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Today's show is in two parts. First half, Jer and Shi break down a Detroit Regional Chamber poll released today that talks about how the state feels about the economy, mask mandates, Afghan refugee resettlement and more. You can read the data for yourself here: https://www.detroitchamber.com/sept-michigan-priorities-poll/ On the back half, Fletcher…
 
Fletcher Sharpe is in the North End studio today. From a bicycle kick victory goal on ESPN SportsCenter to NISA season shifts, there's a lot of soccer news. Plus, Fletcher gives an athlete's perspective on the road ahead for injured Lion Jeff Okudah. Who were the greatest Pistons? Fletcher's piece in Hour runs through it and on the show he shares h…
 
Today we visit the Eddystone in downtown Detroit. We share some history, then talk to Keith Bradford. He's the Senior VP of Development at Olympia Development. More: https://eddystonedetroit.com/ Remember, we have our 2021 annual listener survey: http://dailydetroit.com/surveyעל ידי Jer Staes, Keith Bradford
 
Today's feature conversation with Duncan Campbell, talking about the Oudolf Garden on Belle Isle. It was designed by Piet Oudolf. Plus, five stories to know around town from Rivian setting up to go public to Korean Fried Chicken chain Bon Chon coming to the region. We do this for our listeners. We've been growing a lot lately, so it's time for our …
 
Today's feature conversation is with Fletcher Sharpe (@saintfdw) on Detroit City FC's win over 1904 FC. He also tees up next week's match against Chicago House. But first, stories around town: A newly-minted Detroit Police Officer gets arrested just hours after he gets his badge for fighting in Greektown The Fisher Building is up for sale. Anyone w…
 
Our feature conversation is about a Detroit-based company that’s created a Minecraft world to teach personal finance called Fintropolis. Also, through their "Moguls" program is working with Big Sean to diversify the finance industry. My guest is Andrea Brimmer from Ally. Stories around town: Interim Detroit Police Chief James White tapped to become…
 
Today's rundown on a Friday, from the David Whitney Building across from Grand Circus Park: - Longtime city activist, commentator and so much more Steve Hood has died. Go read a far better piece by someone remembering his friend here: https://deadlinedetroit.com/articles/28509/detroit_tv_host_and_activist_steve_hood_who_often_knew_the_real_story_in…
 
"Detroit in 50 Maps" is a new book out this November. Alex B. Hill is the author and our guest, talking about the ways to tell Detroit's story with maps and what we can learn. Available for preorder here: https://beltpublishing.com/products/detroit-in-50-mapsעל ידי Alex B. Hill, Jer Staes
 
Today's show covers three main topics: 00:42 - Fletcher Sharpe talks about Cal United and Detroit City FC's tie plus previews Saturday's game against SD 1904 02:32 - Jalen Green needs to sit down when it comes to Detroit-bashing. Devon O'Reilly joins Fletch to weigh in. 08:35- "Untold: Malice at the Palace" came out on Netflix. It's one of our list…
 
We have had a lot of bad weather lately in Metro Detroit. It's resulted in flooding, power outages, and wind damage. So what to do? Brian Thomas and Justin Miller of Paul Davis restoration join Jer to talk about dealing with flood damage, how to minimize your chances of power outages, dealing with mold, and more. It's pack full of tips and informat…
 
Today: The city of Detroit's population is now 639,111 - a drop of 10.5% and far below what Census estimates had said. 800,000 in Metro Detroit without power and it will be days until it's restored. A Coca-Cola bottling plant is closing on West Warren and the operations moving to Grand Rapids. The Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association has a n…
 
Show was delayed due to lack of power, but once we got the batteries plugged in, we were good to go. Our stories: 410k Metro Detroit houses were out of power in a snap thanks to a harsh thunderstorm that cause a lot of damage Wednesday. COVID cases have almost doubled in the city of Detroit and the city has strongly encourage indoor mask wearing. T…
 
Today's show is mostly about developments around town. - There are new plans for the State Fair Transit Center that would save the historic Dairy Cattle Building, but demolish all but the portico of the old Coliseum - Marwood + Marston is coming to the North End, an $18.2 million residential development with affordable housing - There's some progre…
 
For the first time in 16 months, Man about town Devon O'Reilly is in studio to help talk about some interesting stories around town and highlight things to check out this weekend. Stories: COVID numbers are up in Metro Detroit: https://covidactnow.org/us/metro/detroit-warren-dearborn_mi/?s=21421067 Rocket Companies says employees need to be vaccina…
 
