Friday, March 22, 2013
St. John Hospital and Medical Center has gained its permits from Detroit for its permanent helistop location for medical flights, which means the temporary location in Grosse Pointe Woods will be decommissioned soon.
St. John Hospital and Medical Center has had six medical flights land in Grosse Pointe Woods at the temporary helistop established to help the hospital until the final location and permits could be approved in Detroit. The agreement for the temporary location allowed for up to 20 flights in six months. In a recent update to Patch, Woods City Administrator Al Fincham said the temporary helistop is still in place along with the agreement approved by council last year. It will be decommissioned in the next few weeks however, as the hospital has gained apporpriate approval for such a space on the Detroit side of the building, Fincham said. Ultimately the hospitlal will be functioning in the permanent location in less than the time originally …
Thursday, July 12, 2012
The Sun Messengers will perform tonight for their 23rd year in row for the annual free outdoor concert series in the Village in the City of Grosse Pointe. The free concert starts at 7 p.m.
The Sun Messengers--a tradition of Music on the Plaza--will perform tonight at 7 p.m. providing a mix of music from rhythm and blues to pop to big band and more on St. Clair Street near Kercheval Avenue in the City of Grosse Pointe. Dancing is encouraged, according to the Village Association. The well-known band has been performing for more than 30 years and is the former house band for the Detroit Pistons. The free concert opens at 7 p.m. on St. Clair Street near Kercheval Avenue. The street is blocked off during the concert and attendees are encouraged to bring chairs to listen to the live outdoor concert. Maire Elementary School is the location in the event of inclement weather. The weekly concert series continues through early August.
Thursday, July 5, 2012
This week's Music on the Plaza features Johnnie Bassett, a blues guitarist, who has performed with many famous musicians.
This week's Music on the Plaza concert features a blues guitarist who often performs at Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe and has been recognized for his musical career by the Detroit Blues Society. Johnnie Bassett has worked with a variety of well-known musicians, including John Lee Hooker, Dinah Washington, Tina Turner and Alberta Adams. His 1988 recording of Cadillac Blues was nominated for five W.C. Handy Awards. The free concert opens at 7 p.m. on St. Clair Street near Kercheval Avenue. The street is blocked off during the concert and attendees are encouraged to bring chairs to listen to the live outdoor concert. Maire Elementary School is the location in the event of inclement weather. The weekly concert series continues through early August.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
A Detroit-based dance band, The MillionAires, will perform tonight at 7 p.m. at Music on the Plaza.
The MillionAires will return to Music on the Plaza tonight for the first time since 2006. The Detroit-based dance band features swing, jump-blues, rhythm and blues and latin jazz. The free concert starts at 7 p.m. at Kercheval ad St. Clair. The seven-piece band is led by bassist Bob Conner. Attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair for the shows, which are every Thursday at 7 p.m. through early August on St. Clair Street near Kercheval Avenue. City of Grosse Pointe police block off the street to motorists and the performers set up on the sidewalk. In the event of rain, the free concerts are performed inside Maire Elementary School about two blocks from the normal location. The series is put on by the Grosse Pointe Village …