Friday, July 3, 2015

The Satanic Temple to MT: We're not atheists

Posted By on Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 12:09 PM

The Satanic Temple has a bone to pick with us.

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Gilbert responds to Detroit News' story with line-by-line rebuttal

Posted By on Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 9:39 AM

Just after midnight, Dan Gilbert, Quicken Loans' founder, issued a line-by-line rebuttal of The Detroit News' investigation on the company's record in Detroit, which ran this week.  The chief complaint of Gilbert (or whomever wrote these responses) appears to be the framing of the piece, saying the volume of loans...

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Here's what the Fourth would be like if Mexicans treated it like we treat Cinco De Mayo

Posted By on Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 9:05 AM

Then again, this seems to be more or less par for the course for most Americans' idea of an awesome Independence Day.

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Riding the bus with Gary Winslow: 'A sad state of affairs'

Posted By on Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 7:30 AM

After a bus ride, Gary does some riding tricks on his bike in Highland Park, where a troubling encounter leaves him ill at ease.

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

ICYMI: M. Matos' exhaustive oral history of Detroit's OG techno club Motor

Posted By on Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 5:25 PM

Over at the Red Bull Music Academy site, Michaelangelo Matos has posted a whopper of an oral history of the 1980s era techno club Motor, called Nightclubbing: An Oral History of Detroit’s Motor. If you've even a passing interest in the subject matter, drop everything you're doing, and go check...

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MT's picks for ways to celebrate the Fourth of July in metro Detroit

Posted By on Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 1:45 PM

Need plans for the Fourth? MT has you covered.

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Venue change: Broken Water, Weed, Rebel Kind, Stef show Friday, July 3 moved to Trumbullplex from Lo & Behold

Posted By on Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 1:19 PM

We found out too late that the following show had moved venues to change it in print, so here's the spiel about it with all the proper, updated information.

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Report: Adidas wants to open factory in Detroit by 2017

Posted By on Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 12:25 PM

Footwear maker Adidas is looking to open a factory in Detroit that would be entirely automated, according to a report in Complex.  The company's executive board member for global brands, Eric Liedtke, says the factories — one is set to open in Germany next year — would be "incredibly nimble,"...

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Free fitness day planned at Detroit's Eastern Market

Posted By on Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 12:01 PM

Guests are advised to bring mats, water, and a friend.

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Detroit Sound Conservancy seeks volunteers to help salvage Detroit jazz history

Posted By on Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 11:34 AM

When it opened in 1922, the Graystone was the city's largest ballroom, able to accommodate 3,000 guests. In its heyday, the club hosted the likes of Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Count Basie.

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