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    Shinola Brings Manufacturing Back to Detroit

    ALEX STCHEKINE, bicycle production and special projects, affixes the name plate to a Bixby model bicycle at Shinola’s Detroit facility.- Jim Campbell, photo. Shinola, currently headquartered in the College for Creative Studies’ Alfred E. Taubman Center for Design Education at 485 W. Milwaukee St., manufactures bicycles,…

    Ken Salmon: The face of Grand Hotel

    When you enter the dining room at Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel, odds are you will be greeted by Ken Salmon, the hotel’s vice president for hospitality and maitre d. Salmon, who first came to the island as a teenager, is in his 43rd year at the island’s iconic institution. And if you are a previous guest at the h…

    Beyonce Pregnant!

    E! News recently reported that Beyonce and Roc Nation Sports owner Jay-Z are expecting their second chance. Multiple souces close to couple have confirmed that there is a baby on board after Tuesday when Beyonce had to cancel a Belguim show during the Mrs. Carter World Tour due to exhaustion and dehydration. The Carter’s are…

    Check Out Tamar Braxton’s New Single The One

    I enjoyed Tamar’s new single “The One”. Her voice sounds really leveled and goes well with the music. With a personality like we see on the reality show “The Braxton’s”, who knew that she was so talented? I’m sure it helps that she has a husband that has been in the music industry for years. I like the…

    Reflections: Mama said

    Although I have had it for months, I am just now reading Cissy Houston’s much-talked-about book, “Remembering Whitney” with its touching subtitle, “My Story of Love, Loss, and the Night the Music Stopped.”Her story is fascinating and she made a point of being truthful about her own life and that of her beloved daughter, the late Whitney Houston…

    Whitney’s mom talks Bobby Brown

    It is a commonly held belief that the drug-laced decline of the late Whitney Houston can be traced directly to her husband of nearly 15 years, “bad boy” singer Bobby Brown. Closer to the truth is that Houston and Brown were, in fact, “birds of a feather.” Brown was, of course, a factor in the greater scheme of things,…

    Detroiter honored by White House speaks out on environmental justice

    Kimberly Hill Knott, senior policy manager at Detroiters Working For Environmental Justice (DWEJ) and project director for the Detroit Climate Action Collaborative, said the three most pressing environmental justice issues for Detroiters are air quality, cumulative impact and climate change.A recent report stated that five of the state’s most t…

    Mayor Bing: SEMCOG vote will worsen transportation in Detroit

    Despite pleas from both area residents and Mayor Bing, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments’ (SEMCOG) 50-member executive committee voted last Friday to shift $7 million from DDOT to SMART.According to SEMCOG Executive Director Paul Tait, the requested action was to establish a formula for allocating Federal Transit Administration capital…

    DEGC President Jackson pleased with Detroit’s economic development

    Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC) President George Jackson said that if he were talking to someone from out of town about Detroit’s economic development, he’d do so from the standpoint of Detroit being a good business climate and a great place to locate their company.“I guarantee that we would be a pleasant surprise to any perceptions you…

    Detroit EFM Orr taking charge with executive orders

    Since taking over one of the largest municipal governments in the country as Detroit’s emergency financial manager, on March 25, Washington, DC bankruptcy attorney Kevyn Orr is settling into his new position by issuing directives on how both the Detroit City Council and the Office of the Mayor will function under an emergency manager.Orr issued…

    Top 10 Break Up Songs

    Page 1 of 10The great thing about music is that there is a song for every emotion or situation that life has to offer. Music can accompany your happiest moments, the craziest partiest, and even the most traumatizing break ups. There’s such a variety of break up songs available, you may never have to open your mouth. Sit your soon to be ex down, t…

    Detroit : Not everyone opposes emergency manager

    Who supports an EFM in Detroit?Judging the recent public protests and media reports, one might assume that no one does.Several familiar faces have come out against Snyder’s decision to appoint an emergency manager. Civil rights titans like Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton have expressed their disapproval, and the buck does not stop there.Many local…

    Detroit Mayor and EFM already at odds

    It appears Detroit mayor Dave Bing and EFM Kevyn Orr might already be at odds.On Wednesday, Apr 3., Orr disavowed letters sent by the mayor’s office stating that the city would stop honoring labor union contracts for it’s police, fire and paramedics.It’s an apparent miscommunication that speaks to the difficult task former bankruptcy lawyer, Orr ha…

    Where would we be today without our cell phones?

    Yesterday, cell phones turned 40! After years of becoming increasingly reliant on them, where would we be without our trusty gadgets? How long could you go without a cellphone? Some say they can barely last an hour, let alone a day. Others have given up their gadgets, and say it’s made them much more stress-free. Could you take…

    Chronicle poll reveals many Detroiters support EFM

    Who supports an EFM in Detroit? Judging the recent public protests and media reports, one might assume that no one does. Several familiar faces have come out against Snyder’s decision to appoint an emergency manager. Civil rights titans like Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton recently expressed their disapproval, and the buck…