The Macomb Daily

  • No. 1 Sun: Phoenix takes Ayton; Trae Young, Doncic swapped in NBA draft
    Thursday - 06/21/2018 - 10:39 PM

    NEW YORK >> The Phoenix Suns stayed close to home for their first No. 1 pick. The Dallas Mavericks looked all the way to Slovenia for the player they hope can be their next European superstar.Shortly after the Suns took Deandre Ayton to start the NBA draft Thursday night, the Mavericks traded up two spots for the rights to Luka Doncic.

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  • Clinton Twp. planning director suspended after testifying in corruption trial
    Thursday - 06/21/2018 - 09:13 PM

    Clinton Township officials on Thursday said the township's longtime planning director has been placed on a paid leave of absence, one day after he admitted to funneling bribes in the ongoing public corruption scandal.Carlo Santia, head of the planning and community development department, has until Monday to decide whether or not he will retire, according to township Supervisor Robert Cannon.

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  • NHL draft action likely to begin with Montreal's 3rd pick
    Thursday - 06/21/2018 - 09:53 PM

    DALLAS >> The Montreal Canadiens can make the first real move in the NHL draft with the third overall pick.If everything goes as expected in Big D on Friday night, play-making Swedish defenseman Rasmus Dahlin will be the first overall pick by the Buffalo Sabres.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Kicking up heels at Macomb Center, Music Hall Center
    Thursday - 06/21/2018 - 07:57 PM

    The fleet footed will be out in force in the metro area this weekend. The Detroit-Windsor Dance Academy presents #DANCEMATTERS at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at the Music Hall Center, 350 Madison Ave., Detroit.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Sci-fi rock opera heads to Hamtramck
    Thursday - 06/21/2018 - 08:01 PM

    Head to another galaxy far, far away with "Daedalus 2 Mission: A Space Opera," a 21-song rock 'n' roll fantasy composed by Clarkston's Jim Territo and expanded from its August 2017 premiere, running Friday, June 22 through June 29 at Ant Hall, 2320 Caniff St., Hamtramck.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Fairy Tale Festival brings Robin Hood to life at Ford House
    Thursday - 06/21/2018 - 08:11 PM

    The spirit of Robin Hood will be alive and well - just no robbing from these rich, please - at the annual Fairy Tale Festival, taking place 10-2 on Saturday, June 23 at the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, 1100 Lake Shore Road in Grosse Pointe.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • TV Weekend: 'The Great British Baking Show,' 'Luke Cage,' BET Awards and more...
    Thursday - 06/21/2018 - 07:25 PM

    "The Great British Baking Show" is back with a fifth season of delectable treats and kitchen disasters -- and those cheeky judges. Contestants start their ovens at 8 p.m. Friday, June 22, on PBS (Detroit Public TV, Channel 56).Also Airing:• Marvel's "Luke Cage" is back and star Mike Colter is ready to kick some butt starting Friday, June 22, on Netflix.

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  • Warren cop resigns, gets probation for falsifying overtime
    Thursday - 06/21/2018 - 04:45 PM

    A Warren police officer has resigned from the force and will be on probation for one year for collecting at least $20,000 for overtime he never worked.Ryan Pylak, 41, pleaded no contest Wednesday in 37th District Court to one count of false pretenses between $200 and $1,000.The no contest plea - which is not an admission of guilt but treated as such for sentencing purposes - was part of a plea agreement with prosecutors that called for him to resign from the Warren Police Department and immediately pay restitution to the city.

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  • New Shows: Miguel, Chris Young, Clutch, Elvis Costello and more...
    Thursday - 06/21/2018 - 10:51 AM

    The latest batch of new shows announced for the metro area. All on sale Friday, June 22, unless otherwise noted...• Comedian/actor Hannibal Buress, Thursday, June 21 at the Shelter. Tickets $41, on sale now.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Ry Cooder in Ann Arbor, 5 Things To Know
    Thursday - 06/21/2018 - 06:52 AM

    We don't hear from Ry Cooder all that often these days. But when we do, we take notice.For more than 50 years the venerable multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, bandleader and singer has been one of the music world's most vital artists, whether he's playing rock, roots or World Music, collaborating with all-star friends in outfits like Little Village or spearheading exceptional projects such as the Buena Vista Social Club.

