Here's everyone we saw at getting wild at Zoo Brew at the Detroit Zoo

Earlier this month the Detroit Zoo announced the return of its 21-and-up after-hours events, and things kicked off over the weekend with…

By Joe Maroon

Here's everyone we saw at Zoo Brew the Detroit Zoo
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20 restaurants that have opened in the Detroit area so far in 2022

Many restaurants are still reeling from the pandemic, as made evident by the amount of restaurants we lost in 2021. Things seem…

By Metro Times Staff

Charminar Biryani
111 W. Warren Ave., Detroit; 313-974-6236; charminarmi.com
Charminar Biryani Express opened in Detroit  early this spring bringing Indian cuisine right across the street from Wayne State University.
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Everything we saw at Pine Knob’s 50th anniversary kickoff

One thing for sure, two things for certain, metro Detroiters are happy that Pine Knob is back. In January, it was announced…

By Alex Washington, Joe Maroon

Everything we saw at Pine Knob's 50th anniversary kick off
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20 essential Detroit area ice cream shops you should have tried by now

There’s nothing better than a hot summer day and frozen treat to cool you down. While there are some great chain places,…

By Metro Times Staff

Jim’s Frostie Treats
    1528 E. Eleven Mile Rd., Royal Oak; 248-399-7919; jimsfrostietreats.com
Jim’s Frostie Treats has been a Royal Oak favorite since 1969, serving traditional soft-serve flavors, shakes, Dole whip, and more.
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This $775K home in Detroit's Palmer Woods neighborhood is up for sale — let's take a look

A home designed by architect Louis G. Redstone is for sale in Detroit's historic Palmer Woods neighborhood. The mid-century modern home at…

By Alex Washington

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This $1.5 million Southfield mid-century modern home once belonged to a famed opera singer

This Southfield estate is named after the original owner Ara Berberian, a famed opera singer whose career included performances with the Michigan…

By Alex Washington

This $1.5 million Southfield mid-century modern home once belonged to a famed opera singer
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Everything we saw at Tech N9ne’s ‘The Asin9ne Tour’ stop in Detroit

Rapper Tech N9ne made his return to Detroit with his latest tour, The Asin9ne Tour, on Saturday night at The Fillmore Detroit.…

By Josh Justice

All the Technicians we saw at Tech N9ne's 'The Asin9ne Tour' stop in Detroit
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All the cosplayers and comic book fans we saw at Motor City Comic Con 2022

Motor City Comic Con returned to the Suburban Collection Showcase in Novi this weekend. Cosplayers, vendors, and fans from all genres of…

By Josh Justice

All the cosplayers and comic fans we saw at Motor City Comic Con 2022
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Metro Detroiters march for Palestine on 74th anniversary of Nakba

In Dearborn, metro Detroiters gathered on Sunday to commemorate the Nakba, also known as the Palestinian Catastrophe, or the creation of Israel…

By Marc Klockow

Metro Detroiters march for Palestine on 74th anniversary of Nakba
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The essential Downriver restaurants that you should have tried by now

When it comes to local dining scenes, Downriver isn’t necessarily the first area that comes to mind. However, the group of cities…

By Metro Times Staff

Hops & Barley Bar & Grill
18561 Allen Rd., Melvindale; 313-586-3125; hopsandbarleybar.com

If you’re looking for a great dive bar, with great food, good drinks and better people, look no further than this Melvindale neighborhood bar.
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Everything we saw at the ‘Blame Canada’ tour stop in Detroit with Simple Plan and Sum 41

Pop punk is alive and well as Canada’s own Simple Plan and Sum 41 crossed the bridge to celebrate 20 years of…

By Josh Justice

Everything we saw at the ‘Blame Canada’ tour stop in Detroit with Simple Plan and Sum 41
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This $525K home is a mini castle in Detroit’s University District

Some people might think castles only exist in the countryside, but this one sits in University District on Detroit's westside. The turret-style…

By Alex Washington

This $525K home is a mini castle in Detroit’s University District
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Everyone we saw marching for reproductive rights in Detroit on Saturday

Detroiters took to the streets to march in support of abortion rights on Saturday, May 7, following the leak of a draft…

By Marc Klockow

Everyone we saw marching for reproductive rights in Detroit on Saturday
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All the ‘Star Wars’ fans we saw celebrating May the Fourth in Detroit

For a few credits you could smuggle your way into Detroit's Tangent Gallery for Space Dive, and be transported to a galaxy…

By Mike Pfeiffer

Fans at Detroit's Space Dive event on Friday.
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35 essential Detroit area patios that are perfect for warm weather

Warmer weather is finally on its way to Michigan, and we’re ready to head outdoors to celebrate. What better way than lounging…

By Metro Times Staff

La Dolce Vita
    17546 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-865-0331; ldvrestaurant.net
    Looking for an outdoor Italian restaurant to impress a date? Or just looking to treat yourself? La Dolce Vita's beautiful courtyard patio along historic Woodward Avenue is what you've been missing.
     
