All the beautiful people we saw during Big Sean's Detroit On Now Weekend

Big Sean’s annual charity weekend returned to Detroit after taking a hiatus last year due to the pandemic. The 2021 Detroit’s On…

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All the beautiful people we saw during Big Sean's Detroit On Now Weekend
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Everyone we saw celebrating the summer at Paradise Detroit at the Magic Stick

Celebrating the closing days of summer in a tropical way, Paradise Detroit at the Magic Stick  featured world renowned DJ Destructo, plus…

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Everyone we saw celebrating the summer at Paradise Detroit at the Magic Stick
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All the freaky folks we saw at Twiztid's Astronomicon event in Ann Arbor

Detroit-based rap duo Twiztid's award-winning convention, Astronomicon, has returned for a 4th year. With a variety of celebrities from the realms of…

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All the freaky folks we saw at Twiztid's Astronomicon event in Ann Arbor
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All the Daryl Hall and John Oates realness we saw at DTE Energy Theatre

Daryl Hall & John Oates made dreams come true for their sweaty DTE Energy Theatre audience of nearly 10,00o  on Saturday with…

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All the Daryl Hall and John Oates realness we saw at DTE Energy Theatre
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20 Detroit area strip mall restaurants worth trying

When we turn into the strip mall to do our grocery shopping, mail a package or hit the salon, we hardly ever…

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Sahara Restaurant and Grill
    24770 Coolidge Hwy., Oak Park; 248-399-7744; newsahara.com
    
    Right at the corner of 10 Mile Rd. and Coolidge Hwy, Sahara Restaurant & Grill dishes out a taste of the Mediterranean. Try the Sahara fries which are fries draped in chicken or beef shwarma and topped with tahini or Shahara Ranch 
    
    Photo via Google Maps
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This zen $385k Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired home near Grand Rapids comes with a Buddha

This 2,179 sqft two bedroom, two bathroom zen palace sits on just over 10 acres in Sparta. Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright…

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This zen $385k Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired home near Grand Rapids comes with a Buddha
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All the lovely punks we saw at the fourth annual Punk Rock BBQ at Detroit's Core Park

The punk show left the basement and took over Core Park for the fourth annual Punk Rock BBQ. Punk fans young and…

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All the lovely punks we saw at the fourth annual Punk Rock BBQ at Detroit's Core Park
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Everyone we saw at the 2021 Charivari Detroit electronic music festival

Now in its 8th year, Charivari Detroit is an annual four-day electronic dance music festival held in August. This year's edition was…

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Friday, Aug. 13
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21 times ‘The Onion’ was so spot on about Detroit, we thought it was real

We’re all used to the shit Detroit gets from the rest of the country, but satirical website The Onion can be so…

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Michigan Hopes To Increase Voter Turnout By Making It Legal To Cast Ballot By Stepping Outside And Shouting Candidate’s Name
    In hopes to increase voter turnout, Michigan announces a new legal way to cast your ballot is to step outside and to simply yell your preferred candidate's name.
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This $1.9 million Michigan home is stunning — once you get past the taxidermy

Imagine going to relax on your backyard patio with a glass of wine or a cold brew while enjoying the breathtaking view…

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This $1.9 million Michigan home is stunning — once you get past the taxidermy
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All the fire and fuckery we saw at the Green Day, Weezer, and Fall Out Boy show at Comerica Park

Fire, sweat, intrigue, and a person in a filthy bunny costume. We have two words for you: Hella Mega. Alt-rock heavy hitters…

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All the fire and fuckery we saw at the Green Day, Weezer, and Fall Out Boy show at Comerica Park
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20 Michigan wineries worth a road trip

Sure, everyone might know California as a wine state, but who needs Napa Valley when you have the Upper Peninsula? From wines…

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Leelanau Wine Cellars
    5019 N. West Bay Shore Dr., Omena; 231-386-5201; lwc.wine
    
    Whether you want to be classy with wine in a bottle or chill with wine in a can, Leelanau Wine Cellars offers both for each version of you. This tasting room sits right off the lake so you can sip your wine and enjoy views of the water.
    
    Photo via Google Maps
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You can now own Ben Affleck's swanky — and temporary —  Royal Oak 'Bat Cave' for $1.69 million

We as people are very different but there is something we think everyone can agree upon: making Ben Affleck Batman was a…

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You can now own Ben Affleck's swanky — and temporary —  Royal Oak 'Bat Cave' for $1.69 million
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This $459k mid century modern house in Saginaw was designed by architect Daniel Toshach — let's take a tour

Remember that movie Sliding Doors? OK, well this stunning Saginaw property has literally nothing to do with that classic Gwyneth Paltrow vehicle but…

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This $459k mid century modern house in Saginaw was designed by architect Daniel Toshach — let's take a tour
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All the mural magic we saw at Detroit's inaugural BLKOUT Walls mural festival

The inaugural Black-produced BLKOUT Walls Festival turned the spotlight on Black muralists, as well as the limited racial diversity and lack of sustainable…

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All the mural magic we saw at Detroit's inaugural BLKOUT Walls mural festival
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This $2.09 million William Kessler-designed West Bloomfield home has a bomb shelter

This house is the bomb — and it has a bomb shelter. Designed by modernist architect William Kessler, a protege of Minoru…

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This $2.09 million William Kessler-designed West Bloomfield home has a bomb shelter
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Everyone we saw at El Club's re-opening with Danny Brown

Detroit's El Club celebrated its official pandemic re-opening on Sunday with a hype AF performance by Danny Brown and his Bruiser Brigade.…

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Everyone we saw at El Club's re-opening with Danny Brown
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30 ways to tell people you're from Detroit without telling them you're from Detroit

The only thing Detroiters love more than Detroit is proving just how Detroit they are. From coney dogs and Carhartt jackets to…

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Detroit vs. Everybody is a lifestyle
    One thing for sure and two things for certain, Detroiters will always let you know they are from Detroit and will gladly shut down any criticism of the city — unless they’re the ones doing it. 
    
