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    Thank you, Lowell Boileau and company, for...

    Thank you, Lowell Boileau and company, for furnishing a place for this long-time ex-pat, third-generation Detroiter to nourish her soul, warm her heart and learn about that place by the fast-moving...
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    WOW This looks like a castle. Vintage Detroit...

    WOW This looks like a castle. Vintage Detroit architecture never ceases to amaze me.
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    This reminds me of a rare "visual" Dad Joke that...

    This reminds me of a rare "visual" Dad Joke that my father used to demonstrate to make us young skulls full of mush laugh. So easily entertained!

    CHARLES ATLAS: Dad would suck in his gut, and flex...
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    There used to be a club in Houston in the late...

    There used to be a club in Houston in the late 80s-early 90s called "The Headbanger's Ballroom" that was open from 6pm to 6am. At 1:55am, the bar would close the cabinet behind the bar that contained...
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    38001 The Aorta? Heck, I was a regular! Harvey...

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    The Aorta? Heck, I was a regular! Harvey "Motown" Turner played the most spectacular dance music...rock, Motown, you name it......if it was danceable, it got played. Harvey also had a side...
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    Did I used to go and see Cheap Trick in the...

    Did I used to go and see Cheap Trick in the mid-70s (1975-1976) at the Red Carpet, or did I just dream that? Too many Singapore Slings, perhaps? LOL
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    Co-Best answer yet, tied with Worldsgreatest...

    Co-Best answer yet, tied with Worldsgreatest.

    Here are some answers I've found:

    Detroit women are:

    1. Self-sufficient - they can take care of themselves. But they'll let you take care of...
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    And you must be from Cleveland, too. Detroit men...

    And you must be from Cleveland, too. Detroit men aren't so narrow-minded and obtuse as that. BTW: You'd better change that name to "216WX"
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    You must be from Cleveland.

    You must be from Cleveland.
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    I've heard the term "no bullshit" more than once,...

    I've heard the term "no bullshit" more than once, but yeah, that'll work!
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    Detroit Women - What Makes Them Special?

    I recall an interview back in the 70s in Creem Magazine with Detroit's adopted native son, Peter Wolf of the J. Geils Band.

    He mentioned how much he loved Detroit women, but sadly, did not...
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    John Sinclair was a total fraud. He touted...

    John Sinclair was a total fraud. He touted socialism while robbing MC5 blind. No respect for him at all whatsoever.
  13. Outstanding thread. Leave that house alone, or...

    Outstanding thread. Leave that house alone, or else.....!:mad:
  14. Can't get the petition link to work. It shows 0...

    Can't get the petition link to work. It shows 0 signatures.
  15. And I guess a modest parking structure on the...

    And I guess a modest parking structure on the corner of 1st & Fort never entered their minds, nor did moving the structure elsewhere? SMH~!
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    You must've eaten a helluva lot of food!...

    You must've eaten a helluva lot of food! :rolleyes:
  17. Thanks, MikeM & EastsideAl for bringing clarity...

    Thanks, MikeM & EastsideAl for bringing clarity to a confusing bit of east side geography! I've always learned a lot from you two, and this thread is no exception. :cool:
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    Which, coincidentally, had its roots right here...

    Which, coincidentally, had its roots right here with Detroiter Evelyn Overton in the late 1950s. With our notorious love of cheesecake, is anyone surprised?
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    This thread is making this old-time neighborhood...

    This thread is making this old-time neighborhood girl quite depressed, indeed. I've heard enough venting; how about some solutions?

    My first childhood home was at the house my bricklayer father...
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    Try doing this: Go on Trulia, Zillow or any of...

    Try doing this: Go on Trulia, Zillow or any of the real estate sites and query homes for sale in 48225. Then look at the houses and see how many of them offer photos of the inside of the house. You...
  21. Here's the report from the February 13, 1962 ...

    Here's the report from the February 13, 1962 Detroit Free Press on the Vic Tanny fire.

    Side Notes: The Woods Lounge was famous (so I'm told) for being the "incubator" for fathers-to-be, waiting...
  22. Do you remember or know exactly when/where that...

    Do you remember or know exactly when/where that "hit 8 Mile" remark was made?

    I recall at my 1979 WSU Commencement at Cobo Hall that Young gave the commencement speech. I don't remember what he...
  23. I found this ad in the Dec. 11, 1975 Detroit Free...

    I found this ad in the Dec. 11, 1975 Detroit Free Press in the classified section called "The Magic Tree of Gifts". Here are a lot of obscure shops and some familiar ones, too, that you may...
  24. Mayor Cobo was a Belgian and churches our old...

    Mayor Cobo was a Belgian and churches our old neighborhood at Mack & East Grand had masses for him in Flemish, particularly Our Lady of Sorrows & St. Charles.
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    Mickey Lyons is a scholar of Detroit boozeology....

    Mickey Lyons is a scholar of Detroit boozeology. Here's the Amazon link: ...
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