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January 23, 2006 - Election Day

Well, one of these clowns have to win…. All my Canadian Brothers and Sisters, today is election day, don’t forget to go out and vote! I’m praying for a Conservative Minority. I’m praying that the NDP carry Windsor once again. I’m praying that…
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January 20, 2006 - 2006 North American International Auto Show

Well it’s that time again, the Auto Show is on over at Cobo Hall. This weekend is your last chance to get over there and check it out. As always everything is to excess. New Orleans probably could have been rebuilt with the amount spent by the car companies on the displays. Speaking of Car Companies, aren’t there two who should be cutting costs, not buying 50 foot video screens? A few…
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Photo Du Jour - January 18, 2006 - Peter's Rock

Located on Dearborn Street, between Harbaugh & Vanderbilt in Delray is Peter’s Rock Missionary Baptist Church. This one is for you Chuck. Quite the steeple on this oldie. Here’s a shot taken from down in front of Auntie Rie’s Market, if you’ve…
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Photo Du Jour - January 16, 2006 - RIP Motown Complex

Well the demolition derby has begun for 2006. The first victim? The old Motown complex on Woodward. The closest building was the Donovan Building, with the shorter building to the rear the Sanders building. The Sanders building came down yesterday as seen here. At least…
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Photo Du Jour - January 13, 2006 - Medical Arts Building

Located on Ouellette Ave in Windsor across from Hotel-Dieu Hospital is the vacant Medical Arts Building. It was built in 1930, designed by architect J.R. Sculland. The building has been vacant for several years, ever since the language school on the main floor closed up shop. There is some interest growing for a condo conversion project. A full view of the building as it stands today A view from…
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Photo Du Jour - January 11, 2006 - Patterson Terrace

Located on the corner of John R. & Erskine in Brush Park, is the Patterson Terrace. It is in my opinion a very nice looking structure, and it has spent the last few years boarded up. I suppose that Gentrification needs to creep a little more to the North before this…