25 ice cream spots in the Detroit area you should have tried by now

The existential dread you're feeling? Well, while we may not be able to fill the void of uncertainty, but we can suggest…

By Metro Times Staff

25 ice cream spots in the Detroit area you should have tried by now
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15 independent metro Detroit bookstores offering delivery and curbside pickup

It came as quite a blow to independent bookstores  — and the readers that need them — when all were forced to…

By Metro Times Staff

Toadvine Books
    
    2783 Coolidge Hwy., Berkley; 248-439-0409; toadvinebooks.com 
    Want Vonnegut? Comics? How about illustrated Harry Potter books? This eclectic Berkley focuses on new and used fiction and literature, young adult novels, small press comics, zines, as well as science fiction and fantasy. Just email toadvinebooks@gmail.com to inquire about titles, pricing, and delivery. 
    
    Photo via Toadvine Books/Facebook
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This David Osler-designed house in Ann Arbor is a mid-century oasis — and it's not on the market yet

Oh, how we want nothing more than to drink a Manhattan while cutting a rug on an actual rug to a Françoise…

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This David Osler-designed house in Ann Arbor is a mid-century oasis — and it's not on the market yet
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This $1.79 million Ann Arbor mansion has a lagoon fit for a tiger king or queen — let's take a look

Hey, all you cool cats and kittens. Those who have mainlined the Netflix phenomenon Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness know that owning…

By Metro Times Staff

This $1.79 million Ann Arbor mansion has a lagoon fit for a tiger king or queen — let's take a look
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24 ways to treat yo' self in the Detroit area this winter

With dropping temperatures and the holiday season just around the corner, it's time for some self-care. Whether that means warding off stress…

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IMMERSE Spa
    1777 3rd Ave., Detroit; 313-465-1656; mgmgranddetroit.mgmresorts.com/en/amenities/immerse-spa.html
    Located in MGM Grand Detroit, IMMERSE Spa has something for everyone. If you have limited time in the day during the busy holiday season, IMMERSE Spa has an option for express treatments that only take 25 minutes.
    Photo via Google Maps
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26 Detroit-area spots serving food on Thanksgiving Day in 2019

Don't want to cook? You don't have to! These restaurants are making Thanksgiving less stressful by offering brunches, dinners, or buffets so…

By Metro Times Staff

The Henry, Autograph Collection
    300 Town Center Dr., Dearborn; 313-441-2000; behenry.com
    The Autograph Collection is located in the beautiful and historic dining area of The Marriott in Dearborn. A full course Thanksgiving meal with choices of sides and dessert will be served. The meal costs $58.80 per person, or $32 for children ages 4 to 12. 
    Photo via The Henry - Autograph Collection / Facebook
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26 hidden bars in the Detroit area and how to find them all

There are quite a few hidden gems in the Motor City and beyond, and our secret bars are among them. From speakeasies,…

By Metro Times Staff

Nightcap
    220 S. Main St., Ann Arbor; 734-369-6070; nightcapbara2.com
    Located in downtown Ann Arbor, this inventive cocktail bar offers twists on classic drinks as well as mocktails and spiked floats. The cozy seating and luxury speakeasy-esque decor make this the perfect spot for socializing and dancing.   
    Photo via Nightcap / Facebook
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15 cozy fall dishes to try at Detroit-area restaurants

Fall is upon us, and with it comes cozy sweaters, bonfires, and some of the most comforting food you'll eat all year.…

By Metro Times Staff

The Meeting House 
    301 Main St., Rochester; 248-759-4825; themeetinghouserochester.com
    Lightly Smoked Chicken Breast: Maple-basted spaghetti squash served with baby carrots, sugar snap peas, and sage. 
    Roasted Vegetable: Mixed greens served with butternut squash, Brussels sprouts, toasted pumpkin seeds, white balsamic vinaigrette, and chèvre.
    Photo via The Meeting House / Facebook
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Everything we saw at the Shaed show at Ann Arbor's Sonic Lunch

Washington, D.C.-based electropop band Shaed performed at Ann Arbor's Sonic Lunch, the free summer outdoor concert series each Thursday at Liberty Plaza.…

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Everything we saw at the Shaed show at Ann Arbor's Sonic Lunch
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Everything we saw at the National's performance at Hill Auditorium

Ohio indie band the National took to the stage at Ann Arbor's Hill Auditorium in support of its latest — and female-dominated…

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Everything we saw at the National's performance at Hill Auditorium
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A look at all the films of 2019's Cinetopia Film Festival

Returning for its eighth year is the Cinetopia Film Festival. This year’s iteration will once again span 10 days and will feature…

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Midnight In Paris
    Midnight in Paris follows a small group of Flint, Michigan, teenagers in the lead-up to their Senior Prom - an event that has transcended the typical black-tie affair and become a rare communal opportunity to celebrate the achievements of its youth. The film looks at the significance of the dance in the lives of the children of Flint, the preparation and effort involved in participating, and the precarious juncture between expectation and reality. Sat, May 11 10:15 p.m.; Sat, May 18 8:15 p.m.
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20 Detroit-area independent bookstores for the bookworm in you

While big box bookstores shutter by the numbers and mom-and-pop operations struggle to compete with Amazon and, well, the fact that most…