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  • Big Sean represents at Motown Jam fundraiser
    Thursday - 06/21/2018 - 11:12 PM

    DETROIT -- When Big Sean was a youth, he would pass Motown's Hitsville USA on Detroit's West Grand Boulevard without much reverence. "I used to ride past Hitsville all the time and I'd kind of discount it a little bit," the rapper said Thursday night, June 21, during the Motown Jam, a fundraiser for the Motown Historical Museum.

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  • MLB grows relationship with NCAA with Royals-Tigers in Omaha
    Thursday - 06/21/2018 - 09:47 PM

    OMAHA, Neb. >> Major League Baseball will come to Omaha for a day next year as part of an initiative to take the product to new places, commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday.As part of the buildup for the 2019 College World Series, the Detroit Tigers will play a regular-season game against the Kansas City Royals at TD Ameritrade Park on June 13.

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  • Jordan Spieth, Zach Johnson tied for early lead at Travelers Championship
    Thursday - 06/21/2018 - 09:58 PM

    CROMWELL, Conn. >> Jordan Spieth has no idea what it is like to play from behind at the Travelers Championship.The defending champion led after every round last year in his first visit to TPC River Highlands, and a shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday to match Zach Johnson for the first-round lead.

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  • GM River Days will rock the Motor City shore
    Thursday - 06/21/2018 - 07:59 PM

    GM River Days brings music - including Kool & the Gang, Morris Day & the Time, Beatlemania and more - carnival rides, games, family fun and the Tuskegee Air Show back to the Detroit Riverfront Friday through Sunday, June 22-24.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival stages four-show weekend finale
    Thursday - 06/21/2018 - 08:03 PM

    The Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival closes with four performances this weekend, including 7 and 8:30 p.m. concerts today at the Detroit Institute of Arts, and 8 p.m. Saturday at the Seligman Performing Arts Center on the Detroit Country Day School campus in Beverly Hills.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Movie Weekend: Latest 'Jurassic Park,' Sci-Fi at the DFT
    Thursday - 06/21/2018 - 07:23 PM

    The dinosaurs are back, bigger and badder than ever, in "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom," as we revisit the abandoned -- or is it? -- Isla Nublar. Rated PG-13. Also Showing:• The Detroit Film Theatre in the Detroit Institute of Arts hosts another selection of sci-fi favorites this weekend, including: "Planet of the Apes" at 3 p.

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  • Bicentennial Torch Relay winds its way through Macomb County
    Thursday - 06/21/2018 - 05:46 PM

    From downtown Mount Clemens, along the banks of Anchor Bay and Lake St. Clair, to the rural farmfields of northern Macomb County and beyond, a specially designed torch covered with symbolic images was carried by runners Thursday in the first leg of the county's Bicentennial Torch Relay.The relay, with 200 runners -- each scheduled to carry it one mile -- started at 5:40 a.

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  • Reynolds convicted of all bribery, conspiracy charges
    Thursday - 06/21/2018 - 01:16 PM

    Dean Reynolds was convicted of all bribery and bribery conspiracy charges today by a federal jury that deliberated only about two hours.Reynolds, 51, a former Clinton Township trustee, was found guilty of 10 counts of bribery and four counts of conspiracy following a six-day trial in U.S.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Community Spotlight
    Thursday - 06/21/2018 - 10:04 AM

    Bingo events• American Legion S.A.L. squadron 326 of Sterling Heights hosts a bingo session every Monday at the North Gratiot Bingo Hall, 47650 Gratiot Ave., Chesterfield Township. Doors at 10 a.m.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Macomb County: Tips for celebrating summer in the Motor City
    Thursday - 06/21/2018 - 05:43 AM

    Thursday is the first day of summer also known as the summer solstice.That ushers in all sorts of fun things going on including fireworks, free milkshakes, GM River Days in downtown Detroit and the Macomb County Bicentennial Torch Relay.Have a blastMunicipal fireworks shows are set for tonight, weather permitting, in New Baltimore and Friday in Mount Clemens (more on that one below) and St.

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