PHOTOS: Testing underway for Detroit’s new QLine streetcar

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. Former WDIV-TV 4 Anchor CarmenRead More

2017 Nissan Titan XD King Cab, 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Limited debut at Chicago Auto Show

TweetCHICAGO — Nissan took the wraps off its Titan King Cab pickup truck and Mitsubishi introduced its Outlander Sport Limited Edition on Thursday. Those were two of the debuts from the first media day of the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. Nissan has cemented itself as a serious player in the truck segment. They are looking to compete with best-selling vehicles such as the Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado and RAM 1500. The Japanese automaker now has five pickup trucks in its current line-up. “Our new baby is this King Cab, we’reRead More

Want Free Beer? Come to Comedy Central’s Tuesday ‘Detroiters’ Premiere

TweetDETROIT — Comedy Central is taking a cue from Plato, who once said, “He’s a wise man who invented beer.” They haven’t invented a new brew, but they have created a hot new 10-episode series, called ‘Detroiters’  set and filmed right here in the Motor City. And, to celebrate, they want to buy you a cold one tomorrow night at select metro Detroit bars during its season premiere Tuesday, February 7 at 10:30 p.m. (ET). ‘Detroiters’ stars Detroit-native, Sam Richardson (of HBO’s ‘Veep’) and Clarkston’s own Tim Robinson as aRead More

Infiniti introduces the QX50 concept at NAIAS in Detroit

TweetDETROIT — Infiniti President Roland Krueger held a news conference on Monday at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.  He talked about the new QX50 Crossover Concept which he says is a brand shaper.  “In just three months, it outperformed its competitors.  This confirms that Infiniti is a luxury performance brand,” says Krueger. The VC (variable compression) Turbo engine can change the compression seamlessly.  The first production engine that continuously transforms on demand.  Low compression for more power.  High compression for greater efficiency.  The multilink design contracts whenRead More

Musical Review: “Fun Home” impresses during its Detroit debut at the Fisher Theatre

TweetDETROIT — Five-time Tony award-winning musical “Fun Home” made its Motor City premiere at The Fisher Theatre on November 29.  It will run until December 11. The musical is adapted by Lisa Kron with music by Jeanine Tesori. This is a story about a girl, Alison Bechdel (Kate Shindle), who lives in rural Pennsylvania in the 1970’s.  Her character is played by three different people–in three stages of her life.  The adult Alison also narrates the story as it moves along.  Little girl Alison is played by Alessandra Baldacchino.  Teenage/collegeRead More

PHOTOS: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” World Premiere in Hollywood, CA

TweetLast night, the stars came out for the World Premiere of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” at the Dolby, El Capitan and TCL Theatres in Hollywood, CA! It stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Max von Sydow. The story is set approximately 30 years after the events of Return of the Jedi (1983). It is the seventh installment in the main Star Wars film series. The red carpet was live streamedRead More