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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Aaron Foley leaves post as BLAC editor to work for mayor's office

Posted By on Sat, Mar 25, 2017 at 1:41 PM

Beloved BLAC editor, How to Live in Detroit without Being a Jackass author, and avid complainer Aaron Foley announced yesterday he would be leaving his position in a Facebook post. The gentry were shocked and saddened (just read the comments), but Foley left no clue of what his next venture...

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Chase the Nain Rouge out of Detroit this Sunday at the Marche du Nain Rouge

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 3:34 PM

Like the vernal equinox, the Marche du Nain Rouge has become a herald of springtime in Detroit: Locals gather in the Cass Corridor, clad in red and black disguises, and chase the folkloric Detroit villain the Nain Rouge (“Red Dwarf”) out of town. Of course, half the fun of...

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Have the 'time of your life' seeing 'Dirty Dancing' the musical

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 3:05 PM

We know what you’re thinking: “Nobody puts Baby in a corner!” But, c’mon, this show has so much more to offer than this seriously iconic quote. Those things include: sexy dancing, tight pants, the tickle scene, more sexy dancing, singing, and I think that’s about it. For all its...

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North End Urban Farm will convert a fire-ravaged house into a cistern and outdoor community space

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 1:14 PM

Remember when we reported that the nation's first urban agrihood was being installed in Detroit's North End? Well, things are well on their way and the folks behind the revolutionary urban farm just announced another facet that will help the two-acre farm be even more sustainable. The Michigan Urban Farming...

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Get your Greek on this Sunday at the Greek Independence Day parade

Posted By on Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 3:40 PM

Greektown will be a-buzzing with pride this weekend for the 16th annual Greek Independence Day parade. The parade is on Sunday, but Saturday is a gala to raise funds at the Detroit Athletic Club for the Hellenic Museum of Michigan. The parade committee encouraged locals of Hellenic heritage to...

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Stephen Colbert dragged Kid Rock through the coals during hilarious segment

Posted By on Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 3:20 PM

In case you've been trying to block any Kid Rock-related news from your eyes (we don't blame you, honestly) he has launched his very own "American Badass" grill and is being floated to run for Sen. Debbie Stabenow's seat in 2018. So yeah, we're just as confused as you are....

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MLive lists the weirdest place in every Michigan county — Here's the winners for Livingston, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne

Posted By on Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 10:40 AM

MLive does a lot of things really well. But, we're not sure we have the same sense when it comes to what makes something "weird" or "unusual." Of course, we grew up taking school field trips to the Heidelberg Project, so it's possible that our radar for strange needs realignment....

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Your chance to own your very own Michigan island is now

Posted By on Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 3:27 PM

It may cost you a pretty penny to own this island (okay, a $1.4 million penny) but how sick would it be to have your very own island? Located on the St. Mary's River in the Upper Peninsula near Goetzville, the island comes with a caretaker who tends to...

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MSU student creates dating resume after being rebuffed in school cafeteria

Posted By on Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 11:11 AM

Joey Adams has many admirable qualities. On the surface, he has good hair, but he's also an honors student at Michigan State University where he studies chemical engineering (damn). He's also kind of cheeky. And we like cheeky. So, it all started when Adams asked a girl on a date...

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Comedy Central's 'Detroiters' is getting a second season

Posted By on Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 12:28 PM

Comedy Central's freshman scripted series Detroiters is in the middle of the season, but that hasn't stopped the network from picking it up for round two. The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Sam and Tim will be back for another go of Detroit-centric antics. We have often wondered in the MT...

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