Greg Crawford and Julie Hinds Detroit Free Press Published 9:00 AM EDT Apr 10, 2019 The annual DETROIT GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE will be rousing downtown Detroit from its usual Sunday-afternoon slumber this weekend. Now in its 18th year, the parade is a celebration of Greece and Greek-American culture in Michigan, Ohio and Ontario and includes Greek dancers and musicians in traditional attire, floats designed by metro Detroit schools and businesses, and some of those giant papier-mache heads that turn up every year for Detroit’s Thanksgiving parade. Some of your favorite Lions, Tigers and Pistons will be joining in the fun along with Michigan Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist II. The procession starts at 3 p.m. at Campus Martius Park and proceeds along Monroe Street to the Greektown Casino Hotel. It will be followed at 4 p.m. by a post-parade ceremony, dance performances and a street festival in the Greektown neighborhood. 3 p.m. Sunday, downtown Detroit. … [Read more...] about The weekend: Greek parade in Detroit, Novi Home & Garden Show
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Universal Studios' Wizarding World of Harry Potter will become a bit more magical and mysterious this June.The park's brand-new ride, Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, will take guests through the Forbidden Forest, where they'll come face-to-face with a collection of rare fantastical species and even Devil's Snare, the dangerous plant that once nearly took Hermione Granger's life.Tom Felton, who played Draco Malfoy in the film franchise, opened up about seeing the Forbidden Forest come to life nearly two decades after he first experienced it on-set shooting "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.""Look how young I was there! My face was so round," Felton cracked on Monday during a Universal press event. "This is one of the first shots we did. Pretty terrifying. There's something very eerie and magical about the woods. I think without Hagrid I would've been even more terrified.""Crikey, that's taking me back," he added. "This is the sort of things my … [Read more...] about Tom Felton spills details of brand-new Forbidden Forest ride at ‘Wizarding World’
With Megyn Kelly reportedly out at NBC, speculation is swirling around who could potentially replace her in the 9 a.m. time-slot of the "Today" show.The network famously replaced Tamron Hall and Al Roker's well-rated hour of "Today" to make way for Megyn Kelly and "Megyn Kelly Today" last year, which resulted in Hall's divisive exit from NBC altogether. Now that "Megyn Kelly Today" is reportedly coming to an end less than two seasons into its run, sources say that NBC is already thinking about a popular replacement: Kelly Clarkson.The singer, who is currently in her first season as a coach on NBC's "The Voice," is already venturing into daytime television with a talk show of her own, "The Kelly Clarkson Show," which Variety reported back in September was picked up by the NBC Owned Television Station Group. The move will give the show a presence in nearly 30% of US households when it premieres in the fall of 2019. 18 PHOTOS Kelly Clarkson out and about See Gallery Kelly Clarkson … [Read more...] about Is NBC thinking about replacing Megyn Kelly on ‘Today’ with this coach from ‘The Voice’?
Megyn Kelly is out at NBC.Less than 48 hours after the "Megyn Kelly Today" host defended blackface on Tuesday's episode of her show, Kelly has been fired from the network, Page Six reports.The news comes as the network was airing reruns of her hour of "Today" on Thursday and Friday."Megyn Kelly is done," an NBC executive told the Daily Mail. "She is never coming back. We are just working out timing of the announcement but mark my word -- she is gone and will never be seen on NBC live again."The source said that the main point of contention comes from her reported $20 million a year contract."Here's the worst part -- her deal is a non-break deal -- so she walks away with all that money," the source explained. "It's disgusting and heads should roll here because of it."The Hollywood Reporter reports that Kelly's newly-hired lawyer, Bryan Freedman, has a meeting set with NBC News executives on Friday, where they'll officially discuss how to handle her exit from the network. CNN … [Read more...] about Megyn Kelly is reportedly out at NBC after her controversial blackface comments
S.M. Chavey, San Antonio Express-News Published 11:05 am CDT, Friday, October 19, 2018 These are the supposedly haunted “ghost tracks” near the intersection of Shane and Villamain roads where a busload of school children were reportedly killed in a collision with a train. The children’s spirits are said to push cars out of danger, but no records of such a bus-train accident have ever been found. less These are the supposedly haunted “ghost tracks” near the intersection of Shane and Villamain roads where a busload of school children were reportedly killed in a collision with a train. The children’s ... more Photo: Express-News File Photo Legend says a bus of schoolchildren was crossing the railroad tracks at Villamain and Shane, when it stalled and was hit by a train in the 1940s, killing everyone on board. Year after year, motorists visit the tracks with talcum powder … [Read more...] about South Side’s legendary ghost tracks to lose their mystique with upcoming upgrade