Your Daily Detroit shares what to know and where to go in Metro Detroit.This all local news & entertainment show pushes Detroit's conversation forward. We cover development happenings, city and suburb news, policy, where to go eat and drink, events around town, the tech and entrepreneurial scene, and more depending on the day's news. All brought to you by the smart and engaging team at Daily Detroit.
Coyotes In Detroit And 5 Other Things To Know
A den of coyotes has taken up residence near downtown Detroit — specifically, in that weird no-man’s-land site of the old Brewster housing projects where I-75, I-375 and the spur to Gratiot Avenue converge. The Michigan DNR says not to worry. But if you live nearby in, say, Brush Park, you might want to keep a much closer eye on your pets. Also: Yes, we inaccurately datelined yesterday’s episode as a Monday. It brought to mind this classic scene from “Groundhog Day.” In other news, Dan Gilbert has a new podcast in the pipeline. It’s called “Speed of the Game,” and it has a tagline straight from a Nike ad. Hmmmm….. Also: Ford plans to invest $900 million and create 900 new jobs in the coming years, mostly to build electric vehicles Downriver in Flat Rock The Detroit Regional Chamber is the first big business organization in Michigan to officially endorse Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s plan to “fix the damn roads” “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda surprises show-goers with an appearance at the Fisher Theater last night The 10th annual Marche du Nain Rougehappens Sunday All that and a bag of fun on this episode of your Daily Detroit. Find us andsubscribe on Apple Podcasts, and consider supporting Daily Detroit onPatreon.
Detroit Has A Winery Plus 8 Things To Know Around Detroit
Welcome to Tuesday, March 19 and the final day of winter, YAY! On the show today, we run down the news that not only does Detroit have a homegrown winery, butDetroit Vineyardsaims to open a tasting room in the Stroh’s Ice Cream building on Gratiot near Eastern Market this spring. Will wonders never cease? Elsewhere, Beaumont Health is proposing to open a $140 million, 117-bed hospital in Oxford, filing a certificate of need application with the state. That makes Beaumont the latest in a list of big health systems that have tried to win approval for a new hospital in the growth exurbs of northern Oakland County. What else, you ask? Freshman U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Detroit, wants to prohibit auto insurers from using a person’s credit history to set insurance rates Tigers pitching ace Michael Fulmer may undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery to reconstruct ligaments in his right elbow Three nonprofits are getting funds to help Detroiters get better jobs A new Mexican bar and restaurant called Peso is set to open in the space formerly occupied by Fist of Curry (and before that, the beloved Huron Room, may it rest in peace) There could be a Lego kit of Mackinac Island’s famed Grand Hotel,if enough of you vote to make it happen Detroit neighborhoods could get residential parking permits under a proposed city ordinance And the city of Detroit has finally begunposting restaurant health inspection results online Thanks for listening to Daily Detroit!
Your Chance To Rename The Golden Butthole Plus 9 Things To Know
It’s Monday, and your weekend warrior dreams have been dashed. Back to work, automatons! Oh, and the city of Sterling Heights would like the public to help rename (or name) the sculpture it calls theGolden Corridor Iconin the median of Hall Road. There are a ton of prizes on offer for first-, second- and third-place entries, sofind more information here. In other news of the absurd, Little Caesars is unveiling a bacon-wrapped deep-dish pizza, ringed with three and a half feet of bacon. Yes, we discuss some real/serious news as well: A former UAW vice president has been charged as part of a wide-ranging federal corruption investigation President Trump wants General Motors and CEO Mary Barra to re-open its Lordstown, Ohio plant, which made the Chevy Cruze until earlier this month Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber says the league still can’t get behind Detroit’s bid for a new franchise because of Ford Field Detroit’s Islandview neighborhood is getting some apartments that cost as much as $850,000 at theSaint Charles Residences Today is Transit Driver Appreciation Day, so hug your local bus driver And in a new segment, Jer, Shianne and I each take turns sharing a cool place, new or otherwise, that we’ve recently visited. We covered Petite Cabane in Birmingham, the Lexus Velodrome, Taqueria El Rey and the Mutiny Tiki Bar Thanks for listening to Daily Detroit. Find us andsubscribe on Apple Podcasts, and consider supporting us onPatreon.
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