The six "spokes" radiate out from downtown, reaching the horizon as they disappear into the busy southeast Michigan landscape.
Follow one of these spokes, Grand River Avenue, far enough west, and you'll end up on Cascade Road, which eventually takes you to the busy downtown of Michigan's second largest city, Grand Rapids.
He decided on Trick-Trick to play off the name "Click Click", a well known street figure whom Christian always wanted to emulate in any way possible. After the lure of the streets swayed him away from education, he spent a brief stint in the county prison.
Trick began his journey in the rap business when he signed his first deal with Click-Click's label, Click Boom Records in 1992. After being released, he became the third member and back up rapper in the Goon Sqwad behind local Detroit rapper Stylez and DJ OC.
A handful of individuals and institutions have begun to look for ways to join their voices with those on the east side who are standing by the city's motto, We hope for better things; It shall rise from the ashes." Among those turning to Detroit are leaders with the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRC), a denomination with about 1,000 churches and roots going back to the Dutch Reformed Christians who settled in Michigan in the mid-1800s.
It has cultivated a Reformed theology that leans heavily on John Calvin and subsequent Protestant Reformers—a tradition that provides a rich theology for engaging cities as it emphasizes Christ's renewal of "all things." The CRC, along with the closely related Reformed Church in America (RCA), have historically dominated West Michigan religion.
Detroit Lions: RB Christian Mc Caffrey, Stanford – I don’t know how the Lions feel about Mc Caffrey, but I do know they want to fix their running game and it’s not going to happen in free agency.
Here's Lions beat writer Dave Birkett's first attempt at mocking this year's NFL draft.Looking for love has its challenges, but one California divorcee had no idea what she was in for when she starting speaking with a man she met on a popular dating website — and ended up being swindled out of 0,000.The unnamed 66-year-old woman from San Jose, Calif., reportedly met the man on Christian Mingle, a popular faith-based site for believers who are looking for a soul mate.The connection is lost to most residents of both cities.For decades, there was little that linked the west and east sides of the state—let alone Grand Rapids with Detroit.