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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Kroger announces a 'Hero Bonus' for hourly frontline workers

Posted By on Wed, Apr 1, 2020 at 3:57 PM

Cincinnati-based mega grocery chain Kroger announced on March 31 that they are giving bonuses to all hourly frontline grocery, supply chain, manufacturing, pharmacy and call center associates. The "Hero Bonus" will provide an additional $2 per hour to employees' wages from March 29 to April 18. "Our associates have...

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Authors of 'Rage Baking' visit Detroit bakery to discuss 'the transformative power of flour, fury, and women's voices'

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Posted By on Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 10:46 AM

For decades, we’ve been taught to steer clear of politics at the dinner table, mostly so you don’t disown your Trump-voting family by dessert. But authors and bakers Kathy Gunst and Katherine Alford have a different approach, which is why their groundbreaking cookbook, Rage Baking: The Transformative Power of...

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Friday, September 13, 2019

North Farmington High School seniors once again killed it with hilarious annual prank student ID photos

Posted By on Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 11:43 AM

The goofy teens at North Farmington High School took their annual prank student ID photos, and ooh boy, are they a doozy this year. As in past years, the senior class had fun imitating pop culture figures and memes with their student photos — such as fraternal twins Andreas and...

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Atwater will unveil a custom beer to celebrate the DSO at Ford House

Posted By on Mon, Jun 17, 2019 at 5:22 PM

Atwater brewed something special to commemorate the 10th year of the DSO at Ford House, which is the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House’s annual summer music tradition. The custom brew, called Summer Symphony No. 10, will be available to taste at a beer-tapping event at Atwater Brewery in Grosse...

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Work by KAWS to be displayed as part of MOCAD's spring exhibition

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Posted By on Thu, May 9, 2019 at 1:44 PM

Remember when that 17-foot creepy Mickey Mouse-esque statue curiously appeared on the grounds of Quicken Loans’ campus downtown last year? The KAWS creation, titled “Waiting,” ignited a conversation about public art and how it speaks to its surrounding community. Now, more KAWS is coming to Detroit: In partnership with...

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Shake Shack is opening a new metro Detroit location

Posted By on Tue, May 7, 2019 at 10:27 AM

New York City-based "ethical" fast-food chain Shake Shack opens a new location in Troy on May 13. The shop, which is the company's third in southeast Michigan, will serve burgers at the Somerset Mall, Eater reports. The new 2,800-square-foot restaurant is just down the street from Shake Shack's Big...

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Monday, January 7, 2019

'Antiques Roadshow' kicks off 23rd season tonight with metro Detroit episodes

Posted By on Mon, Jan 7, 2019 at 10:04 AM

Is that a 17th-century swizzle stick in your pocket or are you just ready to watch the season premiere Antiques Roadshow? Everyone's favorite show about people rummaging through attics, basements, and storage units to determine whether or not the painting they inherited from their great, great, great grandmother is...

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Frida boutique reopens today after rapid overnight expansion

Posted By on Fri, May 12, 2017 at 8:48 AM

Rachel Lutz and her team worked through the night to put together the new, expanded Frida boutique just in time for the QLine opening. The shop, which is now double its original size, opens this morning at 9 a.m. The expansion happened quickly after Lutz took over a space in...

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Midwest Media Expo abruptly canceled, 'fan appreciation' event planned

Posted By on Thu, Apr 27, 2017 at 2:15 PM

Less than a week before its originally scheduled date at Dearborn's Edward Hotel & Convention Center, the annual "multi-media fandom" event Midwest Media Expo (M2X) was canceled. Instead, a scaled-down consolation "Fan Appreciation Event" has been scheduled in its place at the Radisson Hotel, located at 31525 W. 12 Mile Road in Farmington Hills. According...

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Detroit's Fisher Building will host a halfpipe next week

Posted By on Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 8:30 AM

An architectural monolith and beacon of Art Deco design, the Fisher Building, will play host to a stunning skateboard ramp this week. The Fisher Halfpipe, as it’s being called, was curated by Everard Findlay as a means to explore the way skateboarding transcends race, class, and culture to draw disparate...

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