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Letter from the Editor: Prepare to Launch

Several states have benefited mightily from America’s space program, including Florida, Texas, California, and even Ohio, home of the John H. Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field in Brook Park, southwest of Cleveland.
Top of the Universe cocktail

Savant Midtown Opens in Detroit, Includes Original Cocktail Called Center of the Universe

Savant Midtown, a French-influenced diner and cocktail bar, has opened at 51 W. Forest at Woodward Avenue. The 99-seat restaurant is led by Chef Jordan Whitmore and Bartender Rebecca Wurster, both of whom previously...
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Lawsuit Seeks Injunction on Michigan’s Ban on Flavored Vape Products

A merchant in Houghton filed three lawsuits Wednesday against the State of Michigan and the Department of Health and Human Services over its emergency order to ban flavored vape products for 180 days, which...
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New Restaurant Smith & Co. Opens in Detroit’s Midtown District

Smith & Co., a new restaurant in Detroit’s Midtown district fashioned from a 1917-era welding supply and equipment company, opens today following a months-long renovation. The eatery will offer selections from Nain Rouge Brewery,...
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Somerset Collection Studio to Open in Downtown Detroit, Focus on ‘Retailtainment’

The Somerset Collection in Troy today announced it plans to open the Somerset Collection Studio this winter in the historic Metropolitan Building in downtown Detroit. The studio, which could open as soon as Dec....
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Summer Tourism in Northern Michigan at Record Levels Based on Inbound Air Traffic

A pattern of mild, yet warm, weather, more tourist activities, and enhancements to area golf courses and resorts have contributed to one of northern Michigan’s most successful summers. In fact, this weekend is expected...
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Aviation Program for Students Reopens at Detroit City Airport Following $1M Gift from Anonymous...

The Benjamin O. Davis Aerospace Technical High School returns most of its curriculum today to the original start of the aviation career-focused program at Coleman A. Young International Airport, more commonly known as Detroit...