Video and Pics from the 2012 Ann Arbor Jaycees 4th of July Parade with METRO DELIVERY

Metro Delivery: 2012 Jaycees 4th of July Parade In Ann Arbor, MI from Metro Delivery on Vimeo. It was 101 Degrees! We delivered 804 Beachballs! We won 3rd place in the Parade! Hooray for the Glorious 4th!

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Metro Delivery’s Biggest Liftgate EVER

Metro’s New #145 has a GINORMOUS LIFTGATE! Metro Delivery 145 from Metro Delivery on Vimeo.

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Metro Detroit Courier Tip: Name that Road

If you seek regional dialectical authenticity in your discussions of Detroit Roads & Freeways: 1.  It’s not “I-75.”  It’s the CHRYSLER FREEWAY if you’re motorvatin’ between Downtown Detroit and Pontiac, or the FISHER FREEWAY from Downtown Detroit on Downriver. 2.  It’s not “I-94” that goes East to Port Huron and West to Chicago.  It’s the […]

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Metro Detroit Courier Tip: North/South Street Formula

Another Public Service Announcement to our Couriers, and offered freely to the Public at Large: Metro Detroit is laid out in a grid! The North/South Streets have consistent addresses! Ancient Metro knowledge offers this simple 3-step formula for figuring the Mile road nearest an address on North/South Streets in Detroit, i.e.  Schoenherr, Gratiot, Van Dyke, […]

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Hypermiling Tips!

As a service announcement to all drivers, in your personal and company vehicles, Metro Delivery would like to offer the following tips on Hypermiling, i.e. driving to conserve gas. Studies have shown that extreme hypermilers can use up to 30-50% less gas than some lead-footed, Big-Gulp guzzling gashog. So what can we do to use […]

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GREEN FAIR THIS EVENING! Prepare to be Environmentally Edified.

Metro Delivery will have a little booth goin’ at the ANN ARBOR GREEN FAIR tonight, 6-9 PM. C’mon down and see us! Metro’s committed to doing the best we can to be green;  we recycle ferociously, we keep our vehicles maintained for improved emissions, we reuse everything when possible, and we reduce our energy usage […]

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Metro Reuse Project: the Jr. Workbench,for Hammering, etc.

Reclaimed pallet wood,  reclaimed screws, 2 giant reused bolts (found in the street).

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Metro Reuse Project: the Decommissioned License-Plate Birdhouse

Pallet wood, sticks, license plates, 8 screws and paint…

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Chef Barbara’s Easter Friday Menu

…In addition to bringing in her patented Penguin Hors D’oeuvres (see previous post), Barbara brought in five(!) desserts for the company today. -Ask her why and she shrugs  & says she “likes to cook,” which seems like a bit of an understatement, doesn’t it?   Clockwise from upper left: (not including penguins) Peanut Butter Pie […]

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Barbara’s Presto Penguin Hors D’oeuvres

                                  Featured today in the Metro Delivery Staff Cafeteria & Lounge:  Barbara’s Presto Penguin Hors D’oeuvres Ingredients: Jumbo Black Olives Cream Cheese (add chives/garlic if desired) Pickled Waffle-Cut Carrots Toothpick (do not eat) Assemble as shown and impress your […]

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