Thursday, October 11, 2012

Detroit around town

  • Giants, Athletics travel plans a logistical nightmare

    If the Giants win, they will hang around town for at least a night to watch the St. Louis Cardinals-Washington Nationals Game on TV.

  • Japan Electronics Emulates Detroit Autos Before Bankruptcy: Tech

    In 2004, Kameyama, a town of 50,000 people in central Japan, boomed when Sharp Corp. (6753) started making .... Like Detroit's carmakers, they've been unable to quickly cut spending, leading to losses as their sales and market share declined. Union ...

  • Red Wing broadcaster Bud Lynch left special memories to youth players

    Many of the kids on my side of town in Northwest Detroit played ice hockey at St. Hedwig near Michigan Avenue in the Polish section of Detroit. I remember my friends ringing my doorbell around 6:00 am in the winter so we could walk to St. Hedwig in ...

  • USA travel: Detroit, Cleveland and Pittsburgh on the rise

    Although best known for its blast furnaces, this three-river city has welcomed a new high-tech boom and a flood of tourists, who have come to see the steel town in a whole new light. ... of molten iron every day until US Steel shut it and its sister ...

  • Michigan town rallies around teen pranked for homecoming

    A tiny farming town in Michigan is rallying around a 16-year-old girl who was voted to be on a high school homecoming court as part of a prank.

  • CALENDAR: This week around town

    In addition to crafting his own luminous catalog, Childs has played with the likes of Sting, Yo-Yo Ma, Chris Botti and Wynton Marsalis and received commissions for the Kronos Quartet and Detroit Symphony Orchestra. The Los Angeles native brings his ...

  • Molly Abraham Steak and more sizzle at Luca's Chophouse

    If an avid restaurant-goer had just returned home after a few months absence, the proliferation of steak houses around town would come as a major surprise. Over the past summer, bastions of beef have been popping up as quickly as places emphasizing ...

  • Lions work out Rock Cartwright, Greg Jones

    As with most Tuesdays during the NFL season, the Detroit Lions brought in several players for a workout upon returning from the bye week.

  • Leyland's old-school style resonates with Tigers

    DETROIT -- There's still quite a bit of the Toledo suburb of Perrysburg, Ohio, in Jim Leyland. And there's ... Tucked into the city center of Perrysburg, right around the corner from the municipal building and the mayor's office, and across the street ...

  • 'It's Like Carrie With a Happy Ending'

    Or in the words of Francis X. Donnelly in the Detroit News: "It's like Carrie with a happy ending." It seems sophomores in ... That's when word spread around the small town, helped by a Facebook support page started by a stranger. Residents plan to ...

  • Diversions: Your guide to the Metro Detroit entertainment scene

    SATURDAY. Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators with Foxy Shazam at Fillmore Detroit, rock, 7 p.m. Sat. $15-$45.

  • Miguel Cabrera Latest Detroit Sports Superstar to Be Quiet, Dignified

    Detroit is not a "Look at me!" town. It doesn't scream at you, like New York, or smirk at you, like Chicago.

  • Fan updates from Comerica Park: Tigers faithful brace for chilly night

    More. Free Press writers Megha Satyanarayana and Elisha Anderson are providing updates on the excitement have been checking in on the excitement at Comerica park and metro Detroit, leading up the first pitch and beyond. ... As Romanczuk and Morris, of ...

  • Halloween events, opera, music and more fill the weekend

    The Fabergé exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Arts also begins this week, and musicians such as Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, the Go-Go's and Kirk Franklin come to town. "Fabergé: The Rise and Fall" at Detroit Institute of Arts: This collection, on ...

  • Detroit Tigers vs. Oakland A's Game 3 Live Chat from the Press Box

    There's a fairly important game going on at Coliseum on Tuesday night, as the Oakland A's are looking to stave off elimination in Game 3 of their ALDS matchup against the Detroit Tigers. One more loss will end their season, and that would be quite ...

  • Protests continue across the Middle East

    Hundreds of protesters demonstrating against the film torched a press club and a government building in the northwestern town of Wari, setting of clashes with police that killed one demonstrator and wounded several others. Hundreds also clashed with ...

  • Worth The Drive: Top Things to Do Around Town

    Dennis Rodman: The Boom Boom Room presents the NBA basketball legend, former Detroit Piston, DJ, actor, and professional wrestler Dennis "The Worm" Rodman, in town on Saturday at 10 p.m. at The Boom Boom Room, 315 Ouellette Ave. He's coming to ...

  • It's raining chicken in Virginia town

    ... followed within the next half hour by one of her steadiest horses running away with a rider and another horse crashing through a jump.

  • Twins Vs. Tigers: Detroit Needs Wins In Final Home Stand

    Detroit entered Sunday with an opportunity to claim first place in the AL Central, and while the White Sox cooperated with another loss, the Tigers were not able to take advantage.

  • Mahindra opening engineering center near Detroit

    Indian workers inspect new tractors for sale at a Mahindra dealership for agricultural vehicles in Sanand town, some 30 kms from Ahmedabad, in August 2012.

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