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Detroit’s Tom Sizemore on film project: ‘I just want to do something for the city to thank it’

DETROIT, MI — Actor Tom Sizemore, a Detroit native, is determined to film a movie called “An Honest Thief” with his brother in their hometown and pay respect to its residents. Sizemore, in an interview with MLive.com, said the brothers’ current online fundraising campaign for the film will help give an already $ 1 million […]

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Goldman Sachs CEO: Grads of small biz program poised to contribute to Detroit

Goldman Sachs CEO: Grads of small biz program poised to contribute to Detroit’s revival

Corey Williams Associated Press – Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and billionaire investor Warren Buffett joined Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday at the graduation of 64 local business owners from Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses program. The investment banking firm committed $ 20 million to Detroit and southeast […]

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It’s Satanist vs. Satanist in Detroit’s newest political tug-of-war

The Rev. Tom Erik Raspotnik, 49, of Oxford decries the Satanic Temple’s atheism and progressive ideals. He said his Temples of Satan honors the deity of Satan, and he and others with him are pro-life and believe in animal sacrifices. Full News here – freep

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The Black Keys’ Akron roots, gritty & soulful rock skill earns Detroit’s appreciation at Joe Louis Arena

DETROIT, MI — They’re from Akron, Ohio but The Black Keys sure looked Friday night at Joe Louis Arena like they belonged in Detroit. “There’s something about this city, huh?,” guitarist Dan Auerbach asked the crowd. Auerbach and his childhood pal on drums Patrick Carney certainly generated some answers to that question on a 22-song […]

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Grand Rapids auction company to help to sell off Detroit’s surplus transportation fleet

The companies will be auctioning off 500 vehicles including 180 garbage trucks along with older fire trucks and police cars. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Motown’s Stevie Wonder coming to Detroit’s Palace of Auburn Hills this fall; get ticket sale details

DETROIT, MI — Singer, songwriter, musician and producer Steven Wonder announced Wednesday he’ll embark on a 10-city tour across North America that includes a stop at Metro Detroit’s Palace of Auburn Hills. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Could you be Detroit’s next singing star?

The National Singing Star Competition is headed to Michigan in search of Detroit’s singing star. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Detroit’s M1 Rail gets its rails welded together

The latest milestone for the 3.3-mile line, which will stretch from Grand Boulevard in New Center to Congress Street downtown, is the welding together of the actual steel tracks the street cars will travel on. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Weather Channel’s ‘Fat Guys in the Woods’ show to feature Detroit’s ‘Big Fella,’ a gourmet chef

DETROIT, MI — A Metro Detroit native who goes by the name “Big Fella” will appear on a new episode of The Weather Channel’s “Fat Guys in the Woods” show. The episode will air 10 a.m. Sunday and will show how “Big Fella,” a gourmet chef from Clinton Township, survives with Dane and Josh in […]

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Cadieux Cafe selected by readers as Metro Detroit’s best neighborhood bar

On Detroit’s east side is the Cadieux Cafe, a unique Belgian-inspired neighborhood bar, once a Prohibition-era speakeasy, where patrons may eat steamed mussels from metal pails, sip Belgian beer and play a round of feather bowling. Full News here – Detroit News

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Allee Willis to sneak preview Detroit’s new sing-a-long song ‘The D’ at United Sound Studios for public

DETROIT, MI — Detroit’s new sing-a-long theme song called “The D” appears a step closer to being finished and will be previewed for the public 3 p.m. Sept. 21 at United Sound Studios. The song, written by 66-year-old Detroit native Allee Willis, is expected to have at least 4,000 vocal and instrumental tracks and is […]

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Downtown Detroit’s Metropolitan Building to get ‘major facelift’

A press release says that the Metropolitan Building in downtown Detroit is getting a “major facelift” on Friday as workers, suspended from the roof, will blast away “years of dirt, grime and graffiti.” Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Charts presented at trial break down reinvestment in Detroit’s bankruptcy plan

During testimony from a leading Detroit consultant in the city’s bankruptcy trial Friday, a number of charts related to planned reinvestment initiatives were entered into evidence. Full News here – Detroit News

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Detroit’s CFO: Bankruptcy plan ‘a road map to how we should be operating’

Detroit Chief Financial Officer John Hill testified today that he believes numbers in the city’s blueprint for exiting bankruptcy are reasonable and stand a strong chance of keeping the city solvent. Full News here – freep

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Robbers target family on Detroit’s east side

A new lock is the only sign a home on Detroit’s east side was the scene of a terrifying night. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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