– The weeks-long lockout of unionize road-construction workers and a group of contractors has come to a temporary end, meaning long-stalled road projects should finally recommence.

– The school year is less than a month old, but parents and students at a Detroit charter high school learned Wednesday that their school will abruptly close next week. More on Chalkbeat here.

– The Detroit Police Department will begin handling more vehicle towing on its own.

– There’s a new state law aimed at protecting bicyclists from passing vehicles.

– The Fort Street Galley food hall in downtown Detroit has announced the four chef teams and food vendors that will fill out the space when it makes its expected opening in November.

– On Saturday, a park honoring a civil rights activist will officially open in Detroit. Viola Liuzzo, a Detroiter and mother of five, was shot and killed in March 1965 as she and fellow civil rights activists returned from a rally in Montgomery, Alabama. The City of Detroit dedicated Liuzzo Park in her honor in 1982.

– On this day 19 years ago… September 27, 1999… the Detroit Tigers played their last game at the old Tiger Stadium.

– In honor of International Podcast Day on Sunday, we share a few of our favorite podcasts, both national and local.

Recorded September 27, 2018. Don’t miss another episode – subscribe on Apple Podcasts or wherever podcasts are found. 

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