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Entries by Kate Abbey-Lambertz from 01/2013

What's Popping?: Food Trends For 2013

Posted 01.02.2013 | Detroit
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You don't need to be well-versed in ancient Greek philosophy to understand why trends occur. But familiarity with the doctrine of Heraclitus of Ephesu...

Drive Table Tennis Social Club In Detroit, Founded By Diallo Smith, Opens Downtown

Posted 01.02.2013 | Detroit

Get out of the basement, ping-pong players. A new club dedicated to the sport is open for business in downtown Detroit. Drive Table Tennis Social C...

Detroit SOUP, Founder Amy Kaherl, Featured On 'NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams' (VIDEO)

Posted 01.03.2013 | Detroit

The Detroit SOUP project has steadily been helping great ideas in and for the city find a footing -- and funding. It's grown over the years, but the i...

Audit Shows Detroit Has $327M Deficit

Posted 01.03.2013 | Detroit

Detroit's latest annual audit pegs the city's accumulated general-fund deficit at nearly $327 million, underscoring the depth of the city's fiscal cri...

Jennifer Granholm Leaving Current TV Political Show, 'The War Room'

Posted 01.03.2013 | Detroit

Michigan's former governor might be starting a new job hunt this winter. Jennifer Granholm announced Wednesday that she would be leaving her show ...

Highland Park Firefighter Shows Year Of Putting Out Fires In Detroit-Area City From Helmet Camera (VIDEO)

Posted 01.03.2013 | Detroit

Detroit has one of the worst problems with fires in the country. As budget cuts weaken the fire department, recent documentary "BURN: One Year on the ...

Michigan Bridge Card Error Leaves 85,000 Families Without Food Assistance

Posted 01.04.2013 | Detroit

UPDATE: 12:30 p.m., Jan. 5 -- The Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget said Saturday they had finished restoring food assistance b...

Michigan Meningitis: 87-Year-Old Woman From Washtenaw County Dies of Infection

Posted 01.04.2013 | Detroit

(LANSING, Mich.) -- A new death related to meningitis was reported by the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) on Thursday. An 87-year-ol...

Holiday Traffic Accidents: 19 Deaths Reported In Michigan Over Christmas and New Year's

Posted 01.04.2013 | Detroit

(LANSING, Mich.) -- Ten people died in traffic crashes over the New Year’s holiday in Michigan, while another nine people died over the Christmas ho...

American Automakers Recovery: Chevrolet Sonic Tells Story Of Detroit Big Three's Survival

Posted 01.04.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — When the word reached the Orion Assembly Plant, it spread along the serpentine assembly line like news of a death or natural disaster:...

Tameria Greene Murder: Officials Saw No Immediate Danger For Detroit Girl Allegedly Stabbed By Mother

Posted 01.05.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- A court official who was asked to remove a Detroit child from her home just weeks before she was fatally stabbed turned down the state's re...

Mayor Dave Bing, City Council To Hammer Out New Round Of Cuts For Detroit Employees

Posted 01.05.2013 | Detroit

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and the City Council will begin negotiations next week on another round of cuts for city workers, including reductions in heal...

Kilpatrick Trial: Courtroom Enjoys The Show As Video Demonstrates How To Hide $90,000 In Pants

Posted 01.05.2013 | Detroit

As if they weren't already engaged, jurors in Detroit's public corruption trial saw some eyebrow-raising testimony Friday that could have passed for a...

Youths Demonstrate At 8 Mile And Woodward For 'Truly Regional' Transit

Posted 01.06.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT, MI -- A crowd of young activists gathered at a busy intersection at the dividing line between Wayne and Oakland counties Saturday to demonstr...

Harlem Globetrotters Play Basketball On Ice For Deprived Hockey Fans

Posted 01.07.2013 | Detroit

PORTAGE, Mich. — The Harlem Globetrotters say they hope that deprived NHL fans have taken some comfort in watching basketball on ice. The sport...

Roger Bowling, Man Accused Of Dumping Couple's Body Parts In Detroit River, Has Trial Delayed

Posted 01.07.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- A trial has been rescheduled for a suburban Detroit man accused of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend and her fiance, chopping off their he...

Derrick Miller, Former Kwame Kilpatrick Aide, Testifies At Detroit Corruption Trial

Posted 01.07.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — A high-ranking aide to former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick told jurors Monday that he picked up thousands of dollars in bribes for h...

Auto Show 2013: Detroit Prepares For North American International Auto Show

Posted 01.08.2013 | Detroit

Start your engines, car lovers. The 2013 auto show in downtown Detroit begins Monday, with two weeks of cars, cars and more cars to satiate even the b...

Detroit Girl's Murder Witnessed By Brother: Court Document Alleges Boy Saw Mother Stab Tameria Greene

Posted 01.08.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- The younger brother of an 8-year-old girl told children's advocacy workers that he watched his mother stab his sister to death in their Det...

Krystal Crittendon Fired: City Council Votes To Dismiss Detroit's Top Lawyer

Posted 01.08.2013 | Detroit

Detroit City Council voted Tuesday to uphold Mayor Dave Bing's decision to fire the administration's top lawyer, in a reversal of their previous suppo...

Detroit Emergency Financial Manager Decision Could Come Friday: Mayor Dave Bing

Posted 01.08.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- A review team scrutinizing Detroit's poor finances could make a recommendation this week that will help determine whether there's a state t...

City Finds Over 20 Stoplights Unnecessary, Plans On Removal

Posted 01.09.2013 | Detroit

These signs appeared all over Downtown and Midtown within the last month or so, hinting that various traffic lights might soon be removed. Traffic lig...

Kwame Kilpatrick Seen On Walmart Security Tape Cashing $2,000 Money Transfer He Hid From Parole Officers

Posted 01.09.2013 | Detroit

Kwame Kilpatrick has once again found himself in a sticky situation with the law after he was spotted on a security camera at Walmart. The former Detr...

Detroit Escort Murders: James Brown's DNA Linked To 1 Of 4 Slain Women

Posted 01.09.2013 | Detroit

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. — A Detroit-area man charged with killing four suspected escorts was ordered to trial Wednesday for first-degree murder....

Lance Mountain Skates Detroit Sculpture Park With Art-Creating Board Designed By Matthew Barney

Posted 01.09.2013 | Detroit

This video from Juxtapoz Magazine has pretty much everything that we love: Art, sport and community converge in a way that feels utterly Detroit. ...