Category Archives: Politics

Mindfield at work on the GAR

By Jeffrey Buck If you haven’t read or perhaps driven by it, the Grand Army of the Republic Building, know as the GAR, is undergoing major restoration by a team put together by its future tenant and current owner, Mindfield USA. The … Continue reading

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The Belle Isle Aquarium is back!

By Jeffrey Buck Well…we can all celebrate! The Belle Isle Aquarium is making her comeback after years of hard work and dedication from volunteers. The Belle Isle Aquarium and Conservatory turned 108 this past Saturday and was open to the public; a … Continue reading

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Joel Landy tells his side of the Corktown Cinema fight

This is a response, from Joel Landy owner of the former Burton International School, to Patrick Smith’s Explaining the Corktown Cinema Internet Fight published August 14, 2012. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and … Continue reading

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Explaining the Corktown Cinema Internet fight

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Woodward Spine. By Patrick Smith Yesterday there was an Internet slap-fight between the operators of Cass City Cinema … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – When Hustle Met Bustle: 1919

By Jeffrey Buck Grand Circus Park continues to make its comeback with several new additions over the years including restaurants, shops and office space. As the Broderick Tower nears completion (the tower is not seen yet in this photo) and gets … Continue reading

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Bid for Troy Public Library’s survival headlines local Election Day issues

By Mike Fossano Voters across metro Detroit today will decide tax proposals and pare down mayoral and city council candidates. Typically, the August primary turnouts are much lower than their November brethren, according to election officials, since this is typically … Continue reading

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An Important Friday, 3,000th Home to Fall

By Jeffrey Buck This morning brought good news, as it was announced that Mayor Dave Bing will be on hand at 3 p.m. today to watch the 3,oo0th home during his term meet the wrecking ball. In a city plagued … Continue reading

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