Thursday, May 18th, 2017

 

WATCH: Interview with NASCAR’s Tommy Regan about Sonoma debut

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo spoke one-on-one with NASCAR driver Tommy Regan. Born in Pleasanton, California, not far from the Sonoma Raceway, Regan will be returning to his home turf to kick off the next chapter in his NASCAR career and fulfill his lifelong dream of driving in a NASCAR Cup Series race. On June 25, 2017, the 39-year-old NASCAR driver Tommy Regan will race, against 39 of the best stock car drivers in the world, on the uniquely technical 2.52-mile Sonoma Raceway. Find out what he hopes to learn from theRead More


PHOTOS: A Tour of the Under Armour Brand House in downtown Detroit

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo recently toured the new Under Armour Brand House in downtown Detroit. The 16,000-square-foot store is located at 1201 Woodward Avenue, just a new stores down from the newly-opened Nike store. The Under Armour store features two levels including a mural of Detroit. Kraemer Design Group served as the architect of the new store. Items available for purchase include men’s and women’s clothing, shoes, hats as well as Detroit Tigers gear. There’s also a free phone charging station for shoppers to get more juice during their visit. VisitRead More


EARTHTALK – Solar Aesthetics: Rooftop Panels Never Looked So Good

TweetDear EarthTalk: Why do rooftop solar panels have to be so big and unsightly? Are there any better-looking alternatives out there? —Maise Lipscomb, Helena, MT If aesthetics is the reason you’ve been holding off on converting your home to solar power, 2017 just might be the year for you to take the renewables leap. For starters, several panel makers now sell “frameless” or “seamless” designs whereby photovoltaic panels appear to “float” on the roof surface, with sightlines unencumbered by big black metal framework apparatus. But getting rid of the framesRead More