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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Get your float on — America's Thanksgiving Parade turns 92

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Posted By on Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 7:00 AM

Before you stuff yourself with turkey and get into an argument with your Trump-voting family (Aunt Becky, we see you!) America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade returns for its 92nd year to deliver pure, unadulterated joy. Six new floats will make their debut alongside crowd favorites, all leading up to an...

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Kayne West runs Yeezy ad on front page of Detroit newspapers

Posted By on Fri, Sep 21, 2018 at 12:31 PM

If you stopped at your local bodega, gas station, or coffee shop this morning expecting to get your daily dose of news via the appropriately named newspapers, you may have noticed the words "We Love" written in 11 different languages. A powerful political statement? A call for unity...

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Hamtramck to get massive Detroit City Football Club mural

Posted By on Wed, Sep 5, 2018 at 12:34 PM

Detroit City Football Club fans heading to Keyworth Stadium for matches next season will have their path brightened by a new mural honoring the team. Muralist Kyle Danley began working on a DCFC and Spirit of Detroit-themed mural today and plans to complete it within a week. It's located...

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

TEDxDetroit reveals speaker lineup for 10-year anniversary

Posted By on Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 11:37 AM

TEDxDetroit is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this September with a select panel of Detroit speakers. TEDx — an off-shoot of the original Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED) conferences — brings speakers to the stage to engage in deep discussions on a variety of topics. And this year, TEDxDetroit will be...

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Monday, August 6, 2018

'Vacant Not Blighted' event aims to showcase potential of Detroit neighborhoods

Posted By on Mon, Aug 6, 2018 at 11:31 AM

Detroit neighborhoods have seen some rough times over the years, but that doesn't mean that there isn't hope for the future. That's what Vacant Not Blighted hopes to educate people about, anyway. The event hosted by The Michigan Historic Preservation Network and Detroit Land Bank Authority is a guided tour...

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Monday, July 23, 2018

The Detroit Lions are very close to being the least valuable team in the NFL

Posted By on Mon, Jul 23, 2018 at 2:08 PM

The Detroit Lions can’t even be the best at being the worst. The team has placed 31st in a Forbes' latest ranking of the most valuable NFL franchises, meaning it is the second-least valuable, eclipsed only by fellow friends-in-failure, the Buffalo Bills. Forbes reports the Lions are valued at $1.7...

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Monday, July 9, 2018

Gas station hackers give Detroit drivers 600 gallons of free fuel

Posted By on Mon, Jul 9, 2018 at 11:55 AM

Gas prices are a major point of pain for many Michigan drivers. Although we've become accustomed to $3 per gallon prices without going full Mad Max, it appears some people have had enough, with thieves managing to hack the Marathon gas station at Seven Mile and Southfield in broad...

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Emagine Entertainment and rapper Big Sean are partnering on a downtown Detroit movie theater

Posted By on Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 10:13 AM

Imagine this: Big Sean, the big screen, and big dreams. It was announced Tuesday afternoon that Emagine Entertainment is teaming up with Detroit rapper Big Sean to open a luxury movie theater in downtown Detroit, Crain's Detroit reports. The theater, which is slated to open in 2020, will have between...

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Southfield church will once again offer drive thru ashes on Ash Wednesday

Posted By on Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 2:54 PM

Once again the Lenten season is upon us. For the most devout Christians among us, that means 40 days of "fasting and repentance," which translates to pretending you're giving up chocolate until Easter and eating deep fried cod every Friday night. We digress. Those 40 days begin on Feb....

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Chrissy Teigan vows to pay McKayla Maroney's possible $100k fine for speaking out at Larry Nassar's sentencing

Posted By on Tue, Jan 16, 2018 at 3:04 PM

Former Michigan State University sports physician Larry Nassar was in court today, facing sentencing for the criminal sexual conduct charges he pleaded guilty to in late 2017. Nassar was charged with a total of 10 counts of criminal sexual conduct in two Michigan counties. Today, he was in court...

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