nerd http://michiganradio.org en 'Nerd Nite' debuts in Detroit tonight http://michiganradio.org/post/nerd-nite-debuts-detroit-tonight <p></p><p>"Be there and be square!"</p><p>That's the battle cry for Detroit's first-ever 'Nerd Nite.'</p><p>It's happening tonight at Great Lakes Coffee on Woodward in the Medical Center area of Detroit.</p><p>Ann Arbor started its monthly Nerd Nites earlier this year. The event helps bring fun and entertainment with an added value of learning, but people may be wondering, what exactly&nbsp; is a 'Nerd Nite'.</p><p>Organizers Liz LaMoste and Amber Conville join us today to tell us what happens during a Nerd Nite where the slogan is "Nerd Nite is like The Discovery Channel with beer."</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 20:33:53 +0000 Stateside Staff 11918 at http://michiganradio.org 'Nerd Nite' debuts in Detroit tonight Governor faces lower approval numbers and a billboard http://michiganradio.org/post/governor-faces-lower-approval-numbers-and-billboard <p>Yesterday afternoon, Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Mark Brewer announced a new billboard which they're hoping may capitalize on lower approval numbers for Governor Rick Snyder.</p><p>The strategically placed billboard is on I-96 – between Lansing and Brighton. Brewer estimates 160,000 commuters every week will see the billboard including (if he’s looking) the governor himself. Fri, 22 Feb 2013 20:07:05 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 11378 at http://michiganradio.org Governor faces lower approval numbers and a billboard