Miss Michigan named new Miss America
She breaks the streak of Miss America’s coming from Oklahoma, and is the first contestant from Michigan to become Miss America since 1988.
It is Tuesday, December 11, 2007 and these are my picks for articles published today.
5 Detroit schools among top-ranked in US
5 Detroit schools among top-ranked in U.S.
Five Detroit Public Schools have been ranked among the top 8% U.S. high schools by U.S. News and World Report.
Detroit is a big city with a big school system. […]
MGM Grand Detroit makes the list
DETROIT, Michigan — (PRESS RELEASE) — In its annual hotel guide, Gayot.com has named MGM Grand Detroit one of its Top 10 New U.S. Hotels of 2007.
Gayot described MGM Grand Detroit as, “a destination unto itself” and noted the property’s many amenities including its opulent lobby living room with a […]
According to Maxim magazine these are America’s top 10 party cities:
2. Los Angeles
4. New York
5. Las Vegas
8. New Orleans
Here’s what they have to say about Detroit: Bless you, Detroit. Bless your downtown casinos. Bless your unwavering commitment to ordinance-free […]
Sorry for being quiet the last few days. I was up north around the Grand Traverse Bay Area. Beautiful piece of country which I’ll write more about later. For now, here’s a bit of what’s been in the news around the city of Detroit’s neighborhoods:
New owners take over the Lager House
Rumors are […]
Ever watch video of other cities that make them look glamorous (Los Angeles, Las Vegas), whether it be skyline panoramas or whatever? Finally, it’s Detroit’s turn (not counting the Detroit bid for the Olympics from decades ago!). Entitled “New 2007 MGM Grand Detroit - Ignite Your Senses” it’s from and for the […]
Proposed rail service sale worries BC, other cities
Mayors and managers from cities stretching between Portage and Ann Arbor plan to meet Tuesday morning in Battle Creek to discuss the future of passenger rail service in Michigan.
Some are concerned that Amtrak service connecting Chicago and Detroit and servicing Battle Creek may end if the current Class […]
A rail line is an idea worth exploring
Livingston County’s commissioners are skeptical about a proposal to create a commuter rail line between Howell and Ann Arbor.
That’s understandable. Backers are seeking an initial county commitment of about $150,000, and there is no telling if future requests would be even higher. Commis-sioners are right to be cautious […]
Gore Gore Girls Keeping Busy
Detroit’s Gore Gore Girls have much to celebrate in the wake of their critically acclaimed new album, Get The Gore. This week they head to Los Angeles to perform at the legendary Amoeba Records on Sunset Blvd on August 15th and a free show at Echoplex on August 16th.
The Gores […]