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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Here comes the official event for eating cereal out of potholes in Detroit

Posted By on Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 2:56 PM

When life gives you potholes, you fill them with milk and cereal and dig in. At least, that's what one Michigan man did last week, and he's inspired a cavalcade of like-minded Michiganders to do the same. Following the viral video of an EMU student named Andrew eating Lucky Charms out...

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Friday, March 23, 2018

Antiques Roadshow is coming to metro Detroit this summer

Posted By on Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 4:07 PM

Dust off your fine china and ancient heirlooms folks, because your grandma's favorite TV show is coming to town this summer. Rochester's historic Tudor-style Meadow Brook Hall was chosen as one of five stops for PBS's Antiques Roadshow's 2018 summer tour. Appraisers and antique collectors galore will be crowding...

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Monday, March 19, 2018

Hang out with cats at the Meowtown grand opening this weekend

Posted By on Mon, Mar 19, 2018 at 1:52 PM

Next stop: Meowtown. In addition to celebrating their one-year anniversary, Pet Valu West Bloomfield is introducing the public to their new Meowtown Lounge and Adoption Center on Saturday, March 24. The new venture, made possible by a partnership with Pet Adoption Alternative of Warren, has been open for a...

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

13 super easy ways to celebrate 313 Day in Detroit

Posted By on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 6:00 AM

In any other city, March 13 is just another day. But here in the Motor City, we take any excuse to show our civic pride. To celebrate 3/13, here is a list of 13 iconic activities to prove your love for Detroit. 1. Eat a Coney Dog Nothing says...

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Everything you need to know about the most memorable Detroit Super Bowl ads

Posted By on Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 3:07 PM

The Super Bowl would be nothing without pizza, chicken wings, and cameos from our favorite celebrity lawyers. This year, Alexa lost her voice, Morgan Freeman lip synced to Missy Elliot, and Budweiser and Stella Artois boasted their water-distribution efforts — but neither mentioned Flint. Statewide, we had local celebs...

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Girls invited to learn figure skating from Olympian Meryl Davis during Campus Martius workshop

Posted By on Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 9:45 AM

Olympic gold medalist and Royal Oak native Meryl Davis is coming to Campus Martius on Jan. 27 to teach 100 young girls the art of figure skating. The workshop, sponsored by Figure Skating in Detroit and the Downtown Detroit Partnership, is free of charge and those without skates will...

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Oprah was in Grand Rapids this weekend — here's why

Posted By on Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 10:39 AM

Famed talk show host, entrepreneur, and Weight Watchers spokeswoman, Oprah Winfrey made an appearance at The Mitten Brewing Co. in Grand Rapids on Saturday, Jan. 20. Customers had to wait a whopping two hours to dine and drink at the gourmet pizza and beer joint, all because Winfrey had...

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

'Origins of the Urban Crisis' author Thomas Sugrue to speak at Wayne State

Posted By on Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 1:06 PM

Dr. Thomas Sugrue — author of the seminal 1996 urban study Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit — will return to his native city for a free public lecture later this month. The lecture will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday, July 24 at Wayne State University's...

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Lake Michigan's inflatable playground is four hours away, we'll probably still make the drive

Posted By on Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 3:59 PM

If you’ve always wanted to try parkour but the fear of falling to your death is deterring you, the Whoa Zone floating waterpark might be the place to try out your James Bond-induced fantasy. Construction started this week in Whiting, Ind. on the part-bounce house, part-obstacle course aquatic playground....

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Tell us how your mother fought the patriarchy for Mother's Day

Posted By on Mon, May 8, 2017 at 3:33 PM

As long as I can remember, my mother's never worn makeup. From photographs, it appears she may have swept some black mascara onto her lashes on her wedding day, but that was three years before I was born. She stopped dying her hair what seems like a decade ago and...

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