A nice ice cream and deli shop I love to frequent. I’m a chocolate addict so of course I usually go for the chocolate waffle cone. D-E-L-I-C-I-O-U-S. In my humble opinion, better than the Ben and Jerry’s right down the street. I’m surprised more people don’t know about it, but that’s why I’m telling you […]
Detroiters had high hopes for Macy’s
We were all set to love Macy’s.
After all, Macy’s — which replaced Marshall Field’s, which replaced our dear Hudson’s — was sophisticated and up-to-date with its sales associates clad in always-fashionable black, its spacious fitting rooms, its vending machines that dispense iPods.
But almost a year after the green Field’s signs […]
Woman gets 5-15 years in prison for sex with 14-year-old boy
A Melvindale mother who had sex with her son’s underage friend was sentenced Thursday to 5-15 years in prison for the illicit affair.
Michelle Perruzzi, 34, had hoped to avoid a prison term altogether for the two convictions for third-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Police said Perruzzi repeatedly […]
ANN ARBOR’S LINUX BOX CORPORATION WINS CONTRACT WITH U OF M SCHOOL …
The Linux Box Corporation, an Ann Arbor-based designer and developer of customized Linux-based open source software and related services, announced it has implemented a Content Management System (CMS) for the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE). The CMS is […]
Growing in Detroit
On August 1st, Detroiters took part in the 10th annual Urban Garden Tour, sponsored by the Detroit Agricultural Network (DAN).
This year’s tour provided a close-up view of the emerging fresh, organic food system in Detroit, which is providing hope and nutrition to many. From hearty greens at the Earth Works farm on […]
Last week I talked about Sangria in Royal Oak. The Detroit News reminds me that there is also great tapas to be had in downtown Detroit. Vicente’s Cuban Cuisine, 1250 Library St., Detroit, (313) 962-8800. “An upbeat, festive flavor and a 1920s Art Deco setting reminiscent of old Havana give this restaurant a […]
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, […]
Luxury Meeting and Convention Space at MGM Grand Detroit Now …
MGM Grand Detroit, an MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) development, is now accepting bookings for its 30,000 square feet of luxury meeting and convention space, set to open with the hotel this fall.
MGM Grand Detroit’s 30,000-square-feet of exclusive meeting and convention space will accommodate private parties, […]
After 30 years feminists return to Detroit
No, feminists didn’t all evacuate Detroit 30 years ago. But the National Organization for Women is to hold their convention in Detroit for the first time since 1977. The city is trying to attract more conventions to fill up all its shiny new hotel rooms unfortunately the […]
The big event today is the NAACP presidential forum in Detroit, moderated by CBS’s Russ Mitchell and CNN’s Soledad O’Brien. All eight Democratic candidates — Biden, Clinton, Dodd, Edwards, Gravel, Kucinich, Obama, and Richardson — will be on the stage together at around 10:30 am ET. Tancredo is the sole Republican scheduled to address […]