Corktown

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Meeting Held Regarding Recent Uptick In Corktown Car Thefts

Detroit Police captain Aric Tosqui said that it is not unusual for someone to witness a car theft in progress, and not even realize it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2015

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Report: Federal Agents Targeted By Thieves Outside Batch Brewery In Corktown

Federal agents were just trying to grab a bite to eat in Detroit’s Corktown when they were apparently targeted by thieves.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2015

(File photo) Lightweighting materials is increasingly being used by manufacturers to increase performance of a variety of vehicles.  (Credit: MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP/Getty Images)

Lightweighting Jobs Expected To Increase In Michigan

Jobs in lightweighting-related occupations are on the rise in Michigan are on the rise, according to a new report.

03/03/2015

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A Breakdown Of Detroit Neighborhoods

Much like many other large American cities, Detroit is home to a number of smaller, more intricate neighborhoods, each with long histories and hidden treasures to find.

07/19/2014

A general view of the stands at Tiger Stadium prior to the final baseball game played at the 87 year old Tiger Stadium as the Detroit Tigets host the Kansas City Royals on September 27, 1999 in Detroit, Michigan.  There was 6,873 games played at the corner of Michigan and Trumbul streets. The Tigers won the game 8-2.   (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Gettyimages)

As Ideas Pour In For Tiger Stadium Site, Outgoing Detroit Economic Club CEO Favors Diversity

Some new ideas are on the table for the old Tiger Stadium in Detroit’s historic Corktown.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2014

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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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