Weekend Watch: August 9-11, 2013 - New York News

Weekend Watch: August 9-11, 2013

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Enjoy the tastes, sounds and sights on India at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi this Saturday. India Day celebrates the country's independence day, history and culture. The event runs from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. and is free for the entire family.

Enjoy summertime fun at the 22nd Annual Milford Memories summer festival. Along with the art, music and food, there is also a fun run, basketball tournament and canoe race. You can take part in the family friendly activities all weekend long.

Kid Rock kicks off his massive $20 Best Night Ever summer tour at DTE Energy Music Theatre on Friday. Just to make sure no one misses out, he is performing several shows through August 20. Be sure to get there early. The opening act is ZZ Top.

There is no better way to celebrate summer than with hot ribs and cool music. So get ready for the 18th Annual Ribs and R&B Music Festival all weekend long at Hart Plaza in Detroit.

Thunder Over Michigan soars in the skies above Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti. If you are an aviation buff, you won't want to miss the show Saturday and Sunday. Tickets start at $30.

She makes you laugh on her late night cable show Chelsea Lately. Now she is taking her act live. Caesars Windsor welcomes Chelsea Handler to the Colosseum Stage Saturday at 9 p.m. Tickets start at $58.

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    Authorities say an early morning gunfire exchange on a Brooklyn street has left the suspect hospitalized and a police officer with a graze wound.
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  • New MTA bus routes take effect

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    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:51 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:51:36 GMT
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    The MTA has new bus routes throughout the 5 boroughs. 
  • 3 hurt in lightning strike as storms batter NYC area

    3 hurt in lightning strike as storms batter NYC area

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:47:41 GMT
    Heavy thunderstorms swept through the tri-state on Sunday causing flash floods and lightning strikes that injured 3 people. The three men were struck at Orchard Beach in the Bronx Sunday afternoon and were being treated at a local hospital. Meanwhile, various Labor Day weekend celebrations were interrupted, delayed and even canceled as the U.S. Open tennis tournament had to be postponed and the Electric Zoo musical festival on Randall's Island had to be prematurely shut down.
    Heavy thunderstorms swept through the tri-state on Sunday causing flash floods and lightning strikes that injured 3 people. The three men were struck at Orchard Beach in the Bronx Sunday afternoon and were being treated at a local hospital. Meanwhile, various Labor Day weekend celebrations were interrupted, delayed and even canceled as the U.S. Open tennis tournament had to be postponed and the Electric Zoo musical festival on Randall's Island had to be prematurely shut down.
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  • WATCH LIVE: VP Joe Biden speaking in Detroit on Labor Day

    WATCH LIVE: VP Joe Biden speaking in Detroit on Labor Day

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:06 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:06:45 GMT
    Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to be in Detroit on Labor Day for the second time in three years.
    Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to be in Detroit on Labor Day for the second time in three years.
  • RECALL: Kraft American Singles Cheese Slices

    RECALL: Kraft American Singles Cheese Slices

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:05 AM EDT2014-09-01 12:05:15 GMT
    Kraft voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese product Friday because an ingredient was stored improperly by a supplier.
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  • Minimum wage hike launches this Labor Day

    Minimum wage hike launches this Labor Day

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:30 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:30:54 GMT
    Minimum wage workers across metro Detroit and the rest of the state are getting a small raise this Labor Day.
    Minimum wage workers across metro Detroit and the rest of the state are getting a small raise this Labor Day.
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