This is why we can’t have nice roads. It’s not just that it costs money to maintain Michigan’s roads. It costs money to maintain every state’s roads. But once other constituencies are used to getting the money, you can never re-direct it to fix the roads without said constituencies shrieking. And if there’s one thing … Continue Reading →
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Grenache blanc is a white grape variety that, well, is not common in Napa.
If you’re at or around Campus Martius Park and want to go for a bike ride, you now have another option for rental. Wheelhouse Detroit bike shop opened a booth in the park last Wednesday, May 20, becoming the second rental option around the park alongside Zagster. The booth, which will stay open through the end … Continue Reading →
If you’ve been downtown recently you may have seen the giant mural going up on the side of One Campus Martius. The former Compuware Building has become a canvas for world-renowned street artist Shepard Fairey. Most well known for his 2008 Barack Obama “Hope” poster, he’s currently on a 9-day residency in Detroit and is … Continue Reading →
Kim Crawford is the No. 1 brand in sales coming out of New Zealand.
On the streets of the inner cities today, you see lot of white people eating in specialty restaurants. There was a time you only saw a white kid on a skateboard making some runs he wouldn’t make in the suburbs. Now, they are everywhere. The young whites are moving into northern urban areas and young blacks are moving … Continue Reading →
Get to know the distinct Marlborough style of New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs.
I understand what Senate Republicans are trying to do when they pass a bill linking student performance in standardized testing to teacher evaluations. According to a bill passed on Tuesday (still to be reconciled with what the House is doing), Michigan teachers would see 25 percent of their evaluation tied to standardized test performances, and … Continue Reading →
AUBURN, Indiana — The Auctions America spring sale here racked up $5.5 million in sales as 77 percent of vehicle and memorabilia lots changed hands. Some 350 vehicles were scheduled to cross the auction block beginning Friday, May 8. The May 7 preview appeared sparsely attended, and shortly before the day’s memorabilia event was slated … Continue Reading →
If you’ve never had much luck growing peppers, you can vastly improve your pepper yield by doing a bit of extra work now before the plants go into the garden. The secret is to use plastic mulch. In the past I’ve experimented with several colors of plastic mulch: clear, black, red, blue and silver. All … Continue Reading →