Pointer promotes wellness, one breath at a time


After experiencing burnout for the first time at age 25, Grosse Pointe Woods resident Mary Beth “MB” Mannino knew things needed to change. Not only was her job — though fast-paced and exciting — affecting her emotional, physical and mental health, but it was holding her back from her true path. “When I was in college and in grad school, […]

Pointes to let the freedom bells ring

THE GROSSE POINTES — Pointers may notice brass bells with red, white and blue ribbons popping up around the communities this week, as Constitution Week begins Friday. Historically, the Grosse Pointes only have recognized the week to the extent of spreading awareness through community displays and posters, but this year’s celebrations are taking a more hands-on approach. At 4 p.m. […]

Sports Calendar

Thursday, September 16 4:30 pm Boys Freshman Football vs. Romeo @South 7 pm Boys JV Football vs. Romeo @South 7 pm Girls JV Cheerleading vs. Romeo @South Monday, September 20 4 pm Boys Varsity Tennis vs. St. Clair @Elworthy 6 pm Boys JV Soccer vs. Livonia Churchill @South 7:30 pm Boys Varsity Soccer vs. L’Anse Creuse North @South Tuesday, September […]

Falling into place: Tau Beta hosts fall market Sept. 24-25

There’s a new twist to Tau Beta’s popular two-day shopping event. The market, a Grosse Pointe tradition for 17 years, is changing seasons. The new Tau Beta Fall Market takes place Friday, Sept. 24, and Saturday, Sept. 25, with a preview party planned Thursday, Sept. 23. “We’re really excited about our shift from spring to fall,” said Lauren Marchal, event […]

Woods welcomes new public safety officer

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — The newest public safety officer in the Woods was sworn in Wednesday, Sept. 8. PSO Douglas Copple, after seven years with the Taylor police department, officially started with the Woods department Sunday, Sept. 5. His seven years in Taylor started with working inside the jail, where he booked prisoners and watched over the jail system. Copple […]

Bulldogs Hockey Club hosting kickoff party

The Bulldogs Hockey Club is hosting its season kickoff party Sept. 18. The party begins at noon Saturday at the ESH Ice Arena in Detroit. Player skills competitions, a parent beer and wine tent, food trucks, college football and more will highlight the festivities. All proceeds benefit the Bulldogs Hockey Club, a nonprofit organization dedicated to growing the game of […]

Innovative grill cleaner ­— Q-Swiper

We Tried It!

I first heard about Q-Swiper from a co-worker. He said it was a great tool to clean your grill and knowing what my grill looks like — not-so-sparkling clean — I had to try it. Q-Swiper is a scraper and non-bristled cleaner with Swiffer-like disposable wipes for a fresh cleaning agent each use. The wipes are food safe and it […]

South edges Norsemen in rivalry match

The Grosse Pointe South and Grosse Pointe North boys soccer teams have started the 2021 season on very different paths. With one side struggling and the other enjoying its fair share of early victories, the crosstown rivals threw the record books out the window for their first meeting of the year. The Blue Devils entered Wednesday’s match after going 4-1 […]

‘All you have to do is communicate’

After being involved in the Grosse Pointe Woods community more than 40 years, Communications Coordinator Jan Treuter has officially decided to step away from work with the city. Treuter grew up in the Woods, immersing her in the community from day one. Her father was a member of the Woods public safety department, so she always had an in with […]

South home opener spoiled by Titans

After starting the 2021 season with back-to-back shutout wins on the road, the Grosse Pointe South Blue Devils football team looked to keep the momentum rolling into Friday night’s home opener. South’s first game at home also was its first test against MAC Red division action this season as the Blue Devils hosted the Titans from Sterling Heights Stevenson. The […]