Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

 

Detroit RiverFront Conservancy, City of Detroit and Detroit Economic Growth Corporation Announce New Plan to Preserve and Expand Riverfront Access

Tweet DETROIT — Officials from the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy (DRFC), the City of Detroit Planning & Development Department (PDD) and the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC) announced the details of a framework plan that will preserve more riverfront land for public use and create greater community access. The plan, which also will lead to new investment and development opportunities within the East Riverfront, was unveiled during a community meeting this evening at the Outdoor Adventure Center, 1801 Atwater Street. The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy, City of Detroit Planning & Development Department andRead More


PHOTOS: National Radio Hall of Fame @ Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo visited the Museum of Broadcast Communications during his recent trip to Chicago. The National Radio Hall of Fame & Museum has been created to commemorate the giants of a medium that has permeated American society for most of the 20th century, and today in the 21st century. Radio’s power has always depended upon diverse talents and many kinds of genius. Taken together, the inductees into the National Radio Hall of Fame & Museum are more than technical geniuses and more than celebrities. They are part of aRead More


Trivia Tuesday: 5 New Trivia Questions and Answers from “Page-A-Day”

TweetEvery Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR. Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar. This week’s questions: What experimental 20th-century female poet, author of “The Pool,” went by two initials? Elton John re-released his song “Candle in the Wind” in 1997. What event preceded this? What species are the fastest land insects? What did Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas notably do in February  2006, during the case of Holmes vs. South Carolina? Where and when did the deadliest hurricaneRead More