Category: Community

1917 American Bistro Abruptly Closes

Avenue of Fashion mainstay 1917 American Bistro has closed its doors after nearly nine years of business. Attempts to reach the restaurant ownership were unsuccessful. However, individuals with knowledge of the business confirmed the closure to Eater. The popular Livernois Avenue eatery’s equipment was listed for auction this week, drawing attention from former customers. Located in a two-story building on the now burgeoning business corridor between 7 Mile and 8 Mile, 1917 American Bistro opened its doors in late-2009 with a menu featuring Cajun catfish, shrimp & grits, and a weekend brunch buffet. Its rooftop patio was an prime destination for customers in warm months....

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Teen charged in vicious Oak Park hair salon attack

  A 17-year-old suspect in a vicious attack at a hair salon in Oak Park has been arrested Wednesday after the victim came forward to tell her story. The blindside attack by a hairdresser on her client resulted in the eviction of the salon owner from Greenfield Plaza, but it also led to something else. “We promptly investigated it and we did make an arrest,” said Oak Park Police Lt. Troy Taylor. The arrest came Wednesday just shortly after. Police say the victim came to police with her mother and filed charges. Now the 17-year-old hair dresser has been...

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The Detroit News: “910 AM suspends Rev. Rideout’s show”

Detroit church pastor W.J. Rideout III’s radio show on WFDF-AM (910) has been suspended indefinitely, officials said Tuesday. Denise “Dody” Johnson, the Southfield-based station’s manager, said in a statement Rideout’s show, which airs at 7 p.m. Saturdays, has been suspended. Later in the day, WXYZ officials said they put Maddox on administrative leave and are investigating the allegations. Officials said the station’s owner, Kevin Adell, suspended Rideout’s show because he made allegations against another TV news anchor and a newspaper editor without providing any proof....

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