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Michigan boy, 6, orders $1,000 in food from Grubhub on dad’s phone
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Michigan boy, 6, orders $1,000 in food from Grubhub on dad’s phone

6-year-old leaves $1,000 dent in dad's wallet ordering Grubhub in Macomb County 6-year-old leaves $1,000 dent in dad's wallet ordering Grubhub in Macomb County 02:57 A Michigan man says he was left with a $1,000 bill after his 6-year-old son ordered a virtual smorgasbord of food from several restaurants last weekend, leading to a string of unexpected deliveries — and maybe a starring role in an ad campaign. Keith Stonehouse said the food piled up quickly at his Detroit-area home Saturday ni...
New Downtown Detroit live entertainment venue opening in Punch Bowl Social space
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New Downtown Detroit live entertainment venue opening in Punch Bowl Social space

article DETROIT (FOX 2) - A new venue for live entertainment is opening in the former Punch Bowl Social in Detroit. Comedian Mike Epps' One Mike Enterprises shared plans for the comedy, music, and spoken word venue, One Mike Detroit, at 1331 Broadway St. on Thursday. Renovations are set to begin next month, with plans to open in the spring. "Detroit has always been a great city for comedy and a second home to me," Epps said. "I'm excited to announce the flagship location for the One Mike brand in Downtown Detroit. We're bringing superb dining and premier comedy experiences to 1331 Broadway." Epps said the venue will feature known performers, as well as those just starting out. Read Next: Christmas-themed pop-up tavern opens in Detroit The venue is co-owned by Rev. Horace Sheffield III...
After 20 years, business owner thankful for felony expungement from Project Clean Slate
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After 20 years, business owner thankful for felony expungement from Project Clean Slate

Expungement team is helping former inmates wipe their records clean The work is just beginning. Shayla McElroy from Project Clean Slate estimates 168,000 Detroiters with misdemeanors and certain felonies are eligible. DETROIT (FOX 2) - Nicholas Dubose enjoyed the remaining summer sunshine at Rouge Park on Detroit's west side on Monday. The clouds that followed Dubose for 20 years are gone, he said. That's because Dubose is getting a second chance.  Earlier this year he says he had two felony convictions for low-level drug offenses expunged. "It’s like a burden has been lifted," said Dubose. The convictions shaped his life — especially as the owner of a truck driving business. "I knew if I was the owner and operator, I wouldn’t have to ask anybody for it for a job and that comes from a ...
Family plans to start business from scratch after ice cream truck stolen in Detroit
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Family plans to start business from scratch after ice cream truck stolen in Detroit

Ice cream truck used to teach boy about money stolen in Detroit A family ice cream truck started to teach a 4-year-old boy about money and entrepreneurship is missing after someone stole it on Detroit's west side. DETROIT (FOX 2) - Alonna Harris is a Detroit mother who wanted to give her 4-year-old son Jalon an early start on learning the value of a dollar, so she transformed a van into an ice cream truck. "We wanted to do something for him just so he could get that entrepreneurship learning mindset," she said. "It’s nontraditional, but it helps out. We have a lot of different schools that we work with and nonprofit organizations." However, on Sunday someone stole the Jalon's Treats and Sweets ice cream truck while it was parked near 7 Mile and Telegraph on Detroit's west side. "I re...