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Metro Detroit holiday traditions you don’t want to miss

Somehow it’s already December, which means the holiday season is definitely here. In metro Detroit, there are a lot of fun holiday…

By Layla McMurtrie

Santa Speedo Run
Every winter for the past eight years, brave souls in the Detroit area freeze for a mile in just speedos and Santa hats while running along Woodward Ave. from Campus Martius. The event is a fundraiser run by Halo Detroit to benefit local charities. This year, the organization has the goal of drawing 250 participants, with proceeds to be split between The Greening of Detroit and the Ruth Ellis Center.
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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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The Dirty Show burlesque preview brought hot and heavy energy to Detroit

Saturday night heated up with two helpings of Hot and Bothered: Candied Gams. Presented by The Keyhole Club, the preshow to The…

By Josh Justice

A post-Thanksgiving Dirty Show preview burlesque revue took place at The Keyhole Club on Nov. 25.
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20+ things to do in Detroit this weekend (Dec. 1-3)

At this time of year, holiday events and markets are endless. So, if you want to get in the spirit or get…

By Layla McMurtrie

Magic of Lights

When: Through Dec. 30. From 5:30-10 p.m.
Where: Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston
What: A dazzling, drive-thru holiday light display
Who: You and as many people you can fit in your car — one car, one price
Why: 'Tis the season
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November 29, 2023

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