Thursday, February 26, 2015

The Old Shillelagh lands on list of best Irish bars in America

Posted By on Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 4:17 PM

St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner, and if you haven't already made plans to take the holiday (and the day after) off from work, we highly suggest you do so soon because everyone knows St. Pat's is the one day when area bars open at the crack...

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Michigan native Carrie Keranen is an anime supervillian

Posted By on Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 2:48 PM

This cartoon sounds really weird.

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Two ways to listen to the psychedelic Detroit classic "Journey to the Center of the Mind": With or without the Nuge!

Posted By on Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 2:44 PM

The Sun City Girls, who have roots in Saginaw, did the most explosive cover of this early hit for Ted Nugent.

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Royal Oak Restaurant Week starts tomorrow

Posted By on Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 2:27 PM

Tomorrow kicks off 10 days of fixed-price meals in Royal Oak.

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NYT highlights Wayne State police efforts in Midtown

Posted By on Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 2:22 PM

The New York Times has a lengthy profile this week on Wayne State University's police department, and how its efforts have aided the Detroit Police Department in patrolling the city's Midtown district. From NYT: For years, calling 911 in Detroit has been a gamble. The average response time to...

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Michigan Brewer's Guild's Winter Beer Fest is tomorrow and there are surprisingly some tickets still available

Posted By on Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 12:16 PM

There are still tickets available for Winter Beer Fest tomorrow.

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Hell is for sale: Group seeks to purchase merchandise, businesses in Michigan hamlet

Posted By on Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 12:10 PM

Want to have a stake in Hell? Well, one group is trying to make that happen: According to the Livingston Daily, an art group called Damned has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to purchase the entire holdings of Hell, Michigan's unofficial mayor, John Colone. From the Livingston Daily:...

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Michigan company to debut bulletproof baseball caps

Posted By on Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 9:45 AM

BulletSafe, a Troy-based manufacturer that produces safety gear for security personnel and the general public, plans to add a new item to their line of products: Bulletproof baseball caps. The cap is equipped with a five-ounce panel that covers the forehead and, in theory, can deflect a bullet.  The...

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The Singles serve Scarlett Johansson with cease-and-desist

Posted By on Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 9:19 AM

Remember the Singles? The formerly Detroit-based band is accusing Scarlett Johansson of stealing its name.

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Let's help Detroit musician, cultural scholar & Kresge fellow Michael Hurtt in his battle with cancer

Posted By on Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 7:23 AM

Local Kresge fellow, scholar and musician Michael Hurtt needs help in fighting lymphoma.

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