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Why Detroiters are turning to herbalism and eating common weeds that grow in their backyards

Weedeaters: ‘When you eat wild foods, you have wild thoughts and it’s truly revolutionary’

By Randiah Camille Green

On a sunny Monday evening, Mama Ravin takes participants along the Detroit Riverwalk to find edible wild plants. Fascination and wonder spread across the group as Ravin points out a spindly white flower forming a curly cluster of buds that she identifies as wild carrot, or Queen Anne’s lace...

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Photos from an ‘Herbal Walk & Talk’ tour in Detroit and an herbal medicine class in Hamtramck

Mama Ravin, whose real name is Regina Lawson, has been hosting her “Herbal Walk & Talk” in partnership with the Detroit Riverfront…

By Marc Klockow

Photos from an‘Herbal Walk & Talk’ tour in Detroit and an herbal medicine class in Hamtramck
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20 places to get a damn good beer in the Detroit area

There’s something special about unwinding after a long day with a nice cold brew. The Michigan craft beer scene is still growing,…

By Metro Times Staff

Honest John’s
488 Selden St., Detroit; 313-832-5646;

If you’re looking for a place where the beer is as good as the food, look no further than Honest John’s.
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The essential Detroit restaurants every tourist should visit when in town

Detroit has a culture all its own and when it comes to its dining scene, there are a few places that really…

By Alex Washington

Baker’s Keyboard Lounge
20510 Livernois Ave., Detroit; 313-345-6300

This jazz club needs to be on every Detroiter’s bucket list, simply because of all its history. Known as the world’s oldest jazz club, this place has seen performances by Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, and Nat “King” Cole. Stroll in one day to catch a cool jazzy performance, a quick drink, and an unforgettable meal.
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Metro Times United We Brunch 2022

For the first time since 2020, Metro Times United We Brunch returned to Detroit's Majestic Theatre and Garden Bowl on Saturday, featuring…

By Dontae Rockymore

Metro Times United We Brunch 2022
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