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PHOTOS: M-1 Rail Presents the QLINE Detroit Grand Opening Festival

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE in downtown Detroit for the QLINE Grand Opening Festival. QLINE riders will enjoy free rides for our Grand Opening May 12-14. Businesses throughout the Woodward Corridor are also celebrating the start of QLINE operations with promotions beginning May 12. Three festival sites are also offering activities for the entire family at: New Center Park (Grand Boulevard), Wayne State University (Woodward and Warren) and at Campus Martius Park. Downloadable the Schedule at: QLINE Detroit Grand Opening Festivities


PHOTOS: Our First Ride on Detroit’s new QLINE streetcar

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was invited to be among the first passengers to ride on Detroit’s new QLINE streetcar. The QLINE will celebrate its grand opening on Friday, May 12 with a special event at Grand Circus Park. The Grand Opening event will begin with a morning press conference featuring elected officials and dignitaries and will be followed by an inaugural first-ride down Woodward Ave. The QLINE will open to the public by Friday afternoon. Free rides will be offered to everyone for the QLINE’s opening weekend from may 12-14 afterRead More


Detroit’s QLINE Begins Service on May 12: What You Need To Know

TweetDETROIT — 60 Years. That’s how long it’s been since Detroit has had an operating streetcar. That’s about to change when the new QLINE begins passenger service on Friday, May 12. Free rides will be offered for everyone during opening weekend. The new QLINE has added $7 billion in development along the Woodward corridor. About two-thirds of the investment along the line is complete, with $2.4 billion planned for the future. It took 10 years to go from the concept phase to passenger operations. “We’re always reinventing and I thinkRead More


WATCH: Detroit’s new QLine (M-1 Rail) undergoes testing

TweetDetroit’s new QLine (M-1 Rail) streetcar is undergoing testing before its big launch on May 12, 2017. Watch as the new light rail streetcar makes its way up and down Woodward Avenue in downtown and midtown Detroit. The line will make a 6.6-mile loop around Woodward Avenue. There are 20 stops between Grand Boulevard and Larned Street. Each ride will cost $1.50 when it opens for business on May 12. Streetcars will feature modern amenities air-conditioning, heat and come equipped with bike racks and Wi-Fi.  


Review: “Circus 1903-The Golden Age of Circus” is a crowd pleaser

TweetDETROIT — The most amazing show on Earth, “Circus 1903-The Golden Age of Circus,” has arrived at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit for only six days, March 14-19.  This heart-stopping, spectacular show features daredevil entertainment, elephants, magic shows and famous circus acts from people from all over the world. Before the show began, a popcorn vendor was walking in the aisle tossing popcorn into the audience. He also chose a six-year old from the audience, brought him on stage and did some magic with him. Ringmaster Willy Whipsnade (played byRead More


PHOTOS: “Bitter|Sweet: Coffee, Tea & Chocolate” @ Detroit Institute of Arts

TweetAmericaJR’s Gloria Rzucidlo was LIVE at the Detroit Institute of Arts for their new exhibit “Bitter|Sweet: Coffee, Tea & Chocolate.” It is the first exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts to engage all five senses. In addition to seeing art, you can touch, hear, smell and even taste coffee- and tea-related beverages. From social revolutions that changed the way we drink our morning blends, to design revolutions that changed the objects that we drink from, step back in time to when gathering over a cup of your favorite hotRead More


PHOTOS: 44th annual Noel Night in midtown Detroit — Part Two

TweetAmericaJR’s Gloria Rzucidlo was LIVE in midtown Detroit for the 44th annual Noel Night. It featured over 100 participating venues, including the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Michigan Science Center, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, the Detroit Historical Museum, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Detroit Public Library that opened their doors to the public free of charge during this Cultural Center-wide holiday open house. Activities included horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday shopping, family craft activities and performances by over 200 area music, theatre, and dance groups, and otherRead More


PHOTOS: 44th annual Noel Night in midtown Detroit – Part One

TweetAmericaJR’s Gloria Rzucidlo was LIVE in midtown Detroit for the 44th annual Noel Night. It featured over 100 participating venues, including the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Michigan Science Center, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, the Detroit Historical Museum, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Detroit Public Library that opened their doors to the public free of charge during this Cultural Center-wide holiday open house. Activities included horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday shopping, family craft activities and performances by over 200 area music, theatre, and dance groups, and otherRead More


Musical Review: “The Book of Mormon” is lively at Detroit’s Fisher Theatre

TweetDETROIT — “The Book of Mormon,” winner of nine Tony Awards, opened at the Fisher Theatre on November 1 and runs through November 13th.  Written by Trey Parker and Matt Stone from “South Park” and co-writer Robert Lopez, you know its going to be crusty at the edges. The musical began with several young missionaries learning the book of Mormon from the Church of Latter Day Saints at the Missionary Training School.  The day of graduation came along and the elders are paired up as they announce where in theRead More


Play Review: “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder” at Detroit’s Fisher Theatre