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2014-03-27 23:00:20

Seeing Luke Bryan perform his lexicon of hits live is something that all country music fans would love to experience. TicketProcess.com has a large inventory of Luke Bryan tickets to his late-June Michigan show at the DTE Energy Music Theater, and fans are encouraged to visit the popular online exchange beginning today. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Bryan has quickly become one of the main figures in all of country music, which is a very competitive industry competing for the attention of tens...

2014-03-20 16:25:21

DETROIT, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME), a music education college dedicated to teaching the next generation of modern musicians, has announced its launch in downtown Detroit. DIME's temporary location at 1520 Woodward Avenue, between John R and Witherell, opened today and will serve as its admissions office and performance space. Prospective students are encouraged to visit the space and meet the DIME team and sign up anytime Monday...

2014-03-20 16:20:56

Mineta NTRC investigated Atlanta, Cleveland, Denver, St. Louis and applied it to Detroit SAN JOSE, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Transit agencies across the country could benefit from a comprehensive study of the factors that enable and inhibit the development of effective regional transit. Published by the Mineta National Transit Research Consortium (MNTRC), Detroit Regional Transit Study: A Study of Factors that Enable and Inhibit Effective Regional Transit focuses on...

2014-03-17 12:26:11

DETROIT, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, June 14, 2014, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will honor Detroit luminaries Dan Gilbert and Matt Cullen at the fourth annual Heroes Gala Dinner, aiming to raise more than $1 million for the DSO. The dinner and dancing will take place immediately following a special one-night-only fundraising concert by Oscar-winning composer John Williams and legendary director Steven Spielberg in Orchestra Hall benefitting the DSO. Gala...

2014-03-13 12:31:49

DETROIT, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit-Wayne Joint Building Authority (DWJBA), managing agent for the circa 1955, 747,000 square foot Coleman A. Young Municipal Center in Detroit, Michigan, continues to receive national recognition for its facilities and operational management and building of the year designation. The Detroit-Wayne Joint Building Authority is the State of Michigan's oldest public authority. The twenty story municipal landmark is home to the city of...

2014-03-12 16:28:03

LANSING, Mich., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The early bird registration deadline is nearing for the National Main Streets Conference, the premier historic preservation and downtown revitalization event in the country, coming to Detroit's GM Renaissance Center from May 18-20. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/MM85741LOGO The deadline to secure early bird registration rates is Monday, March 17. The event showcases and celebrates the innovative ideas and...

2014-03-11 23:24:46

Wayne State University's Detroit Revitalization Fellows Program attracts and retains talent to the city of Detroit. Two recent "graduates" move on to Detroit Future City and Belle Isle Conservancy. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Former NextEnergy employees and Detroit Revitalization Fellows, Erin Kelly and Katy Wyerman have accepted positions with leading Detroit-based organizations. Kelly and Wyerman came to NextEnergy through Wayne State University’s Detroit...

2014-02-19 23:01:59

Fitness 19 Farmington Hills has re-opened its doors at its newly remodeled Farmington Center location. Farmington , MI (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Fitness 19 Farmington Hills has re-opened its doors at its newly remodeled Farmington Center location. Located at 23296 Farmington Road Farmington Hills, MI, this facility now includes modern durable rubber flooring in the free weight area, completely refurbished locker and bathroom areas with added locker storage space, new wood floors, a...

2014-02-13 16:21:53

Nearly $1 billion spent with Michigan businesses in 2013 DETROIT, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy exceeded its target for spending with Michigan-based companies in 2013, as part of its ongoing commitment to promoting the importance of supporting in-state companies through the Pure Michigan Business Connect Initiative. Last year, DTE spent $809 million with suppliers based in Michigan, compared with a target of $625 million. This means DTE Energy spent more than $1.6...

2014-02-10 23:24:28

LHP Software adds second Detroit area location, plans to double employee count. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 LHP Software, an Indiana-based engineering services company, is continuing its expansion in the Detroit automotive market. Since opening its Troy office in January 2012, LHP has grown to more than 20 employees based there and recently added a second Troy location that will serve as its technical and training center for the region. Through a partnership with...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'