Meira Gebel Detroit Free Press Published 2:12 PM EDT Oct 10, 2018 The Belle Isle Aquarium is about to receive a pricey face-lift. On Wednesday, the Belle Isle Conservatory announced a $1.7 million grant to upgrade and restore the island's historic aquarium from the William Davidson Foundation. The grant will be paid out over a three-year period and will be used for repairs and modernization. “The investment from the William Davidson Foundation is a huge milestone in the Belle Isle Conservancy’s journey to bring back the historic Belle Isle Aquarium to its former glory and to secure additional resources for our island jewel,” said Michele Hodges, president of the Belle Isle Conservancy, to ABC7. The grant was awarded in 2017, so some of the work is already underway, Hodges told the Free Press. Last month, the conservatory announced a $400,000 grant from the Detroit Grand Prix that would be dedicated to the repair of the James … [Read more...] about Belle Isle Aquarium receives $1.7 million grant
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For the month of 2018, Hyundai has lined up hefty discounts on almost all its cars. These discounts come at a time when the festive buying fervor is in place in India. So, if you’re looking for great deals on Hyundai cars, you’re at the right place indeed. August 2018 Discounts & Offers on Hyundai Cars Hyundai Grand i10 Rs. 1.2 lakhs off The Grand is a popular hatchback that sells in heavy numbers and it’s currently on a large discount. Premium petrol models Magna, Sportz and Asta are available at a special ex-showroom prices of Rs. 4.99, 5.49 and 5.99 lakh respectively with an additional corporate discounts of Rs. 5,000. Other petrol versions command a discount of Rs. 95,000 (Rs. 50,000 cash discount + Rs. 20,000 exchange bonus + Rs. 20,000 loyalty bonus + Rs. 5,000 corporate discounts) and the diesel version is available with a discount of Rs. 1.20 lakh (Rs. 50,000 cash discount + Rs. 45,000 exchange bonus + Rs. 20,000 loyalty bonus + Rs. 5,000 corporate … [Read more...] about Hyundai August 2018 car discounts of upto Rs. 1.7 lakhs: Grand i10 to Elantra
The Hyundai Tucson 5 seat luxury SUV is now selling at a massive 1.7 lakh rupee discount. The discount in divided into three parts – free insurance worth Rs. 90,000, an exchange bonus of Rs. 30,000 and a corporate discount of Rs. 50,000. Buyers may avail any of all three parts of the offer, taking the overall discount to up to Rs. 1.7 lakhs. Ever since the Jeep Compass was launched in India sometime in the middle of last year, sales of the Hyundai Tucson In contrast, the Hyundai Tucson’s chief competitor in India – the Jeep Compass – does not have any discounts running. The only offer from Jeep India is a reduced price for the 5 year annual maintenance contract and road side assistance for the Compass SUV. The Jeep Compass straddles a wide price band starting from about Rs. 15 lakhs, going all the way up to Rs. 22 lakhs. This has allowed the Compass to attract a wide range of buyers, from the Mahindra XUV500 to the Hyundai Tucson. The … [Read more...] about Hyundai Tucson SUV selling at a MASSIVE 1.7 lakh rupee discount: Jeep Compass effect?
Anthony Fenech Detroit Free Press Published 11:57 p.m. UTC Jul 7, 2018 At Comerica Park What happened: The Detroit Tigers beat the Texas Rangers, 7-2, on Saturday afternoon at Comerica Park. The game was never in question after the Tigers scored seven runs in the bottom of the first inning, chasing left-hander Cole Hamels. Nicholas Castellanos opened the scoring with a solo shot. Hamels wasn’t helped by his defense: Delino DeShields Jr. misplayed a line drive in center field, allowing three runs to score. Mike Fiers continued his strong pitching, allowing one run over six innings. The Tigers have won two straight games. They are 40-51. Starting off: Fiers, steady as ever this season, was unfazed by the early cushion provided to him by the Tigers’ offense. He pitched to contact and was plenty effective. Fiers allowed one run on five hits. His only blemish was a solo home run by Rougned Odor in the sixth inning. Fiers walked one batter and struck out six. At the … [Read more...] about Detroit Tigers ride early lead to 7-2 win over Texas Rangers
Anthony Fenech Detroit Free Press Published 2:19 p.m. UTC Jun 8, 2018 At Fenway Park What happened: The Detroit Tigers beat the Boston Red Sox, 7-2, on Thursday night at Fenway Park. The Tigers jumped all over rookie Jalen Beeks — who was making his Major League debut — to stave off a series sweep. The Tigers scored five runs in the first inning, capped by a two-run home run from Leonys Martin. Though his outing started off shaky, Matt Boyd was very solid, turning in six-plus innings of two-run baseball. The Tigers are 30-34. Starting off: Boyd’s night began by allowing a lead-off home run to Andrew Benintendi. There were walks and plenty of hard contact early, but he quickly steadied the ship. His biggest outs came in the second inning, with the bases loaded, getting Benintendi to ground into an inning-ending double play. Boyd continues to impress with his maturity on the mound. He pitched into the seventh inning, allowing two runs on four hits. He walked four … [Read more...] about Detroit Tigers take advantage of Red Sox rookie, avoid sweep, 7-2