Saturday, July 30, 2016

Watch The Martian at Campus Martius tonight

Posted By on Sat, Jul 30, 2016 at 11:38 AM

Presented by Quicken Loans, Summers in the Park and Faygo Movie Night are quickly becoming a staple for the metro Detroiters. This week’s movie is The Martian starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, and Jeff Daniels. In case you’ve been living under a rock and have somehow...

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Adult Swim Drive In tour coming to Belle Isle

Posted By on Fri, Jul 29, 2016 at 3:37 PM

Adult Swim is bringing its wacky, genius brand of humor to the big screen in ten cities this summer and guess what? Detroit is one of them! Adult Swim Drive In is a pop-up, drive-in theater that brings fans unaired pilots, food trucks, and assorted wacky shenanigans, according to AV...

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Are you ready to get honest in the Truth Booth?

Posted By on Fri, Jul 29, 2016 at 3:05 PM

As Attorney General Bill Schuette filed another round of charges related to the Flint water crisis Friday, it's hard not to question citizen-government relationship — and more specifically, how 'the truth' sometimes feels difficult to come across. With this depressing reality in mind, we turn our attention today to...

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Detroit Bikes offering Limited Edition Faygo bicycles

Posted By on Fri, Jul 29, 2016 at 2:58 PM

Do you LOOOOOOOVE Faygo? Enough to want a bike inspired by a few of the soda's pop's most popular flavors? If so, your wish can come true thanks to Detroit Bikes. The company partnered with Faygo to create a line of B-Types that bring "your favorite flavors to life." ...

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Learn how to play the theremin at Maker Faire Detroit

Posted By on Fri, Jul 29, 2016 at 8:46 AM

Do you want to see all of the cool innovations and gadgets that Detroit’s techies have been working on? Head over to the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn for Maker Faire Detroit. For two days you can get a gander at robots, flame shooters, or solar-powered mechanical sculptures. It’s...

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

U-M coach heading to the Rio Olympics

Posted By on Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 3:10 PM

Olympic swimmers in Rio will have the assistance of a University of Michigan coach during this year's games. Mike Bottom is the head coach for the university's swimming and diving team and is no stranger to the Olympic Games.  Bottom has been a part of training Olympians for the...

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What do people wonder most about Michigan?

Posted By on Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 1:43 PM

Is it why we say "pop" instead of "soda"? Why we have a 10 cent deposit on returnables or so many damn potholes? True, those are all valid questions and ones often asked on Google, but when the folks at Mental Floss asked the search engine "why does Michigan..." there...

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Wanna be our digital content intern?

Posted By on Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 11:04 AM

Looking for a fall internship that values your excellent taste in GIFs, Reddit karma ranking, and generalized anxiety? Want to work in an office with a staff who regularly go on group 7-Eleven excursions? Great, keep reading.   Detroit Metro Times is looking for someone who loves fun and the...

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BREAKING: you're paying out the a** to rent in Detroit

Posted By on Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 10:58 AM

Thanks to predatory mortgage lenders, corporate greed, and plain old stupidity, the homeownership part of the American Dream has become increasingly difficult. In order to sidestep the risk of making a poor investment, many families are now opting to rent rather than enter into a 30-year loan payment plan that...

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A guy named Kevin replaces family photos with Steve Buscemi's face

Posted By on Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 9:06 AM

Well done, sir. Well done.  Some guy from Wisconsin named Kevin whose Twitter handle is @quehoodrat (because who else would do such a thing?) decided to replace photos in the family home with images of actor Steve Buscemi.  Thanks to his dear sister, Clare, who tweeted out what was going...

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