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    Residents Encouraged To Cast Ballots In Local Elections On Aug. 6

    Page 1 of 2Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is reminding residents to cast ballots in local elections Tuesday, Aug 6.”Cities, townships and school districts throughout the state are asking for your input,” said Johnson, Michigan’s chief elections officer. “If your community is holding an election Tuesday, please take a few minutes to vote and let…

    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….

    Michelle Williams: Not to be overlooked

    Page 1 of 2 Beyoncé Knowles is a megastar and an icon. Her popularity is into the stratosphere. Kelly Rowland has made a name for herself and is on a steady rise as a solo act. But the third member of Destiny’s Child, Michelle Williams, is also a lady of great achievement….

    Detroit Opera House Opens Coors Light Sky Deck for New Party Spot

    Page 1 of 2The Detroit Opera House is celebrating its newest edition, the Coors Light Sky Deck, this Friday, July 12th.This brand new party place adds an exciting twist to one of Detroit’s legendary venues. The Sky Deck is located on the rooftop of the Opera House and will feature live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night.The grand…

    Rivière28 Presents the 2nd Annual Soirée on the Greenway

    Page 1 of 2Rivière28, the volunteer group within the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy that is working to engage the growing number of active professionals in downtown Detroit, is continuing its summer season of events with its second annual Soirée on the Greenway on Thursday, July 18 from 6 – 10 p.m.Set within the Dequindre Cut Greenway, this…

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    The Market – wait, Good News or Bad News?

    At the June 19 Fed meeting, Chairman Bernanke indicated that a strengthening economy would cause the Fed to ‘taper’ its bond buying activity commonly known as QE3 (Quantitative Easing 3, no one really remembers QE1 and QE2 because they really didn’t work.) The Fed Chairman then proceeded to repeat a statement almost verbatim that he had said in…

    Mersoon Rising Review

    Welcome to Mersoon, where the food is free, the water pure, and the drugs are good. War is constant, and the inhabitants mix with the Descendants of Earth. Mersoon Rising is an adult sociopolitical science fiction novel that chronicles the lives and loves of the Jymirr race during an epic battle for the fate of a planet and an entire…

    Quadruple Threat, and a Blessing

    These are not the best of times with regard to awesomely talented, absolutely unique artists, which is why the ongoing presence of Jill Scott is so important. Scott, who is from Philadelphia, has been a solid success in every venture. That is, as singer, songwriter, poet and actress. Scott’s debut album,…

    The Music Of Detroit: It's Not Just Motown

    When the city is Detroit and the subject is music, the first thing that comes to mind is Motown. That is not surprising considering the fact that Motown is almost as synonymous with Detroit as cars, and its impact is never-ending. However, what the city has produced in the past and has to offer in the present goes far…