The world’s largest Kwanzaa kinara shines in Detroit, and more of our biggest stories of 2022

The top 10 Metro Times headlines of the week

By Lee DeVito

Unsurprisingly, our most-read stories this week are a mix of articles about the holidays but also a sort of “greatest hits” of 2022 as we’ve been resharing some of our biggest stories of the year on social media. Here’s what our readers were most interested in:

  • Annual Potters Market

    @ Southfield Pavilion

    Fri., Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat., Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Detroiters ‘occupy’ Jefferson Avenue to protest war in Gaza

Dozens of protesters gathered at the Detroit riverfront on Wednesday to criticize Israel’s war on Hamas in Gaza, where United Nations experts…

By Viola Klocko

Detroiters ‘occupy’ Jefferson Avenue to protest war in Gaza
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Noel Night returns to Midtown Detroit for a magical evening of food, music, and holiday shopping

Detroit is kicking off the holiday season with the 49th Annual Noel Night, a free event full of music, food, and shopping…

By Layla McMurtrie

Local businesses and institutions will be open on Noel Night for a city-wide open house.
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Detroiters hold vigil and call for ceasefire in Gaza

Metro Detroiters of different faiths joined together at Hart Plaza on Thursday evening to mourn the innocent lives lost amid Israel’s U.S.-backed…

By Viola Klocko

Detroiters hold vigil and call for ceasefire in Gaza
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Protest at Debbie Stabenow’s office calls for ceasefire in Gaza

Detroit chapters of the Palestinian Youth Movement and Jewish Voice for Peace came together on Thursday, Nov. 9 for Shut it Down…

By Viola Klocko

Over a hundred people gathered in Detroit on Thursday to protest outside of Debbie Stabenow's office.
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