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  1. After Chillers it was known as Mitchell O'Brien's.

    After Chillers it was known as Mitchell O'Brien's.
  2. Chiller's Grill & Chill, circa 2000-2005. Old...

    Chiller's Grill & Chill, circa 2000-2005.
    Old listing:
    https://www.yellowpages.com/warren-mi/mip/chillers-grill-chill-inc-22327401

    Detroit Free Press, Friday, Feb. 4, 2000:
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    EastsideAl - that's a terrific story about the...

    EastsideAl - that's a terrific story about the bell ringing!

    As far as I know, there are no other public monuments or markers that commemorate the American North Russia Expeditionary Force. In...
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    The first Armistice Day in Detroit

    On this 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, I invite you to click here and read the Discuss Detroit thread I wrote 11 years ago to recognize the 89th anniversary of Armistice Day in Detroit, and...
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    Here is the Great Lakes Water Authority's map...

    Here is the Great Lakes Water Authority's map showing which areas are served by their water treatment plants: http://www.glwater.org/water-system/water-map/
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    The link for segment 7 in my original post wasn't...

    The link for segment 7 in my original post wasn't working and I have since corrected it. Here it is again: http://grobbel.org/misc/7_Detroit_downtown_and_Windsor.jpg
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    The key is at the bottom of segment 7:...

    The key is at the bottom of segment 7:
    http://grobbel.org/misc/7_Detroit_downtown_and_Windsor.jpg
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    Here is a Detroit city street map from the late...

    Here is a Detroit city street map from the late 1930s that was scanned in high resolution by forum member Hornwrecker. It is broken into eight segments:
    ...
  9. Thread: Cerveny Alumni?

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    Cerveny alum Pamela Peak produced and directed...

    Cerveny alum Pamela Peak produced and directed the 2005 release "ColorBlind".
    http://www.colorblinddocumentary.com/
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    Thanks everyone!

    Thanks everyone!
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    Detroit Street Name Pronunciation

    A couple of us are having a discussion over the correct local pronunciation of Erskine Street, so I thought I'd throw it out to the experts here in DetroitYes.

    Which is the most common local...
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    This is the Chlorination & De-chlorination...

    This is the Chlorination & De-chlorination Facility for the DWSD Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP).

    The original chlorination facility at the WWTP was located underneath the cafeteria in the...
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    Here are the actual messages sent to all US Navy,...

    Here are the actual messages sent to all US Navy, Marines and Coast Guard personnel in the Atlantic Theater upon the unconditional surrenders of Germany and Japan.

    VE Day:...
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    Here are links to microfilmed images of the...

    Here are links to microfilmed images of the documents.

    1930 US Census:
    Richard A. Thompson (line 3)
    Harry B. Thompson (line 100)

    Marriage License (issued on July 15, 1936 in Wayne Co., MI)...
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    From the 1940 US Census: Name: Richard...

    From the 1940 US Census:



    Name:
    Richard Thompson


    Age:
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  16. http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ge...

    http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=genpub;idno=ACS8107.1928.001
  17. Home values in the city of Detroit are negatively...

    Home values in the city of Detroit are negatively impacted by the city's high property tax rate.

    Property taxes are capitalized into house values because of simple economics: all else being...
  18. About 110 mph (175 kph) on the E-40 autobahn in...

    About 110 mph (175 kph) on the E-40 autobahn in Germany. I was driving a Cadillac Catera.
  19. The earth really did move in Climax, MI: ...

    The earth really did move in Climax, MI:



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    Interesting part of your family history, Ray! ...

    Interesting part of your family history, Ray! Their religious beliefs might seem kind of wacky to me, but I'm sure that others feel the same way about mine. I must say that all of the Mormons I've...
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    Back on Jan. 6th, John Hinderaker asked the...

    Back on Jan. 6th, John Hinderaker asked the question on the Powerline blog, "OK, So What Really Happened to Harry Reid?".

    Ever since then, it has been "crickets" from the national news media. ...
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    Voting YES on Proposal 1 DOES NOT result in a 1%...

    Voting YES on Proposal 1 DOES NOT result in a 1% increase in the state sales tax.

    If approved, Proposal 1 will increase the state sales tax by 16.67%. You are the one who is being disingenuous....
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    Proposal 1 is flawed in that it only removes the...

    Proposal 1 is flawed in that it only removes the sales tax "on the sale or use of gasoline or diesel fuel used to operate a motor vehicle on the public roads or highways of this state.” This means...
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    The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) was not...

    The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) was not eliminated, its funding was reduced by a total of $240 million per year.

    If passed, Proposal 1 will increase the EITC funding by $260.8 million in the...
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    Speaking of "Mormons", "secret lives" and "sucker...

    Speaking of "Mormons", "secret lives" and "sucker punch", does anybody besides the Washington DC media types really believe that this Mormon had an "accident" with his exercise equipment?
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