Our featured guest is Christianne Sims. She’s the founder of Detroit City Lacrosse, and she talks about the new program and how it’ll impact the youth of Detroit.
– Signs are pointing to the Grand Prix returning to Belle Isle next year. With the last contract expired, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources says it wants to move forward on a plan to keep the race at the island park, assuming key issues can be resolved.
– The Swiss hospital that treated him says former Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne had been seriously ill for more than a year before his shocking death earlier this week. That was apparently news not only to Fiat Chrysler shareholders, but to the company itself.
– Looks like work to take down the Fail Jail — the stalled Wayne County Jail at the corner of I-375 and Gratiot — is underway.
– Dockless electric scooters have launched in Detroit. The company is called Bird, and basically you rent the scooters through an app on your phone. This is a pilot program testing their fleet of low-speed, electric scooters, which have already launched in 20 cities.
– A city-owned parking garage in Eastern Market needs about a million dollars in structural repairs before it can re-open.
– Karas Brothers, the popular Greek restaurant, has been sold after more than 38 years in business. The restaurant is located on Harper Avenue in St. Clair Shores.
– The former Indian Village home of a Detroit music legend is for sale. Jack White — and sometimes, his superstar on-and-off-again girlfriend Renee Zellweger — stayed in the home over on Seminole Street.
– And the community comes together to recover the stolen van of a local chef and caterer.