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(Photo: makerfairedetroit.com) Maker Bethany Shorb silkscreens designs onto neckties.

Maker Faire Detroit Returns To The Henry Ford

Maker Faire Detroit offers everything from robots, flame shooters, animatronics, solar-powered mechanical sculptures, fashionable finds, to musical performances, fire arts and hands-on activities.

CBS Detroit–07/27/2012

An example of the kind of things tinkerers make for the Maker Faire. Photo,  makerfaire.com.

Makers, Tinkers, Hackers, Inventors Unite at The Henry Ford for Maker Faire Detroit

On Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29, more than 400 makers will bring their MacGyver-style do-it-yourself wonders to the home of innovation, The Henry Ford, for Maker Faire Detroit 2012, the Midwest’s largest two-day festival dedicated to those that build, tinker and create.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2012

Greenfield Village

Greenfield Village: A Michigan Staycation Destination

Blogger Vicki Briganti steps back in time inside Greenfield Village and loses herself in the fascinating lives of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison.

CBS 62–06/14/2012

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Why Is Titanic Wreck Still Fascinating? Henry Ford Museum Weighs In

The only set of binoculars on ship were locked away in a case belonging to an officer who never got on board, Varitek added. There were only enough lifeboats for half the passengers.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–04/18/2012

Titanic Credit the Henry Ford

100th Anniversary Of The Great Titanic Sinking

It’s considered one of the deadliest maritime disasters in history, killing more than 1,500 people.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2012

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The “Maker” Movement

“Makers” use technology such as 3D printers and easy-to-use programming tools to create devices that send Twitter messages when a plant needs to be watered, or a harp made of lasers or even 3D-printed playable electric guitars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012

Mayor Dave Bing. (credit: http://www.detroitmi.gov)

Detroit Mayor Undergoes Surgery

The surgery was needed to repair a perforation of the intestines. Mayor Bing is expected to remain hospitalized for five to seven days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2012

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Spring Break Stay-cations In Detroit

Spring vacations can quickly turn into expensive nightmares, so snag an awesome spot nearby for a staycation right at home. Get historical or artsy, but most importantly, get out right here in town with the most fun you can have without buying a plane ticket.


Mackinac Bridge. (Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

The Anniversary Of The Great Lake State

These facts are just a few of the reasons to be proud of the wolverine state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2012

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Henry Ford Museum Revamps Automobile Displays

“Driving America” opens to the public Jan. 29 following a year of construction at Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn. It features some of the most significant cars ever built,

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2011