By Metro Times Staff

Common Language Bookstore   
    317 Braun Court, Ann Arbor; 734-663-0036; Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    If you’re interested in feminist or LGBTQ literature, Common Language has you covered. Recently, Common Language has received an influx of online orders after a link to their store was shared on Tumblr and went viral, ushering in over 200 online orders for a store that usually only handles a few per month. With their recent boom in business, this queer bookstore has a bright future ahead. 
    Photo via  Facebook
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30 essential Detroit area patios you should be enjoying this weekend

Michigan's warm season is too short, but when the weather's nice there's nothing better than finding a bar or restaurant that has…

By Metro Times Staff

MotorCity Wine
    Perhaps one of the most beloved patios in the city, MotorCity Wine is more than just a place to pop some serious red, white, or rosé. With ample seating and fire pits for chilly nights, MotorCity Wine often brings its frequent dining pop-ups and entertainment outdoors for a more intimate party with fresh air. 
    1949 Michigan Ave., Detroit
    313-483-7283
    Photo courtesy of MotorCity Wine Facebook
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Photos from the 48th annual Hash Bash, the dawn of a new era for marijuana in Michigan

This year's Hash Bash was different — the first held since Michiganders voted to legalized recreational marijuana use in November. In a…

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Photos from the 48th annual Hash Bash, the dawn of a new era for marijuana in Michigan
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13 Detroit-area restaurants that are open 24-7

When the mood strikes, there's nothing that can stop you from satisfying that late-night (or early morning) hunger. That's why we've rounded…

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Fleetwood Diner
    300 S. Ashley St.; Ann Arbor; 734-995-5502
    
    If you’re hitting the Ann Arbor scene, enjoy Fleetwood Diner’s "Hippie Hash" served hash browns grilled with onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, green peppers, broccoli, and feta cheese served with eggs and toast. It’s sure to cure your hangover before it even begins.
    Photo by Will Feuer
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All of the speedsters we saw at Ann Arbor's Shopping Cart Races

From August 21-22, Ann Arbor celebrated its 21st annual Shopping Cart Races. With a need for speed and a penchant for crazy…

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All of the speedsters we saw at Ann Arbor's Shopping Cart Races
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Everyone we saw at the Impeach Trump Now rally and march in Ann Arbor

Demonstrators protested President Donald Trump in cities across the country on Wednesday following Trump's surrender to Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, including…

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Everyone we saw at the Impeach Trump Now rally and march in Ann Arbor
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Everything we saw at Ann Arbor's Waterhill Music Festival

The first Sunday in May, residents of Ann Arbor's Water Hill neighborhood perform on their porches while visitors stroll from house to…

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Everything we saw at Ann Arbor's Waterhill Music Festival
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Metro Detroit’s best bars and clubs of 2018, as chosen by our readers

The results are in for the 2018 Best of Detroit reader's poll and you, the readers, didn't hold back from letting us…

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Best Rock Club 
     Saint Andrew’s Hall  
    431 E. Congress St., Detroit; 313-961-8961;  saintandrewsdetroit.com
    Photo via MT File
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Metro Detroit's best restaurants of 2018, as chosen by our readers

The results are in for the 2018 Best of Detroit reader's poll and you, the readers, didn't hold back from letting us…

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Best New Restaurant (Detroit)
    Lady of the House Detroit, 1426 Bagley Ave., 313-818-0218
    ladyofthehousedetroit.com 
    Photo via Ladyofthehouse/Instagram
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34 photos from FestiFools 2018 in Ann Arbor

FestiFools paraded through Ann Arbor on Sunday, April 8.April 8, 2018 Photos by Jordan Buzzy

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34 photos from FestiFools 2018 in Ann Arbor
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70 photos from Ann Arbor's Hash Bash 2018

Everyone we saw at the 47th annual Hash Bash marijuana rally and Monroe Street Fair in Ann Arbor on Saturday, April 7.April…

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70 photos from Ann Arbor's Hash Bash 2018
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Photos of the renovated State Theatre in Ann Arbor

Photos by Dave Lewinski.

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Photos of the renovated State Theatre in Ann Arbor
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All the protestors we saw at the March for Immigrant's Rights in Ann Arbor

A March for Immigrant's Rights happened over the weekend in Ann Arbor. This is everything we saw. Photos by Chloe Michaels

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All the protestors we saw at the March for Immigrant's Rights in Ann Arbor
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PHOTOS: Gregory Porter at Ann Arbor Summer Festival

Photos by Brita Brookes

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PHOTOS: Gregory Porter at Ann Arbor Summer Festival
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Photos: Buffy Sainte-Mary at The Ark

Photos from Buffy Sainte-Mary at The Ark. 5/5/16

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Photos: Buffy Sainte-Mary at The Ark
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40 photos from Nora Jane Struthers at The Ark

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Nora Jane Struthers performed at The Ark in Ann Arbor. 4/22/16 Photos by Brita Brookes

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40 photos from Nora Jane Struthers at The Ark
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38 photos from Hash Bash 2016

Photos from the 45th annual Hash Bash in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Photos by Miss Shela

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38 photos from Hash Bash 2016
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52 photos from J. Phlip at Necto

J. Phlip brought her acid booty-tech bass to Necto on Feb. 17, 2016. Photos by Eaton Blumenstein

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52 photos from J. Phlip at Necto
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