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The Temptations ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Musical Opens At Detroit Opera House

(CBS DETROIT) — The story of one of Motown’s legendary groups is live this month at the Detroit Opera House. The musical, titled “Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations,” opened this week and will run through Aug. 28. According to a press release, the musical has been nominated for 12 Tony Awards and tells the story “of brotherhood, family, loyalty, and betrayal, as the group’s personal and political conflicts threatened to tear them apart during a decade of civil unrest in America.” #Detroit, we’re home! And, the homecoming celebration continues at the @DetOperaHouse now through 8/28. When will...
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3 Great Steakhouses in Michigan

If you are someone who knows their steak and you love to try new restaurants whenever you get the chance then you are in luck because that's what this article is all about - three amazing steakhouses in Michigan that you should really visit if you haven't already. All of these places are great options for a casual meal with friends or family members but are also a good choice if you are looking for a place where you can celebrate a special occasion. If you are curious to see if your favorite steakhouse is on the list, here are the three great steakhouses in Michigan that are highly praised:
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Aidan Hutchinson’s ‘Billie Jean’ karaoke on ‘Hard Knocks’ was so good a teammate ripped off his clothes

There’s a whole conversation we need to have about the Lions becoming a franchise worthy of envy, because that’s its own whole conversation. For now we can just focus on one moment from Tuesday night’s debut of Hard Knocks, specifically Aidan Hutchinson — who took part in some rookie embarrassment when he was asked to sing in front of the entire team.

Inside a Renovated Tudor in Grosse Pointe

This renovated Grosse Pointe home stays true to its traditional look more than 90 years later. When a 1930s Tudor-style house went on the market in Grosse Pointe, Vanessa and Tim Paxton (names changed for privacy) knew they’d need to make a quick decision; however, when they found out it was 5,200 square feet on nearly an acre of land, they were instantly sold.

Al Avila fired as vice president, general manager of Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers fired longtime general manager Al Avila on Wednesday as the team struggled mightily in a year in which it guaranteed nearly a quarter-billion dollars in free agency to bolster its efforts to contend. Avila, 64, had spent more than two decades with the organization, including the past...

Detroit Dance Center Brings Back Nostalgia, Movement for Area Dancers

The owners of the Detroit Dance Center, a Black-owned, woman-owned dance studio, Jasmine Woods, (holding scissors), Linda Hendricks, center, and Dominique Hamlett, right, stand with Mayor Mike Duggan during their grand opening. We do more than twerk – but nothing’s wrong with that either. The art of dancing...

Michigan State 2024 WR commit Nick Marsh's player rating increased in 247Sports rankings update

Michigan State got off to its earliest start in a recruiting cycle in the Mel Tucker era last month when four-star in-state receiver Nick Marsh became the Spartans’ first class of 2024 commitment. Seventeen months ahead of his first opportunity to sign a national letter of intent, Marsh closed down his recruitment to commit to Tucker, receivers coach Courtney Hawkins and the Spartans.
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Lions first-round pick Jameson Williams to wear Matthew Stafford's No. 9

The Detroit Lions decided to begin a new chapter in their franchise's history last offseason, as they traded longtime quarterback Matthew Stafford to the Los Angeles Rams. Now, they are ready to further move on by giving his jersey number away to another player. Wednesday, new wide receiver Jameson Williams...

How Detroit moved on from its legendary bankruptcy

Detroit fell into bankruptcy amid auto industry globalization and local suburban sprawl. The city bounced back by attracting new investments by awarding tax abatements to commercial developers while raising consumption and property taxes on residents. Local residents say the changes have the potential to be beneficial, but also raise concerns...

Tigers GM Al Avila fired after 7 years, no playoffs

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers’ disappointing season cost Al Avila his job. Avila was fired as Detroit’s general manager on Wednesday, ending a seven-year tenure without a playoff appearance. “I wish the results would have been better this season,” Avila said in a statement released by the team. “But know there is a lot to look forward to in the coming years.” Owner Chris Ilitch announced the move with his team mired in another disappointing season. Detroit entered Wednesday at 43-68, last in the AL Central.
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Why feds can't seize cash from Kwame Kilpatrick, wife's accounts

Detroit — Operators of a crowdfunding website told federal officials they no longer possess donations to former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his wife, LaTicia Kilpatrick, after the money was withdrawn and accounts were closed. In a Wednesday federal court filing, Inc. Chief Operating Officer Davey Randa wrote...
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Tigers fire general manager Al Avila amid disappointing 2022 season

The Detroit Tigers fired executive vice president and general manager Al Avila on Wednesday afternoon. Avila had been in the position since Aug. 4, 2015, when he took over from Dave Dombrowski. Avila was in a front office role with the Tigers since 2002. "Once I decided to make a...

The rise, fall and future of Detroit

The city of Detroit is bouncing back from its legendary 2013 bankruptcy filing. Depopulation driven by the rise of global trade threw the city into insolvency. Since then, Detroit has imposed high property tax rates citywide while awarding abatements to commercial-scale developers. The tax, spending and placemaking policies in Detroit have drawn investors to the city in force, raising the local skyline alongside concerns about gentrification and displacement among the locals.