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Detroit Offers Affordable Glasses + Packard Factory Demolition

Hello everyone. Dylan Siwicki here with your new copy of the Detroit Daily, filled with all the things you need to know about what’s happening locally. I’ll go right away.


First, today’s weather forecast:

Wet; a lost pm t-shower. High: 85 Low: 65.


Here are today’s top stories in Detroit:

  1. Detroit City Council approves $1.7 million contract to demolish part of Packard factory. The $1.685 million contract, which was to be paid for using American Rescue Plan Act pandemic funding, was awarded to Homrich Wrecking Inc., a demolition contractor headquartered in Carleton and whose operating facilities are in Detroit. (Detroit Free Press)
  2. Eye care for Detroit will provide frameworks for $17 or a discount of $17.01. It is estimated that 40,000 Detroiters will have access to this offer. The offer will apply to more than 120 frames of glasses. (WDIV ClickOnDetroit)
  3. A restaurant in Northern Michigan closed early Sunday during one of its busiest times of the year after managers said too many customers were disrespecting staff. (Michigan crest)

Today in Detroit:

  • Coffee and credits with the Transfer Student Success Center (8:00 a.m.)
  • Information meeting for future SIS students – Archives and digital content management (online) (10:00 a.m.)
  • The Art of the Heart: Oceans of Possibilities in Person (11:00 a.m.)
  • Social Work Summer Jam – Wayne State University – Events (12:00 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Detroit Police Department: “Supporters from across Detroit and the country have come together to honor the life and service of Ofc. Loren Courts, who was fatally shot in the line of duty on July 6, 2022. We will remember at never about the sacrifice you made to keep t…” (Detroit Police Department via Facebook)
  • Detroit Historical Society: “On July 26, 1901, a floral parade was held to celebrate Detroit’s bicentennial, a scene of which is shown here. A float is shown mounted on streetcar trucks with a sign reading “18. The three flags. “Above three flags carry…” (Detroit Historical Society via Facebook)
  • Detroit Medical Center: “The DMC was proud to sponsor the Detroit Medical Society’s annual golf fundraiser. The Detroit Medical Society was established by Detroit physicians in 1918 to end the discrimination of black patients and the exclusion of physicians black…” (Detroit Medical Center via Facebook)
  • Detroit Historical Museum: “That time we had so many amazing lowriders at the museum! Congratulations on a great 2022 Color Concert and Uso Car Club Midwest Regional Picnic. We were so happy to be a partner. Erik Paul Howard” ( Detroit Historical Museum via Facebook)

You are officially informed for today. See you soon!

Dylan Siwicki

About me: I was born and raised on the Westside of Detroit, in the Polish blue-collar neighborhood of Warrendale. I am a Detroit Public School graduate who fought hard to earn my education. My aspiration to journalism came when I was young, when I started following the corruption scandal of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. My first break into the world of journalism began with the opportunity to work at the Michigan Journal, where I primarily reported on campus and local news throughout the Dearborn community. I finally worked my way to the news editor. So, with first-hand experience growing up in a close-knit neighborhood, I know the importance of delivering news and telling stories that impact local communities. And as the latest news editor at Patch for Metro Detroit, it’s my job to deliver that news. So feel free to contact me about new tips or your own unique experiences at dylan.siwicki@patch.com