On today’s podcast:
– Richard Hermann has been baking on Main Street in Royal Oak for decades. He passed on this morning, and his bakery will be closed for the foreseeable future.
We are sad to report that Richard Hermann passed away this morning. The bakery will be closed for the forseeable future.Posted by Hermann's Bakery on Monday, December 9, 2019
– “Sweeping” changes are coming to Detroit’s Animal Care and Control, including more people and money
– Detroit’s darling watch and luxury goods maker, Shinola, is doing layoffs and outsourcing. Will we have to undergo a true culture shift to be able to make things in America again?
– Tiger Great Lou Whitaker has been denied the Hall of Fame, again.
– New tenants announced in the District Detroit, specifically the Boston Consulting Group
– Beyond Juice to open in the GM Rencen, and soon Midtown and New Center.
– Madison Heights city council election was super close after a recount. More on Oakland County Times: http://oaklandcounty115.com/2019/12/08/madison-heights-recount-confirms-three-vote-victory-for-kymm-clark/
– Sales tax on online retail is on the fast track to become a thing sellers must collect in Michigan
– There’s a new program on I-94 to crack down on bad commercial driving this week
– And a tip of the hat to Cynthia Canty at Michigan Radio, who is retiring soon. Her replacement on StateSide was announced today, April Baer. Here’s our interview with Cynthia earlier this year. http://www.dailydetroit.com/2019/07/19/a-conversation-with-retiring-detroit-radio-extraordinaire-cynthia-canty/