Thursday, October 30, 2014

Construction to begin on $7 million M-1 Rail technical center by end of year

Posted By on Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 10:45 AM

Construction of a $7 million technical center for the 3.3-mile M-1 Rail streetcar line should begin by the end of this year in Detroit's New Center neighborhood, according to a press release issued this week. The facility, which will serve as a maintenance and storage center for the project's...

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Third Wave Music is coming, fundraising show planned

Posted By on Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 9:59 AM

Speaking of arsons ... the Forest Arms building, heavily damaged by a fire in 2008, is undergoing renovations and if all goes according to plan it should see a new musical instrument store among its tenants. Third Wave Music is in the midst of a fundraising campaign to bring a...

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Longtime Detroiters: Are they obstacles or assets?

Posted By on Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 5:13 PM

It all goes back to a deeper point about our habit in Detroit of seeing neighboring institutions as obstacles instead of assets. As competitors instead of contributors. As adversaries instead of partners.

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Shade 45 host 'Rude Jude' to make a Michigan in-store appearance

Posted By on Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 1:57 PM

The Pontiac native will return to Michigan for a book-signing at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30. at West Bloomfield's Barnes & Noble, located at 6800 Orchard Lake, West Bloomfield Township.

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It's National Cat Day

Posted By on Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 1:40 PM

Hug a cat, pet a cat, adopt a cat, pretend to be a cat: Whatever you do, it's National Cat Day. The pseudo holiday is presented by Blue, which is a cat food, so take that for what it's worth. But we thought we take this moment to let you...

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Idolator premieres new Jessica Hernandez music video

Posted By on Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 12:28 PM

'Round here, we talk about Detroit music darling Jessica Hernandez a lot. We've had her on the cover, we blog about her a lot, and we even like to review her shows.  So, we thought it was fitting that we share her new video for her song "Sorry I Stole...

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Psychedelic poster artist Gary Grimshaw showcased at Detroit Historical Museum

Posted By on Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 11:23 AM

The work of rock poster artist Gary Grimshaw will be on display at the Detroit Historical Museum, with an opening reception from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30. The Detroit Historical Museum is located at 5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit. More information is available at detroithistorical.org. The Detroit...

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'Batman v Superman' stars hang out with Michigan's Organization for Bat Conservation

Posted By on Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 8:01 AM

Zack Snyder, Ben Affleck, and Amy Adams apparently took a break from filming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in Detroit to hang out with Rob Mies of the Bloomfield Hills-based Organization for Bat Conservation, filming a PSA for National Save the Bats Week. In the video, the stars learn...

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

MT readers: Let's see those Halloween costumes!

Posted By on Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 5:48 PM

Halloween is almost here, so you'd better have your costume ready. What are you being this year? Send your photos to halloween@metrotimes.com, with your name and city of residence, for a chance to be featured on MT. Below, check out MT readers Ryan and Kelly of Dearborn, who went as...

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Side Dish: What's poppin' this week in dining and drinking

Posted By on Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 5:20 PM

What's on in food and drink this week.

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