Detroit For All Ages
Ah, here comes the weekend. Not just any weekend, mind you. But one of those special cluster of days that begins early in the week and lasts until the following Monday.
In other words, a Detroit-style, packed-with-one-of-a-kind events and parties for kids of all ages kind of weekend. Yup, it’s Labor Day in […]
State tourism funding bill introduced
Legislation to earmark $30 million annually in state sales taxes to fund Michigan tourism marketing has been introduced in the Legislature.
Senate Bill 690, sponsored by Jason Allen, R-Traverse City, is supported by a coalition of Michigan tourism business interests that seek to boost Travel Michigan advertising spending to $30 million annually, […]
Metro Detroit Companies Named ‘Best & Brightest Companies to Work …
[via PR Newswire (press release)]
Looking for Exceptional Women of Color to Represent to the World
The term “Black Community” encompasses a global group larger than just African Americans. Blacks are a diverse group of individuals who come from a multitude of cultural backgrounds, heritages, and countries. […]
There’s a new video on Crain’s Detroit’s web site, The Bright Side Video #7: Ecotourism & Downriver Rebirth. It’s about how parts of the Detroit River downriver from the city had been turned into outdoor recreational sites from a reputation of industrial contamination. Nowadays, wildlife is thriving in the Detroit River watershed and […]
Former Detroit News reporter shot to death in California
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The outspoken new editor of the Oakland Post who formerly worked for The Detroit News was shot to death near a downtown courthouse in Oakland (California)
Bailey was a reporter for The Detroit News from the early 1980s to the early 1990s.
This crime […]
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 […]
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, […]
Michigan features a growing number of breweries
Michigan microbreweries and brewpubs are producing more beer than ever.
While out-of-state distribution is increasing annually, a large portion of the 6.6 million barrels produced last year ended up being poured into the mugs of Michigan residents and out-of-state residents who visit the Wolverine state’s 75 breweries.
This is Michigan’s […]
All’s fair in Ann Arbor this week
While art fairs are a dime a dozen in the summer, those in the know don’t want to miss The Big One in Ann Arbor, Mich.
This year’s Ann Arbor Art Fairs — basically a collection of four art fairs for the free price of one — starts today and […]