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Tiger Stadium fades further into history as Comerica Park builds memories

In the 15 years since the opening of Comerica Park, there seems to be a softening. The place gets rave reviews from locals, especially young people, and people from around the country. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Oak Park doctor charged with fraud after associate allegedly treated patients without license

Chris Gautz – Two metro Detroit men are facing multiple felony charges in an alleged health care fraud scheme, following arrests by investigators from Attorney General Bill Schuette’s office. Schuette charged Timothy Whiteus, M.D., 60, of Oak Park, with 19 felony charges and Golden Higgwe, 62, of Dearborn Heights, with 20 felony charges. Both men […]

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Hazel Park to host rare quarterhorse race tonight

Hazel Park Raceway, which recently underwent a major transformation from a harness track back to its thoroughbred roots, will host a rare quarterhorse race tonight. Tonight’s third race, slated to go off at 8:20 p.m., will the first quarterhorse race at Hazel Park since the 1960s. Quarterhorses (or “short-necks”) can run at speeds of up […]

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A wave of joy as Brennan pools reopen at Rouge Park after $5M upgrade

It was all sunshine and smiles as giddy swimmers in Detroit returned to pools that had been closed for two years because of a lack of funding. Full News here – freep

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Atwater in the Park turns a church into a tasty biergarten

One thing isn’t in doubt about Atwater in the Park: People simply love to hang out at the new microbrewery in the repurposed church, judging from the crowds. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Lincoln Park gets emergency manager after rejection of consent agreement

After the governor confirmed the review team’s financial emergency designation, Lincoln Park’s city council voted to pursue a consent agreement with the state, one of four options under state law, the other choices being emergency management, bankruptcy or mediation. But the council in a 4-3 vote rejected a consent agreement that was drafted, and state […]

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Snyder appoints emergency manager for Lincoln Park

Snyder appoints emergency manager for Lincoln Park

Bloomberg News – Gov. Rick Snyder appointed an emergency manager for Lincoln Park, which has struggled with deficits and rejected an agreement to bring its finances under control. Four other Michigan cities and three school districts, including Detroit and its schools, are under state-appointed emergency managers. A 2012 law gave emergency managers broader authority, including […]

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Lincoln Park becomes latest Michigan city under state control

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder appointed an emergency manager for Lincoln Park, a Detroit suburb that’s struggled with deficits and rejected an agreement to bring its finances under control. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Thoroughbred racing returns to Hazel Park tonight

HAZEL PARK, Mich. — Thoroughbred racing returns to Hazel Park Raceway tonight for the first time since 1984. The track, which opened at 10 Mile and Dequindre in 1949, has been used exclusively for harness racing for the last 30 years. But because of dwindling attendance and stiff competition from local casinos, the track is […]

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Grosse Pointe Park could stop using Detroit water

Grosse Pointe Park could stop using Detroit water The suburb of about 12,000 residents has proposed building its own $ 15 million water filtration plant at a park along Lake St. Clair near the Detroit River, the Detroit Free Press reported. State approval would be needed along with a voter-approved … Full News here – […]

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Rick Ross’ Detroit death threat leads to 2-for-1 ticket deal for disappointed fans at Chene Park

DETROIT, MI — An alleged death threat made against Miami-based rapper Rick Ross over the week has led to a Detroit concert venue’s decision to offer disappointed fans a 2-for-1 ticket special. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Opening today: Brews and pews at Atwater in the Park

Opening today: Brews and pews at Atwater in the Park

Anjana Schroeder – The highly anticipated Atwater in the Park serves up a traditional German beer garden against the backdrop of a former church as it opens at 2 p.m. today in Grosse Pointe Park. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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2nd stage of Northville Park Place in works; Granite City, Rusty Bucket confirmed tenants

2nd stage of Northville Park Place in works; Granite City, Rusty Bucket confirmed tenants

Kirk Pinho – A groundbreaking ceremony for the second phase of the 82-acre Northville Park Place project on the site of the former Northville Psychiatric Hospital is set for next week, marking construction of restaurant, retail and mixed-use space. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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Shinola opens Midtown Detroit dog park Friday, hosts block party

A new dog park opens Friday at the corner of Cass Avenue and West Canfield, marking at least the second, official off-leash dog park to spring up in the city this year. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Family, Volunteers Search Rouge Park For Missing Kids Of Murdered Detroit Mom

Family, Volunteers Search Rouge Park For Missing Kids Of Murdered Detroit Mom DETROIT (WWJ) – Volunteers have been searching Rouge Park on Detroit's west side for two missing children whose mother was found shot dead in an abandoned home last week. Brenda Fields, cousin of 27-year-old Alicia Fox, the mother of 6-year-old … Full News here […]

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