Daily Archives: July 17, 2018

A Groundbreaking Ceremony for a Bridge to Somewhere — Detroit-Windsor  –  Deadline Detroit

In a celebratory atmosphere in the worn Delray neighborhood in Southwest Detroit, dignitiaries from Michigan and Canada, including Gov. Rick Snyder, lifted their shovels with bits of dirt in a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday morning for the Gordie Howe International Bridge that will run from Detroit to Windsor. Rendering from the Detroit-Windsor Bridge Authority. The ceremonial shovels ...

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Empire Restaurant Owner Is ‘Taken Aback’ by Freep’s ‘Brutal’ Review –  Deadline Detroit

Charcuterie board at Empire Kitchen & Cocktails. (Facebook photo) Michael Abrams, owner of  Empire Kitchen & Cocktails, the self-styled “American-syle bistro and bar” in Midtown/Brush Park responds to a harsh review in the Detroit Free Press, telling Eater Detroit he was caught off-guard. “I was pretty taken aback. It was a pretty brutal article, pretty brutal ...

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Detroit bike share service MoGo expands into Oakland County, partners with DDOT

The bicycle-sharing service MoGo is riding into Oakland County. Five cities near the Detroit border are adopting the service, which first launched in Detroit in 2017. The cities of Berkley, Ferndale, Huntington Woods, Oak Park, and Royal Oak will each take part in MoGo’s regional expansion. Thanks to a $495,380 Transportation Alternatives Program grant awarded by the Southeast Michigan Council ...

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Wrestlers Sue Ohio State Over Doctor’s Sexual Misconduct « Detroit News Watch

COLUMBUS (AP) — Four former wrestlers say in a lawsuit that Ohio State University officials ignored repeated complaints about a now-dead team doctor and failed to stop his “rampant sexual misconduct” that went on nearly two decades. The lawsuit describes Richard Strauss, who killed himself after retiring from the university, as “a prolific sexual predator” who might have assaulted 1,500 ...

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Wreckage Believed to be From 1997 Plane Crash Found « Detroit News Watch

ST. IGNACE (AP) — Authorities believe they have discovered the wreckage of a small plane that crashed more than 20 years ago in remote northern Michigan. National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Eric Weiss says national forest personnel found the wreckage Wednesday near St. Ignace in the Upper Peninsula. A single-engine Piper took off Sept. 14, 1997, from Drummond Island in ...

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Detroit veterans find next “mission” in entrepreneurship

Thomas Typinski believes in the power of keeping busy. To that end, Typinski, who is a veteran, has turned his hand to entrepreneurship because being engaged in a project is essential for him and his peers. “You can look at any veteran, and they’re either active or they’re very, very miserable,” he says. One of the first 1,000 U.S. soldiers ...

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The Teacher Prep Event At Target Is Legit « Detroit News Watch

Minneapolis, Minn. (CBS Local) – Teachers are getting excited about a sale happening at Target just for them. Target answered a question on Twitter Thursday morning confirming the “Teacher Prep Event” starts July 15. Pictures had been shared on social media advertising the sale running from July 15-21. The link listed in the ad initially didn’t work; however, by Wednesday afternoon ...

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