Hash Bash afterparty may be forced to move to new spot this year
ANN ARBOR, MI — The annual street fair that surrounds Ann Arbor’s Hash Bash marijuana rally may be forced to move to a new location after many years on Monroe Street. Hash Bash takes place at noon on the nearby Diag that day. “The Hash Bash is going to happen regardless if the street fair happens,” he said, noting there’s no distinction between the two events for many people. “If you take away the street fair, those 10,000-15,000 people are still going to show up to the Hash Bash,” he said. The Monroe Street Fair essentially extends Hash Bash for a longer period, she said.mlive.com
Police responding to ‘active and dangerous’ shooting scene at Hampton Inn in Dearborn
DEARBORN, MI – Police from multiple departments are responding to an “active and dangerous” shooting situation in Dearborn. The Michigan State Police and Dearborn Police Department say the biggest danger to residents is in the area around a Hampton Inn at 22324 Michigan Avenue, between Military Street and Monroe Street, but added that the entire downtown Dearborn area should be avoided. The Michigan State Police said there are still shots being fired by the suspect. “Troopers and officers are working on clearing the entire area around the hotel,” they said in a statement. “Please stay away from the area as this is an active situation and extremely dangerous to the public.”This story will be updated when more information is available.mlive.com
Midway opens in heart of Downtown Detroit with roller rink, mini golf, street art
The Monroe Street Midway is now open for its second year, located in the heart of Downtown Detroit at 32 Monroe Street. There will be music in the parks and performances all summer long,” said Justin Jacobs, founder of Come Play Detroit. STREET ARTNumerous local artists had an open canvas to create street art at the Monroe Street Midway. The Monroe Street Midway also has food trucks and a concession stand, a chess club on Saturdays and arts and crafts on Sundays. PARKINGBedrock is offering free, two-hour parking validations for guests that make a purchase at the Monroe Street Midway.mlive.com
Monroe Street Midway opening Memorial Day weekend in Downtown Detroit
A few months ago, Bedrock launched the Monroe Street drive-in theater in Downtown Detroit. But for this upcoming Memorial Day weekend, the company will be turning the site into what it is calling it the “Monroe Street Midway.” This summer, this newest attraction is the midway roller rink.
Pop-up drive-in theater coming to Downtown Detroit
DETROIT – A piece of Downtown Detroit real estate is getting a new temporary tenant. Bedrock and Emagine Entertainment are partnering up to launch the Monroe Street Drive-In Powered by Emagine. The theater opens on Jan. 22 with the opening night screening of the 1993 film Jurassic Park. Tickets will cost $20 per vehicle and will be available in the coming days at emagine-entertainment.com. Additionally, tickets can be purchased in-person at the Monroe Street Drive-In Powered By Emagine when gates open at 6 pm starting Jan. 22, 2021.
Police locate suspect vehicle in shooting at Monroe gas station
MONROE, Mich. – Police investigating a shooting that left one man injured at a gas station in Monroe have located the suspect’s vehicle. ORIGINAL: Man injured in shooting at Monroe gas station, police sayOfficers responded to the Valero gas station on Monroe Street around 3:25 p.m. on Saturday, according to police. Police described the gunman as a Black man between the ages of 20 and 30 with a smaller build. Anyone with information is asked to contact Monroe Police Department or Monroe County Central Dispatch at 734-243-7070. More: Monroe County News
Man injured in shooting at Monroe gas station, police say
MONROE, Mich. – Police are investigating a shooting that left one man injured at a gas station in Monroe. According to the Monroe Police Department, officers responded to the Valero gas station on Monroe Street at about 3:25 p.m. Saturday. UPDATE: Police locate suspect vehicle in shooting at Monroe gas stationPolice located a man in the parking lot with a gunshot wound. He is described as a Black man between the ages of 20 and 30, smaller build, with black hair and wearing dark clothing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Monroe Police Department or Monroe County Central Dispatch at 734-243-7070.
Man stabbing woman in face, head killed by police at Dearborn apartment
DEARBORN, Mich. – Police shot and killed a 43-year-old man on Sunday while responding to a domestic violence call at a Dearborn apartment. Haddad says an officer shot and killed the 43-year-old man who was repeatedly stabbing the woman in the bathroom of the apartment. The Dearborn woman was not shot during the incident, but she suffered from critical injuries from the stabbing, according to officials. The 43-year-old man, also from Dearborn, was reportedly wanted for multiple felonies and was a parole absconder. According to authorities, without the work of the first responders, the Dearborn woman would have died at the scene.
Detroit police cruiser hits 36-year-old pedestrian in Greektown
DETROIT – A woman was struck by a Detroit police car in Greektown early Saturday morning. According to authorities, it happened at about 12:40 a.m. on Beaubien Street, near Monroe Street. Police said a 36-year-old woman was crossing the street when she was struck by officers. She was rushed to a hospital and is expected to be OK.Police said an investigation has been opened into the collision. MORE: Detroit news
Supporting the march in Monroe on Saturday
I am super excited for the incredibly important and powerful event happening Saturday in downtown Monroe, the Monroe March for Life. The March begins at 9 a.m. in front of St. Marys Catholic Church, located at the corner of N. Monroe Street and Elm Avenue (across from General Custers statue). -- to become bold as lions against this unspeakable evil that no one wants to talk about or see up-close and personal. Then, once I am back in town, I will catch up by making an extended public stand in front of the generals statue in order to reinforce the purpose of the Monroe March for Life. But, uniquely enough, just because he, too, had legal precedence for the killing he orchestrated, in my eyes, he wasnt right either.monroenews.com
Tom Treece: Supporting the march in Monroe on Saturday
"I am super excited for the incredibly important and powerful event happening Saturday in downtown Monroe, the Monroe March for Life," Tom says in his latest column. I am super excited for the incredibly important and powerful event happening Saturday in downtown Monroe, the Monroe March for Life. The March begins at 9 a.m. in front of St. Marys Catholic Church, located at the corner of N. Monroe Street and Elm Avenue (across from General Custers statue). Participating in this march is your chance to not only be seen and heard on our streets for this important stand, but for you to also gain an entry behind your name in His book. Contact Tom Treece at firstname.lastname@example.org
Downtown streets to close Sunday for fair parade
The Monroe County Fair Parade begins 1 p.m. Sunday, traveling on Monroe Street and Elm Ave.Several streets will close for a couple of hours for the annual Monroe County Fair kickoff parade Sunday afternoon through downtown Monroe. The procession will step off at 1 p.m. from the Department of Public Services yard on Jones Ave. It will continue west on Jones to Monroe St., then north to W. Elm Ave., west on W. Elm to Roessler St., where units will disband. The above-mentioned streets will close about 15 minutes prior to the parade reaching those points until 15 minutes or so after the march, said Patrick M. Lewis, director of engineering and public services for the city. The parade generally wraps up about 3 p.m.Detours will be posted as needed and barricades will be set up on side streets such as W. First St., Lewis said.monroenews.com