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June 28, 2017

Drop Some Knowledge at Live Trivia Nights

By: Carrie Adamczyk

If random facts fill your head, test your knowledge four days a week at different bars and restaurants in the heart of Detroit. Sporcle, a trivia company based in Southfield, hosts live trivia nights all over the state. Founded in…

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June 23, 2017

The 59th Annual Ford Fireworks to Light the Sky

By: Carrie Adamczyk

For a summertime celebration, come to the Detroit River on Monday, June 26, for the 59th annual Ford Fireworks to officially kick off summer in the city. With the theme of, “Detroit! Right Now!!,” the sky will be lit up with more than 10,000 fireworks highlighting the wonderful iconic skyline. The 25- minute show will begin at 9:55 p.m., but be sure to head into the city early for some pre-fireworks events.

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June 23, 2017

Maru Sushi Serves Up Unique Dishes in the D

By: Allison Hendricks

Late last year, a new restaurant joined the army of new eateries that recently entered the downtown scene, bringing with it a unique dining experience that was much needed among hungry Detroiters. Maru Sushi, a restaurant and grill with Michigan…

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June 2, 2017

92-Year-Old Detroit Artist Charles McGee Unveils a New Outdoor Mural

By: Allison Hendricks

Charles McGee, 92-year-old artist and native Detroiter, celebrated the completion of a new monumental outdoor mural entitled UNITY, located at 28Grand, a new 13-story, micro-loft building in Downtown Detroit. The reveal was partnered with the opening of the artist’s retrospective…

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May 25, 2017

Shed 5 Flea Returns to Eastern Market June 11, July 9 and August 13

By: Allison Hendricks

Back by popular demand, Shed 5 Flea returns to Eastern Market Detroit every second Sunday of June, July and August, featuring over 75 handmakers, shopkeepers and vintage purveyors selling vintage home decor, furniture, garden art, apparel, specialty foods and much…

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The QLine with it's new wrap prior to opening, May 2017. The light rail traveling on Woodward Avenue past Campus Martius.
May 12, 2017

QLINE Detroit Rolls Down Historic Woodward Avenue

By: Allison Hendricks

The QLINE celebrates its grand opening today, Friday May 12, marking the first time in nearly 60 years that Detroit will have a streetcar system operating on Woodward Avenue. Gathered together at Detroit’s Grand Circus Park, the launch of the…

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April 21, 2017

Under Armour says “I Will” as They Open on Woodward Avenue

By: Allison Hendricks

Now open at 1201 Woodward Ave., Under Armour (UA) Brand House Detroit offers men’s, women’s and children’s athletic apparel and accessories in a unique space that pays homage to both Detroit and Under Armour’s hometown, Baltimore, through art and design.…

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Detroit Hosts the 62nd Annual NAACP Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner - Opportunity Detroit
April 14, 2017

Detroit Hosts the 62nd Annual NAACP Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner

By: Allison Hendricks

On Sunday, April 23 at 5:00 p.m., the Detroit NAACP Branch will host the 62nd annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner, a night where the community comes together to celebrate the NAACP’s many triumphs, recognize its tireless, century-long fight for…

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La Pecora Nera Opens Up Shop in Downtown Detroit - Opportunity Detroit
April 7, 2017

La Pecora Nera Opens Up Shop in Downtown Detroit

By: Allison Hendricks

Translating to “The Black Sheep,” La Pecora Nera, a new Italian deli located at 1514 Washington Boulevard, lives up to its name by selling fresh sandwiches, gelato and espresso in a hole-in-the-wall café in downtown Detroit. In fact, the restaurant…