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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Yeah, Michigan's #1, but f*ck this old Thrillist list for real

Posted By on Thu, Jun 30, 2016 at 2:27 PM

Apparently some site named Michigan the No. 1 state last year, and everyone's writing about it. Again.  Since we didn't write about it last year, and since everyone's writing about it again, we figure now's as good a time as ever to throw our 2 cents in.  About this...

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Detroit native returns home to open indoor cycling studio

Posted By on Thu, Jun 30, 2016 at 12:31 PM

Amina Daniels was 11 when she started her first business. It was a concession stand she manned during baseball games in Roseville, and the young entrepreneur handled everything from the inventory list to the cashbox. Now, the metro Detroit native is using her lifelong entrepreneurial spirit to bring the first contemporary indoor cycling studio...

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Free book vending machines installed to combat Detroit book deserts

Posted By on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 3:42 PM

Detroit is often described by the absence of things: abandoned lots, food deserts, busses that never arrive, dreams that never come to fruition. And in some areas of the city, there's another thing missing — books.   To help get books into the hands of some of the children who...

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Late night host Samantha Bee visits Dearborn to find out why its residents don't report terrorists

Posted By on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 2:42 PM

To some racists people (cough, Donald Trump), Muslim Americans in Dearborn (and the rest of the nation) are not doing a good enough job of tracking down extremists in their midst.   While most of us in metro Detroit understand how fucking idiotic this is, there's no harm in a...

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22 things to do for free in Detroit this weekend

Posted By and on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 12:11 PM

All the events that won't break the bank, happening in metro Detroit this weekend.  Wednesday June 29: Wednesday Music in the park Kellogg Park Downtown Plymouth, 298 S Main St. Plymouth MI, 48170 12pm-1pm Community Reiki Share Whole Foods Market 111 Mack Ave, Detroit MI, 48202 6pm-8pm DYP Open House...

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Detroit’s Mosaic Youth Theatre performs at the Apollo and Carnegie Hall this week

Posted By on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 10:20 AM

Our acclaimed homegrown ensemble scores another coup, this one the very definition of the hitting the big time.

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Kelly's Bar gets a side of art thanks to Jimbo Easter

Posted By on Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 1:12 PM

Pedestrians on Holbrook might notice a few new characters "hanging out."

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How Njia Kai schedules 500 fun summer events at downtown Detroit parks

Posted By on Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 6:50 AM

Njia Kai is a dyed-in-the-wool Detroiter. The Cass Tech graduate has been working to promote our fair city so long that she worked for a group called the University Cultural Center Association back before it became what’s now Midtown Inc. Such is her notoriety as a Detroit-booster that the nonprofit...

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Monday, June 27, 2016

Learn to move like an assassin at the Canton Public Library

Posted By on Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 3:20 PM

If you ever wanted to move around like they do in Assassin's Creed, now is your chance. On July 8th the Canton Public Library will host staff from Phoenix Freerunning Academy, and will instruct guests ages seven and up on aspects of parkour and freerunning.  Eric Zimmerman, of Phoenix Freerunning...

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Saturday, June 25, 2016

Taste of Ramadan: Fasting and running, the ultimate cleanse

Posted By on Sat, Jun 25, 2016 at 3:23 PM

Runners in the Fasting 5K will hit the trails this evening.

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