Summary: New Washtenaw County bike map is published and available online, award winner to open business in Detroit, a test run of the Livingston to Ann Arbor commuter rail line, a unique new store for books and gifts in downtown Royal Oak, and Gerald Ford’s face appears in a cornfield
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 […]
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, […]