Published August 2015, dbusiness.com. The Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program, offering athletic training, academic support, and volunteering opportunities for youth in Detroit, held a grand opening for its new gym on the city’s east side near Vernor and Mount Elliott on Aug. 19. The 27,500-square-foot former bookbinding building now houses two boxing rings, a trainingContinue reading “Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program Grand Opening”
Published September 2015, dbusiness.com. The new Emagine Theater in Birmingham held a media preview on Sept. 23. The theater, which opens to the public on Oct. 1, is located on the fourth floor of the Palladium building, and features five screens with luxury recliners, concessions, and a full service grill and bar with seating overlookingContinue reading “Emagine Theater in Birmingham Media Preview”
Published June 2015, dbusiness.com. Detroit-based Quicken Loans held a grand opening event for its 66,000-square-foot technology center in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood on June 30. The center, at 1401 Rosa Parks Blvd., has two 10,000-square-foot server rooms, along with training, office, and support space.
Published June 2015, dbusiness.com. The M-1 Concourse in Pontiac broke ground on June 24 on the first 80 private car garages and the 1.5 mile performance track. Once complete, the mixed-use development will have about 250 private garages, restaurants, an auto-focused shopping village, office space, and exhibition areas for car shows and auctions.
Published June 2015, dbusiness.com. The Michigan State Fair held a media preview event at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi on June 10 to discuss its various plans for expansion. Adding more than 40 acres at its site, new features of the fair include: an equestrian show, more rides, an expanded circus performance, and moreContinue reading “2015 Michigan State Fair Media Preview”
Published June 2015, dbusiness.com. The Detroit Zoo opened its Cotton Family Wolf Wilderness, a 2-acre naturalistic habitat that features hills and meadows, native Michigan trees, a stream and pond, and dens on June 8. The habitat is the new home to two gray wolves: a 7-year-old female, Waziyata; and a 5-year-old male, Kaskapahtew.
Published January 2015 on Chicagotalks.org.
Published: November 23, 2014. chicagotalks.org Chicago was recently named the “rattiest city in the US,” by Orkin, a pest control company who tallied up the number of rat-related jobs they had throughout 2014 in individual cities. With bright yellow signs littering street corners, warning residents of rats, there’s no denying the truth in thisContinue reading “Chicago: “The Rattiest City In The US””