Car crashes into Flamingo Vintage, Detroit police seek driver
Flamingo Vintage in Detroit has several broken windows covered with plywood after a vehicle crashed into the building. DETROIT – Police are investigating after someone drove a car into a vintage shop and drove off. The collision happened Friday night at Flamingo Vintage, located near the intersection of Vernor Highway and Junction Avenue. The shop owner said the driver of a black Cadillac ran into the front of the store, taking down the security gate, window frame and two display windows. The driver drove off without exiting the vehicle, the owner said.
New mural on Detroit’s west side promotes solidarity
DETROIT – Well-known local artist Sheefy McFly put the finishing touches on a mural Friday. The mural, painted on the side of Flamingo Vintage, located near the intersection of Junction Avenue and Vernor Highway, was made to promote solidarity. The team behind the mural said the goal is to keep the conversations and movement active. A socially-distanced block party will take place Friday at 4 p.m. to unveil the mural. RELATED: Uniquely Detroit: Artist Sheefy McFly brings love to the city through his artMcFly has painted multiple murals across Metro Detroit.
3 buildings destroyed in 2-alarm fire in Detroit's Mexicantown neighborhood
DETROIT - Firefighters rushed to rescue people during a building fire Friday morning along Junction Avenue near Vernor Highway in Southwest Detroit. Original story: Buildings burn near Junction, Vernor in SW DetroitThree buildings in the Mexicantown neighborhood of Detroit were destroyed, but authorities said it could have been significantly worse. Detroit fire crews worked as fast as they could to contain and put out the fire. The fire caused walls to collapse, destroying the historic buildings, including a restaurant that was being renovated. Fire crews busted through a second-floor window to rescue two people who lived above the restaurant.
Buildings burn near Junction, Vernor in SW Detroit
DETROIT - Firefighters rushed to rescue people during a building fire Friday morning along Junction Avenue near Vernor Highway in Southwest Detroit. Firefighters respond to a fire at multiple buildings Aug. 30, 2019 in Southwest Detroit. He's going to be OK," said Dave Fornell, deputy commissioner at the Detroit Fire Department. Firefighters battled flames Aug. 30, 2019 at buildings near Junction Avenue and Vernor Highway in Detroit. (WDIV)This video from the air shows the aftermath of the fire:Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.