Tuesday's primary election results in the city of Detroit turned some heads and created some interesting conversation on social media. After all, Mayor Mike Duggan pulled in 72% of the vote; and the hotly debated Proposal P fell to defeat by a 2-1 margin. To help unpack what all of it means and what we should be thinking about going forward, Chase …
 
Antoine Bryant is Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan's pick as Director of the Planning and Development Department. He stopped by the studio for a wide-ranging conversation on what he hopes to bring to the table; and his ideas for the department to be visible in and include all of Detroit's neighborhoods. Support our show, members are crucial to keeping us …
 
Although cases are lower than areas right now, the path isn't looking good. Soon we'll be in another COVID outbreak - along with hospitalizations - thanks to the Delta variant and a high percentage of unvaccinated people who are vulnerable to getting catastrophically sick. With just 40 percent of city residents vaccinated and less than half of stat…
 
Carl Levin has passed at the age of 87. Jer has thoughts from interviewing him and his memoir, "To the Heart of the Matter." Jer also penned this piece in March for Hour Detroit: https://www.hourdetroit.com/political-topics/carl-levin-isnt-giving-up-on-american-democracy/ Also: Both U of M and MSU are mandating vaccines for students, faculty and st…
 
We cover seven stories to know around town from rising COVID cases to new developments to things to go check out in the next few days. - COVID cases are on the rise as the Delta variant spreads - Ford confirms their ION battery park and is making progress in the electric market - DT Midstream puts their HQ in the Ally building in downtown Detroit -…
 
Three stories: 1) Detroit City Council member Andre Spivey has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery over an alleged $35,000 accepted between him and a staff member. 2) The Great Lakes Water Authority CEO, Sue McCormick, is resigning. And although many people will be pleased by the news, I outline why whoever is in that job in the future h…
 
What do you do to handle traffic before there were traffic signals everywhere? Build a tunnel to safely get people across the street, of course! That's what Highland Park did in the 1920s and we tell the story of these forgotten tunnels that look like the entrance to subways stations - and the context of the city they were built in. Support the sho…
 
On today's podcast, Fletcher Sharpe is in studio. We talk about the COVID memo outlining punishments for teams that forfeit games to due to unvaccinated, COVID-positive players. The Tigers have a seven game winning streak. Plus, we've talked to fans who think Detroit City FC should be in Major League Soccer. Fletcher outlines why you might not want…
 
Robert Courtney is our guest today as we talk about business and marketing tips for the world after COVID as the pandemic recedes. More on Robert here: https://www.robertcourtneyandassociates.com/ Plus headlines: Reports say Ford may have computer chip modules installed by dealers to help alleviate supply chain problems that are hurting the company…
 
Today's feature conversation is about a proposed downtown Warren concept, that would transform land next to Warren's city hall into a hotel, 500 apartments, dining and restaurants. To discuss it and the merits of the project from his perspective, David Gifford joins us. He's a Warren resident and runs Transit Guide Detroit on Twitter. Plus some new…
 
Our feature conversation is with Katrina Wilson, owner of Crème Brûlée Detroit, a new three-story luxury salon in New Center. We have a wide-ranging conversation about the business, changes in the city and the future. Online at: https://cremebruleedetroit.com/ Plus - President Joe Biden has declared a Major Disaster in Wayne and Washtenaw Counties;…
 
Today: Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan talks about the changes the pandemic has brought, especially with projects that were offices possibly becoming residential, among other topics. As the pandemic recedes, childcare is the number one reason people aren't returning to work. Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist II outlines the desire for a childcare acce…
 
Seven stories to know around town, plus Devon stops by to preview what he's been working on at the Detroit Policy Conference. - There's a new contract between the city of Detroit and the Firefighters Association. It comes with raises and changes. - A former Macomb County Prosecutor is facing 10 felony charges and the preliminary exam started today …
 
Edsel Ford is one of my favorite characters from Detroit's history, and I often wonder what would have happened if he hadn't died early of stomach cancer in 1943. If you've seen a Lincoln Continental - you can thank Edsel. If you've seen a Ford in general, he saved the company convincing his attached-to-the-past father to produce the Model A. And t…
 
On today's show: Flooding closes Detroit's Main Branch to close until at least Labor Day The DNR Outdoor Adventure Center reopens July 16th A Detroit Firefighter is killed in a road rage incident in Troy The Detroit Institute of Arts has hired a new Diversity and Inclusion Director For our feature conversation, Fletcher Sharpe (@saintfdw) joins us …
 
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