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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Beverly Fishman's abstract art to color downtown Detroit with new, 170-foot mural

Posted By on Thu, Apr 5, 2018 at 10:35 AM

The abstract colorful shapes of artist and educator Beverly Fishman will soon be on full display in downtown Detroit, where they'll brighten a brutalist building as part of a massive mural. Fishman, a longtime Cranbrook artist-in-residence who also heads the school's painting department, has designed a 170-by-60-foot mural set for...

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

VIDEO: Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate heroically catches beer in Canada

Posted By on Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 10:30 AM

Detroit Lions Golden Tate went into "hero mode" during a recent trip to a ski resort in Canada. The wide receiver posted a video of himself — decked out in an American flag-themed snowsuit — catching a beer tossed from a fellow skiier over the heads of onlookers. Tate,...

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Students organize to elect a corgi as U-M student government president

Posted By on Wed, Mar 21, 2018 at 11:02 AM

Will a corgi be elected the next president of the University of Michigan's student government? One group of students has launched an online Facebook group in support of electing a campus therapy dog, who is affectionately known as Reggie Bee, to campus student government. With his carefree spirit and...

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Science of Grief invites Detroiters to share their pain during 14-hour performance at DIA

Posted By on Tue, Mar 20, 2018 at 6:19 AM

Natasha T. Miller had been lamenting the death of her brother for four years when the idea for the Science of Grief came to her. Miller, a local and nationally renowned poet, says the overnight event is for anyone who needs to express their grief. The 14-hour speaking event will...

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Friday, March 16, 2018

Detroit's 'Lion Gate Estate' is for sale and oh boy is it insane

Posted By on Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 8:53 AM

Come with me and you'll be in a world of pure imagination — rather a world of lush and lavish interior decoration. And lions — lots of lions. Welcome to Lion Gate Estate — the most curiously designed and decorated home in Detroit. Built in 1951, the 1,886 square-foot home...

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Cedar Point raises ticket prices, unveils record-breaking coaster this season

Posted By on Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 3:08 PM

Bad news thrill seekers, Cedar Point's hiking adult admission this season. The iconic Midwest amusement park will open the season on May 5 featuring a new $72 adult ticket price. That's a full $5 increase from last season. There's a few new additions to the park, including a revamped...

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Monday, March 5, 2018

Feminist icon Gloria Steinem is speaking in Midtown this week

Posted By on Mon, Mar 5, 2018 at 12:49 PM

Feminist icon and famed journalist Gloria Steinem will be visiting Midtown on Wednesday, March 7, to offer some insight on the future of feminism in light of the #MeToo and Time's Up movements. Steinem's keynote speech is part of Wayne State's Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society's 10th anniversary...

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Friday, March 2, 2018

Check out this outrageously expensive loft for sale in downtown Detroit

Posted By on Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 2:00 PM

Ever dreamed of having a home complete with a built-in fish tank — IN THE KITCHEN? If so, this 1,067 square foot Detroit dream loft can be yours for a cool $275,000 (that's a mere $257 per square foot). The one bedroom, one bathroom loft on Antietam Avenue in...

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Netflix docu-series Flint Town explores poverty, police relations, and the ongoing water crisis

Posted By on Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 8:21 AM

The Flint Water Crisis thrust the Michigan city into the national spotlight, and the new Netflix docu-series Flint Town is shining a light back on a place that has faded from the national conversation. The eight-episode first season — from the executive director of True Detective — is available...

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Anal worms are a thing and Michigan native Kristen Bell had them

Posted By on Thu, Mar 1, 2018 at 12:56 PM

How's your Thursday going? Good? Great. Well, we would like to ruin that for you with two words that should never appear together ever — Anal. Worms. Actress Kristen Bell shared her harrowing, er, itchy tale about contracting anal worms from her 3-year-old daughter Delta during an appearance on The...

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