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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...

2014-09-08 08:33:04

Ilitch Organization to Goal: a New, Michigan-made Arena in Detroit DETROIT, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympia Development of Michigan (ODM) invites Michigan-based construction contractors and suppliers from across the state, as well as Detroit-based contractors, to learn about supply, joint venture and construction opportunities available through the construction of the Detroit Sports and Entertainment District and its new arena. The September 9 event will connect contractors...

2014-09-05 16:21:28

DETROIT, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy will host its inaugural five-day DTE Cares Week, a companywide service project, to positively impact the communities DTE serves. Sept. 8 - 12, more than 600 employees from across the state will volunteer to help non-profit organizations. They will provide at least 5,000 hours of service by working at more than 30 sites in Ann Arbor, Metro Detroit, West Michigan and Huron County. Volunteers will participate in a variety of...

2014-08-30 12:20:39

Next up: Michigan-wide Contractor and Supplier Summit - Michigan Made, Detroit Built DETROIT, Aug. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 300 attendees from Detroit-based and-headquartered businesses joined together yesterday at MotorCity Casino Hotel to learn first-hand about job and business opportunities through participation in the construction of the Detroit Sports and Entertainment District and its new arena. Christopher Ilitch, President and CEO of Ilitch Holdings, Inc. welcomed...

2014-08-28 23:16:24

The personal injury law firm in Southfield, Michigan, took the challenge in honor of attorney Brad Peri’s mother in order to increase awareness of ALS and raise support for research. Southfield, MI (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The personal injury law firm of Goodman Acker, P.C., took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Tuesday, August 26, in front of the firm’s building in Southfield, Michigan. Brad Peri, a personal injury attorney at the law firm, has seen his mother suffer from the effects...

2014-08-28 12:25:15

Presented by Paint Creek Center for the Arts September 5-7, 2014 ROCHESTER, Mich., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The 49(th) annual Art & Apples Festival was recently voted 14 out of 2,000 festivals in the nation by Sunshine Artist Magazine. The festival welcomes over 290 artists from 33 states and two countries and includes stunning fine arts, family activities, live entertainment, and three food courts. WHEN: Friday, September 5: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm Saturday, September 6: 9:00 am -...

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,...

2014-08-27 12:28:20

Exclusive deal from hotel near Auburn Hills includes deluxe overnight accommodations, breakfast for two adults, two children under 12 AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Courtyard Detroit Auburn Hills is excited to announce a new package designed for guests attending concerts at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Meadow Brook Music Festival and DTE Energy Music Theatre. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139992 The Stay For Breakfast Package...

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...


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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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