Michael Mihalich is CEO and founder of MJR Digital Cinemas in Oak Park. MJR Digital Cinemas has eight locations with 132 screens in Michigan. More than 30 years ago, Mihalich moved to Detroit and started MJR Theatre Service Inc., with about 90 screens. MJR has a history of expansion and industdry firsts, including its Chesterfield Township location, which was one of the first theaters in the United States to be converted to stadium seating. Recently, MJR’s Marketplace Cinema 20 in Sterling Heights has been the top grossing theater in Michigan. The company recently announced that it will build a $16 million, 74,000-square-foot theater in Troy. Scheduled to open in 2014, the theater will feature the MJR Epic Experience for extra comfort and the MJR Studio Bar & Lounge. Mihalich started his career at Warner Brothers and worked his way through various positions. He then partnered with Jim Payne and Marvin Mann to form Midwest Entertainment, an independent distribution, booking and buying company, which he later sold. He then worked at Cooperative Theatres of Ohio before founding MJR. Mihalich also has been the executive producer on three films, including “The Rosary Murders” with the screenplay written by Fred Walton and Elmore Leonard. Mihalich attended Arizona State University on a football scholarship until an injury ended his career.
As police were responding to a report of shots fired, they received word of a possible carjacking in the same area.
For the first time in nearly 60 years, Oak Park restaurants will be able to serve beer and wine by the glass.
DETROIT– The Lubavitch Yeshiva International School for Chabad Leadership, Harry & Wanda Zekelman Campus, is a faith-based school in Oak Park. Better known as simply the Lubavitch Zekelman Campus, the school now has even more reason to […]
Police say the incident began when they got a call about a suicidal woman at an apartment.
An Oak Park man is waking up in jail Tuesday morning after an attempted robbery at a dollar store led to a police chase through Detroit.
The Oak Park City Council will vote to allow the sale of beer and wine, which has not been allowed since 1945.
Police shut down I-696 at Greenfield for several hours Saturday morning after a semi truck crashed through the median wall.
Police say a 36-year-old Detroit man was killed in a freak, on-the-job accident at a landscaping business in Oak Park.
Oak Park police are investigating a double shooting that happened Tuesday afternoon, on Kenwood, west of Coolidge, and north of 9 Mile Road.