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Grand Circus in downtown Detroit is dressed up to look like Hong Kong for the shooting of Transformers 4. (credit: Peter Mays)

A Movie Buff’s Guide to Detroit Film Locations

We hear a lot about movies being filmed here, but have you ever wondered exactly where your favorite movies were created? Detroit Proud created a guide to some of our favorite movies that have been filmed locally!

CBS 62–08/26/2014

Chris Chynoweth

DETROIT PROUD: Chris Chynoweth

Meet Chris Chynoweth – video editor and director for Beast – one of the country’s top editorial facilities for commercials, music videos, and web virals. He’s one of the most sought-after music video editors in the Metro Detroit area, and CBS 62 had the chance to sit down and chat with him about our great city!

CBS 62–05/29/2014

Fiber optic cables. Wikimedia Commons photo from Sandia National Laboratories

NY Firm Building New Fiber Data Network In Metro Detroit

Rochester, N.Y.-based Fibertech Networks says it plans to install more than 750 route miles of new fiber optic cable in Detroit and its suburbs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2014

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Detroit Area Real Estate Sales Fall 5 Percent, But Prices Continue To Explode

Real estate sales in the 10-county metro Detroit area fell 4.7 percent in November from November 2012, but prices continued their sharp upward spike, according to the Farmington Hills real estate information firm Realcomp II Ltd.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2013

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Guide: Places For Free Thanksgiving Dinners In Metro Detroit

For everyone who has fallen down and needs a little lift on the all-important day of thanks, there are places to go for a warm meal and friendly companionship.

CBS Detroit–11/27/2013

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Study Shows House Flipping On The Rebound In Detroit

House flipping in the city of Detroit is hot, up 13 percent from the national average a year ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2013

George Morris and The Gypsy Chorus

DETROIT PROUD: George Morris and The Gypsy Chorus

“I think you can be inspired by anything.” George Morris has been writing music since he was in high school, first in a style known as “bedroom pop.” Why? Well, he would write and record it all in his bedroom, all on his own. “Everyday interactions, books,” George says. He pulls inspiration from everything around him. He jokes “even romantic comedies. You just have to keep your eyes open.”

CBS 62–10/10/2013

100 local immigrants officially became American citizens at Southfield City Hall on Friday. (photo: Pat Sweeting)

Local Immigrants Complete Emotional Path To Citizenship

“I think today I am newborn.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2013

St. Jerome's Laneway Festival

St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival Makes its U.S. Debut in Detroit

St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival is scheduled to make its U.S. debut – could you take a guess at which city it might be headed to? No, it’s not the “typical” cities, New York City or Los Angeles – they’ve chosen Detroit. St. Jerome’s annual Laneway Festival – that grew out of Australia and became one of the biggest musical festivals in the world – will celebrate this year here in Metro Detroit at the Meadow Brook Music Theater on Saturday, September 14th.

CBS 62–09/11/2013

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Events Honoring 9/11 Anniversary In Metro Detroit

Twelve years have come and gone since September 11, 2001 and the tragedy has not been forgotten.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/09/2013

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