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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...

2014-04-14 16:22:01

Media Advisory from DTE Energy MONROE COUNTY, Mich., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are two exercises scheduled Tuesday at the Fermi 2 nuclear power plant with the potential to attract public attention. The first is a regularly scheduled emergency preparedness drill, which includes cooperative activity not only at the plant, but also at Monroe County and state emergency facilities. In addition, there will be drill activities at Monroe County Community College. These drills...

2014-04-14 12:30:42

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EVENT: THE MICHIGAN MODERNISM EXPOSITION LOCATION: The Southfield Municipal Complex, 26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield, Michigan. On Evergreen Road at Civic Center Drive (10 1/2 Mile) exit south on Evergreen Road from I-696 DATES: April 25, 26 & 27, 2014 (Friday, April 25 - Preview Party, 7-11 PM) TIMES: Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm Sunday: 12 noon - 5 pm...

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...

2014-04-09 16:26:29

Barton Malow-Hunt-White brings local, regional and national construction excellence to events center project that will create 5,500 jobs and $100 million in income for Detroit residents; entire district development will create 8,300 jobs and $290 million in jobs-related income. DETROIT, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Detroit Downtown Development Authority Board (DDA) today unanimously approved the recommendation by Olympia Development of Michigan (ODM) and the Downtown...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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