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W.I.F.F.

It’s that time again… The 2nd annual Windsor International Film Festival. I missed the first version last year, as I was away on my honeymoon at the time. The festival will run Thursday, November 8 – Sunday, November 12. This year’s venues are: The…
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Mystery Solved!

I orignally posted this mystery factory back in February. I recieved the answer to the mystery today by e-mail. Kevin who is an avid Buick historian offered this answer: The photo is not from Detroit but rather from Flint. It shows what was built as the W. F. Stewart Body…
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Lafayette Tool & Die

This century old building at 261 St. Aubin sports a sign for Lafayette Tool and Die, since 1934. Lafayette is no longer in the building, I’m not sure if they met the same fate as the Detroit Elevator Co., chased out of Rivertown when the Casino’s were earmarked to occupy the land. Today the building is occupied by the Micro Tool Die & Mold Co. The building first appears on the…
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Bond & Bailey

Located on Fort Street, near the Ambassador Bridge, you’ll come across Bond & Bailey Machining. According to the sign, they’ve been in business since 1949, however the building on Fort St. looks a little rough. A google seach shows them still in business in…
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Wow

Congratulations to the 2006 American League Champion Detroit Tigers. With Magglio Ordonez’s walk off Home Run in the bottom of the ninth, the Tigers won the pennant for the first time since 1984. I hate to admit it, but I never expected this in April… World…