Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Detroit's Palmer Park to hold "Light Up the Cabin" fundraiser at Frank Lloyd Wright Turkel House

Posted By on Wed, Jul 31, 2019 at 6:30 PM

People for Palmer Park will hold its fifth annual “Light Up the Cabin” Garden Party fundraiser and silent auction in the famed Frank Lloyd Wright Turkel home, just north of Detroit's Palmer Park. The land was once the Log Cabin Farm of U.S. Senator Thomas Palmer in the late...

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Wendy Williams and friends head to Detroit's Music Hall

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Posted By on Wed, Jul 31, 2019 at 5:09 PM

More than your favorite reaction GIF, Wendy Williams is vulnerable, vivacious, and the reigning queen of spilled tea. The 55-year-old radio personality, New York Times bestselling author, and host of The Wendy Williams Show for 11 years running is — even amid a public and emotional divorce and a...

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The 7th annual Sidewalk Festival shines a spotlight on peace, power, and utopia

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Posted By on Wed, Jul 31, 2019 at 5:05 PM

Dancing in the streets? Yes, please. Hosted by Artist Village Detroit, the Sidewalk Festival delivers more than just dancing — and for its seventh iteration, it is returning with three days’ worth of discovery. This year, the free festival will once again transform the streets of historic Old Redford...

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The FiveThirtyEight podcast will discuss the debate shitshow live at the Majestic

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Posted By on Wed, Jul 31, 2019 at 4:50 PM

The sad fact of the matter is, Michigan is partially responsible for Trump. No, seriously. In 2016, President Donald "Grab 'em by the pussy" Trump won Michigan thanks to fewer than 11,000 votes. (We’re looking at you, Macomb County!) Anyway, now that our Mitten State has become a battleground for...

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Here's the trailer for Scorsese's Jimmy Hoffa drama

Posted By on Wed, Jul 31, 2019 at 9:52 AM

More than a decade after it was first announced, we finally have a trailer for Martin Scorsese's The Irishman — an upcoming drama about the mysterious disappearance of union activist Jimmy Hoffa. The film, set to be released in late 2019 in select theaters before hitting Netflix, stars Robert...

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Friday, July 26, 2019

Detroit Hustles Harder to host grand opening party in new digs

Posted By on Fri, Jul 26, 2019 at 4:11 PM

Detroit-based retail company Detroit Hustles Harder is going back to its roots on the first floor of the century-old building in Eastern Market. The T-shirt logo has become a staple in any proud Detroiter's closet, and the company's screen-printing services have made it possible for other local companies to...

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Immigration 101 for Allies event aims to unite and educate the community in fight against ICE

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Posted By on Wed, Jul 24, 2019 at 3:37 PM

It’s 2019 and immigration concentration camps along the U.S. border not only exist but are over capacity thanks to Racist in Chief President Donald Trump. While our southern border remains a battleground for immigrants seeking refuge, Michigan was named the state with the second-highest number of ICE arrests in...

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LeVar Burton will celebrate 10 years of creativity and 'geek culture‘ at Maker Faire Detroit

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Posted By on Wed, Jul 24, 2019 at 3:29 PM

Fake it 'til you make it — or in the case of the Maker Faire Detroit, just friggin’ make it. Described as “the best geek culture party in the Great Lakes,” the Maker Faire celebrates 10 years of showing and telling with a family-friendly showcase of invention and creativity....

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Armageddon Beachparty Lounge celebrates first year with 'Vibrant Oasis' celebration

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Posted By on Wed, Jul 24, 2019 at 3:15 PM

Happy one-year anniversary to the Armageddon Beachparty Lounge. Last year, married couple and creative duo Elena Smyth and Aubrey Smyth (aka Kozma and Motu, aka Detroit’s “ambassadors of psychedelia”) took a break from the music festival circuit and put down roots in Detroit. The result is an eclectic lounge...

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Metro Times is hiring a staff writer

Posted By on Wed, Jul 24, 2019 at 11:27 AM

If you're a talented journalist with an interest in food, we may have the job for you. Metro Times is looking to hire a staff writer. This job requires a diverse skill set. We're looking for someone who's capable of both breaking news on our blog and writing long-form...

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