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2014-09-10 00:21:06

DETROIT, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Excellent Schools Detroit has released its 2014 Scorecard, introducing - for the first time - recommendations for the best early learning and care facilities in metropolitan Detroit, along with ratings for K-8 schools in the area that have made the Scorecard a must for parents looking for the best schools to fit their children's needs. For the fifth annual Excellent Schools Detroit Scorecard, the organization's leadership included early learning...

2014-09-09 16:23:42

DETROIT, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan F.A.S.H. FEST LLC's anticipated go-to event comes to Detroit for the 3(rd) year on September 12. The two-day event kicks off with the Runway Industry Showcase/Gala from 8-11 p.m. at the Skillman Branch Detroit Public Library, 121 Gratiot and continues with the Free Fine Art Festival on September 13, noon-11 p.m., taking over Farmer Street. Michigan F.A.S.H. FEST LLC was created by Detroit-based Presence II Productions, an experiential...

2014-09-08 12:20:33

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- i.M. Branded, an image company that specializes in helping companies promote their brands in unique and creative ways, is making a BIG impact across the Metro Detroit region. This month i.M. Branded will be working on "bigger than life" projects on the General Motors Renaissance Center, Belle Isle Park and the Fiat Chrysler headquarters. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/143836 GMC®, NFL® and ESPN Monday Night...

2014-08-28 08:25:47

DETROIT, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 6-7th, over 40 offshore powerboats will race on the Detroit River in Downtown for the inaugural Detroit River International Championships presented by 24 Grille. This free community event is expected to draw over 150,000 attendees to Downtown Detroit and Windsor where prime viewing locations will bring attendees close to the racing action. Proceeds from the weekend will be donated back to local charities supporting Detroit youth,...

2014-08-25 08:20:46

Free Event Offers Access inside Detroit's most innovative companies DETROIT, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewCo Detroit will host free informational sessions with over 50 businesses throughout Detroit on Thursday, September 18 for executives, entrepreneurs, investors and the general public. Throughout the day, more than 1,000 attendees will create personalized schedules where they will attend sessions hosted by over 50 local forward-looking businesses including Apigee, Ponyride,...

2014-08-18 16:21:28

DLECTRICITY Nuit Blanche Detroit to Illuminate Midtown September 26 & 27, 2014 DETROIT, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by nighttime art and light festivals from around the world, DLECTRICITY will once again illuminate Detroit this fall. Today, Midtown Detroit, Inc. (MDI) announced DTE Energy as presenting sponsor of this free illuminated urban spectacle featuring 35 world-renowned and emerging artists. The outdoor arts celebration will be held Sept. 26-27 in Midtown from 7...

2014-08-06 08:21:58

DETROIT, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) announced today that Toyota Motor North America pledged $1 million toward the DIA's commitment to raise $100 million as part of a "grand bargain" that will help the City of Detroit emerge from bankruptcy, support city pensioners and protect the museum's art collection for the public. "Toyota has demonstrated its commitment to Detroit and Michigan by doing its part to secure the DIA's future while helping...

2014-07-30 12:21:36

WINDSOR, ON, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Minister of Transport and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announced appointments to the International Authority which will oversee the construction of the new publicly-owned bridge between Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan. Mrs. Kristine Burr and Mrs. Geneviève Gagnon have been appointed by Canada and Mr. Michael D. Hayes, Mrs. Birgit, M. Klohs and Mr. Matt Rizik have been appointed by Michigan. Mrs. Burr will...

2014-07-23 23:10:21

The headquarters of a federally funded, $148 million high-tech advanced manufacturing research institute operated by ALMMII will open its doors in the Corktown neighborhood of Detroit this fall. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The new $148 million lightweight metals manufacturing institute announced in February by President Obama will locate in the city of Detroit, officials from the American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute (ALMMII) and the city announced today....

2014-07-16 12:23:04

DETROIT, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, DTE Energy Foundation announced a $5 million grant for the Detroit Institute of Art (DIA) to help Detroit emerge from bankruptcy, as part of the "Grand Bargain" campaign. DTE Energy has been a long-time supporter of the DIA, and since 2005, the DTE Energy Foundation has provided grants in the amount of $2.7 million to the DIA. Today's announcement is the largest single grant that the Foundation has made. "DTE Energy is proud to be a...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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