Hot Weekend Breakfast Links: Falling Fireballs Edition

Week of April 3-9: Watch fireballs fall from the skies above Grand Rapids; wind turbines in the Great Lakes stir the waters; good news on jobs in Michigan; an effort to restore a Detroit sports landmark; Saginaw rockers shoot for the big stage; and a list of suggested sips for Michigan Wine Month. Your weekend links, hot off the grill!

  • West Michigan lawmakers propose total ban of wind turbines on Michigan’s Great Lakes (Muskegon Chronicle)
  • Michigan DNR to propose closing 23 State Forest Campgrounds (Gr8 LakesCamper)
  • State’s job growth 10 times expected recovery rate (Detroit News)
  • Downsizing Detroit could mean cuts to utilities and trash, removing roads (News)
  • Fight is on to restore Kronk Gym, community (Freep)
  • Whole Foods Market browses in Midtown (Crain’s)
  • Which city will Detroit choose? (News)
  • Empty homes dot Oakland County’s upscale neighborhoods (News)
  • Gov’s proposed cap has 43 films fighting for incentives (News)
  • Brief Federal Shutdown Wouldn’t Faze Medicare or Medicaid (NPR)
  • A New View of Calories (Nutrition Unplugged)
  • Toxic BPA Levels Drop Dramatically on Fresh Food Diet (Organic Authority)
  • Falling fireballs, lovely moon, free telescopes: reasons to get out and skygaze in Michigan (Grand Rapids Press)
  • Two Saginaw bands compete in national contest to play at the 2011 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival (Saginaw News)
  • A Few of My Favorite Things (Drink Michigan)

Bonus video: Researchers from Wayne State University tout a major breakthrough in obstetrics (News):

Photo by Navicore.

Sven Gustafson

About Sven Gustafson

Sven Gustafson is a senior writer in the Office of the President at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. He enjoys food, running, soccer and exploring Detroit and Michigan at large.
 
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