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Bamboo Detroit Co-Founder Amanda Lewan. Courtesy Photo.

 

Here’s your Saturday, August 11, 2018 show:

The Detroit Grand Prix is, in fact, returning to Belle Isle. That’s thanks to an agreement announced Friday between race organizers and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

Speaking of cars.. I-696 construction in Macomb and Oakland counties is about 30 percent complete, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation.

Earlier, we brought you a story about heated words from Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, saying that Detroit CEOs are aligning against suburban interests.

The annual Hatch Detroit contest announced their 10 semi-finalists on Thursday evening. The contest awards $50,000 in cash and a bunch of resources to folks opening a business in Detroit, Highland Park, or Hamtramck. Here’s a full list of nominated businesses.

Dan Hasty is the the new play-by-play voice of the Detroit Mercy men’s basketball team this season on 910 AM.

An improved park at the corner of Woodward and Warren on the Wayne State campus is a step closer to reality.

A little update on the progress of a 26-mile trail loop called the Joe Louis Greenway.

The travel service Expedia has named Detroit one of the most underrated cities in America to visit.

And our feature interview is with Amanda Lewan of Bamboo Detroit. Bamboo is celebrating 5 years in business and we talk about what’s changed in Detroit since they opened.

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