A Yemeni-American Experience

If you were to enter my neighborhood, you might be either shocked or feel very at home, Here are some things you would notice....

In My Presence Poem by Wissam Charafeddine

In My Presence Poem by Wissam Charafeddine in the Dearborn Open Mic

Why Our Jokes on Mental Health are Unintentionally Destroying Lives

Even though mental health is slowly becoming more normalized in our community, the jokes haven't stopped.

Business That Matters

"The blind measure triumph in business by money alone, though money alone is not the only metric by which success should be measured"

Ali Alsendy recites poem “I don’t Love You” in the Dearborn Open Mic

Ali Alsendy recites poem "I don't Love You" in the Dearborn Open Mic

Dearborn Muslims Approach Summer with High Spirits and a Renewed State of Being

Most Dearborn schools have been out for about a week and some college spring classes have come to a close. The city celebrated the end of the Holy month of Ramadan and celebrated Eid Al-Fitr on Saturday for some and Sunday for others.

Letter From The City of Dearborn Reminding Residents of Fireworks Rules

DEARBORN, Mich. – As Fourth of July approaches, Dearborn residents are reminded to follow state and local laws regarding the purchase and use of fireworks, as well as to exercise extreme caution.

Fatimah Alhussieni Recites Baghdad Poem at Dearborn Open Mic

Fatimah Alhussieni Recites Baghdad Poem at Dearborn Open Mic

The W Institute Launches in Dearborn

The W Institute launched on June 21st, founding its home in Dearborn, Michigan. The W Institute is a modern, welcoming, creative space for facilitating lifelong learning to accommodate the needs and aspirations of the community through education and arts.​

$500 Reward for Catching The Dearborn Night Firework Bombers

Yesterday, it has been reported by several citizens living in East Dearborn of a car passing between residential houses between 1AM and 2AM throwing some sort of illegal firework that caused a large explosion, shaking houses, triggering car alarms, waking neighbors, and scaring children.

Detroit is Not On Fire by Renoun

Renoun recites her poem about Detroit, "Detroit is not on fire", in the Dearborn Open Mic. Powerful!

Zagster Bike Share Comes to Dearborn

Last week, as I was on my way to catch an Amtrak train to Ann Arbor, I noticed something peculiar at the Dingell Transit Center in Dearborn. Lined up in front of the train station was a row of Zagster bikes, similar to the ones used by quicken loans employees in Downtown Detroit.

Call Dearborn Police When You See or Hear Illegal Fireworks 3139433030

Dearborn residents are encouraged to call 313-943-3030 to anonymously report unsafe or illegal fireworks activity in their neighborhood, or to call 9-1-1 if there is a dangerous or emergency situation.

Another Speeding Fatality in Dearborn

Another fatal accident in Dearborn. The cycle of dangerous driving continues. May they Rest In Peace. Our condolences to the family.

TCD Rides with Dearborn Police to Crack Down on Speeding Cars and Drag Racing

TCD (The City of Dearborn) is a social media site put together by few Arab American young residents of the City of Dearborn. They drive around and try to capture stories as they happen, and capture real time videos of the different action taking place in the city of Dearborn.

Dearborn Open Mic: وسام شرف الدين يقرأ قصيدة “يواسيني حبك حين اشتداد الألم” في المنبر الأدبي المفتوح

وسام شرف الدين يقرأ قصيدة "يواسيني حبك حين اشتداد الألم" في المنبر الأدبي المفتوح

I Slashed My Heart Over The Sun by Manal Badreddine recited at Dearborn Open Mic

I Slashed My Heart Over The Sun by Manal Badreddine recited at Dearborn Open Mic. Join the next session on  July 5, 2017 at 7PM at the Arab American Museum. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LM-Mb7Cc-f8

Wissam Charafeddine recites Color of Life at Dearborn Open Mic

https://youtu.be/xP_u4SZ-ViA   Wissam Charafeddine @wcharaf recites Color of Life at Dearborn Open MIc. Join us tonight 6/7/2017 at 7PM for another Dearborn Open Mic at the @ArabAmericanMuseum dearbornblog.com/openmic Event Page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1929015027382769/

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