

Drink with your dog at Yappy Hours

There was the time the 90-pound lab knocked over the table and tried to follow the waitress into Catahoula pub....

How to talk to your children about politics — and respect of others’ views

You may be wondering, “Should I talk to my children about politics?”...

Horoscopes: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

ARIES (March 21-April 19). A lot of the work that relationships require will have to do with being tolerant and understanding that the other person's brain works differently from...

New house responsibilities put wife down in the dumps

DEAR ABBY: My husband decided to buy a house. I never wanted one and now I'm depressed. I am thankful that my husband provides for the family and puts a roof over our heads, but...

Ask Amy: Man at the beach gives bikinis a round of applause

My wife and I love the beach. We walk on the beach, kayak, picnic, and in the summer we swim. When it’s hot and the beach is crowded, my wife invariably asks me, “Are you checking...