Friday, December 26, 2014

Emagine Canton will screen 'The Interview' for free

Posted By on Fri, Dec 26, 2014 at 12:40 PM

You may have heard about the controversy surrounding the release of a movie called The Interview. It stars Seth Rogan and James Franco as the pair attempt to assassinate North Korea's Kim Jong Un with the help of the CIA. Of course, some folks weren't happy about Hollywood making a...

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Saturday, December 20, 2014

City Bird is bigger and better than ever

Posted By on Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 10:18 AM

City Bird, a now five-year-old boutique in Midtown, has recently gone through a huge expansion. In fact, they've increased their square footage by about 50 percent. On Thursday, the shop unveiled the fruits of the construction during a special celeration.  With all the new space, they're able to feature even...

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It's the last weekend to shop at CityLoft

Posted By on Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 9:09 AM

Guys, Christmas is next week, four days from now if you count today, and if you're anything like us, you're nowhere near finished shopping. The malls are open, likely with later hours than usual, and there's always the Rustbelt and PLENTY of other local shops are open, too. (Check out...

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8 (kind of) classic Christmas movies on Netflix

Posted By on Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 12:01 AM

Saturday is here again, Christmas is right around the corner and if you're lucky enough to NOT have a family party to attend, you might be camped out on the couch today, needing a little Christmas cheer. Netflix (the streaming version, the version you don't have to wait a week...

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Friday, December 19, 2014

Today's the last day for Showcase D'Holidays at Campus Martius Park

Posted By on Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 10:03 AM

Last week we spoke with Bob Gregory, president of Campus Martius Park, about all the holiday offerings at CMP this season. This year there's shopping at CityLoft, designer snowmen, carriage rides, street performers, and even a rink-side bar.  While the street performers and carriage rides will continue until Dec. 28...

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The Nutcracker gets some Motown soul for the third year in a row

Posted By on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 9:38 AM

Tchaikovsky's seminal Christmas tale has been performed by troupes the world over, but none have infused it with such soul and Detroit flavor as the Motown Nutcracker.  This version, which takes the stage at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Theatre in Dearborn, changes the story a little bit and...

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Monday, December 15, 2014

Main Art Theatre's Midnight Madness will now run year-round

Posted By on Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 6:14 PM

Royal Oak's Main Art Theatre has been screening cult classics at 12 a.m. every Friday and Saturday nights as part of a summer-long series called Midnight Madness. Though summer has long since passed, the series has continued on and thanks to its extreme popularity, Landmark Theatres (the company that owns...

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Thursday, December 11, 2014

HopCat Detroit opens on Saturday

Posted By on Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 11:23 AM

A big grand opening is planned for Detroit's HopCat location this Saturday, after a VIP reception Friday night. Doors to the new location will open at 11 a.m. on Dec. 13 and there will be a world recording-breaking 120-tap takeover thanks to Short's Brewing Co.  The first 200 people in...

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Chrysler high school auto design contest goes nationwide

Posted By on Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 10:15 AM

Chrysler is asking high school car geeks grades 10 through 12 to peer into the future and design their idea for a 2025 Dodge vehicle in its third annual competition. This year, the company has opened the contest to all U.S. high school students —previously, it was open only...

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Michigan ranked ninth best place for Santa to relocate

Posted By on Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 5:26 PM

When, inevitably, the ice in the North Pole melts, Santa will have no place to live. The toy shop will be slowly floating downstream and the reindeer will be swiftly treading water. So, where will Santa go? According to a report done by Estately, Old Saint Nick would find plenty...

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