The Great Race: Detroit ( nite 2)


Fight @ the Detroit Fox The Great Race entered its final day in Detroit. The winners will move on to the next round in Houston. There were a lot of punches thrown at the principle targets Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. If there is a clear winner in the Detroit debates it was Elizabeth Warren.Continue reading “The Great Race: Detroit ( nite 2)”

Hotel Confidential: The six week Ghost


A robbery, then a murder suicide in the first two months after the  hotel opens .   Every fall a ghost visits the hotel.  Locked electric doors open at night,   Many of the hotel housekeepers say they have seen him on the first floor.   Some of the employees are amused others are frightened.Continue reading “Hotel Confidential: The six week Ghost”

Despite Bankruptcy: Detroit Plans Downtown Hockey Arena


Amid all the uproar in Detroit lately about impending bankruptcy, endangered pensions and possible sale of precious artwork, there’s been surprisingly little buzz about a topic that tends to ignite controversy whenever it arises in U.S. cities. That would be the use of public tax dollars to finance sports stadiums. In Detroit, the Ilitch family’s proposedContinue reading “Despite Bankruptcy: Detroit Plans Downtown Hockey Arena”

Younger consumers forcing changes in car design


Ralph Gilles says many of the millennial generation haven’t yet found a need for cars, but they will. / Carlos Osorio/Associated Press More than ever, designing cars people want is a tricky business. Rapidly developing technology, changing demographics, emerging global markets and stricter fuel efficiency standards have forced automakers to rethink how they design carsContinue reading “Younger consumers forcing changes in car design”

Chevy Volt-Vauxhall/Opel Ampera production on hold……Problems or fine tuning?


With US gas prices over $4. gallon in many cities?   A 93 miles per gallon* car should be selling like Adele’s CD’s.    Thursday, General Motors told employees in Detroit and Europe the Chevy Volt/Opel Ampera  that production would put on hold from March 19 to April 23. The shut down will effect 1,300 employees  in Detroit. The Chevrolet Volt,Continue reading “Chevy Volt-Vauxhall/Opel Ampera production on hold……Problems or fine tuning?”

Sheen’s ‘Torpedo’ tour bombs in Motor City


Sorry, Charlie, you’re not winning anymore.  Saturday night show at Detroit’s Fox Theater Wacky warlock Charlie Sheen’s “Violent Torpedo of Truth” was more like a bomb — with the maniacal Messiah of Malibu delivering a performance last night so disoriented and cringe-worthy that he was heckled off the Detroit stage. Things got so dreadful that Sheen hadContinue reading “Sheen’s ‘Torpedo’ tour bombs in Motor City”