ford field http://michiganradio.org en World's largest indoor yoga session to take place at Ford Field this Saturday http://michiganradio.org/post/worlds-largest-indoor-yoga-session-take-place-ford-field-saturday <p>Picture this: thousands of people rolling out their yoga mats and getting into downward-facing dog, all in unison.</p><p>That's the vision behind the upcoming "Yoga Rocks Ford Field." It's happening this Saturday at the home of the Detroit Lions with the hope of getting 3,000 people to form the world's largest indoor yoga session.</p><p>Justin Jacobs is the president and founder of ComePlayDetroit, which is organizing Saturday's session, and he joined us today.</p><p><em>Listen to the full interview above.</em></p><p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:23:13 +0000 Stateside Staff 16531 at http://michiganradio.org World's largest indoor yoga session to take place at Ford Field this Saturday Thousands answer "The Call" in Detroit http://michiganradio.org/post/thousands-answer-call-detroit <p>A 24-hour mass prayer session in Detroit wrapped up Saturday evening. The event drew thousands of people&mdash;and a handful of protesters--to Ford Field.</p><p>TheCall, a controversial, Kansas City-based Christian group, organized the prayer marathon, called &quot;<a href="http://www.thecall.com/Groups/1000080537/TheCall/Events/Detroit/Detroit.aspx">TheCall: Detroit</a>.&quot;</p><p>They chose Detroit because, in their words, the city &ldquo;has become a microcosm of our national crisis,&rdquo; whose &ldquo;desperation can produce a prayer that will change the nation.&rdquo;</p> Sun, 13 Nov 2011 03:27:02 +0000 Sarah Cwiek 4965 at http://michiganradio.org Thousands answer "The Call" in Detroit Football fans swarm Detroit http://michiganradio.org/post/football-fans-swarm-detroit <p>Downtown Detroit is abuzz with Monday night football fever this evening. But they’re not talking about the Lions.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Ford Field is hosting a game between the New York Giants and the Minnesota Vikings.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Their game was cancelled when snow collapsed the roof of the Minneapolis Metrodome Sunday.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Fans lined up for free tickets beginning early Monday morning, but the crowd was so big the box office stopped giving them away around mid-morning.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 13 Dec 2010 23:07:18 +0000 Sarah Cwiek 573 at http://michiganradio.org Football fans swarm Detroit Vikings - Giants game moves to Detroit after heavy snowfall http://michiganradio.org/post/vikings-giants-game-moves-detroit-after-heavy-snowfall <p><strong>Update: 10:49 a.m.:</strong></p><p>The Lions are reporting that due to "overwhelming" response, free tickets to tonight's NFL game at Ford Field are no longer being offered.</p><p><strong>Update: 12/13/10, 9:30 a.m.:</strong></p><p>Fans in downtown Detroit are lining up at Ford Field to get free tickets for tonight's NFL game between the Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants. Detroit Lions President Tom Lewand said on <a href="http://www.mlive.com/lions/index.ssf/2010/12/tom_lewand_free_vikings-giants.html">WJR</a> this morning that there going to work to make sure everyone can be accommodated, "but I think we're going to be a little oversubscribed."</p><p>In case you haven't seen it yet, the NFL <a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/blog/shutdown_corner/post/Unbelievable-video-of-Metrodome-collapse-from-in?urn=nfl-294816">has some impressive video of the Metrodome collapsing</a>.</p><p><strong>12/12/10, 12:45 p.m.:</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/13/sports/football/13giants.html?hp">The New York Times</a> has put together an interactive before and after photo showing how the roof of the Metrodome deflated after heavy snowfall. The Giants and Vikings were scheduled to play there today.</p><p>The NFL moved the game to Ford Field and will be played tomorrow night (Monday) at 7:20pm. <a href="http://www.freep.com/article/20101212/SPORTS01/101212013/1320/Ford-Field-to-host-Vikings-Giants-game-Monday">The Detroit Free Press</a> reports it'll be the "first ever regular-season Monday Night game at Ford Field." Mon, 13 Dec 2010 15:49:21 +0000 Mark Brush 560 at http://michiganradio.org Vikings - Giants game moves to Detroit after heavy snowfall