Daily Archives: August 13, 2018

Detroit Woman Becomes Millionaire In Lottery « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT — A Detroit woman is looking forward to sharing her good fortune with her family after winning $1 million playing Mega Millions. Rochell Whitaker, 82, matched the five white balls drawn – 01-02-04-19-29 – last month to win a $1 million prize. She bought her winning ticket at Dynasty Liquor, located at 8910 Puritan Street in Detroit. “The morning ...

Read More »

A Taste of Caribbean Comes to Detroit’s Jefferson Chalmers Neighborhood –  Deadline Detroit

Patio seating will be part of the appeal at Norma G’s. (Facebook photos) It’s heartening to see a Detroit neighborhoods get a sleek new dining destination. Caribbean restaurant Norma G’s is recruiting servers and plans to open soon in Detroit’s Jefferson Chalmers neighborhood at 14700 East Jefferson Ave., writes Brenna Houck of Eater Detroit: ...

Read More »

The World Bank Is Getting In On Blockchain « Detroit News Watch

(CNN Money) — The World Bank is turning to blockchain to help it raise money. The international lender is planning to issue what it says is the world’s first global blockchain bond, a notable mainstream endorsement of the emerging technology. Blockchain is best known as the technology underpinning bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. It serves as a digital record of financial ...

Read More »

The Untold Story Of A Detroit Pioneer « Detroit News Watch

(CNN Money) — Adrienne Bennett has been breaking through glass ceilings for decades. But when people call her a pioneer for women in the nation’s plumbing industry she dismisses the praise. “I tell them I’m no different than you,” she says. But she is. At the age of 30, while surrounded by men, Bennett became the first black female master ...

Read More »

‘It’s Not That Serious, People’ –  Deadline Detroit

The stealth state Senate primary winner from Detroit surfaces Saturday and talks about her surprising win Tuesday, knocking off a surbanite who has been in the legislature since 2013. Betty Jean Alexander’s first published interview is with Violet Ikonomova, who joined Metro Times last year after six years as a broadcast journalist in Washington, D.C. The ...

Read More »

Schuette-Whitmer Have A Long Way To Go Before Claiming Widespread Support  –  Deadline Detroit

Chad Selweski covered state and regional politics for The Macomb Daily for nearly 30 years. He contributes to Deadline Detroit and blogs at Politically Speaking. Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer By Chad Selweski The headlines from Election Night declared that Democrat Gretchen Whitmer and Republican Bill Schuette won big in a primary vote that featured ...

Read More »