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Detroit Seeks Bids For Old Tiger Stadium Site

It’s one of the most controversial pieces of land in Detroit. And now, there’s a new plan for the spot at Michigan and Trumbull.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2014

Mark Stackpoole, CEO of Global Telecom Solutions, enjoys the creative 

vibe of the urban murals throughout the firms’ new headquarters. GTS photo.

Telecom Company Moves HQ Downtown

So long suburbs. Global Telecom Solutions has relocated its company headquarters from St. Clair Shores to the former Archdiocese of Detroit print shop in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2014

Outside Nemo's Bar on Michigan Avenue. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit Businesses Score Big During Tigers Run In ALCS

Despite the Tigers lagging in the ALCS, many businesses downtown are scoring big. In fact — the “green” stretches all the way back to the neighborhood where the Tigers used to play.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2013

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Best Day Trips For Under $100 In The Detroit Area

Detroit, with its rich history and famous architecture, is certainly a city that offers variety with day trips for the budget-conscious traveler.

06/29/2013

P.J. Ryder ready for the crowds surrounding St. Patrick's Day celebrating. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

Corktown Business Ready To Serve St. Paddy’s Day Merrymakers

Many Corktown businesses believe the “Luck of the Irish” is with them this weekend

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2013

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Scene In Detroit: Happenstance-ing In The City

A few weeks ago I happened upon a beach party. It was in the parking lot of Ponyride, a Corktown warehouse that provides studio/work space for artists and entrepreneurs.

CBS Detroit–10/03/2012

Photo: Amelia Kanan. Nancy Whiskey is the place to be on Sunday nights.

Top Neighborhood Bars In Detroit: Corktown

Corktown, Detroit’s oldest neighborhood, has many bars that have a friendly, neighborhood atmosphere.

CBS Detroit–08/23/2012

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16-Mile Bike Lane Connects Detroit Neighborhoods

A series of bike lanes stretching 16 miles and connecting three neighborhoods has joined Detroit’s popular RiverWalk and Dequindre Cut to make parts of the city more accessible to bicyclists.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2011

Michigan Central Train Depot In Detroit

Illusionist Plans To Make Detroit Icon Disappear

Now you see it, now you don’t. A local magician wants to make the Old Train Depot disappear as part of a vanishing act.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/25/2011

The Marathon gas station on Michigan Ave. where an off duty Detroit Police Officer was shot and wounded in the early morning hours on Friday, May 6. (Credit: WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne)

Detroit Shootings Overnight, Off Duty Officer Wounded

Detroit police report an off-duty officer was shot at a gas station in the Corktown area. A mile away from that scene, two people were shot, one fatally, outside Club Envy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2011

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