Gloria Rzucidlo


PHOTOS: 2017 Brews, BBQ and Bourbon Festival in Ferndale, MI

TweetAmericaJR’s Gloria and Jerome Rzucidlo were LIVE at the 2017 Brews, BBQ and Bourbon Festival in Ferndale, Mich. 9 Mile was transformed into a weekend long festival celebrating cold brews, mouthwatering BBQ, smooth & smoky Bourbon, and great music! Featuring a wide assortment of craft beer, tons of BBQ & varied food vendors, plenty of Bourbon, and a killer band line up! Thirsty? We will be serving up plenty of bourbon & spirits, hard ciders & sodas, and of course BEER! Grab a drink, enjoy games & live music, and follow yourRead More

30th EyesOn Design Automotive Design Show makes a great Father’s Day gift

TweetGROSSE POINTE SHORES, Mich. — The 2017 EyesOn Design Automotive Design Show celebrated its 30th anniversary on Sunday. It returned to the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan.  “Body Styles” was this year’s official theme. Today we explored unique vehicle architecture that thrived during various eras.  Many things drove the evolution of the automobile.  The automotive designer played a significant role in the transformation of the motor vehicle as we know it. This year’s unique exhibit was the Crosley line of cars and tractors.  My favoriteRead More

PHOTOS: 27th annual Pewabic House & Garden Show in Detroit

TweetAmericaJR’s Gloria and Jerome Rzucidlo were LIVE at Pewabic Pottery in Detroit for their 27th annual House and Garden Show. The event was open to the public Friday through Sunday with activities for the whole family. It featured ceramic work from over 80 artists, free docent led tours, demonstrations by Pewabic artisans, and a biergarten. Attendees had the opportunity to check out the new exciting education initiative on wheels: Pewabic Street Team, a mobile museum that will deliver clay experiences and raku firings throughout the city. And enjoy the openingRead More

“House Industries: A Type of Learning” debuts at The Henry Ford

TweetDEARBORN, Mich. — More than 100 VIP guests attended the opening party of the new exhibit “House Industries: A Type of Learning” on Thursday at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. House Industries is a type foundry and design studio based in Yorklyn, Delaware. Some of their best-known works include the neon sign for TV’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”, the Lucky Charms logo, The New Yorker magazine typography, Ann Taylor garment tags and the text used in the film “Mission: Impossible III”. The special evening included remarks from House IndustriesRead More

PHOTOS: Race Two of the 2017 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix

TweetAmericaJR’s Gloria Rzucidlo was LIVE on Belle Isle for the second race of the 2017 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear. Once again, Graham Rahal repeated as the winner and completed a weekend sweep in Detroit. Chevrolet fared much better in this race with Josef Newgarden finishing second and Will Power ending up in third place. There was only one incident to report: James Hinchliffe and Spencer Pigot had mechanical problems with their cars on lap 66. In this gallery, look for photos of the top three finishers onRead More

Graham Rahal wins first Chevrolet Dual in Detroit after setting track record

TweetDETROIT — You can say that winning runs in the family. Graham Rahal won the first race of the 2017 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix. His father and team owner, Bobby Rahal, won the Detroit Grand Prix back in June 1992. Graham led 55 laps of Saturday’s race after starting from the pole. The race lasted 1 hour and 36 minutes under partly cloudy skies. “Thanks to my boys, the great guys in the pits.  We were firing on all cylinders today,” Rahal said during the post-race press conference. “My drivingRead More

PHOTOS: NASH FM 93.1 Free-For-All Country Concert @ Campus Martius Park

TweetAmericaJR’s Gloria and Jerome Rzucidlo were LIVE at Campus Martius Park for the NASH FM 93.1 Free-For-All Country Concert. The event featured performances by new country music artists Granger Smith, Runaway June, Walker McGuire and Ryan Kinder. The concert began at 6 p.m. on Tuesday in the heart of the Motor City. “We are thrilled to again bring free, live Country music to Downtown DETROIT,” said WDRQ PD ROBBY BRIDGES. “The tradition of a free Downtown SUMMER concert is special in this town. It is our pleasure to bring itRead More

PREVIEW: 6th annual Cinetopia Film Festival kicks off on June 1

TweetDETROIT — The sixth annual Cinetopia Film Festival is coming to Detroit/Ann Arbor and Dearborn on June 1-11, 2017.  This showcases the best of the best independent films from festivals all over the globe. There were 130 submissions and they chose the best innovative films that tell a story and the history behind them. Russ Collins, CEO of the Michigan Theatre in Ann Arbor, said they started Cinetopia five years ago in Detroit.  “We looked at other film festivals. (to model after)  The heritage of cinema in Detroit is prettyRead More

PHOTOS: AmericaJR Visits Mackinac Island — Part Two

TweetAmericaJR’s Gloria and Jerome Rzucidlo recently traveled to Mackinac Island, Michigan. It is an island and resort area, covering 3.8 square miles in land area, in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is located in Lake Huron, at the eastern end of the Straits of Mackinac, between the state’s Upper and Lower Peninsulas. In the late 19th century, Mackinac Island became a popular tourist attraction and summer colony. Much of the island has undergone extensive historical preservation and restoration; as a result, the entire island is listed as a NationalRead More

PHOTOS: AmericaJR Checks Into The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island

TweetAmericaJR’s Gloria Rzucidlo recently stayed at the historic Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. Third-generation, family-owned by the Musser family, Grand Hotel is rich in history, a place where time moves at the pace of horse-drawn carriages and bicycles. Here, meals are an event and traditions such as Afternoon Tea in the Parlor and nightly dancing remain a noteworthy part of the guest experience. Take a step away from it all and unwind in the warm hospitality that has been charming guests since 1887. Grand Hotel is recognized as Travel +Read More