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2014-05-13 12:34:13

Move Over Euro-Fashionistas--It's a Sell-Out for Detroit's Biggest Fashion Show May 15 DETROIT, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Widely recognized as the Motor City and Motown for its cars and music, Detroit's notoriety may be increasing in the fashion world too. Nearly 1,000 caregivers, families, community leaders and news media from Southeastern Michigan will attend what will be not only the Detroit area's biggest caregiver appreciation day but its biggest fashion show as well....

2014-05-13 12:33:05

DETROIT, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The focused, speedy recovery of the Motor City ignites a stunning decision by local, woman-owned gallery to push businesses to the next level. The daily street vibe is sparking a faster pace. People are working together, combined with positive buzz, to trigger opportunity. Presence II Productions Gallery Of Decorative Art and Design is featuring weekly, showcased collaborations. The campaign debuts May 15(th) 2014 at 1274 Library Street Studio...

2014-05-08 23:03:48

Telematics Update today announced that telematics industry executives based in Michigan are invited on a complimentary basis to walk the exhibition floor at the 14th annual Telematics Detroit 2013 Conference & Exhibition (June 4-5, Novi, MI, USA). (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Over 2000 senior telematics executives are set to converge for Telematics Detroit 2014 at the Suburban Showcase Collection in Novi to debate the most cutting edge issues to decide the future of the connected car. Over...

2014-05-07 16:23:06

Line clearance program improves electric service reliability DETROIT, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy tree trimming crews will be working in several local communities over the next two months, to improve electrical service reliability and enhance safety for customers. For the past 15 years, the company has received the National Tree Line USA Award for quality tree care. Tree trim crews follow International Society of Arboriculture standards to maintain the health of trees....

2014-05-05 12:26:48

DETROIT, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher Ilitch, President and CEO of Ilitch Holdings, Inc. announced today that accomplished marketing and communications executive Doug Kuiper has been named Vice President of Corporate Communications at Ilitch Holdings, Inc. Kuiper will oversee the organization's communications function, with a high level of focus on the new Events Center District, a key corporate initiative and a symbol of the organization's continued commitment to Detroit...

2014-05-02 23:05:08

National tech conference reveals list of notable Detroit technology innovators, entrepreneurs and business leaders. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Today, Techweek Detroit formally announced the Techweek100, a list honoring individuals and organizations who are an integral part of Michigan’s innovation ecosystem. The Techweek100 features leaders from all corners of the tech community including prominent investors, active operators and entrepreneurs, educators and other...

2014-04-25 12:24:29

April 27 to May 4 - Laurel Park Place, Livonia LIVONIA, Mich., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bookstock, the area's biggest and best used book and media sale returns to Livonia's Laurel Park Place with five special sale days. Bookstock, where all proceeds benefit literacy and education projects in metropolitan Detroit has bargains galore with special deals and spectacular giveaways. -- Monday Madness - Monday, April 28 One lucky buyer will receive a $500 gift card... and 750...

2014-04-16 23:10:00

Independent research panel ConsumerResearchers.org has carried out impartial analysis of the best home security companies in Detroit. The results will help residents of the city to make an informed decision when choosing their home security system. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Quite possibly most famous for being the hometown of superstar rapper Eminem, Detroit has also gained a reputation for being a city that is unfortunately prone to a lot of crime all over the spectrum....

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...

2014-04-14 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...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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