Following up, Detroit Synergy and Detroit Bikes! is having a ride this Saturday in Dearborn.
Take in fabulous views of Dearborn and its surrounding neighborhoods and districts including these sites: Greenfield Village, Westborn, Dearborn Country Club, Dearborn’s Ford Field, Dearborn City Hall, East Dearborn, Ford World Headquarters, the Ford Rouge Complex, and more! The […]
Crain Communications Acquires Emap Communications Ltd.’s Polymer …
Crain Communications Inc, and its weekly news publication Plastics News (PN), have greatly expanded their footprint in the global plastics industry by acquiring the Croydon, England-based polymer publications and events of publicly held Emap Communications Ltd. in London.
Completed July 27, the acquisition includes two publications - Plastics […]
Mackinac Bridge Marks 50 Years
MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) - Fireworks displays launched from three points around the Mackinac Bridge capped a three-day 50th birthday celebration for one of the world’s longest suspension bridges.
When you think about it there aren’t really that many famous bridges in the United States. The Mackinac Bridge and the […]
The nightlife in Royal Oak makes it one of the most happening places in the Midwest, rivaling any big city neighborhood despite being a suburb. But if you’re used to the finding a bar or restaurant to hang out at just by walking around downtown you may have missed Sangria, which is located on the […]
VEGETABLES AND CONCRETE: Urban gardeners are turning vacant lots …
Greg Willerer raises specialty organic produce — burgundy bush beans, pungent herbs for flavoring teas, edible flowers — and sells them to restaurants.
It’s unusual fare, “stuff you just can’t buy off a truck,” he says.
The fact that he grows this produce in Detroit, near Tiger Stadium, […]
I ran across two Michigan biking sites,
Michigan Mountain Biking Association and m-bike.org. The latter doesn’t seem to be updated much if at all recently. There is also the Detroit BikeBlog from where I stole the picture of the new carousel and RiverWalk. Also, don’t forget about Detroit Bikes! although since they rode recently […]
NPR’s Talk of the Nation to broadcast live from Detroit July 26
WDET will host a live Talk of the Nation broadcast on July 26 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. The show will focus on the 40th anniversary of the 1967 riots as well as the current state of the automotive […]
City Council approves tax breaks for 24 Detroit neighborhoods
DETROIT — The City Council today approved tax breaks for 24 neighborhoods as part of the Neighborhood Enterprise Zones tax cut.
The discount means anywhere from 18 to 35 percent of homeowners’ city and county property taxes. The discount would take effect for the summer 2008 tax bills, […]
Podcast: Is there a Web 2.0 future for national politics?
Clean water is always in demand, but what about clean water tech start-ups? News.com’s Martin LaMonica says that so far, it’s been a tough sell. But Sensicore, a company in Ann Arbor, Mich., hopes the idea is about to catch on with the public–and now it’s […]
A friendly reminder tomorrow’s big summer meeting from Transportation Riders United for anyone who wants to get involved in transit issues in Southeast Michigan such as the commuter rail between Ann Arbor and Detroit or just improving DDOT/SMART bus service. For more details go here.
Tuesday (7/24), TRU will hold our big summer meeting, focused […]