Localism: Small is Beautiful

Localism: Small is Beautiful

At a time when “isms” seem to be reproducing like rabbits, it’s hard not to be confused. What exactly does the word localism mean? According to Webster’s, localism means, “the state or condition of being local; the influence that a particular place or location...
The 2018 MISCON to Be Held in Lansing

The 2018 MISCON to Be Held in Lansing

Now in its third year, MISCON, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) sustainability conference, will be held on Tuesday, September 18th 2018. The event, which was held in downtown Detroit last year, moves to the Lansing Center to make it accessible...
“Them Changes”

“Them Changes”

If you’re a fan of ‘70’s rock and roll, you’ll recognize the title of this post: It’s a Buddy Miles tune he recorded with Jimi Hendrix. The lyrics express Buddy’s angst over the changes he’s going through. Buddy would have done well to remember what the ancient Greek...

SMSBF 2017 Holiday Celebration

Join Us on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM HopCat Detroit 4265 Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI With Halloween in the rearview and Thanksgiving just around the bend, we know that that the holiday season is upon us and SMSBF wants to celebrate with...