Women-owned shops you should support in the Detroit area

Empowered women empower women. This year, put your money where your mouth is and support your local lady-entrepreneurs. Here's a list of…

By Metro Times Staff

 Discount Candles 
     1400 Gratiot Ave., Detroit; 313-566-0092  
    Need some good luck or something to lift your spirits? Stop by Discount Candles and browse their vast collection of 7-Day candles — favorites include "Bitch Be Gone," "Law Stay Away," "Fast Luck," and "Spider Woman." Donna Adams runs this Eastern Market shop and is known for taking the time to prayer over candles and with her customers. While it was rumored the 25-year-old store would close, Adams says she's not going anywhere.  
     Photo via DIscount Candles Detroit / Facebook
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Everything we saw at the 33rd Erotic Poetry and Music Festival at Detroit's Tangent Gallery

The annual Erotic Poetry and Music Festival returned to the Tangent Gallery to celebrate the works of Detroit-area erotic artists for 33…

By Metro Times Staff

Everything we saw at the 33rd Erotic Poetry and Music Festival at Detroit's Tangent Gallery
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All the inked babes we saw at the 25th annual Motor City Tattoo Expo in Detroit

America is both the land of the free and land of the inked. For 25 years, the Motor City Tattoo Expo has honored…

By Metro Times Staff

All the inked babes we saw at the 25th annual Motor City Tattoo Expo in Detroit
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All the classic cars, gearheads, and pinups we saw at Autorama 2020

The 68th annual Autorama brought more than 800 hot rods, customs, trucks, and motorcycles from across the globe to Detroit's TCF Center,…

By Metro Times Staff

All the classic cars, gearheads, and pinups we saw at Autorama 2020
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This baller Arden Park house has a ballroom

226 Arden Blvd., Detroit Enter this beautiful Arden Park home to a marble entryway, and expect nothing less for the rest of…

By Metro Times Staff

This baller Arden Park house has a ballroom
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This Boston-Edison house features a rare historic fountain room

In the Boston-Edison Historic District, this home includes an old fountain room that features some beautiful Pewabic tile. The house has recently…

By Metro Times Staff

This Boston-Edison house features a rare historic fountain room
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All the crazy cosplayers we saw at Great Lakes Comic Con 2020

Great Lakes Comic Con celebrated its 10th anniversary on Friday and Saturday. The event featured a video game arcade, board gaming, a…

By Metro Times Staff

All the crazy cosplayers we saw at Great Lakes Comic Con 2020
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The 20 most perfect places to pose for a pic in Detroit

Detroiters know that our city is one of the most beautiful and interesting places to snap a pic. Detroit has it all:…

By Metro Times Staff

Monarch Club
    33 John R St. Penthouse; 313-306-2400; monarchclubdetroit.com
    The Monarch Club is a rooftop bar that sits on the 13th floor of the gorgeous Metropolitan Building. Not only can you get pictures of the iconic skyline or a setting sun, but with plenty of patio seating, three terraces (each with its own fireplace), and an indoor lounge, you can be sure there’s enough room for your whole group to get in on a few as well. 
    
    Photo via The Monarch Club / Facebook
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15 places to eat mouthwatering paczki in the Detroit area

It's time to celebrate Fat Tuesday. Bring on the paczki!

By Metro Times Staff

Tony Cannoli Sweets & Eats
      16125 West Rd., Woodhaven; 734-672-6018; tonycannolisweetsandeats.com 
      The crème de la crème of paczki contents might be oozing out of this delightful Downriver dessertery. Tony Cannoli is offering up pre-orders for its trademark cannoli cream-filled creation. It comes slathered in powdered sugar and flecked with chocolate chips. The sweet treat will be available all month long. 
    Photo via Tony Cannoli Sweets & Eats / Facebook
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This Palmer Woods home has a surprisingly huge garage

Attention Motor City car enthusiasts! If you're looking for a place to talk shop, look no further than this Palmer Woods garage.…

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This Palmer Woods home has a surprisingly huge garage
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This modern paradise in LaSalle Gardens has a badass attic

2255 Lothrop St., Detroit Resting in LaSalle Gardens, this minimalist Colonial home has a roomy open floor plan, quartz countertops, custom cupboards,…

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This modern paradise in LaSalle Gardens has a badass attic
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Hilariously accurate tweets about dating in Detroit

If you're single and dating in metro Detroit you already know the struggle is real, and there's plenty of people out there…

By Metro Times Staff

 @radialspoke / Twitter
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20 cheap dates under $25 in the Detroit area that are actually good

Low on cash? Lucky for you, the Detroit area offers a ton of great date options that are $25 or less. Here…

By Metro Times Staff

Catfe Lounge
    821 Livernois Ave., Ferndale; 248-733-3554; catfelounge.com
    Snuggle up to a few cats (and your date) while enjoying a cup of coffee or tea. Not only can you pet the cats, but you can adopt them as well.
    Photo via Catfe Lounge / Facebook
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17 va-va-voom Valentine's Day gift ideas from Lover's Lane

