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    I've started taking the FAST bus from downtown to...

    I've started taking the FAST bus from downtown to Royal Oak (it continues to Pontiac and another to Twelve Oaks). I love it. Free wifi. There is an electronic sign and an audio announcement telling...
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    Killshot by Elmore Leonard. He did research with...

    Killshot by Elmore Leonard. He did research with the Ironworkers Union and it is set in Detroit and has a Native American character from Walpole Island.

    Another one, not a novel but a play, is...
  3. Also could have been a suicide.

    Also could have been a suicide.
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    None of these pictures really show it, but from...

    None of these pictures really show it, but from the cut there are units with new windows and residential type doors that are obviously intended to allow access to the units from the cut itself. They...
  5. When someone gets a judgment against a local unit...

    When someone gets a judgment against a local unit of government and the government won't or can't pay, they way that the creditor executes the judgment is to serve it on the property tax assessor,...
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    Among other seafood, they have really good...

    Among other seafood, they have really good octopus and whole fish bronzino at Santorini. They will even leave the head on if you ask.
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    I was there right after the Saturday shooting and...

    I was there right after the Saturday shooting and on Friday night around midnight. The one block of Monroe Street has become a "club" scene late at night, there are a couple of clubs, one above Plaka...
  8. That's actually what housing cooperatives do, and...

    That's actually what housing cooperatives do, and it's legal. The cooperative board gets to vote on who moves in. Lafayette/Elmwood area of Detroit has a number of examples of successful...
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    I really hope there is no toll booth. The last...

    I really hope there is no toll booth. The last thing we need is traffic backed up for a mile in the middle of July. I have tried to read everything I could about this and I've seen nothing official...
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    Maybe this is a dumb question, but are they going...

    Maybe this is a dumb question, but are they going to have a "guard shack" at the entrance to the island? In other words, stopping cars as they enter and checking for the parks pass? Or are the state...
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    I heard an ad on the radio the other day for a...

    I heard an ad on the radio the other day for a graffiti removal service. Sounds like a growth industry to me.
  12. The book "Arc of Justice" tells about how a KKK...

    The book "Arc of Justice" tells about how a KKK candidate, who had been shunned by the major parties, won a majority of the ballots cast for mayor of Detroit, I believe in the 1920s. However, he...
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    I think it's important to keep this in...

    I think it's important to keep this in perspective also. I'm not making excuses I hope these kids get what they deserve and then some. But I don't think they were all zombie killers like a lot of...
  14. The city should declare it a public nuisance and...

    The city should declare it a public nuisance and get a court order permanently padlocking it. They did this with Anderson's Gardens years ago.
  15. Greening of Detroit; Alternatives for Girls;...

    Greening of Detroit; Alternatives for Girls; Capuchin Soup Kitchen/Earthworks; Gleaners, to name a few. There are many, many more.
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    Border Patrol Guns Drawn on SB Lodge

    On the Lodge Southbound around 10:15 pm tonight two border patrol SUV's pulled over a van. They had the lights flashing for about a mile before the vehicle stopped. Of course no one on the Lodge...
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    So can I get a caffe correcto? That would be...

    So can I get a caffe correcto? That would be wonderful. That's a real cafe, where you can get coffee, a drink, or a shot of grappa or whiskey or something else in your espresso.
  18. My point. I checked all the news outlets...

    My point.

    I checked all the news outlets multiple times but nothing.

    I saw it and my 16 year old daughter saw it. At least 2 or 3 others on this forum saw it or know about it. It happenned...
  19. I was riding my bike with my 16 year old daughter...

    I was riding my bike with my 16 year old daughter to the Detroit City Futbol game at about 6:30 pm today. We were right there when it happened. Did not actually see it but heard the guy hit the...
  20. His father was a legal giant, U.S. District...

    His father was a legal giant, U.S. District Court, U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the United States, argued 25 cases in the U.S. Supreme Court, 12th in his class at Harvard...
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    Should you move to Lafayette Park? Yes! I've...

    Should you move to Lafayette Park?
    Yes! I've lived there for 25 years, I'm raising my family there. It is a good place for kids, lots of places to play without streets, everyone keeps an eye out...
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    How about a carousel, ice cream/sandwich shop,...

    How about a carousel, ice cream/sandwich shop, bike shop, rest rooms, fountains outdoor tables with a view of the river under a big canopy tent? That would be great.
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    Back on topic, there is no evidence that PLAs...

    Back on topic, there is no evidence that PLAs increase costs on public construction, which is basically what the nonpartisan legislative analysis of this law said, and which the judge cited in...
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    From Waldorf, for the last few years I know...

    From Waldorf, for the last few years I know about, several kids have gone to Cass Tech and are doing very well. From Waldorf some kids have gotten scholarships to Liggett and Roeper. Also Mercy for...
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    What Royal Oak said. I live in Detroit, and...

    What Royal Oak said.

    I live in Detroit, and I've had kids in DPS (Chrysler) and now Waldorf. When the oldest "graduated" from Chrysler after 5th grade we ended up sending both to Waldorf so...
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