Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

 

WATCH: Detroit’s rebirth fueled by Quicken Loans, Third Man Records & Motor City Brewing Works

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from downtown Detroit for the 2017 AdAge Brand Summit. Quicken Loans CEO Jay Farner talked about how the company continues to reinvent itself and fuel Detroit’s resurgence. Then, we traveled to Motor City Brewing Works to learn how their 20-barrel brewery got started making craft beers. The company plans to open a second location on Livernois in the Avenue of Fashion area of Detroit. We walked across the street to check out the new Third Man Records‘ vinyl record pressing plant. The music label was createdRead More


PHOTOS: 2017 Shell Eco-Marathon & Make the Future Festival — Part Two

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Cobo Center for the 2017 Shell Eco-Marathon. More than 100 student vehicle teams from across the country have descended on Detroit. They are here to show off their ultra-fuel efficient vehicles that they designed, built and of course, race them! There are two vehicle classes to choose from: prototype and urban concept. Three energy sources are available: battery electric, hydrogen fuel cell or internal combustion which includes compressed natural gas. Teams must complete 10 laps or 6 miles with an average speed of 15Read More


Friday’s New CD/Album Releases for May 5, 2017

TweetLook for these new CDs/albums to hit store shelves on Friday, May 5, 2017: Amanda Palmer & Edward Ka-Spel I Can Spin A Rainbow Angel Snow Magnetic At The Drive-In in·ter a·li·a Big Walnuts Yonder Big Walnuts Yonder [Mike Watt, Nels Cline, Greg Saunier & Nick Reinhart] Black Lips Satan’s Graffiti Or God’s Art? Blondie Pollinator Bonnie “Prince” Billy Best Troubador [Merle Haggard tribute album] Brother Ali All The Beauty In This Whole Life Carl Craig Versus Chris Stapleton From A Room: Vol 1 Colt Ford Love Hope Faith DishwallaRead More