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Celebrate Detroit’s 316th Birthday In Greektown This Saturday Night

It's time to get your party shoes on, because Detroit turns 316 years old on Monday, July 24. So, on Saturday, it's time to...

Detroit’s 1967 Uprising Gets Historical Marker At Gordon Park

Last month, Gordon Park on Detroit’s west side hosted a ribbon-cutting with the upgrade of new playground equipment and facilities.This weekend Gordon Park will...

Detroit Educators To Get Half Off Houses Auctioned Through Land Bank

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is getting ready this morning to announce a major effort to lure teachers and other school employees to the city...

Free City-wide Tour Of “Detroit ’67,” Written By A Detroit Native, Starts July 23

An award-winning play focusing on the events in 1967 written by an acclaimed Detroit native will have a series of shows around the city.The...
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Fundraiser To Restore Pewabic Tiles To Belle Isle’s Scott Fountain On August 10

The Scott Fountain on Belle Isle is beautiful. But some may remember that at one point, it had even more detail. The basin was...

A Temporary Skate Park Designed In Part By Tony Hawk Is Coming To Downtown...

In January, ground will break on a large project called the “Monroe Blocks.” Until then, there’s going to be a temporary skate park and...

Beacon Park In Downtown Detroit Is Now Open

Last year, work begun on transforming a lot that was a few industrial buildings and gravel into "Beacon Park," a downtown green space inspired...

Your City 5: Things To Do In Detroit For The Weekend Of July 21-23

I'm really looking forward to this weekend. What can I say, there are some really great events going on. Have a great weekend!Crash DetroitI'm...

Designers And Developers Can Now Detroitify Their Placeholder Text With Detroit Ipsum

If you've worked in any sort of communications field, you might be familiar with the concept of "Lorem Ipsum." It's placeholder text that helps...

Study Says When You’re 37, You’re Too Old To Go To The Club

We know some of our fellow Detroiters love to party, so we're throwing out there a study by Currys PC World (we've never heard...
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Watch The New Beacon Park Be Built In Just One Minute In This Time-Lapse...

The much anticipated Beacon Park is almost ready to open to the public. The 1.5-acre park located on the west side of downtown Detroit...

Have Home Movies From The 1960s? Anthony Bourdain Wants Them For Documentary Project

Do you have any home movies from the 1960s collecting dust in the basement?If you do, it might be time to pull those out...

16 Beautiful Reasons Why Detroit Has The Best Public Art Around

Detroit might be known for manufacturing, but we're also a city of art.There are so many amazing pieces in the city that we can't...

Michigan DNR, Belle Isle Conservancy Seeking Community Input For New Proposed Splash Pad

If you have spent any time on Belle Isle in the past few summers, you might have noticed that the waterslides on the north...
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DPD And Wayne County Sheriff Team Up For 3 Summer Hiring Events To Add...

Have you ever thought about being a Detroit Police officer or a Wayne County Sheriff's Deputy?Both the Detroit Police Department and the Wayne County...

Detroit To Get The Largest Scoreboard In The World Of Its Kind

A 5,100 square foot, centerhung scoreboard is going to entertain and inform fans at the new Little Caesars Arena when it opens this fall.According...

New Order Coffee Will Open This Wednesday On Woodward

A “nano-batch specialty roaster”is opening at 3100 Woodward Avenue, in the same building as the well-reviewed Grey Ghost restaurant and the former Ye Olde...

PODCAST: The History Of Henry The Hatter And Its Future With Paul Wasserman

Henry the Hatter is one of the most beloved establishments in all of Metro Detroit. The clientele of the oldest hat shop in the...

Detroit Gets $2 Million Grant To Design The New 26 Mile Inner Circle Greenway

Today comes news that a $2 million grant was given to City of Detroit by the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation. The grant will...

BuzzFeed Names Detroit Water Ice Factory “Best Soft Serve Ice Cream” In Michigan

Taking Michigan's entry on a list of best places for soft serve ice cream in every state is the Detroit Water Ice Factory, founded...