Looking for a gift for Valentine's Day? Try Lover's Lane, with more than 15 stores across the state. More information is available…

By Metro Times Staff

17 va-va-voom Valentine's Day gift ideas from Lover's Lane
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The 20 best personal ads from Metro Times' classifieds in the '90s

Here are some of the funniest, most poetic, or just plain strange personal ads from Metro Times classified section's heyday that stopped…

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The 20 best personal ads from Metro Times' classifieds in the '90s
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The best Twitter reactions to Eminem's performance at the 2020 Oscars

Eminem's performance of "Lose Yourself" at the 2020 Oscars — 17 years after it won an Oscar — delighted and puzzled the…

By Metro Times Staff

 @AustinPlanet / Twitter
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All the brave and bare people we saw during the Cupid's Undie Run in Detroit

Hundreds of metro Detroiters bared it all on an oh-so-chilly Saturday, Feb. 8, when they stripped down to their skivvies to raise…

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Joe Maroon Photography - Cupid Undie Run Detroit, MI 2/8/20
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All the gorgeous and gory folks we saw at Twiztid's Astronomicon 2020

The freaks come out for Astronomicon. The third annual pop culture convention hosted by horrorcore rappers Twiztid returned to the Wyndham-Garden Sterling…

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All the gorgeous and gory folks we saw at Twiztid's Astronomicon 2020
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All the lusty things we saw at Detroit's Dirty Show 21

After 21 years of nips, tips, and beautiful butts, Detroit’s premier erotic art show, as founder Jerry Vile says, is finally old…

By Metro Times Staff

Photo by Mikel OD
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20 under-the-radar Detroit date spots every couple should explore

Date night feeling stale? It's time to diversify your date spots. Here are some out of the ordinary date ideas for when…

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Kresge Court in the DIA5200 Woodward Ave., DetroitKick back and relax at the courtyard cafe within one of the country’s greatest art museums. This beautifully designed rest area includes elaborate architecture and is embellished with a range of furniture styles, making it the perfect place to stop for a coffee or a phone recharge in between admiring the stunning art. 
    
    Photo via  Detroit Institute of Arts / Facebook
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25 Michigan wedding photographers you should be following on Instagram

These wedding photographers have captured the happiest day of countless couples' lives. Take a peek and see what true love looks like.

By Metro Times Staff

Marisa Dillon 
    Instagram: @marissadillonphoto
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Everyone we saw at MOCAD's Monster Drawing Rally

MOCAD’s Annual Monster Drawing Rally fundraising event invited 100 artists to create drawings over the course of three one-hour shifts while a…

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Everyone we saw at MOCAD's Monster Drawing Rally
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25 Detroit-area artists you should be following on Instagram

The metro Detroit art scene is better than ever — and more accessible!  Check out these artist Instagrams to get inspired —…

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25 Detroit-area artists you should be following on Instagram
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Everyone we saw at 'Detroit in the Gilded Age: Break the Bank with the Detroit Historical Society'

The Detroit Historical Museum took guests back to the Gilded Age for the Detroit Historical Society Ball fundraiser at the State Savings…

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Everyone we saw at 'Detroit in the Gilded Age: Break the Bank with the Detroit Historical Society'
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14 beautiful Detroit homes you can buy now for under $200K

If you're shopping on a budget, these gorgeous, affordable Detroit houses are on sale now — and one of them just might…

By Metro Times Staff

4877 Bishop St.
    158,900
    Located in East English Village, this colonial brick house has four bedrooms and two and a half baths. It includes a walk-in closet, granite kitchen with stainless steel appliances, and new plumbing.
    Photo via Zillow
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25 things to do if you're sober in the Detroit area

Whether you're recently sober, you've been on the wagon for a while, you're pregnant, or you're just trying to abstain for the…

By Metro Times Staff

Set a new high score at Ready Player One
    407 E. Fort St., Detroit
    Bask in nostalgia as you play on dozens of machines, including pinball tables and arcade games. 
    Photo via atmosphere/Shutterstock
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10 Michigan Airbnbs where you can have a warm winter getaway

Winter is upon us, so it's time to wrap ourselves in blankets and wait for the sun to shine again. These cozy…

By Metro Times Staff

Lake Michigan Beach House
    This modern, cabin-style beach house faces Lake Michigan. You can go to the beach and enjoy the large backyard while looking at the stars in the secluded part of the state.
    
    Photo via Airbnb
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20 Detroit-area photographers you should be following on Instagram

These Detroit-area photographers capture the beauty of metro Detroit and its people in ways that other cannot. Whether they're professional or amateur…

By Metro Times Staff

VUH | @vuhlandes
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All the fabulous people we saw celebrating New Year's Eve in Detroit

Peace out, 2019. It's been real... really weird. The year 2019 saw 30 to 50 feral hogs, vape nation, impeachment inquiries, and…

By Metro Times Staff

All the fabulous people we saw celebrating New Year's Eve in Detroit
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