PHOTO: Hopeful Detroit Lions fan gets 2015 Super Bowl championship tattoo

June 17, 2014
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PHOTO: Hopeful Detroit Lions fan gets 2015 Super Bowl championship tattoo

On Friday, a lifelong Detroit Lions fan got a tattoo that will either make him one of the coolest cats on the planet, or the laughing stock of every other NFL follower. Yep, David Morian got an image of the Vince Lombardi trophy, celebrating a 2015 Lions Super Bowl win, inked onto his leg...
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Pfizer confirms $1,000 donation (which was later returned) to Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder’s controversial NERD Fund

June 17, 2014
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Pfizer confirms $1,000 donation (which was later returned) to Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder’s controversial NERD Fund

This is how hard it can be to find out which companies are donating to politicians in Michigan. Metro Times has confirmed a second corporate donor who backed Republican Gov. Rick Snyder’s controversial New Energy to Reinvent and Diversify (NERD) Fund. In 2013, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. donated $1,000 to the governor’s nonprofit. That voluntary admission was lodged...
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Detroit’s gift to Ann Arbor turns 76

June 17, 2014
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Detroit’s gift to Ann Arbor turns 76

Rackham Auditorium was dedicated 76 years ago today. A popular venue for live music, thanks to its 1,000-seat-plus performance space. It is named for Horace H. Rackham, a Detroit lawyer who, upon his death in 1933, left money to construct the graduate building, costing $2 million in 1938 ($32.7 million in 2013 dollars), as...
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RMS Sound Studios announces Detroit-based label

June 17, 2014
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RMS Sound Studios announces Detroit-based label

Around for 30 years, RMS Sound Studios has long been known for their top-knotch audio facility, ability to master audio post and sound design for film, advertising, recording, mixing, and mastering. Now, the Birmingham-based company will expand it’s offerings, bringing into the fold their very own local record label called Decibel. Hoping to focus...
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City Slang: Music review roundup

June 17, 2014
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City Slang: Music review roundup

Send CDs, vinyl, cassettes, demos and 8-tracks to Brett Callwood, Metro Times, 1200 Woodward Heights, Ferndale MI 48220. Email MP3s and streaming links to bcallwood@metrotimes.com. The Legal Matters is a local power-pop trio, and its self-titled debut album from Futureman Records was recorded over six days in band member Andy Reed’s studio. The influences...
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Watch this one minute video from a GoPro camera on Detroit’s People Mover

June 16, 2014
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Business Insider shows us what it looks like when you strap a Go Pro camera onto Detroit’s People Mover. Watch this most excellent video here:
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