Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Just about every bar and banquet center has some festivities planned Dec. 31. Here are the spots around Macomb you'll find a New Year's Eve bash.
With 2012 just days away, where will you be watching the ball drop? If you're looking to head out to a nearby hot spot, here's the skinny on New Year's Eve bashes around town. What: Set a strike for the new year at the Moonlight Double Party (ages 21+) which includes a catered full course dinner, champagne toast at midnight as well as three games of bowling. Cost: $130 per couple More info: 586-286-8700 What: New Year's Eve Surf and Turf at Tina's Tavern includes a super salad, filet and lobster tail. Guests also have the option to party next door at Tina's Country House on Dec. 31 where they can dance the night away while feasting on Hors d'oeuvres and having full bar service. Cost: $20.12 for Taven at Tina's dinner or $55 for Tina's …
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
In a straw poll conducted by the Republican Committee of Northern Macomb County on Aug. 30, Gov. Rick Perry garnered almost half the vote.
It's Texas Gov. Rick Perry for the win in Macomb County's first straw poll for 2012. Conducted at the Republican Committee of Northern Macomb County's 2011 Reagan Leadership Dinner, the poll saw Perry win by a landslide, with 41.9 percent of the vote. More than 500 Republican supporters, party personnel and elected officials attended the dinner and more than half participated in the poll. Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney followed Perry with 26.4 percent of the vote, Texas U.S. Rep. Ron Paul with 9.4 percent and Minnesota U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann with 9.1 percent.
Saturday, July 2, 2011
Michigan 11th Congressional District Representative McCotter expected to formally announce White House bid today.
Michigan 11th Congressional District Rep. Thaddeus McCotter, R-Livonia, is expected to formally throw his hat into the ring for the 2012 presidential campaign. His announcement is scheduled for about 8 p.m. today during a Tea-Party-infused Freedom Festival at Whitmore Lake, sponsored by conservative talk radio station WAAM-AM. The Livonia native's impending bid for the White House puts McCotter, 45, into a crowded field. Other Republican candidates (so far) include: Here are five things you should know about McCotter: 1. Born: Livonia, Aug. 22, 1965. 2. Education: Detroit Catholic Central High School, Redford, 1983; B.A., University of Detroit, 1987; followed by a law degree from University of Detroit, 1990. 3. Employment: Private …