Friday, May 27, 2011

Shea's Lounge! This week: Southwest Detroit on an old Schwinn ...

Posted By on Fri, May 27, 2011 at 3:54 PM

A Sketch from my Bike (which isn't easy) of SW Detroit I rode my Schwinn eight miles through Southwest Detroit last week. Along Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd were several low-cost medical facilities, playfields, schools and gardens that weren't there when I rode the street 20-plus years ago. These indicate...

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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Union-label marijuana: The theme song

Posted By on Wed, May 18, 2011 at 12:28 PM

In this week's Higher Ground column, Larry Gabriel writes about the unionization of compassion clubs in Michigan's thumb region, following earlier unionization in California and elsewhere. The column begins: Good old union-label marijuana. That notion may seem a bit fantastic. When union members and marijuana come up in the same...

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Friday, May 13, 2011

'Detroit 1-8-7' Killed, Six Other Shows Out at ABC

Posted By on Fri, May 13, 2011 at 5:50 PM

10-7, over and out, Detroit 1-8-7. Though the “official” word won’t be announced until ABC makes its fall season upfront presentation to advertisers Tuesday, May 17, it’s impossible to keep a secret in the television business: According to numerous media sources, 1-8-7, the first-year police procedural drama starring Michael Imperioli...

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