More than 1,000 people demonstrate in downtown against Detroit water shutoffs

July 18, 2014
By
More than 1,000 people demonstrate in downtown against Detroit water shutoffs

More than 1,000 people took to the streets of downtown Detroit to protest against the city’s ongoing water shutoff initiative, while a number of civil rights organizations formally called for a moratorium on the practice. The protest was organized amid a time Detroit’s water shutoffs have attracted considerable international attention, as well as from the...
Read more »

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in News Blawg | 2 Comments »

The trailer to Passalacqua+Flint Eastwood’s new project gives us goosebumps

July 18, 2014
By

Passalacqua and Flint Eastwood joined forces on a new project, the trailer for which was created by the Right Brothers. It’s pretty rad. Watch it here. Passalacqua ‘THE BAPTISM’ featuring Flint Eastwood from The Right Brothers on Vimeo.   http://www.therightbrothersfilm.com/blog//passalacqua-flint-eastwood-the-baptism
Read more »

Posted in Music Blawg | No Comments »

Bumbo’s announces Polish pop-up at Nancy Whiskey

July 18, 2014
By
Bumbo’s announces Polish pop-up at Nancy Whiskey

How often have you been sitting at your favorite watering hole craving some borscht or pierogi? If your answer is “every fucking day” then we have just the thing for you.  Bumbo’s, a new Polish pop-up, will set up shop at Nancy Whiskey in Detroit this Sunday, July 20 serving up a modern take on...
Read more »

Posted in News Blawg | 1 Comment »

Navin Field (Old Tiger Stadium) gets a Little League Field

July 17, 2014
By
Navin Field (Old Tiger Stadium) gets a Little League Field

  The folks of the Navin Field Grounds Crew work hard to keep the home of Old Tiger Stadium clean, manicured, and ready for baseball, visitors, and even a final resting place. Now, the all-volunteer crew is now installing a Little League field for the smaller baseball enthusiasts to play.
Read more »

Posted in News Blawg | 1 Comment »

Metro Times appears on Fox2 to promote Pig and Whiskey

July 17, 2014
By
pig

Metro Times appeared on Fox2 earlier today with Detroit BBQ to offer a sneak peek of what’s to come at our upcoming Pig and Whiskey event. If you missed the segment, catch it below and head to pigandwhiskeyferndale.com for more event info. Fox 2 News Headlines
Read more »

Tags:
Posted in News Blawg | No Comments »

#HailYes: Nissan offers free cab rides in Royal Oak and Ferndale this weekend

July 17, 2014
By
#HailYes: Nissan offers free cab rides in Royal Oak and Ferndale this weekend

Nissan has a new vehicle that they’re calling “the most passenger-friendly cab on the market”.  The NV200 Taxi is coming to a northern suburb near you.  This weekend and next, Friday-Saturday, July 18-19 and July 25-26, one of these taxis will be roaming the streets of Royal Oak and Ferndale, looking to give free...
Read more »

Posted in News Blawg | No Comments »