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2014-10-30 16:21:15

DETROIT, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Chevrolet Colorado films playfully showcase the many benefits to owning a truck -- #TechnologyAndStuff Can a truck make you more appealing? Chevrolet's new "You Know You Want a Truck" web videos suggest that perhaps it can, if the truck is the all-new midsize Chevrolet Colorado, which comes standard with a lot of "technology and stuff." The trio of videos, available on Chevrolet's YouTube channel, suggest that owning a truck might...

2014-10-30 12:29:14

Gift from Danialle and Peter Karmanos Jr., creates one-of-a-kind birthing center combining the comforts of home with safety net of a high-tech hospital ROYAL OAK, Mich., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There's a new, safe, natural birthing alternative for expectant moms in Metro Detroit. On Nov. 3, the Karmanos Center for Natural Birth, a one-of-a-kind birthing center that combines the comforts of a high-end home with the safety net of a high-tech hospital, opens at Beaumont Hospital,...

2014-10-29 23:00:28

Open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program A Forever Recovery awarded Amber Oliver with a scholarship in recognition of her award-winning entry for a new anti-drug campaign “Health and Success Over Drugs and Stress.” The $2,500 scholarship was presented by 4-time All Pro wide receiver Herman Moore, and Ms. Oliver was also invited to take part in a photo shoot that included former University of Michigan basketball star Jordan Morgan. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 At a...

2014-10-29 12:22:09

DETROIT, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant museum is partnering with the Model T Ford Club International to further promote awareness for the historic Model T. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155222LOGO The birthplace of the Model T, the recently restored 110-year-old Piquette plant in Detroit's mid-town area is now open to visitors and available for special events. With more than 4,000 members and 127 chapters worldwide, the Model T Ford...

2014-10-28 23:12:40

Detroit Torch and Mfg. Co. will launch two new industrial torches — The Detroiter and The Enforcer — at FABTECH, November 11–13, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. Orion, Michigan (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Detroit Torch and Mfg. Co. will launch two new industrial torches — The Detroiter and The Enforcer — at FABTECH, November 11–13, 2014 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga. Company representatives will be on site at Booth C3538 to show off both pieces of equipment, which...

2014-10-28 12:27:30

NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data through August 2014, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller[1] Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, continue to show a deceleration in home price gains. The 10-City Composite gained 5.5% year-over-year and the 20-City 5.6%, both down from the 6.7% reported for July. The National Index gained 5.1% annually in August compared to 5.6% in July. On a monthly basis, the National Index...

2014-10-24 23:03:27

Ticket Down announces that concert tickets for Sam Smith go on sale Friday, October 24th at 10:00 a.m. local time for the following venues: Agganis Arena, Madison Square Garden, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, UIC Pavilion, The Forum, Grand Ole Opry House, Fabulous Fox Theatre - Atlanta, Roy Wilkins Auditorium at Rivercentre, Masonic Temple Theatre, 1st Bank Center, Liacouras Center, Key Arena, Rogers Arena, Patriot Center, Air Canada Centre and Bell Centre. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 24,...

2014-10-24 16:24:03

5th Annual ARISE Detroit! Neighborhoods Rising Summit Will Focus On Quality Of Life Issues DETROIT, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Detroit residents are now registering for the 5th annual ARISE Detroit! Neighborhoods Rising Summit, which will feature a keynote presentation on improving city neighborhoods by Ken Cockrel Jr, the executive director of Detroit Future City. Sponsored by the Kresge Foundation and Detroit Future City, the summit will take place Saturday, Nov. 1...

2014-10-22 23:13:01

$100,000 grant to assist in developing improved business processes in City government Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Bill Hathaway, President of MoreSteam.com, today announced the company’s commitment to donate $100,000 of Lean Six Sigma training and technology services to the City of Detroit. The MoreSteam.com training services and technologies will be used by Detroit employees to learn and apply business improvement techniques to city services. MoreSteam.com’s training...

2014-10-22 23:10:42

Blankillow is made up of three separate pieces in one; the softest flannel poncho blanket, unique memory foam cushion, all inside the coziest flannel pillow case. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Blankillow is LIVE today on Kickstarter. Click here to watch the video and be the first to snag Blankillow https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1411648080/blankillow-a-blanket-in-a-pillow Blankillow comes in two completely different designs and sizes, travel & home. "We...


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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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