Wonder wheels roll into town
He quipped that people described Pune as the Detroit of India but a time would come when they would say that Detroit is the Pune of America!
[via Times of India]
Legislation aims to curb copper thefts in Michigan
In hopes of thwarting what he calls an epidemic of copper thefts, Sen. Buzz Thomas, […]
Dreamy day to cruise Woodward
Sunny, and cool, Saturday was a perfect day for a leisurely drive or a family picnic.
So more than a million people and 30,000 or so cherished cars combined the two for the 13th Woodward Dream Cruise.
From Pontiac to Detroit, the 16-mile route was lined with lawn chairs, coolers and multi-generational families […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Woodward Avenue Action Association Encourages Metro Detroiter’s, Businesses and Religious Organizations to Register for the ‘Hands Along Woodward’ Human Chain
Woodward Avenue Action
Association (WA3) is encouraging metro Detroiter’s, businesses and
religious organizations to register for “Hands Along Woodward,” a human
chain that will run along sidewalks on the west side of Woodward Avenue 27
miles from the Detroit River […]
Council to discuss Tiger Stadium’s future today
The Detroit City Council will hold a public meeting at 11:15 a.m. today to discuss the future of the Tiger Stadium project.
One plan includes demolishing the abandoned stadium to make room for mixed-use development. If demolition occurs, there might be a sale of memorabilia from the stadium, a move […]
NAACP panel calls for better access to quality health care
Unequal health care was the big theme today at the 98th annual NAACP convention as delegates descended on Cobo Hall in Detroit.
Despite advances in overall health care, African-Americans suffer disproportionately when it comes to access to quality treatment, said panelists on a health forum inside the […]