Flashback Friday: Detroit Free Press, November 4, 1880

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Here was what was happening this week in 1880. Highlights include new lights at the Michigan Central Depot, a reported ruckus by noisy and unruly boys, and a stolen bay pacing mare- any information will be thankfully received at 96 Woodward Avenue. Be sure to check out the very choicest novelties for the season, to which the attention of the ladies is invited at 78 Woodward Avenue.







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Lee DeVito

Leyland "Lee" DeVito grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, where he read Metro Times religiously due to teenaged-induced boredom. He became a contributing writer for Metro Times in 2009, and Editor in Chief in 2016. In addition to writing, he also supplies occasional illustrations. His writing has been published...
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