Monday, June 1, 2015

I-94 to close in Detroit for M-1 Rail streetcar work this weekend

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 4:05 PM

Pack some patience before you head out the door this weekend: I-94 will be closed at Woodward in Detroit so the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) can demolish a bridge over the freeway. MDOT says the project pertains to the ongoing M-1 Rail streetcar project, where crews have been...

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Watch: Slum Village welcome summer with new 'Expressive' video

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 4:03 PM

This makes us want to go to the beach.

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Here's the infomercial for the 2015 Gathering of the Juggalos

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 1:24 PM

Whoop whoop, et cetera!

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Sneak peeks from the Dinner Club pop-up

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 12:41 PM

Why the Dinner Club pop-up is so much fun, and how they worked Faygo into a four-course meal.

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Detroit police settlements since 2004 cost city $70 million

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 11:23 AM

WXYZ Channel 7's investigative unit delivered a whopper of a story last week that showed, since 2008, Detroit has paid at least $27 million to settle lawsuits over police misconduct.  And it's likely the city has paid more. From WXYZ:  But the disparity is even bigger than that. In researching...

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John Sinclair, Bobcat Goldthwait, and others to appear at 2015 Cinetopia Film Festival

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 11:19 AM

Cinetopia International Film Festival has recently announced the full lineup of writers, directors, producers, and actors who will be on hand for post-screening discussion panels. Guests include poet John Sinclair, comedian Bobcat Goldthwait, director Suha Araj, composer Ivan Kral — among many others. The full schedule is available on Cinetopia's website. In all, Cinetopia...

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ICYMI: While you were at the Taylor Swift show, an underground fire erupted in Detroit

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 9:44 AM

At least two manhole covers exploded, and several buildings lost electricity.

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Concert review: Andrew Barrett at UFO Factory

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 8:30 AM

Detroit musicians are notoriously close-knit and supportive of each other. What's crazy is how many of them are so incredibly good, people who've clearly burrowed deep into their crafts for years, but then are basically humble as hell.

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The Detroit that never was: How the Woodward Plan died 197 years ago

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 7:30 AM

Looking back on Detroit's "Woodward Plan," almost two centuries to the day after its final death.

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Sunday, May 31, 2015

Scenes from Jerry Vile's 'Oracle of Vile' art show

Posted By on Sun, May 31, 2015 at 11:34 AM

We went to Jerry Vile's one-night-only art show Saturday so you didn't have to.

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