Here’s all the people (and the bourbon) we saw on day one of the Detroit Bourbon Fest

Friday evening was the first night of the second annual Detroit Bourbon Fest. Though originally scheduled to be held at the Belle…

By Metro Times Staff

Here's all the people (and the bourbon) we saw on day one of the Detroit Bourbon Fest
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These before and after photos show how metro Detroit’s restaurants have changed over the last decade

Detroit is a city that is used to change. We're a city currently in the thick of a massive renaissance. One that…

By Metro Times Staff

These before and after photos show how Detroit’s restaurants have changed over the last decade
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Everything we saw at Black Women Rock’s Betty Davis Tribute at Detroit’s Charles H. Wright Museum

Black Women Rock, poet jessica Care moore's long-standing rock 'n' roll project, returned to Detroit's Charles H. Wright Museum on Saturday with…

By Marc Klockow

Everything we saw at Black Women Rock’s Betty Davis Tribute at Detroit’s Charles H. Wright Museum
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This $195K home is a small castle on Detroit's west side

You can always tell a Detroit home by the bathroom. No matter if the tiles are pink, yellow, or teal, it's a…

By Metro Times Staff

This $195K home is a small castle on Detroit's west side
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Everyone we saw at the Poppy show at the Crofoot in metro Detroit

Genre-bending pop-metal-electronic YouTube star Poppy played to a packed crowd at Pontiac's Crofoot Ballroom. The "Never Find My Place" tour is the…

By Metro Times Staff

All the cool people we saw at Poppy's show at the Crofoot
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20 sports bars in the Detroit area to catch a big game

If you ask someone to name a holiday in the spring, the average person might say Easter. If you ask a Detroiter…

By Metro Times Staff

Nemo's

1384 Michigan Ave., Detroit; 313-965-3180; nemosdetroit.com

For years, our readers voted Nemo's as the best bar to go to before a Lions game. Honestly, it doesn't matter who's playing, Nemo's is the ultimate Detroit game day hotspot.
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You can buy an entire Michigan island for just $580K

"The best social distancing there is!" That's how the listing for this week's Michigan real estate find reads. It's for Frying Pan…

By Lee DeVito

You can buy an entire Michigan island for just $580K
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Everything and everyone we saw at Detroit’s Marche du Nain Rouge

New Orleans has Mardi Gras, Detroit has Marche du Nain Rouge. On Sunday, March 20, Detroiters gathered in Cass Corridor to celebrate…

By MT Staff

Everything and everyone we saw at Detroit’s Marche du Nain Rouge
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The oldest things in Detroit

Detroit was founded in 1701 and incorporated as a city in 1806. A lot has changed since then, with each year bringing…

By Metro Times Staff

Oldest neighborhood: Corktown (c. 1840s)
    
    Irish immigrants fleeing the Great Irish Potato Famine of the 1840s settled in Corktown, named after County Cork, Ireland, which is now Detroit’s oldest extant neighborhood. By coincidence, Henry Ford’s ancestors were from Ireland, and now the Ford Motor Co. is redeveloping the massive Michigan Central Station near Corktown to serve as a new laboratory for electric and autonomous vehicles.
    
    
    Photo by Brian Mulloy, Wikimedia Creative Commons
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This $979K metro Detroit home has a literal throne for a toilet

Also known as the "House of Charm," this St. Clair Shores home at 22640 Statler St. is guaranteed to make anyone who…

By Metro Times Staff

This $979K metro Detroit home has a literal throne for a toilet
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Everything we saw during a big weekend for Detroit hip-hop, including the The Tied in 313 Day concert

It was a big weekend for Detroit hip-hop. The inaugural "J Dilla King Of Detroit Beat Battle" was held on Thursday, March…

By Metro Times Staff

Skilla Baby performs forms at the Tied in 313 Day concert at the Garden Theater on Sunday, March 13.
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Everything we saw at the return of the St. Patrick's Day parade in Detroit's Corktown

The 64th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade strolled through Corktown for the first time since the pandemic began in 2020. Before the…

By Metro Times Staff

Everything we saw at the return of the St. Patrick's Day parade in Detroit's Corktown
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The 20 best places to get cocktails in Detroit area, according to Yelp

Let’s be real, we’re all over the weather giving us hope one day and sorrow the next day. Seasonal depression is real,…

By Metro Times Staff

14. RH House
    2630 Crooks Rd., Rochester Hills; 248-586-1000
    
    “Yum ! The cocktails at RH house are amazing !! Kennedy at the bar is wonderful !!  My favorite is the Smokey Auburn. Great atmosphere !” - Caryl J.
    
    Photo via  RH House/Facebook
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All the beautiful people we saw at the Motor City Tattoo Expo

Detroit's annual tattoo convention returned to the Renaissance Center. For the last 26 years, the Motor City Tattoo Expo has celebrated the…

By Metro Times Staff

All the beautiful people we saw at the Motor City Tattoo Expo
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All the hot rods and hot people we saw at Autorama Detroit

The only thing Detroiters love more than cars is custom cars, and locals got plenty of both at Autorama Detroit  2022. Autorama…

By Metro Times Staff

All the hot rods and hot people we saw at Autorama Detroit
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20 Detroit area Irish pubs and bars to celebrate St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day is a traditionally a religious holiday that is celebrated in Irish culture. Though the Irish might attend a church…

By Metro Times Staff

Old Shillelagh
    349 Monroe St., Detroit; 313-964-0007; oldshillelagh.com
    
    For many Detroiters, Old Shillelagh was the bar of choice for their first St. Paddy’s Day celebration. The pub has been a Detroit staple since 1975.
    
