More Than 30 Performers Announced for the 2018 Quicken Loans-Sponsored Detroit Jazz Festival
At a luncheon, yesterday at the Detroit Athletic Club, the Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation announced headliners for the 39th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival.
Additionally, Quicken Loans announced it would return as presenting sponsor for the 2018 and 2019 festivals. With more than 30 performances announced for the Labor Day weekend event, the lineup ranges from leading female artists, to up-and-comers, and legendary artists.Read More
Metro Detroit Sees Third Best Start for New Housing Permits in the First Quarter Since 2006
The first quarter was the third-best start for new housing permits in the area since 2006, according to a report released today compiled by the Home Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan in Farmington Hills, and reported in the HBA Southeastern Michigan Residential Building Activity Report.
A total of 438 single-family new housing permits were issued in Macomb, Oakland, St. Clair, and Wayne counties in March. This is up 40 percent from February and brings the year-to-date total to 976 permits, the third best pace since 2006.Read More
Shipwreck found in Lake Erie could be nearly 200 years old
Shipwreck hunters say they may have found the remains of a schooner that went down in Lake Erie nearly two centuries ago.
The National Museum of the Great Lakes says divers are hoping to take a closer look this summer to determine if it’s indeed a sailing ship called the Lake Serpent. The museum says it would be one of the oldest shipwrecks ever discovered on Lake Erie.Read More