Grosse Pointe

St. John opened a mixed-use medical and retail development in the former Borders book store in Grosse Pointe. This is the latest redevelopment in the shopping district. (By Edward Cardenas)

Scott Shuptrine Returns To Grosse Pointe, Continues Revitalization Of Village Shopping District (VIDEO)

A mixed-use medical and retail development in the building which once housed a Borders book store is the latest in a wave of redevelopment in the Village shopping district in Grosse Pointe

CBS Detroit–12 hours ago

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Uber Offering Free Rides In The Grosse Pointes, Eastside Communities

Ride-sharing company Uber is offering free rides in the Grosse Pointes, and neighboring communities, through Sunday.

07/23/2014

WWJ's Marie Osborne speaks with Eddie Tujaka. (credit: Patricia A. Ellis)

Grosse Pointe Theatre Company Presents ‘Les Miserables’ In May

It will take more than 200 volunteers to stage the massive show in the coming weeks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2014

Mary Jane Ware (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Grosse Pointe Culinary Kid Vies To Win National Chef Challenge [VIDEO]

Mary Jane Ware just turned 8-years-old and she’s already a celebrated chef — she won the local and regional rounds, and is now one of five finalists nationwide in the Sodexo Future Chef Challenge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2014

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Leaders & Innovators: John Bornoty

John Bornoty is founder of The Big Salad LLC in Grosse Pointe. The Big Salad is a restaurant chain specializing in custom salads, soups, and sandwiches. Bornoty opened the first Big Salad in in 2008 and now has seven locations with plans to continue rapid expansion. The company has been named a 2014 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” by Michigan Celebrates Small Business, and was recently recognized in Crain’s Detroit Business’ Salute to Entrepreneurs as the winner in the up to $5 million category. Bornoty’s entrepreneurial background began at 15 when he launched T.N.T. Entertainment, a concert promotion company. He was then recruited to join A&M Companies as the special events director, moving quickly to vice president of sales and marketing, where he was responsible for opening more than a dozen offices nationwide, with sales exceeding $20 million. In 1995, he founded Netgroup, Inc., an Internet solutions provider, and the following year also launched Interactive Media Broadcasting Company, which became the first company to broadcast live via the Internet. The Detroit Free Press named Bornoty one of the top five “Star Techies” in Michigan. He also appeared on the cover of Tokyo’s PlayGraph magazine as an American technology innovator. After he retired from Netgroup, he founded Bornoty Holdings to invest in and manage various companies that need help identifying their goals and strategies. Since 2005, he has assisted companies in the technology, insurance, payroll, and food and beverage industries. Bornoty has served as president and board member of the Detroit Executives Association and as a director of Notre Dame High School. Other boards and committees on which he has served include the Young Entrepreneurs Association and the technology committee of the Detroit Athletic Club. He received his bachelor’s degree in marketing and public relations from Wayne State University. Read the full profile at http://www.ltu.edu/leaders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2014

Singer Anita Baker performs onstage during the BET Celebration of Gospel 2013 at Orpheum Theatre on March 16, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for BET)

Arrest Warrant Issued For Grammy Award-Winning Singer Anita Baker

A painting company says Baker owes them $15,000 for work done on her Grosse Pointe home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2014

William Clay Ford. (photo by Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)

Lions Owner, Board Member Of Ford Motor Co. William Clay Ford, Sr. Dead At 88

The last surviving grandson of Ford Motor Company founder Henry Ford is gone. William Clay Ford, Sr. died Sunday at the age of 88.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2014

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AT&T Enhances Mobile Internet Coverage At Beaumont Grosse Pointe

As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced wireless devices and services, AT&T has expanded its mobile Internet coverage at Beaumont Health System by completing the installation of a new Distributed Antenna System at its Grosse Pointe Hospital.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2013

Awards And Certifications From Oct. 31

The latest awards and certifications from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions, groups and individuals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2013

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World Series Little League Team From Grosse Pointe Area Still In The Hunt

It’s one and not done for the Little League team from Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores.

CBS Detroit–08/16/2013

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