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America’s Best High-End Restaurants

New York City has many of the country’s best restaurants but other foodie towns give the city some competition. For instance, Chicago’s Alinea and the Napa Valley’s Restaurant at Meadowood also deserve merit.

06/03/2014

Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh at the 10th Annual WWJ Winter Survival Radiothon for THAW. (WWJ Photo, File)

Embattled Ex-Detroit Council President Charles Pugh Now Working As Waiter In NYC

“I’m not proud of what we talked about, but the point is that I didn’t force him to do it, I didn’t ask him to do it,” Pugh insisted. “And for you to come here and say that I fled, I didn’t flee.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2014

Rebuilding A Mustang (Ford photo)

Ford Prepares To Take Mustang To New Heights

Crews for Ford and supplier DST will spend much of the night rebuilding a Mustang on the 86th floor of the Empire State Building.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman arrives for the Los Angeles premiere of 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' at the Nokia Theatre LA Live in Los Angeles, California, November 18, 2013. (AFP PHOTO/Getty/Robyn Beck)

Philip Seymour Hoffman Dies At 46, Possible Drug Overdose

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead Sunday in his Greenwich Village home with what law enforcement officials said was a syringe in his arm.

97.1 The Ticket–02/03/2014

Super Bowl Boulevard in Times Square (credit: Jason Keidel/CBS Local Sports)

Keidel: Super Bowl-ing On The Boulevard

Everything is larger in New York, and Super Bowl Boulevard is no exception. It has the obscene, fun-house distortion you expect when a party is thrown in Times Square.

01/30/2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 27:    MetLife Stadium is shown January 27, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey as the venue is prepared to host Super Bowl XLVIII between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

A Super Bowl Economic Boom For NYC? No So Much…

Will the snowy New York City area really reap an estimated $600 million economic boost from the Super Bowl? Probably not.

97.1 The Ticket–01/27/2014

The "Big House" in Ann Arbor, MI (credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Gallo Goes There: Major College Football Towns Should Host Future Super Bowls

With all the extra attention an outdoor, cold weather Super Bowl has given the league, the NFL should commit to making the host city a major part of the Super Bowl story every year.

01/24/2014

MetLife Stadium, which will host Superbowl XLVIII next month, is seen on January 22, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. In what is being called the first ever 'cold weather superbowl,' the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will face off in front of over 80,000 fans on February 2. Cold weather welcome kits have been produced for fans that will include earmuffs, hats, mittens, hand warmers, lip balm, and tissues, among other items. After a snowstorm hit the New York region with a foot of snow earlier this week, the NFL and local authorities are doing everying possible to prepare for a snowstorm on the day of the game. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Rundown: Super Bowl Prop Bets Galore [BLOG]

It’s one week until Super Bowl XLVIII (which raises the question – will they ever drop the whole roman numerals charade?).

97.1 The Ticket–01/24/2014

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

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (credit: Al Bello/Getty Imags)

Keidel: New York, The Worst Sports Town In America

Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.

12/20/2013

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