Daily Archive: May 21, 2013

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    President Obama: ‘We Will Stand With Oklahoma’

    President Barack Obama pledged urgent government help for Oklahoma Tuesday in the wake of “one of the most destructive” storms in the nation’s history. “In an instant neighborhoods were destroyed, dozens of people lost their lives, many more were injured,” Obama said from the Whi …

    Meijer to Open along Woodward Corridor in Detroit

    Developers at Detroit’s Gateway Marketplace have something to brag about. Construction for a Meijer Superstore, the development’s anchor store and the corner stone of the Woodward revitalization project is ahead of schedule. Leasing on the $72 million project also is moving forward, and the center will be 95 percent leased or better this fall,…

    Charlie Murphy headlines grand opening of The Comedy Zone

    Love to laugh? Well you are in luck! Southfield will soon be home to the comedic stars both on stage and off. The Comedy Zone, a national, live-comedy theatre chain, will soon be opening next door to Southfield’s AMC Star Movie Theatre. It is the first and only of the chain’s 65 U.S. venues to be located in Michigan.The Comedy Zone’s grand opening…

    Will.i.am: One of the most creative forces in music today

    If you watched “American Idol” on Thursday, May 2, you witnessed one of the most remarkable performances ever seen on television.The artist was the amazing, always inventive will.i.am — with a lot of well-choreographed accompaniment — performing “Bang Bang” from the motion picture “The Great Gatsby.” It was a feast for the eyes and the ears as will…

    Reflections: The unexpected

    One of the strangest news items to surface recently is Tina Campbell, one half of the gospel music superduo Mary Mary, telling a national publication that she was at one time considering “killing” her husband, Teddy, because he was cheating. Let’s hope she didn’t really mean that.Sometimes you expect more (not a lot more) from people who are…