    Photo via La Dolce Vita/Facebook
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This $2 million Grand Rapids home was built for a cable car pioneer

Once upon a time, Grand Rapids had an electric cable car system much like the city of San Francisco. One of early…

By Metro Times Staff

This $2 million Grand Rapids home was built for a cable car pioneer
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Detroiters march for abortion rights following news that ‘Roe v. Wade’ could soon be overturned

Detroiters took to the streets to march in support of abortion rights on Tuesday, May 3, following the leak of a draft…

By Marc Klockow

Detroiters march for abortion rights
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Everyone we saw at the Disclosure show at Royal Oak Music Theatre

English electronic music duo Disclosure and DJ Boring performed a sold-out show on Friday, April 29 at Royal Oak Music Theatre. The…

By Mike Pfeiffer

Everyone we saw at the Disclosure show at Royal Oak Music Theatre
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The essential restaurants in Southwest Detroit you should have tried by now

Southwest Detroit might be known for its Mexican food choices, but the food scene is quite varied in this neighborhood. Cuisine from…

By Metro Times Staff

Los Altos
7056 W. Vernor Hwy., Detroit; 313-841-3109

Los Altos serves authentic Mexican flavors, right on Vernor. Have a picky eater for a kid? No worries, they have chicken nuggets on their kid’s menu.
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This Corktown home was built for the Detroit Tigers’ first major league owner — let’s take a look

This Victorian home located in Detroit's historic Corktown neighborhood just so happens to be a piece of MLB history. According to the…

By Metro Times Staff

This Corktown home was built for the Detroit Tigers' first owner — let's take a look
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Detroiters march for justice for Patrick Lyoya, the Grand Rapids man killed by a police officer

Detroiters took to the streets on Sunday to protest the killing of Patrick Lyoya, a 26-year-old Black man who was shot in…

By Marc Klockow

Detroiters march for justice for Patrick Lyoya, the Grand Rapids man killed by a police officer
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All the cosplayers we saw at Astronomicon 5

Pop culture convention Astronomicon returned for its fifth year, this time at the Burton Manor in Livonia. Detroit rap duo Twiztid and…

By Josh Justice

All the cosplayers we saw at Astronomicon 5
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Everything we saw at Olivia Rodrigo’s prom in Detroit

Teen queen Olivia Rodrigo, 19, performed on Saturday at Detroit's Masonic Temple. The "Drivers License" singer asked her fans to wear their…

By Joe Maroon

Everything we saw at Olivia Rodrigo’s prom in Detroit
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U-M coach Jim Harbaugh finally sold his California mansion — let’s take a peek inside

Even though he moved to Ann Arbor in 2015 to coach the Wolverines at the University of Michigan, former San Francisco 49ers…

By Lee DeVito

U-M coach Jim Harbaugh finally sold his California mansion — let’s take a peek inside
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20 Black-owned Michigan cannabis companies you should support

African Americans — one of the groups that have been harmed the most by the War on Drugs — remain underrepresented in…

By Metro Times Staff

Higher Learning Institution
    17 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac; 248-977-1574;yourhigherlearning.com
    
    Founded by Sammy Rogers, Higher Learning Institution is a cannabis vocational and technical school in Pontiac. The school offers courses on budtending, cannabis cultivation, and cannabis extraction.
    Photo via Larry Gabriel
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20 Detroit area restaurants that taste amazing when you’re high

When talking about iconic combinations, most people might start with a classic like peanut butter and jelly or popcorn and a movie.…

By Metro Times Staff

Sweetwater Tavern
    400 E. Congress St., Detroit; 313-962-2210; sweetwatertavern.net
    
    Sweetwater marinates their wings for 24 hours, giving your munchies monster a full dose of flavor.
    Photo via Google Maps
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30 essential Detroit area brunches you should have tried by now

Nothing says spring has sprung quite like brunch. Sure, you can technically brunch in the fall and winter, but it’s just something…

By Metro Times Staff

Social Kitchen
225 E. Maple Rd., Birmingham; 248-594-4200; socialkitchenandbar.com

Chicken and waffles are a brunch favorite, but at Social Kitchen, it’s more than a brunchtime entree — it’s also a cocktail. Social takes what we know about a typical old fashioned and elevates it by adding crispy fried chicken and a waffle biscuit.

Photo via Google Maps
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This old-school Michigan bowling alley is for sale for just $130k — let’s take a tour

The retro Carson City Lanes bowling alley in Carson, Michigan is for sale — for less than the price of most houses…

By MT Staff

This retro Michigan bowling alley is for sale for just $130k — let’s take a tour
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Everything we saw at Atlanta rapper Latto’s sold-out Detroit show at the Majestic Theatre

Atlanta rapper Latto brought the big energy and blew the roof off a sold-out Majestic Theatre on Wednesday night. Joining her on…

By Josh Justice

Everything we saw at Atlanta rapper Latto’s sold-out Detroit show at the Majestic Theatre
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Rare retro Lustron house is for sale in Ann Arbor

Built in 1949, this mid-century modern home is a real gem. It's an all-metal prefabricated Lustron home, designed by Chicago inventor Carl Strandlund…

By MT Staff

Rare retro Lustron house is for sale in Ann Arbor
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