Snyder, speaking before the Detroit Economic Club, said this is the type of development that might draw foreign investment to Detroit.
An $8.5 million gift from Mike and Marian Ilitch to Wayne State University will be used to support research and development in surgical technologies.
Denise Ilitch said that her dad Mike Ilitch is “doing great” and looking forward to the Tigers game.
“I think one of the greatest things about our Tigers owner is that he’s exceptionally passionate about the Tigers, he is like every other fan coming to the ballgame, he’s excited, he’s probably got some butterflies.”
“We are saddened by the passing of William Clay Ford, Sr. and extend our condolences to the entire Ford family, the Ford Motor Company, the Lions organization and all of his employees.”
On a night of celebrating the illustrious past of the Red Wings, Ilitch made it clear the team intends to build on that past.
“This past year, I had a medical procedure that has kept me out of the spotlight for awhile.”
As much of a topic as offense has been this off-season, Nathan believes the defense will make the difference in 2014.
Detroit City Council schedules a special session for Friday morning to discuss plans for a potential new hockey arena for the Red Wings.
Ilitch Charities, a non-profit organization affiliated with Detroit entrepreneurs Michael and Marian Ilitch, will donate $150,000 in grants to three prominent southeast Michigan charitable groups during a check presentation at Comerica Park Friday, September 20.