We have Mount Trashmore in Riverview and Rush Township in Shiawassee County. What we don't have in Michigan is a Mount Rushmore. But what if we did?
Elmer Teed spends his days in an automobile showroom, working with some of the greatest technological advancements of the modern age.
Tuesday is Paczki Day, which makes Monday Paczki Eve, which means Susan Milosevich Radovanovic and her family expect to start pumping out paczki Sunday night.
Detroit, says Michele Oberholtzer, 'seemed like a place for misfits.' So she moved here. The goal was to find herself, and she's making progress.
My apologies to Judge Damon Keith. Also, my apologies to the homeless guy in the emergency room at Detroit Receiving, who was probably only there for the Jell-O.
They were connected by death, and later by victory. By a bullet from a pistol, and then by a Pulitzer Prize.
The postcard is horrific, but it's from the South and it's old, so it almost doesn't feel real. It's a black-and-white photo of a smoldering body. 'Burning of the Negro Smith,' says the caption, 'at Greenville, Tex.'
Gilda's Club in the midst of rebuilding after busted pipe floods facility
I am not buying the survey that declared Michigan the most romantic state in the union. But I could definitely buy a heart-shaped cheesecake.
Jim Hiller is pointing to the racks that used to hold cigarettes until he booted them out of his supermarkets.
There's a dusty tire sitting on top of the trunk, and random pieces of the body are stacked on the roof. Where you'd expect to find the snarling engine on a 1970 Pontiac Firebird, there are mostly milk crates and cardboard cartons full of parts, paperwork and even a pair of canvas gloves.
Robert Redford kept aging just like everyone else, so he's 77. James Redford, his son, is 51. He makes documentaries, among them HBO's 'The Big Picture, Rethinking Dyslexia,' which he'll show Sunday in Farmington Hills.
It can be too cold to ski and even too cold to snowmobile, but ice fishing is apparently immune. That makes sense, if anything about 30-below-zero wind chills does. Ice fishing is a notoriously poor spring sport.
It's not the cost of an electric eel that's the problem. It's the transportation. Come to think of, you could say the same thing about some of the new tank decorations at the Belle Isle Aquarium. But those arrived in the back of an 18-foot box truck. The electric eels had to fly.
Despite the name, excessive drinking is not mandatory when the society convenes. It's more a reflection of the group's less-than-sober approach and the fact ...
Fadi Naji said he feels safe. He said it from behind a plexiglass barricade, because it's Detroit and that's what gas stations have. But 'we've never had a ...
Neal Rubin began writing his Detroit News column in June of 2000. His theoretically humorous look at life appears Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. A Michiganian since 1984, Rubin grew up in Southern California and Colorado and attended the University of Northern Colorado on a 7-card stud scholarship. He prefers dogs to cats, game shows to reality shows, and writing to actual labor. Reach him at email@example.com
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