    Photo by Hannah Ervin, Detroit Stock City
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Twitter reacts to Detroit Pistons selecting Cade Cunningham in 2021 NBA Draft

Usually the NBA Draft is an exciting day for every other NBA team but the Detroit Pistons. That is, until 2021. For…

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You’ve owned (or wanted) a pair of Buffs
    Cartier “Buffs” are to Detroit what wheat-colored Timberlands are to New Yorkers. It’s a part of the uniform and the ultimate come-up. The Detroit Pistons’ Cade Cunningham understood the assignment on draft night and donned a pair. Detroiters also gathered together to get Gretchen Whitmer (aka Big Gretch) her own pair due to her handling of the pandemic.
    
    Photo via NBA/Youtube
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Everything we saw at the Detroit Golden Gloves boxing tournament

Bert's Warehouse in Eastern Market was packed to the rafters Sunday for Day Three of the 2021 Metro Detroit Golden Gloves boxing…

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Everything we saw at the Detroit Golden Gloves boxing tournament
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20 Detroit area dive bars that have been around for more than 30 years

Sometimes you want to go where everyone knows your name, or at least go to a place where it feels like they…

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Jacoby’s Bar
    624 Brush St., Detroit; 313-962-7067
    
    Jacoby's has been a favorite downtown Detroit eatery and hangout since 1904. Right on Brush and Congress, it neighbors other Detroit classics like St. Andrew’s Hall and Sweetwater Tavern.
    
    Photo via Google Maps
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10 Black tattoo artists in Detroit you should be following on Instagram

Tattoos are seen as one of the most outward expressions of self. Not only does the art reflect the person getting inked,…

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Wayne: @tattoowayne
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All the freaks we saw at the 2021 Oddities and Curiosities Expo at Novi's Suburban Collection Showplace

Thousands of weirdos gathered at Novi's Suburban Collection Showplace for the 2021 Oddities and Curiosities Expo. Billed "For Lovers of the Strange,…

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All the freaks we saw at the 2021 Oddities and Curiosities Expo at Novi's Suburban Collection Showplace
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Kid-friendly Detroit spots where parents can get a damn drink

Life is all about balance. When it comes to family, sometimes it's hard to balance things the kids want to do with…

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Beacon Park
    1901 Grand River Ave., Detroit; 313-566-8250; empoweringmichigan.com/beacon-park??
     
    Beacon Park is an active park — often you can find fitness classes, volleyball games, or enjoy the park in the moonlight at the night market. While the kids might enjoy the park’s Family Fun Day, you can grab a drink at nearby Lumen Detroit, which has an outdoor patio and rooftop. 
    
    Photo courtesy of  Instagram, BeaconPark
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20 Detroit celebrities you can get a shoutout from on Cameo

OnlyFans isn’t the only website celebs ran to for extra income, especially during the pandemic. A few turned to Cameo, where they…

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Insane Clown Posse
    Photo via Facebook
    Founded in Detroit in 1989, the Insane Clown Posse performs hardcore hip-hop and horrorcore. They wear clown makeup and perform elaborate Faygo-soaked shows. With many streams and awards, they have a dedicated fanbase known as Juggalos and Juggalettes. The duo’s Shaggy 2 Dope and Violent J can be booked on Cameo together or individually.
    
    cameo.com/icp
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This $2.75 million mansion in Bloomfield Hills is a rose-colored showstopper

Some homes are made for livin' while others are made for gawking. Our mouths are agape at this rose-colored Bloomfield Hills showstopper.…

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This $2.75 million mansion in Bloomfield Hills is a rose-colored showstopper
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20 fashion brands and designers with Detroit roots

This October, luxury fashion brand Bottega Veneta will display its spring 2022 collection in Detroit. In the meantime, here are some brands…

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20 fashion brands and designers with Detroit roots
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20 Michigan breweries that are worth the drive from metro Detroit

There is just something about a beer by a lake or fire pit that screams Pure Michigan. With a growing number of…

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Stormcloud Brewing Company
    366 Parkview Ln., Frankfort; 231-352-0118; stormcloudbrewing.com
    
    The name might sound gloomy, but it’s quite fitting for a brewery whose most famous beer is its Rainmaker ale.This brewing company specializes in Belgian-inspired brews you can enjoy in their taproom, no umbrellas required.
    
    Photo via Google Maps
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Everyone we saw at Riverside Groove presents the 11th Annual Dirty 313 BBQ on Belle Isle

Riverside Groove presents the 11th Annual Dirty 313 Free BBQ on Belle Isle, a free barbecue featuring Wave Point, Dru Ruiz b2b…

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Everyone we saw at Riverside Groove presents the 11th Annual Dirty 313 BBQ on Belle Isle
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Things to do in Detroit when it's hot AF outside

Detroit gets a very small window to enjoy outside before it's time to dig out the Carhartt jackets and Timbaland boots. Safe…

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Sea Life Aquarium
    4316 Baldwin Rd., Auburn Hills; 248-409-6001; visitsealife.com
    
    Sebastian did his best to try to keep Ariel under the sea, and the SEA LIFE Aquarium offers you the chance to see what he was talking about. It’s Michigan’s largest aquarium, with 2,000 aquatic creatures including sharks, stingrays, and sea turtles. 
    
    
    Photo via SEA LIFE Aquarium/Facebook
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