Play Detroit
April 21, 2014

Detroiters Create Itineraries for City Visitors

By: Miranda Crace

Whether you’re an urban adventurer, a young family or just someone who has heard about Detroit’s resurgence and wants to see it first hand, the city has plenty to offer! From museums to parks to restaurants, there are so many…

Detroit City News
April 18, 2014

Historic Events During Detroit Red Wings Playoff Streak

By: Anthony Fontana

Benjamin Franklin once said, “There are only two certainties in life – death and taxes.” It seems as though Mr. Franklin left out a third certainty: the Detroit Red Wings advancing to the playoffs. Despite a challenging year filled with…

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April 17, 2014

Networkingout: Run This Town

By: Melissa Campbell

Usually you’d find professional colleagues mingling at Skybar’s happy hour or an After5 event. Networking typically requires your nicest work outfit, a pair of heels and a handful of business cards to trade. Well now it’s time to trade in your…

Play Detroit
April 16, 2014

Detroit Easter Activities for Kids

By: Dawn Jamison

Easter is near, Motor City parents! This means it’s time to start pulling together some Cadbury eggs, jelly beans, Peeps and other goodies for your kids’ Easter baskets. If you’re looking for some cool things to do with your children…

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April 15, 2014

Best Restaurants and Bars to Visit Before and After a Tigers Game

By: Nate Segall

Believe it or not, the cold weather has subsided and the green grass is beginning to grow back. The beautiful Comerica Park and our Detroit Tigers have been waiting for us all winter long, and it’s finally time for baseball! And when you talk Detroit baseball, you’ve got to talk about the pre- and post-game festivities. Here are some of the best places to be at before and after the ball game.

Detroit City News
April 14, 2014

Introducing the Opportunity Detroit Blog!

By: Patrick Hayes

With great pleasure, we’d like to introduce the brand-new Opportunity Detroit Blog! Opportunity Detroit is focused on spreading the positivity that surrounds the revitalization of this beautiful city we have the luxury of calling home. We want to influence the change in…

Detroit City News
March 28, 2014

Opportunity Detroit Radio: March Guest Highlights

By: Dawn Jamison

Paul W. Smith (WJR) and Stephen Luigi Piazza (Quicken Loans) had some pretty cool guests on the Opportunity Detroit radio show during the month of March! The show airs every Friday and is the best source for what’s happening in…

Live Detroit
March 21, 2014

Detroit Institute of Music Education Launches in Downtown Detroit

By: Keith Guyot

The rich musical history of Motown just got a bit richer. On March 20, the Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME) announced its launch in downtown Detroit. DIME is a music education college dedicated to teaching the next generation of…

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February 18, 2014

Cupid's Undie Run Detroit: The Best Day of My 2014 So Far

By: Danielle Fahs

When I heard about the first annual Cupid’s Undie Run last year, I remember thinking, “Are these people nuts? Why in the world would anyone run outside, in their underwear, during winter?!” I did some research and found out that the run…