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2014-10-29 08:21:32

Signs Agreements to Acquire Majority Stake in Heavy-Duty Truck Dealership Group BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Third Quarter 2014 Nine Months 2014 ------------------ ---------------- · Revenue Increases 17.5% to · Revenue Increases 19.9% to $4.4 Billion $12.9 Billion · Same-store Retail Revenue · Same-store Retail Revenue Increases 11.2%...

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...

2014-10-23 08:31:59

Ice Palaces Celebrating Disney's New Frozen Sing-Along Edition DVD Release Will Be Featured from November 6 - December 24 BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Disney's Frozen Sing-Along Edition DVD releasing on November 18, a special Frozen experience is being offered exclusively within 10 Taubman malls across the U.S. from November 6-December 24. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141022/153820 The highest-grossing animated film of all time, Frozen will...

2014-10-21 12:38:42

- Hacker Fellows matches graduating computer science majors with jobs at Michigan start-ups - DETROIT, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Graduating college seniors with degrees in computer science and related majors from an accredited 4-year college or university need to look no further than Hacker Fellows, a cutting-edge program that allows them to work as a developer at a Michigan start-up. This program, administered by Grand Circus in partnership with Invest Detroit, gives graduating...

2014-10-15 08:31:44

Health Services Company Latest in Flood of Businesses Opening New Offices in Detroit's Urban Core DETROIT, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Molina Healthcare, Inc. announced today that the company will establish a new office in downtown Detroit this fall that will house up to 125 Molina employees. The new 30,000 square foot office will be located inside the six-story building located at 615 W. Lafayette Boulevard. The building, owned by Bedrock Real Estate Services, is currently known...

2014-10-09 23:00:55

The gift is the largest ever to the College of Engineering, making the Andersons Wayne State University’s most generous donors. Detriot, MI (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 The College of Engineering at Wayne State University has announced a $25 million gift from alumnus James A. Anderson (BSCE ’66, MSCE ’70) and his wife, Patricia, to bolster the entrepreneurial efforts of engineering and computer science faculty and students and drive Detroit’s economic renewal. The investment will...

2014-10-09 08:24:20

Motown music themed float to be unveiled at Parade Preview October 15 at the Parade Company WARREN, Mich., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parade goers of all ages lining Woodward Avenue at this year's America's Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Art Van Furniture will definitely be dancing in the street! To celebrate the 55(th) anniversary of Art Van Furniture and Motown, the Midwest's No. 1 furniture and mattress retailer commissioned a new Motown float to put fans on cloud nine along...

2014-10-07 16:25:21

Governor Rick Snyder Stands with Detroit Driven in Revival Efforts DETROIT, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Driven, a 501 c(3) non-profit initiative created with the support of Governor Rick Snyder and Mayor Mike Duggan to highlight Detroit's revival, was formally launched last week downtown at the DIME hotel. The organization's leadership and Community Advisory Board welcomed an estimated 100 guests, including Governor Rick Snyder, representatives of Opportunity Detroit, Rock...

2014-10-03 12:24:03

Their focus: Connect with kids to get them moving and developing healthier habits DETROIT, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to encourage Michigan children to get physically active and develop healthier habits, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is partnering with the Detroit Pistons as the first-ever presenting sponsor of the Mob Squad, the youth hip hop and jazz dance crew that performs at Detroit Pistons' games at the Palace in Auburn Hills. The sponsorship supports Blue...

2014-10-02 12:22:01

Cash prizes will be awarded to 16 Michigan student winners TROY, Mich., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American International Auto Show 2015 (NAIAS) announced today the launch of its annual poster contest in connection with the NAIAS next January. The contest was established to engage the creative minds of Michigan's students and encourage careers in automotive design while recognizing local art communities for their talents. In 2014, NAIAS received 989 entries from 73 high...


Word of the Day
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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