'Forbes' features Claude VonStroke showing off his favorite spots in Detroit

Take it as another symptom of the high-earning power of Motor City cachet that Claude VonStroke is featured in Forbes of all places showing off his hometown of Detroit.

It's just a short piece, all one one page, with shots of the impresario at almost a half-dozen locations around town, including Belle Isle, Greektown, and the Magic Stick. VonStroke reminisces:

“Going home to Detroit is always special. My parents still live here and so do some of my closest friends,” VonStroke says. “This year I headlined the Movement Festival, which was a highlight of my career. To me, it was the equivalent of playing Madison Square Garden if I were from New York.”
To see the full piece, click here.

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Michael Jackman

Born in 1969 at Mount Carmel hospital in Detroit, Jackman grew up just 100 yards from the Detroit city line in east Dearborn. Jackman has attended New York University, the School of Visual Arts, Northwestern University and Wayne State University, though he never got a degree. He has worked as a bar back, busboy,...
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