Here are the show notes for the Daily Detroit podcast recorded on September 20, 2018.

Your Headlines: 

– Detroit’s schools continue to have water woes. The Detroit Public Schools Community District said that at least 57 Detroit schools have tested positive so far for high levels of copper, lead or both in drinking water.

– The beautiful Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory on Belle Isle is about to get a $1.9 million facelift starting in October.

– Henry Ford Health System will become the lone tenant in a new office tower taking shape in downtown Royal Oak.

– Could we be looking at winter with an entire direction of I-696 remaining closed?

– A major downtown Detroit hotel is facing a possible strike by its workers.

– Detroit has lost one of its champions. David DiChiera, a man who has been a big part of getting Detroit’s downtown renaissance in tune, has passed at the age of 83. He had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer back in April of 2017.

– Rumors are swirling that Dan Gilbert is going to pick up a some big legacy nameplates in media.

– The M Den is coming to Detroit. The University of Michigan-themed retail shop is opening its first location in the city of Detroit in the District Detroit.

– In Warren, there’s a new Greek fast casual restaurant opening up shop.

– This Saturday, Pewabic will be unveiling a new stein during their Oktoberfest celebration. On top of that, Eastern Market Brewing will be at the pottery studio on Jefferson Avenue serving its small batch Kiln Bier, an ale-lager hybrid that was brewed specifically for Pewabic.

Featured Conversation: 

Can there be such a thing as a “new” dive bar? For our feature conversation, Devon’s Detroit columnist Devon O’Reilly stops by to talk about Second Best… and house-made Zima. Apparently that’s a thing.

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