Marvel’s ‘Luke Cage’ final trailer released

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This fall, criminals will underestimate the power of the man known as Marvel’s “Luke Cage”.  On Monday, the latest trailer continues to demonstrate the superhuman strength and bulletproof skin of Mike Colter’s titular superhero of Harlem against injustice. Introduced on Marvel’s “Jessica Jones”, Luke Cage was a bartender who once thought that being a hero puts a target on your back.  But when he returns home to his Harlem neighborhood in hopes of living life in the shadows, he will realize that it was always his destiny, his legacy toRead More

PHOTOS: The Beatles’ “Magical History Tour” Exhibit — Final Set

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AmericaJR’s Jason and Gloria Rzucidlo recently visited the Henry Ford Museum to check out their exhibit “The Magical History Tour: A Beatles Memorabilia Exhibition.” It began with black and white photos of Liverpool, England.  The exhibit continues with the drum set from the Cavern Club, several 45 rpm records, original hand-written letters by the band, the outfits the band wore on stage and photos from their concerts. There are four listening stations–each with an old radio and headsets.  One is American Rockability, Radio Luxembourg, British Radio and Elvis Presley.  Each member of the legendaryRead More

Restaurant Review: Wahlburgers is definitely worth the wait in Detroit’s Greektown district

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DETROIT — We got lucky and there was no line the first time we tried Wahlburgers.  Then, people started forming a line after us.  I’ve never seen the place with actually no line at all.  The place gets pretty busy all hours of the day. On the first floor, there is a long bar with seats and a few tables.  The second floor had another bar and lots more tables.  There is also outdoor seating in front of the place.  “The restaurant is larger than it looks from the outside,”Read More

PHOTOS: Michigan Humane Society exhibit @ Detroit Historical Museum

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AmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo recently visited the Detroit Historical Museum to check out their new exhibit featuring the Michigan Humane Society. Visitors will learn that MHS adopts out more than 11,000 pets each year, one in every 10 pets adopted throughout the entire state. In fact, MHS adopts out more animals than any other Michigan shelter takes in. But they’ll also see that MHS is much more than adoptions. It also operates one of the largest veterinary practices in the state ­ with centers in Detroit, Rochester Hills and Westland ­Read More

Metro Detroit Book Signings for 10/1-10/15

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10/1: Adam Rex & Christian Robinson “School’s First Day of School” (11:00 a.m.) @ Nicola’s Books — 2513 Jackson Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103 10/1: Andre McGough “PRO” (1:00 p.m.) @ Barnes & Noble — 17111 Haggerty Rd. Northville, MI 48168 10/1: Nakesha Woods “When Your Dream Becomes a Nightmare” (2:00 p.m.) @ Barnes & Noble — 14165 Hall Road  Shelby Township, MI 48315 10/2: Bill Ayers “Demand the Impossible” (3:00 p.m.) @ Nicola’s Books — 2513 Jackson Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103 10/6: Laurie Halse Anderson “Return to theRead More

Red Wings players give back to members of the community during the annual MI Wings Community Tour

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by Josh Berenter @JBerenter / Detroit Red Wings TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Believe it or not, the Red Wings take the ice at Joe Louis Arena in just five days for their preseason opener against the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins. But before the puck drops for the Farewell Season at The Joe, Red Wings players hit the road Wednesday for the eighth annual MI Wings Community Tour, presented by ITC Holdings Corp., to say thank you to members of the community on their way to training camp in Traverse City. TheRead More

PHOTOS: A Tour of the San Diego Natural History Museum — Part Two

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AmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo recently visited the San Diego Natural History Museum (#theNAT) at Balboa Park. From dinosaurs to mastodons, discover the rich fossil history of our region in Fossil Mysteries. In this major exhibition, created by the Museum, ponder a mystery, examine the strong fossil evidence from the Museum’s collection, and use scientific tools to discover answers. Skulls contains close to 200 skulls from theNAT’s research collections of animals from all over the world, from the tiny to the spectacular. Coast to Cactus in Southern California is an innovative permanent exhibition that will invite visitors to explore theRead More

Majority of College Students in Harvard IOP / Revolt, Virtual Millennial Town Hall Meeting Find Clinton Wins Debate

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In the first debate, a solid majority of 50-plus college students (63%) believes that Hillary Clinton won the night from the virtual town meeting of 18- to 29-year-old Americans by Harvard’s Institute of Politics (IOP), located at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, in partnership with REVOLT Media and Purple. Young voters from more than 20 universities across the country participated in the digital town hall, which was designed to provide qualitative analysis of students from across the country, and is not a predictive or a representativeRead More

Milestone Monday: The 10-year anniversary of NBC’s ‘Heroes’

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“Save the cheerleader, save the world” That was the tagline that defined “Heroes” when NBC opened its first chapter on Monday, September 25, 2006. Created by Tim Kring, the series followed the lives, trials, and tribulations of ordinary people who are blessed – and cursed – with extraordinary abilities. For instance, pragmatic politician Nathan Petrelli (Adrian Pasdar) has the ability to fly.  His idealist brother Peter, a nurse, has the ability to mimic the powers of others.  Claire Bennet (Hayden Panettiere), a high-school cheerleader, has the ability to heal herself.  HiroRead More

PHOTOS: The Beatles’ “Magical History Tour” Exhibit — Part Two

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AmericaJR’s Jason and Gloria Rzucidlo recently visited the Henry Ford Museum to check out their exhibit “The Magical History Tour: A Beatles Memorabilia Exhibition.” It began with black and white photos of Liverpool, England.  The exhibit continues with the drum set from the Cavern Club, several 45 rpm records, original hand-written letters by the band, the outfits the band wore on stage and photos from their concerts. There are four listening stations–each with an old radio and headsets.  One is American Rockability, Radio Luxembourg, British Radio and Elvis Presley.  Each member of the legendaryRead More