Friday, January 31, 2020

Every kiss begins with Handmade Detroit's Annual Valentine's Day market, which returns to the Majestic

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Posted By on Fri, Jan 31, 2020 at 6:10 AM

Hot take alert: Valentine’s Day might be the worst holiday of the bunch. Don’t get us wrong, we love love — feeling it, giving it, making it — but we think everyone can agree that this holiday (which may or may not have originated during the Roman fertility festival,...

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Vintage Electronics Expo is a blast from the past with auctions, experts, and more

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Posted By on Thu, Jan 30, 2020 at 1:31 PM

Like Jack White’s Third Man Records motto says, “Your turntable’s not dead,” and a new generation has been dusting off stereos, turntables, and record changers rescued from parents’ and grandparents’ basements so they can listen to what they now call “vinyls.” But to a cohort that grew up simply...

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Nemo's Bar in Detroit to host 33rd Annual Babe Ruth Birthday Party

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Posted By on Thu, Jan 30, 2020 at 6:00 AM

Once again, Tom Derry and his band of merry groundskeepers pay tribute to the Great Bambino with a birthday bash of Ruthian proportions at Nemo’s Bar & Grill in historic Corktown. Derry, founder of the Navin Field Grounds Crew (now the Hamtramck Stadium Grounds Crew), has been hosting this...

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

'Metro Times' wants to hear your tales of online dating, again!

Posted By on Wed, Jan 29, 2020 at 3:47 PM

Once again, Metro Times' annual Lust Issue is just around the corner... Which means like we did last year (and the year before), we're once again putting out a call to our readers to titillate us with your tales of online dating — the good, the bad, and the OMG....

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Authors of supercute relationship book 'Let's Be Weird Together' visit Ferndale's Drifter Coffee

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Posted By on Tue, Jan 28, 2020 at 12:01 PM

Love is weird, cute, annoying, and mostly the best feeling ever. Nothing beats the moment you realize your partner pronounces a word differently than you do or the first time you see an embarrassing school photo or when you master the art of sharing a bed with them, especially...

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Monday, January 27, 2020

Ping-Pong enthusiasts can now play in Detroit's Eastern Market

Posted By on Mon, Jan 27, 2020 at 4:04 PM

Table tennis, anyone? Pong Detroit is now offering a table tennis social club at Bert’s Warehouse on Russell Street in Eastern Market. Table tennis enthusiasts can play on Pong Detroit’s ITTF-approved Olympic tables at Bert’s on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 5-11 p.m. “Table Tennis is a great sport...

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Sat Nam from Kundalini Yoga in Detroit, LLC

Posted By on Mon, Jan 27, 2020 at 4:00 AM

Are you stressed out — feeling like you’re both ungrounded and stuck in the same place? Kundalini Yoga in Detroit has the solutions for you. This amazing home studio owned by KRI certified Kundalini Yoga instructors Mike Hendrian and Andrea Fiondo, is in the University District of Detroit, near...

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Ready, set, draw! The 8th Annual Monster Drawing Rally returns to MOCAD

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Posted By on Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 5:36 PM

For many artists, the creative process is a private one. For those who may not be particularly gifted in the visual arts, we might think of an artist as pacing their studio, where they’ve holed themselves up for weeks, and we might think of ink-stained hands gripping the never-empty...

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'1619 Project' creator Nikole Hannah-Jones to give free talk at U-M

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Posted By on Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 2:24 PM

Last year marked the 400th anniversary of when African chattel slaves first arrived in Virginia. The 1619 Project posits that this moment — and not July 4, 1776 — marks the true beginning of United States history. Originally published in August as a special issue of The New York...

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Former Tiger Ron LeFlore nominated for ‘people’s Hall of Fame’

Posted By on Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Former Detroit Tiger Ron LeFlore, who famously went from prison to the big leagues in the 1970s, has been nominated for induction into the Baseball Reliquary’s Shrine of the Eternals. Described by iconoclastic Ball Four author Jim Bouton as “the people’s hall of fame,” the Baseball Reliquary was founded...

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