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Opinion: ShotSpotter profits off fears of gun violence

Every Detroiter deserves to feel safe. But this charade of security theater is not the way to do it.

By Rebecca Smith

Many Detroiters were shocked and appalled last Thursday when, during a community meeting, city officials and the Detroit Police Department set up cardboard tombstones as a promotional stunt to generate support for the proposed expansion of the ShotSpotter program. Every Detroiter deserves to feel safe...

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Everything we saw at the Pavement concert at Detroit's Masonic Temple

Indie rock band Pavement performed at the Masonic Temple in Detroit on Saturday night.

By Doug Coombe

Everything we saw at the Pavement at Detroit's Masonic Temple
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All the sultry people we saw at the Corktown Cabaret

The  "Corktown Cabaret: At Long Last" event took over the Trumbull and Porter Hotel on Saturday night. The pre-show to the pre-show…

By Josh Justice

All the sultry people we saw at the Corktown Cabaret
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Everything we saw at the Michigan Renaissance Festival 2022

Even the rain couldn't stop Michiganders showing up to the Michigan Renaissance Festivals. From archery and knights to fire performers and damsels,…

By Viola Klocko

Everything we saw at the Michigan Renaissance Festival 2022
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Things Detroit does better than other cities, according to Reddit

We love a good Reddit trend, and one of the latest to pop up has been users sharing things they believe their…

By Alex Washington

“Coney dogs. You can’t get them where I live.” —Triposer
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September 21, 2022

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