Entries in detroit (109)

Saturday
Mar182017

Dilla & Common

Dilla and Common were friends and roommates for a while, and made some absolutely legendary classic music together. Here are a few of our favorites.

Tuesday
Feb072017

Happy Birthday JDILLA!

Artwork by @itsbigmitch of fingersonblast / littlegreenghouls

Wednesday
Jan182017

Detroit 1982

via Detroit Historical Society

Booklet published by the Michigan Bell Telephone Company, Detroit Renaissance, and the Metropolitan Detroit Convention and Visitors Bureau on the occasion of Super Bowl XVI held at the Pontiac Silverdome in January 1982. The booklet contains three articles, ”Home of the Lions & Super Bowl XVI,” by sports broadcaster Brent Musburger about the history of the Detroit Lions championships; ”Detroit’s True Grit,” by journalist and former Assistant Attorney General Roger Wilkins giving an overview of the city’s history anchored on Joe Louis, World War II-era production, the 1967 Riot, and the following recovery efforts; and ”The Second Assembly Line Revolution,” by science fiction author Isaac Asimov about the future of robotics in Detroit. The booklet also contains a forward by Michigan Bell president David K. Easlick and a section giving statistics for the region. An illustration of a bearded man, a Detroit Lions player, and a humanoid robot is on the cover.

Sunday
Dec182016

Photo of the day: LIONS v. Giants

 

Flashback to 2014 when Ziggy Ansah of the Lions took down Giants QB Eli Manning in the end zone. They face off again today - and many are saying it's Detroit's toughest matchup this season. What do you think?

Sunday
Dec042016

Photo of the day: Flosstradamus in Detroit

Flosstradamus live in Detroit at the Masonic Temple.  Photo by Justin Trudell, see more at howwasitdetroit.com