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2014-04-16 12:27:23

The church's elaborate on stage production has become a Detroit community tradition drawing huge crowds that overflow its 4,000 seat cathedral DETROIT, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's more than a stage production. The color, the pageantry, and the presentation make it an experience. Greater Grace Temple presents "The Whip, Hammer, & Cross," the powerful story of Jesus Christ and Calvary. It happens, Good Friday, April 18 at "The City of David," 23500 W. Seven...

2014-04-16 12:21:24

DETROIT, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSX International (MSXI), a service and technology solutions provider helping automotive and other global organizations improve retail network performance, talent acquisition and management strategies, has announced the winners of its Supplier Excellence Awards. A luncheon and ceremony to recognize the winners was hosted by Lisa Wilson, MSXI supplier relations manager. Representatives from key supplier partners as well as MSXI senior leadership were in...

2014-04-15 23:02:41

SAE International announces that St. Edith School (Archdiocese of Detroit) Team 6 was the Grand Champion of the 3rd Annual A World In Motion® (AWIM) International Motorized Toy Car Competition, which was held Tuesday, April 8. During the SAE 2014 World Congress. Warrendale, PA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 SAE International announces that St. Edith School (Archdiocese of Detroit) Team 6 was the Grand Champion of the 3rd Annual A World In Motion® (AWIM) International Motorized Toy Car...

2014-04-15 20:23:10

DETROIT, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Detroit, working through federal bankruptcy mediators, has reached an agreement on pension and healthcare benefits with an association representing retired Detroit police and fire fighters - the first agreement with a major group of city retirees. The Retired Detroit Police and Fire Fighters Association (RDPFFA), one of Detroit's oldest and largest employee associations, reached an agreement with the city regarding the Bankruptcy...

2014-04-15 12:28:07

Innovative Exhibition Returns to Redford Library DETROIT, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Development Centers, a recognized leader in the field of behavioral health, has been providing comprehensive wellness programming and related services to the residents of northwest Detroit and neighboring communities for over thirty years. One of their most recent innovations has been the development of a series of artist led workshops that provide participants with hands-on...

2014-04-15 12:24:03

DETROIT, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Record-setting winter temperatures drove natural gas usage up across Michigan, leading to higher bills for utility customers as well as those served by alternative gas suppliers. This, despite DTE's natural gas rates being the lowest in a decade. Due to an uptick in calls from concerned customers, DTE Energy is reminding them how natural gas is purchased on their behalf, and the options available through the Gas Customer Choice program. Gas Customer...

2014-04-14 16:23:45

April 27 - May 4 - Laurel Park Place, Livonia LIVONIA, Mich., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bookstock's back, offering incredible deals on used books and media Sunday, April 27 - Sunday, May 4 at Livonia's Laurel Park Place. Bargains abound at Bookstock, metro Detroit's biggest and best used book and media sale where all proceeds benefit literacy and education projects in metropolitan Detroit. Detroit News columnist Neal Rubin is Honorary Chair of Bookstock and Carol Goss, immediate past...

2014-04-14 12:30:37

DETROIT, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The start of the 2014 baseball season is underway and the Detroit Tigers are in full swing. Attend exciting home games at Comerica Park and stay with Courtyard Detroit Downtown. Reserve the Grand Slam Baseball Fan Package in Detroit for concessions that will have baseball enthusiasts singing "Take me out to the ball game" all season long. With rates starting at just $169 per night, this package includes overnight accommodations in the hotel...

2014-04-14 12:20:53

Karmanos Cancer Institute has raised $2.5 million in advance of Annual Dinner DETROIT, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The auction of the first regular retail production 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 has helped raise more than $2.5 million for the upcoming Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute 32(nd) Annual Dinner, which will be held April 26 in Detroit. Donated by Chevrolet, the supercar went for $1 million at the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Palm Beach, Fla. on April 12....

2014-04-10 23:22:58

National tech conference brings thousands together to showcase innovative ecosystems. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Techweek, the conference dedicated to showcasing innovation ecosystems in Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami and New York, today announced it is coming to Detroit in May. Techweek Detroit’s conference and expo will take place on Thursday, May 22 and Friday, May 23 at the former Federal Reserve Building in downtown Detroit located at 160 Fort Street. Admission prices...


Latest Detroit Reference Libraries

1921 Cadillac Advertisement
2014-04-11 14:58:36

Cadillac is a division of  General Motors (GM) that manufactures and sells luxury vehicles worldwide. Its primary markets are the United States, Canada, and China but also distributed in 34 other markets worldwide. Cadillac was founded in 1902 by Henry Leland, who named the company after Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, who was the founder of the city of Detroit in 1701. From the beginning,  Cadillac has been ranked amongst the finest automobiles in the United States. The SRX...

Chalmers Touring 1922
2014-02-21 10:51:47

Chalmers-Detroit was an automobile company formed in 1908 when Hugh Chalmers bought out the Thomas-Detroit company. It was renamed to Chalmers in 1911. During the 1910s the company thrived but the post-WWI recession of the 1920s caused the company to merge with the Maxwell Automobile Company. In 1923, Chalmers ended all vehicle production. The brand is owned by Chrysler. Chalmers were considered to be an expensive car for that era. The 30 Touring and the 30 Roadster both sold for $1,500...

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