    Photo via Google Maps
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Everything we saw at Tyler, the Creator's Detroit show at Little Caesars Arena

The stagehands roll out and reveal a floor mat printed in the veneer of a light-colored hardwood floor. Before his first number…

By Metro Times Staff

Everything we saw at Tyler, the Creator's Detroit show at Little Caesars Arena
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All the anti-war protesters we saw at the Stand With Ukraine rally in downtown Detroit

Hundreds of Detroiters gathered in Hart Plaza over the weekend in support of peace for Ukraine during the current Russian invasion. According…

By Metro Times Staff

All the anti-war protesters we saw at the Stand With Ukraine rally in downtown Detroit
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Photos from Dua Lipa’s ‘Future Nostalgia’ tour stop at Detroit’s Little Caesars Arena

Pop sensation Dua Lipa's "Future Nostalgia'' tour made its stop at Detroit's Little Caesars Arena. Promoting her sophomore album of the same…

By Metro Times Staff

Photos from Dua Lipa’s ‘Future Nostalgia’ tour stop at Detroit’s Little Caesars Arena
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25 places to buy delicious paczki for Fat Tuesday in the Detroit area

The hedonistic holiday of Fat Tuesday in Detroit is one filled with tradition and glazed with Polish heritage: it's the time to…

By Metro Times Staff

 New Palace Bakery
    9833 Joseph Campau Ave., Hamtramck; 313-875-1334; newpalacebakery.com 
    New Palace Bakery might be one of Detroit's most beloved bakeries for all things packzi. If you want an authentic Detroit packzi experience, it's best to get in line here early—very early.
    
    Photo via New Palace Bakery/Facebook
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This $575K Michigan home has the library of a book lover's dreams

If Belle were from Michigan, we imagine she and Beast would live here. This home at 10226 S. Loma Cir. in Grosse…

By Metro Times Staff

This $575K Michigan home has the library of a book lover's dreams
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20 Detroit-area plant-centric restaurants that we love

As you’ll learn in this week’s cover story, eating less meat can help cool the planet. But helping to save the environment…

By Metro Times Staff

20 Detroit-area plant-centric restaurants that we love
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All the beautiful people we saw at the Dirty Show 2022's final weekend in Detroit

For the final weekend of the erotic art exhibition the Dirty Show, Detroiters proved they were tired of being cooped up and…

By Metro Times Staff

All the beautiful people we saw at the Dirty Show 2022's final weekend in Detroit
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All of the Cage-iest people we saw at Nicolas Uncaged at Detroit's Senate Theater

After a painfully long absence, Detroit rejoiced as we were able to gather at the Historic Senate Theater to celebrate the one…

By Metro Times Staff

All of the Cage-iest people we saw at Nicolas Uncaged at Detroit's Senate Theater
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All the dubby people we saw at Rezz's show at the Masonic Temple

Friday night thousands of EDM dub fans trekked through the  winter cold to see Rezz, the wonderkid, play a set of vibrating…

By Metro Times Staff

All the dubby people we saw at Rezz's show at the Masonic Temple
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If Detroit suburbs were people at a party, here’s what they would be doing

A Reddit thread asked users to pretend the metro area were people at a party, what would they be like? If we…

By Metro Times Staff

Birmingham parked on the front lawn so everyone would have to walk by his car and see how nice it is, he's in the kitchen doing shots talking about stocks to people who don't own any stocks.—corsair130
    Photo via City of Birmingham / Facebook
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All the nearly naked people we saw during Cupid's Undie Run Detroit 2022

Cupid's Undie Run made a Detroit stop on Saturday to raise funds to research neurofibromatosis, a genetic neurological disorder that causes tumors…

By Metro Times Staff

All the nearly naked people we saw during Cupid's Undie Run Detroit 2022
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All the lovely people we saw at the Dirty Show 2022 opening weekend

The Dirty Show is back! The international erotic art exhibition returned to the Russell Industrial Center on Friday and Saturday with X-rated…

By Metro Times Staff

All the lovely people we saw at the Dirty Show 2022 opening weekend
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Built for a stove tycoon, Michigan's historic Lee Mansion is now for sale

For $799,900, the historic 1890's Lee Mansion, aka "The Rockery," could be yours. The Romanesque mansion at 405 W. High St., Dowagiac…

By Metro Times Staff

Built for a stove tycoon, Michigan's historic Lee Mansion is now for sale
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This Michigan lakefront home has a 'lighthouse' right in the middle of it

Sitting on nearly three acres, this Fennville, Michigan, home is certainly unique. Designed (and owned) by architect John Tilton, the three-bedroom, three-bathroom…

By Metro Times Staff

This Michigan lakefront home has a 'lighthouse' right in the middle of it
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