Metro Times appears on Fox2 to promote Pig and Whiskey

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

July 17, 2014
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#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...
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State denies company permit to store petcoke along Detroit River

July 17, 2014
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State denies company permit to store petcoke along Detroit River

Last year, a company plainly called Detroit Bulk Storage caused a stir for storing petroleum coke along the Detroit River. Commonly known as “petcoke,” no one seemed to have a clue what sort of environmental impact the byproduct had on the community. Perhaps rightly so, that made plenty of residents and officials nervous. Nevertheless, after former Mayor...
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Anna Clark comments on RDW-MT merger for CJR

July 17, 2014
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Anna Clark comments on RDW-MT merger for CJR

Detroit journo Anna Clark takes a look at the challenge of merging the cultures of the old Real Detroit with Metro Times in CJR today. Enjoy.
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ICYMI: How the Stroh family blew $9 billion

July 17, 2014
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ICYMI: How the Stroh family blew $9 billion

  The July 21st issue of Forbes features this interesting read on the Detroit-rooted Stroh family, and how the heirs to the beer empire blew everything, including their trust funds and collectibles. An excerpt: The Stroh family owned it all, a fortune that FORBES then calculated was worth at least $700 million. Just by matching...
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Beau’s to host job fair July 21-22

July 17, 2014
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Beau’s to host job fair July 21-22

Beau’s, a new restaurant slated to open next month, will host a job fair Monday and Tuesday, July 21 and 22 at MEX in Bloomfield Township. The restaurant will be a sister company to MEX and Social Kitchen & Bar. Interviews will be with be conducted with the restaurant’s owner Zack Sklar and executive chef...
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