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#2620791 New Ultra-Enhanced Video/Renderings of the Arena District

Posted by datsallfolks on 17 July 2015 - 04:10 PM

The question, really, is if it actually revitalizes anything.

 

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Considering this is what the area looks like... I would say there's a very good chance the arena will help revitalize this part of town.

 

M-1 Rail helps get Woodward developments rolling

 

Near the 12 stops along M-1’s route, at least 10 housing plans are in the works. Some are still on the drawing board and others will be open by the end of the year. They include:

■A 300-unit complex is intended on the site of the parking lot in front of Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers. That project is being spearheaded by Olympia Development of Michigan, the real estate arm of Ilitch Holdings Inc. The Ilitches, who own the Tigers, also are behind the plan to overhaul 45 blocks north of downtown. The area includes the Red Wings arena being built along Woodward and will have an M-1 Rail stop.

■A 200-unit housing project is slated for an empty lot in Brush Park, developed by the principals of Broder & Sachse Real Estate Services Inc. in Birmingham.

■Also, 250 residential units are part of the huge plans for the former Hudson’s site, which will include 225,000 square feet of mixed-use space and 900 parking spaces. That project is being developed by Gilbert.

The rail project also is drawing investments in smaller buildings, key to erasing the pockets of blight that still plague Woodward.

 

As you can see this is a much bigger project than just a sports arena. I'm very hopeful that the city is finally moving in the right direction. 




#2620376 Mitch Callahan signed 1-year - 600k

Posted by TheXym on 13 July 2015 - 01:42 PM

As much as I'm a fan of Miller on the fourth line (& of course star wars nicknames), I'd really like to see how well a callahan-glendog-ferrero fourth line would play together sometime in the next couple seasons.


Han-Luke-Lando works with the Star Wars motif


#2617369 Preliminary Red Wings Training Camp Roster

Posted by BottleOfSmoke on 29 June 2015 - 08:12 PM

 
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Lookit.

Just lookit how majestic he is.

He is the hampusiest of all the melens.

Fun fact: my phone autocorrects ham to HAMPUS in all caps and autocompletes mel to Melen. Apparently I type those two things frequently...who knew?


#2602645 At What Point Does Holland Deserve Blame?

Posted by rick zombo on 28 April 2015 - 10:17 AM

A discussion…Ha.

 

Most of the prospects exist on many teams. i.e. Tampa Bay's T. Johnson.

 

Find me one team in the league that's had to draft from Detroit's position for the last 24 years that has better prospects. Feel free to use these as refernces

 

http://www.thehockey...sing-prospects/

 

http://www.hockeysfu...spect-rankings/

 

http://www.hockeysfu.../team-rankings/

 

 

 

 

 

 

How about overpaying for Quincey?

 

Quincey's been good.

 

Resigned Cleary twice.

 

Kept his promise. Continues to exude organizational class. No harm done on the ice.

 

Overpaid and signed Franzen and Howard.

 

Franzen is not overpaid. Howard got fair value at the time. This is all on Howard for not keeping his end of the bargain.

 

Zidlicky is struggling badly.

 

Meh. Babcock has other options if he wants to use them. Kindl, for example. Didn't give up much to acquire him.

 

Nyquist looks small and lost out there.

 

Now you're just stretching

 

Never planned for Lidstrom's and Rafalski's departures. 

 

How can you? Without tanking like Florida, you're not getting an Ekblad or Jones or Hannafin. #tankit

 

Didn't figure out a way to keep Hossa.

 

IMO, his only major mistake.

 

Stephen Weiss is on the team but doesn't dress.

 

Holland's only other mistake. Part of that is on Babcock for not using him properly.

 

Does any of that ring a bell? Bother you?

 

Just the Hossa thing.




#2595541 Wings great Gordie Howe resting after 'serious stroke'

Posted by cusimano_brothers on 18 April 2015 - 11:28 AM

Good article appeared in today's Toronto Star on the procedure Mr. Howe went through and what they found afterwards. Quote of the article from 

Dr. Steven Cramer, a neurologist at University of California Irvine, who was brought in to look at the findings from his case:

“We don’t know the risk and we don’t know the benefits yet,” said Cramer, who plans a study using Stemedica cells. “Write your senator or whatever the Canada thing is and get these trials funded,” said Cramer, adding: “I do not suggest to my patients to go outside of the U.S. and do what was done here.”



#2595135 2015 Round 1 Photoshop War: Tampa Bay Lightning

Posted by Jersey Wing on 16 April 2015 - 10:55 PM

Give me ideas!!

 

OK, here's one, in honor of Glendening's spin-o-rama goal I got to thinking, who can spin like that in front of the net?
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#2593858 2015 Round 1 Photoshop War: Tampa Bay Lightning

Posted by amato on 16 April 2015 - 12:18 PM

Not a Photoshop but, obligatory rafter comparison :P

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That's cute....

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Let's add to it! LGW!!


#2593819 2015 Round 1 Photoshop War: Tampa Bay Lightning

Posted by shoe on 16 April 2015 - 11:18 AM

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#2594637 All Purpose Grand Rapids Griffins Thread

Posted by krsmith17 on 16 April 2015 - 08:27 PM

I haven't had a chance to check it out yet, but Bertuzzi got a goal tonight in a 6-4 Griffins win over the Monsters.


#2593234 Why so negative?

Posted by number9 on 14 April 2015 - 04:27 PM

Wings in 3


#2592586 Money On The Board!

Posted by BottleOfSmoke on 12 April 2015 - 12:22 AM

1$ per Brendan Smith penalty


No need to flaunt your wealth, a hole.

:lol:


#2592759 2015 Round 1 Photoshop War: Tampa Bay Lightning

Posted by TripleS on 12 April 2015 - 10:47 PM

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#2592744 2015 Round 1 Photoshop War: Tampa Bay Lightning

Posted by derblaueClaus on 12 April 2015 - 09:10 PM

I couldn't sleep :

 

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#2592725 2015 Round 1 Photoshop War: Tampa Bay Lightning

Posted by Jersey Wing on 12 April 2015 - 06:51 PM

I've got no skill in this area. It would be great too see someone come up with Steve fighting Holland. Considering Steve was suppose to be our GM.

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#2592714 2015 Round 1 Photoshop War: Tampa Bay Lightning

Posted by MabusIncarnate on 12 April 2015 - 05:13 PM

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Spraying the goalie