Daily Archives: November 6, 2018

This African-American woman architect is bringing fresh ideas to big projects in Detroit

Architect Chandra Moore thrives on big, splashy Detroit projects. She put a 23-foot kitchen island into actor Hill Harper’s renovated home in Boston Edison. She renovated a space adjacent to the the Detroit Symphony Orchestra into a wood-themed retail and lounge area. She designed the quirky concession stands on the Detroit Riverwalk.  Most recently, her firm, coG-Studio is helping to transform ...

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Spice Girls Officially Reuniting for Summer Stadium Tour Without Victoria Beckham « Detroit News Watch

(CBSLA/Entertainment Tonight) — Say You’ll Be There! Finally, after years of teases and constant reassurances (mostly from Mel B), the Spice Girls are returning to Spice Up Your Life. The girl group — sans Victoria Beckham — are officially reuniting for a massive summer stadium tour. ET previously reported that the hit girl group was set to reunite for an eight-show ...

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Join us Nov. 13 for our final Equitable Development panel, “Understanding Gentrification in Detroit’

How big of a problem is gentrification? How much affordable housing does the city need at what percentage of area median income to prevent displacement?  On Nov. 13, Stephen Henderson, host of WDET’s Detroit Today, will speaks with panelists on these topics and more at our final panel as part of our Equitable Development series. The event is free and ...

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Saints Stay Red-Hot « Detroit News Watch

By Steve Silverman There are no more undefeated teams in the NFL, as the red-hot New Orleans Saints built a big lead, gave it all up and then regained their advantage to beat the Los Angeles Rams by a 45-35 margin. Despite the loss, there’s no reason to write off the Rams. It just means they won’t be joining the ...

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Texas Newlyweds Die In Helicopter Crash While Leaving Their Wedding « Detroit News Watch

UVALDE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/CBS Local) – A young couple, who had just exchanged vows about 90 minutes before, was killed Saturday in a helicopter crash as they were leaving their wedding in Uvalde, Texas. Monday afternoon a Texas official said the helicopter carrying newlyweds Will Byler and Bailee Ackerman, both 24 years old, struck a rural hillside, shattering the aircraft and killing the couple and ...

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Top Teams, Players, Matchups To Watch « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer The college basketball season officially tips off tomorrow night, with nearly every team in Division I scheduled to play. As the glitz and glamour of opening night prepares to overtake us, let’s get a quick refresher on some of the top teams, players and storylines to watch as the season begins in earnest. Bill Self (Photo Credit: Tom ...

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7-Eleven Experimenting With Cashier-Less Stores, Mobile Checkout « Detroit News Watch

7-Eleven is trying to speed up checkouts to keep pace with rivals. The world’s largest convenience chain is piloting a self-checkout feature on its mobile app at 14 stores in Dallas. 7-Eleven’s scan-and-pay option will allow customers to ring up Slurpees and snacks without waiting in line. Purchases will be linked to 7-Eleven’s loyalty rewards program. 7-Eleven (SVNDF) has around ...

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