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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Celebrate Detroit's birthday with 'Raise the Flag Fest' this weekend

Posted By on Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 12:01 PM

If patriotism were a concept that could apply to a municipality, Detroit native Ali Thrower would have it in spades. On any given day, you can find the 42-year-old repping his city through the Detroit flag screen printed on his tee shirt or — in the winter — embroidered on...

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Henry the Hatter might not leave Detroit after all

Posted By on Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 10:16 AM

Last week, Henry the Hatter owner Paul Wasserman announced the Detroit location of his iconic store would shutter in August. Wasserman lost his lease and many are speculating that rising rents due to downtown's redevelopment played a role in the closure. Now, Crain's Detroit is reporting that due to an...

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Monday, May 15, 2017

'Jeremiah Tower' chronicles the rise, fall, and return of a trailblazing chef

Posted By on Mon, May 15, 2017 at 11:55 AM

Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent Rated R, 102 Minutes Grade: B In a media universe saturated with 24-hour food networks, event dining, and reservation apps on our smartphones, it’s hard to recall a time when the idea of a “celebrity chef” was obscure, when cooks were not seen as tattooed,...

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The QLine sports a nifty wrap before it debuts May 12

Posted By on Tue, May 2, 2017 at 1:02 PM

With the grand opening of the QLine just a couple days away, the finishing touches on the streetcar are finally starting to take shape, and that includes a fancy and colorful wrap that covers the train. Reddit user aspera_non_spernit posted a video from YouTube showing the QLine on a...

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Shinola partners with Detroit Dirt to add compost to its in-store inventory

Posted By on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 11:53 AM

In general, when people think of Shinola, they think of handsome timepieces with well-crafted leather bands. Or maybe they think of a company with masterful marketing. But, they definitely do not think about dirt. Pashon Murray, founder of Detroit Dirt, is about to change that. Murray moved to Detroit in...

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

ICP to host first ever Dark Carnival Games Convention

Posted By on Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 2:04 PM

Insane Clown Posse members Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope are hosting the first ever Dark Carnival Games Con this weekend and you're probably not the only one asking yourself what, exactly, that is. The convention — similar to a comic con — is geared toward "Juggalo gamers" and invites...

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Monday, April 17, 2017

'Essence' magazine names Kym Worthy to inaugural 'Woke 100' list

Posted By on Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 12:43 PM

As Essence said in a 2010 post about Wayne Country prosecutor Kym Worthy, the attorney has been both hailed and vilified for her work. Her tenure has been an uphill battle — prosecuting Kwame Kilpatrick, but letting Flint police chief James Tolbert off the hook, raising awareness and funds to...

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The new Under Armour store opens tomorrow in downtown Detroit

Posted By on Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 2:39 PM

You can now add another shopping destination to downtown Detroit with the grand opening of the Under Armour Brand House right on Woodward Ave. The newest Under Armour outpost of 2017 will offer all the basics: men's women's, and children clothes will all be available, as well as performance...

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

It was 30 years ago today: WrestleMania III at the Pontiac Silverdome

Posted By on Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 12:40 PM

Thirty years ago today, Roddy Piper, Randy “Macho Man” Savage, Jake the Snake Roberts, the Iron Sheik, Hulk Hogan and Andre the Giant, among others, took over the Pontiac Silverdome in front of 93,173* rabid pro wrestling fans. The series of classic bouts, right at the zenith of “Hulkmania” would...

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

There's probably a logical explanation for this kangaroo on a leash in Detroit

Posted By on Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 5:59 PM

Updated 5:59 p.m., March 28: There is a logical explanation! According to MLive, the kangaroo belongs to Exotic Zoo, a traveling educational animal show that was visiting a local birthday party. Originally posted 10:12 a.m.: A viral tweet originally posted yesterday shows a video of a man in what appears to be...

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