Houdini’s body was embalmed and stored at the funeral home in a bronze coffin with a glass lid, which Houdini wanted to use as a prop for his magic shows.
Thousands of people flocked to Dally in the Alley in the Cass Corridor on Saturday for music, art and food.
Motor City Muckraker obtained a copy of the “confidential” agreement between Ilitch and Wayne State to build a business school, and the details don’t fit the media-peddle narrative.
When Wayne State University broke ground on the $50 million Mike Ilitch School of Business on Wednesday, school officials and the media left out some key details about the burden on taxpayers and students.
A lot is at stake when Mike Ilitch’s son takes over the family empire, which includes the Red Wings, Tigers, Little Caesars, theaters and abandoned buildings.
From bars to a historic high-rise apartment, 11 buildings and houses have been demolished around the Red Wings arena since 2014.
The students were leaving nearby Cass Tech High School when the crash happened.
Condos and a high-end restaurant will replace a long-abandoned apartment building in the Cass Corridor.
The Gold Dollar was a legendary Cass Corridor bar that hosted drag shows for three decades and later featured the White Stripes’ first live show.
A private PR team handles public records involving the sale of prime, taxpayer-owned property in Detroit.