Tag: Detroit

    Celebrities Share Detroit Memories

    Page 1 of 2 In a new, luxury, lavished illustrated coffee table book titled “Heart Soul Detroit: Conversations on the Motor City,” notables from an array of fields, including entertainment, sports, art and politics, share their thoughts and remembrances about Detroit. The book was written by Matt Lee with photographs by Jenny Risher….

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    Detroit Restaurant Week Starts Today

    Detroit Restaurant Week is set to return for fall 2013! Beginning Friday, September 20 through Sunday, September 29, Metro Detroiters will once again be able to enjoy hearty three-course meals for just $30* per person.This year’s spring edition of Detroit Restaurant Week will be the ninth time the promotion has been offered since the fall of 2009….

    Detroit Firefighter Wins National Anthem Contest

    Comerica Bank announced that Detroit Firefighter Martin Rucker has won Comerica’s Home of the Brave National Anthem Singing Contest. Rucker has won the opportunity to sing the National Anthem at the Sept. 22, Detroit Tigers game, 40 tickets to the game and has secured his station, Engine Co. No. 30 in Detroit, a $10,000 grant from Comerica Bank. R…

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    State Canvassers To Certify Election Tuesday

    The state board of canvassers will be in Detroit on Tuesday to officially certify the Detroit mayoral primary election.This follows a motion to the Appeals Court Friday filed by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette to have Ingham County Circuit Court Judge Joyce Draganchuk’s temporary restraining order reversed.Draganchuk’s order was made…

    Former Detroit mayoral candidate Tom Barrow Wants A Recount

    Former Detroit mayoral candidate Tom Barrow is expected to ask for a recount of the votes from the Detroit mayoral primary election.WDIV: “There is a pervasive lawlessness that we have witnessed throughout our election process,” Barrow said. “Our challengers saw it. The people working in many of the instances — particularly Cobo Hall — clearly…

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    NAACP Leader Anthony Takes EM Orr To Task

    REV. WENDELL ANTHONY, president of the Detroit Branch NAACP, the largest branch in the nation, speaks to the Michigan Chronicle at his Detroit office.— Andre Smith photo As president of the Detroit Branch NAACP, Rev. Wendell Anthony has a long track record of fighting against injustices and systems that foster discriminatory practices designed to…

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    Lawsuit filed over Detroit Election Inspectors

    DETROIT (WJBK) – Detroit voters go to the polls Tuesday for the primary, or will they?D. Etta Wilcoxon, who is running for Detroit city clerk, said the city’s election process right now is illegal.”We’re thinking that it cannot be held as things currently stand, and we don’t see an avenue for Ms. Winfrey to cure this difficulty. She should’ve done…

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    Detroit Mayoral Candidates To Debate Tuesday

    Detroit mayoral candidates are set to debate Tuesday, at The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History and Co-Sponsored by WWJ Newsradio 950.Write-in candidate Mike Duggan along with Benny Napoleon, Lisa Howze, Krystal Crittendon, and Tom Barrow head the list of those who have accepted invitations to participate in the debate. It is…

    Detroit Jazz Festival 2013

    Page 1 of 2 One of the most highly anticipated events in Detroit every year is the Detroit Jazz Festival, which takes place on Labor Day weekend, this year, Aug. 30 through Sept. 2. It is also a sure sign that summer is coming to a close….