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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


Kyle Larson uses late race dramatics to win FireKeepers Casino 400

TweetBROOKLYN, Mich. — Kyle Larson made the perfect restart when it mattered the most to win the FireKeepers Casino 400. It marked his second consecutive victory at Michigan International Speedway. On the final restart with five laps to go, Larson started on the outside and Denny Hamlin on the inside. The two drivers went into turn one side-by-side, but Larson was able to pull away to take the checkered flag. “The Cars 3 Chevy was really, really fast,” Larson said. “And it was cool to win it. What a great Father’sRead More


PHOTOS: “House Industries” Exhibit Opening Party at The Henry Ford

TweetAmericaJR’s Gloria and Jerome Rzucidlo were LIVE at The Henry Ford in Dearborn for the “House Industries: A Type of Learning” exhibit opening party. 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 new exhibit titled A Type of Learning features 7,500 square feet of space. It informs,Read 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


Canton’s 26th Annual Liberty Fest Returns to Heritage Park June 15-17, 2017

TweetCANTON, Mich. — Canton Liberty Fest returns celebrating its 26th Anniversary with three action-packed fun-filled days from Thursday, June 15 through Saturday, June 17 in Canton’s beautiful Heritage Park, adjacent to the Canton Administration Building, located at 1150 S. Canton Center Road, Canton, MI 48188. This year’s event will take place on Thursday, June 15 from 1 p.m. – 11 p.m., Friday, June 16 from 1 p.m. – 11 p.m. and on Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Major sponsors for this annual community event, include: AmericanRead More


PHOTOS: 2017 Dog Bowl @ Frankenmuth River Place Shops

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at the Frankenmuth River Place Shops for the 2017 Dog Bowl. It is a high energy event that showcases dogs running, jumping, diving, and retrieving! Located in Frankenmuth River Place Shops. Lots of great events: Best Costume Contest, 50 yard Doggie Fun Run, Disc Dog Competitions, Wiener Dog Races, Pet Retail Vendors, Dog Bowl King and Queen, Dog Breeds of the World Show, Annual Canine Cruise of the Bavarian Belle River Boat, DockDogs Competition and Hot Air Balloons. For more information about the 2017 DogRead More


PHOTOS: 11th annual Balloons Over Bavarian Inn (Frankenmuth, MI)

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at the 11th annual Balloons Over Bavarian Inn in Frankenmuth, Mich. Attendees can enjoy Hot Air Balloons competing in early morning and evening flights and three Hot Air Balloon Glows, Memorial Day weekend 2017! Hot Air Balloonists compete in morning and evening flights as they float over Frankenmuth. Experience the Village of Balloons at night with the Balloon Glow! Watch 25+ tethered balloons inflate, then interact with the pilots & crew. Balloons Over Bavarian Inn continues today and Monday (Memorial Day). For more information about BalloonsRead More


It’s Official! BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse is headed to Livonia, MI

Tweet LIVONIA, Mich. — On Monday evening, The Livonia City Council unanimously approved a petition to demolish the former Champps Restaurant and construct a west coast favorite called BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse. What’s next? A representative from BJ’s will have to address the Livonia Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA). The next ZBA meeting will be on June 13, 2017. “They will have to go through permitting with our inspection department as well as engineering department,” said Mark Taormina, Livonia’s planning and economic development director. “That could take a month orRead More


WATCH: BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse is officially coming to Livonia, MI

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the site of the new BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse at Seven Mile and Haggerty roads in Livonia, Mich. The Livonia City Council approved a petition to turn the former Champps Restaurant into the west coast favorite. What’s next? A representative from BJ’s will have to address the Livonia Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA). The next ZBA meeting will be on June 13, 2017. BJ’s hopes to open its doors in Livonia by the end of 2017 or the turn of the new year. The restaurantRead More