Recorded on September 24, 2018: After your headlines, Sven talks with Miranda Mayuiers about Purrlates at the Ferndale Catfe, the first cat cafe in Michigan.
– A rookie Detroit police officer has been fired after an offensive Snapchat post. Sean Bostwick shared a Snap over the weekend that read, quote, “Another night to rangel up these zoo animals.”
– The Ambassador Bridge was closed in both directions for about an hour Monday morning to deal with a man who was threatening to jump off the bridge.
– Crews have been spotted installing plexiglass windows at Lee Plaza. That’s the 15-story Art Deco former luxury apartment building on West Grand Boulevard that dates to 1927.
– The struggling Eastland Center shopping mall is hitting the auction block. Current owners CW Capital will auction off about 640,000 square feet of the mall’s 1.4 million square feet of space in an auction on October 11th.
– A bit of good health news for former Dean of the House of Representatives, John Dingell.
– The men’s clothing shop The Shirt Box and Kenny’s Lakes Area Auto Experts are accepting donations of gently used bicycles in working condition now through Saturday, Oct. 20.
– A locally produced sitcom is holding a viewing party for its pilot episode next month, and you’re invited. “Vampartier” follows a a happy, nerdy, middle-aged workaholic with no kids and no social life. It all changes when he is visited by an ancient vampire who insists he’s the “perfect candidate” to transform into a blood-sucking creature of the night.
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