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Comerica Park Prepares for Opening Day

Written By: S Holmes | Lately, I have taken a lot of verbal abuse stemming from the fact that I have a fondness for all things winter. The temperature can never drop too low and there can never, ever be enough snow. I would absolutely love to see a storm produce four more inches so Detroit can break the ... Read More »

Introducing Lara, Stones Detroit’s Dog of the Week

Written By: S Holmes | I would like to introduce Lara, she is Stones Detroit’s Dog of the Week. Lara was a stray pup that had been picked up by animal control and taken to a high-kill animal shelter in Ohio. Lara was on her last day when Last Day Dog Rescue took her in. She is believed to ... Read More »

Jim Leyland Steps Down As Tigers Manager

Written By: S Holmes | This morning, an emotional Jim Leyland announced that after eight seasons, he would be stepping down as manager of the Detroit Tigers. He made it clear that it was a decision that he made on his own and informed GM Dave Dombrowski early in September. During Leyland’s time here in Detroit, I have heard ... Read More »

Introducing Chester, Stones Detroit’s Dog of the Week

Written By: S Holmes | I would like to introduce Chester. He is Stones Detroit’s Dog of the Week! Chester was picked up by a police officer in Genesee County and taken to a high-kill shelter. He was such a good boy that the officer expected a family to come and spring him from the clink but they never ... Read More »

Introducing Taz, Stones Detroit’s Dog of the Week

Written By: S Holmes | I would like to introduce you to Taz, he is Stones Detroit’s Dog of the Week. I’m not sure where to start with Taz. I have been fortunate enough to have spent some time with him and he has a special place in my heart. He is a big, loyal guy that has had ... Read More »

The Tigers Nearly No-Hit the Red Sox…Final Score Tigers 1, Red Sox 0

Written By: S Holmes | Game one of the American League Championship Series may have been short on runs but not on excitement. I’m certain that my blood pressure jumped up a few notches, even my cat started looking nervous during the ninth inning. The Detroit Tigers’ pitching staff put forth another stellar performance and collectively shutout the powerful ... Read More »

Introducing Grizz…Stones Detroit’s Dog of the Week

Written By: S Holmes | I would like to introduce you to Grizz, he is this week’s, “Dog of the Week”. Grizz is a Chocolate Lab and Chesapeake Retriever mix and is approximately six years old. Weighing in at about 100 pounds, he is a gentle, loving giant who would love to find a family to call his own. ... Read More »

Introducing Penelope…Stones Detroit’s Dog of the Week

Written By: S Holmes | To kick-off the Stones Detroit “Dog of the Week”, I would like to introduce you to Penelope. Penelope is a three and a half year old, bulldog mix. She’s a very sweet and happy girl who has had a tough start to life. She was part of a cruelty case and lived in a ... Read More »

Who Rescues Who? Part Two

Written By: S Holmes |     After writing my piece called, “Rescuing Animals…Who rescues who?” I received a message from a woman who wanted to share her journey with me. I was in awe after reading what she had experienced with her dog Effie and I felt compelled to share it with Stones Detroit readers. Her name is ... Read More »

Rescuing Animals…Who rescues who?

Written by: S Holmes | Every once in a while, I will sit down and try to remember the first time that I fell in love with a dog. I thought maybe it was when I was in kindergarten. I would pass a very large, German Shepherd in a yard with a foreboding, “Beware of Dog” sign on the ... Read More »

Local Family’s Time of Need

By: S Holmes | Although 2013 is still young, it has brought both emotional lows and highs for me. Early on in January, I handed my son’s well-being over to his heart surgeons. Clearly that was a low, two hours later I was told that his surgery had exceeded his doctors’ expectations, huge high. Through the normal, every-day stresses, ... Read More »

The Pistons’ Act of Kindness Makes for an Unforgettable Night for Two Boys

By: S Holmes | Some of you may remember a story that I wrote on January 2 titled, “A Young Boy’s Act of Kindness Makes Piston Game Unforgettable for Another”. It was about a young man named Isaiah Thomas Bonner and my son, Tristin. I wrote the story because I felt that Isaiah deserved some recognition for a selfless ... Read More »

Jhonny Peralta Denies Use of Performance Enhancing Drugs

By: S Holmes | Sports Illustrated writer Tom Verducci reported tonight that Tigers shortstop’s name, Jhonny Peralta was in the records of Anthony Bosch, director of the Biogenesis clinic in Florida, which is under investigation by MLB for performance-enhancing drugs. Verducci reports that Peralta does not appear to be tied to PEDs. Peralta released a statement through his attorney, ... Read More »

The Pistons Dominate the Cavs, 117-99

By : S Holmes | The Detroit Pistons rebounded nicely after their sluggish outing Wednesday night against the Indiana Pacers. Detroit had six players score in double digits, led by a double-double from Brandon Knight with 20 points, ten assists and six rebounds. He started the Pistons off strong, controlling the pace of the game and coming up with ... Read More »

Pistons Trade Tayshaun Prince and Austin Daye

By: S Holmes | According to multiple sources, the Pistons are set to trade Tayshaun Prince and Austin Daye in a three-team deal. The trade, which is waiting for league approval, will send Prince and Daye to the Memphis Grizzlies. The third team in the trade is the Toronto Raptors and the Pistons would receive Raptors point guard Jose ... Read More »

Belle Isle to Host Metallica’s Orion Music + More Festival

By: S Holmes | According to the Detroit Free Press, Belle Isle has been approved for Metallica’s Orion Music + More music festival slotted for June 8 and June 9 of this year. This past November the City of Detroit approved a plan for the island to host the festival for the next three years to come. According to ... Read More »

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