Daily Archives: March 5, 2019

Want to take a tour of Jefferson Chalmers? You’ve got a few options in this historic neighborhood.

The 1920s live large in America’s nostalgic memory. Images of big bands, flappers, and swing dancing come to mind when one thinks about the decade. It was the time of Prohibition, and in the historic neighborhood of Jefferson Chalmers, the infamous Purple Gang ruled the streets. Affiliated with Al Capone, the gang of bootleggers smuggled whiskey from Canada to Detroit ...

Read More »

Whitmer Defends Tax Hike After Debate Comments – Detroit News Watch

(AP) Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is defending her decision to propose a 45-cents-a-gallon fuel tax increase after she once called her Republican gubernatorial opponent’s suggestion that she would raise the tax by 20 cents “ridiculous” and “nonsense.” The Democrat is coming under criticism from some in the GOP who say she is breaking a campaign “promise.” She says it was not ...

Read More »

New historian for the city on why we must preserve neighborhood buildings

Periodically, Model D will sit down with Maurice Cox, the city of Detroit’s Planning Director, or others in the department, to talk about important issues in planning the city’s future. This month, we spoke with Jacqueline Taylor, a historian who’s advocating for preserving neighborhood buildings and character.  In the past few years, Detroit has finally begun to show a true ...

Read More »

Ilitch says Tigers building the right way – Detroit News Watch

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) – As the Detroit Tigers prepare for what could be another tough season, Chris Ilitch can look back on a couple success stories from the Motor City’s recent past. (Credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images) “I’ve had a wonderful opportunity, having lived through building a four-time Stanley Cup champion in the Detroit Red Wings, and championship teams with the ...

Read More »

When Clocks Spring Forward – Detroit News Watch

(the Patch) Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 10, delivering the annual “spring forward” routine an extra hour of daylight in most places in America — most, because two U.S. states, Arizona and Hawaii, and a handful of territories don’t observe the twice-annual ritual of the changing of the clocks. Officially, the time change takes place at 2 a.m. on ...

Read More »

Who Will Take A Chance On Tyler Eifert? – Detroit News Watch

(CBS Local/CBS SF) The NFL’s new league year begins on Wednesday, March 13th, and teams can begin officially signing free agents at that point. (They can negotiate beginning on March 11th.) As with every year, there are some big names hitting the market. So over the next few weeks, we’ll be looking at the top free agents available at each ...

Read More »

Michigan Lottery Results 3/4/19 – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) – These Michigan lotteries were drawn Monday: Poker Lotto JS-4C-8C-6D-8S Midday Daily 3 7-1-3 Midday Daily 4 9-9-6-4 Daily 3 1-0-4 Daily 4 4-2-2-7 Fantasy 5 01-08-28-31-34 Estimated jackpot: $166,000 Keno 02-03-11-13-20-23-25-26-32-40-43-45-50-52-60-61-62-63-68-69-71-77 Mega Millions Estimated jackpot: $40 million Powerball Estimated jackpot: $381 million © 2019 Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, ...

Read More »