Metro Detroit Review
Providing Local News and Business Reviews Around Metro Detroit
Blake Griffin is now a Detroit Piston!
The Detroit Pistons have signed former Clippers star Blake Griffin to the team. They look forward to adding significant depth to the team in their hopes for a playoff run.
Good news for GM workers! About 50,000 GM factory workers will get $11,750 profit-sharing checks late this month, based on a full-year pretax North American profit of $11.9 billion. Excluding one-time items, GM made a $9.9 billion profit, or $6.62 per share, the greatest since leaving bankruptcy in 2009. We look forward to the boost this will give to the Detroit Metro workers.
GOOGLE IS COMING TO DETROIT! Google has finalized their plans to move from their current location in Birmingham MI. to Downtown Detroit. They are almost doubling their size from their current 17,000 square feet to over 30,000. They will be located right next to the new Little Ceaser's Arena and will be adding many additional staff members.
SPECIAL NEWS EVENTS
Somerset Mall Expanding! The Somerset Collection in Troy MI, one of Michigan’s most prestigious shopping malls has announced the addition of 19 new stores and expansions mostly slated for the next 12 months. Some of the new stores coming to Somerset include: Zara, Bally, Tesla, Rolex, J. Mclaughlin, Del Toro, Lovesac, See’s Candies, Sugarfina, Timberland, and Verizon Wireless. These stores will add to Somerset’s already existing fine line of retail shopping sites. The owners of the mall look forward to the additions and to provide an even better shopping experience to the public.
FROM THE EDITOR
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NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS 2018
Happy and healthy new year to everyone! At the beginning of the year, most everyone is making new years resolutions…again. We are going to lose weight. We are going to stop drinking. Stop…Do…Stop… Do… It is a cycle that tortures us year after year because we often fail...
Special EVENTS IN THE D
Candelbox – January 26 at Saint Andrew's Hall.
Sheila E. – January 27 at Andiamo Showroom.
Chase Rice – January 27 at The Fillmore Detroit.
Blues Traveler – January 31 at Saint Andrew's Hall.
Morris Day & The Time – February 1 at Sound Board.
Blake Shelton, Trace Adkins, more – February 22 at Van Andel Arena.
P!NK – March 25 at Little Caesars Arena.
Lorde – March 28 at Little Caesars Arena.
Justin Timberlake – April 2 at Little Caesars Arena.
Jack White – April 19 at Little Caesars Arena.
Shania Twain – June 15 at Little Caesars Arena.
Journey and Def Leppard – July 13 at Comerica Park.
Zac Brown band wsg OneRepublic – July 14 at Comerica Park.
Shania Twain – July 18 at Van Andel Arena.
Kenny Chesney – August 4 at Ford Field.
Shakira – August 4 at Little Caesars Arena.
Taylor Swift – August 28 at Ford Field.
Maroon 5 – September 30 at Little Caesars Arena.
Elton John – October 12 at Little Caesars Arena.
REO Speedwagon – November 11 at Sound Board.
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