Posts Tagged ‘anniversary’

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Danny Raskin: Rising Like a Phoenix

Pepino’s recovers from fire better than ever. Danny Raskin Senior Columnist A never-to-be-forgotten tragedy may still linger in the devastating remembrance of some … But thankfully in the hearts of those who experienced the almost-forgotten-by-now catastrophic fire, it is today only a yesteryear’s glimmer although too devastating to quickly forget. However, life must go on…

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the inside of The Whitney showing a grand piano and fireplace with chandeliers

Danny Raskin: Stately Sophistication

The Whitney celebrates 32 years. Danny Raskin Senior Columnist There are two words that would aptly apply to this legend … True elegance … But there are so many more that can also relate to this legendary restaurant … Sophisticated class indeed! This is the 32nd anniversary of The Whitney, Woodward and Canfield, Detroit, for…

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Rabbi Aura Ahuvia, Br. Al Mascia, Chazzan Steve Klaper of Song and Spirit Institute for Peace and congregant Jan Laurencelle light the Havdalah candle.

Double-Chai

Congregation Shir Tikvah celebrates 36 years. Judy Greenwald Contributing Writer Photos by Eli Shapiro Congregation Shir Tikvah (CST) in Troy, the metro area’s only Reform-Renewal synagogue, celebrated its 36th (double chai) anniversary recently with a two-day gala themed “CST: Now and Forever.” Karen Sage, longtime congregant and one of the event organizers, noted the festivities began…

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Danny Raskin: Heart of the Sea

Fresh is king at O’Brien’s Crabhouse. Danny Raskin Senior Columnist He has had many tempting offers to move his fine seafood restaurant to other sectors, but owner Dan Dunsky’s O’Brien’s Crabhouse continues to be among Michigan’s finest fresh seafood restaurants on his 28th anniversary at the same location … And proof again that a restaurant…

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Hot supreme thin crust pizza cooking in oven with steam and smoke

Danny Raskin: Same Name, New Owners

A new and different Como’s from Peas & Carrots Hospitality Group. It might have seemed strange that the Peas & Carrots Hospitality Group would want to continue using the Como’s name unless it were to retain the recently closed restaurant as it once was with much glory on Woodward, Ferndale … and almost completely refurbish…

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turkey on a plate with pumpkins and fall fruit as garnish

Danny Raskin: Paying It Forward

Leon brothers again present free Thanksgiving dinner at their two restaurants. Mark your calendars in heavy circles … It’s here again! … The annual mouth-watering date of Moe and Sam Leon’s annual free Thanksgiving dinner at their two restaurants… Their unbelievable yearly “thank you” to everyone in America. The day before Thanksgiving … Wednesday, Nov.…

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Michael and Elaine Serling

Jewish Champions

Serlings to be honored at HMC’s 34th Anniversary Dinner Stacy Gittleman Contributing Writer In the Birmingham law office he founded in 1972, Michael Serling drinks his coffee from a mug bearing the Spartan logo of Michigan State University. His wife, Elaine, a retired nurse and an award-winning singer and Jewish songwriter, says she is loyal…

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Lebanese food from Mandaloun Bistro

Danny Raskin: A Little Lebanon in Bingham Farms

Mandaloun Bistro celebrates four years in business. Hungry for some true authentic Lebanese food? … Mandaloun Bistro is celebrating its fourth anniversary and probably has the Lebanese dish you may no doubt have been craving for … or can maybe make it for you. You’ll hardly get much better Lebanese fare unless you plan on…

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Samuel Curtis's WWI/Great War diary and two letters from the War.

Dispatches from the Great War

100-year-old diary from Jewish GI sheds light on what it was like to be at the front. I never cease to be amazed by the incredible stories I’m fortunate to learn about and share in the Jewish News. This is one right up there in the incredible column because it’s a story that is 100…

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chicken on a plate with mashed potatoes and broccolini

Danny Raskin: Food for the Soul

Chicken soup joins the menu at Lelli’s Inn On the Green. He lives with a secret passion … Wouldn’t tell anyone … And has never found the time … or want … to fully enjoy a very odd dream he had … very strange. Mark Zarkin has told few of sometimes wishing that he knew…

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