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Winter Magic Weekends: Every Friday & Saturday in Campus Martius Park - Opportunity Detroit
December 5, 2016

Winter Magic Weekends: Every Friday & Saturday in Campus Martius Park

By: Allison Hendricks

Nothing gets you into the holiday spirit quite like holiday spirits! Join Campus Martius Park for Winter Magic Weekends, an event offering holiday drink tastings featuring festive twists on classic cocktails. Tickets start at $20 per adults 21 and up…

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Holiday House Open Now Until Dec. 23 on Woodward Avenue - Opportunity Detroit
November 29, 2016

Holiday House Open Now Until Dec. 23 on Woodward Avenue

By: Allison Hendricks

‘Tis the season to shop ‘til you drop! Holiday House offers a unique Detroit shopping experience featuring small businesses ready to take the retail spotlight. This retail experience brings awareness to independent brands while providing a convenient shopping center for…

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America’s Thanksgiving Parade Celebrates 90 Years of Entertainment - Opportunity Detroit
November 23, 2016

America’s Thanksgiving Parade Celebrates 90 Years of Entertainment

By: Allison Hendricks

Before you carve into your turkey, check out the annual America’s Thanksgiving Parade, presented by Art Van, celebrating 90 years of family fun and free holiday entertainment. Starting at 8:50 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 24, the three-mile parade will strut…

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Detroit Tree Lighting - Opportunity Detroit Blog
November 17, 2016

Detroit Tree Lighting Ceremony Illuminates Campus Martius Park on Nov. 18

By: Allison Hendricks

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… especially in Campus Martius Park. Starting November 18, the 2016 Season of Winter Magic kicks off with the Detroit Tree Lighting Ceremony and the opening of The Rink at Campus Martius Park.…

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Grand Circus Hosts a Free Tech Industry Career Fair on Thursday, November 17 - Opportunity Detroit
November 10, 2016

Grand Circus Hosts a Free Tech Industry Career Fair on Thursday, Nov. 17

By: Allison Hendricks

Grand Circus Detroit (GCD) continues to invest in the city of Detroit through their growing technology and IT programs and bootcamps, providing countless opportunities to enrich the new generation of technical professionals. If you have an interest in the tech…

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Isn’t It Grand? New Microlofts Inspire City Living - Opportunity Detroit
November 4, 2016

Isn’t It Grand? New Microlofts Inspire City Living

By: Allison Hendricks

With the ongoing revitalization of Detroit, comes the ever-growing need to accommodate more people interested in living in the city. The development of 28Grand microlofts fills the need of affordable and accessible living as the first ground-up residential building in…

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‘Come As You Are’ to Greenwich Time Pub - Opportunity Detroit
November 3, 2016

‘Come As You Are’ to Greenwich Time Pub

By: Allison Hendricks

Tucked away on the corner of Cadillac Square is Greenwich Time Pub, a bar that has truly stood the test of time. Surviving the economic downturn and witnessing the revitalization of the city of Detroit, Greenwich has remained the same…

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The Spirits of the Whitney’s Ghost Bar
October 31, 2016

The Spirits of the Whitney’s Ghost Bar

By: Allison Hendricks

The Whitney Mansion, located in Midtown at 4421 Woodward Ave., is home to many rooms once maneuvered by David Whitney Jr., a lumber baron and once wealthiest citizen in the city of Detroit, his wife Flora McLaughlin and four children,…

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Up, Up and Away to Hygrade Delicatessen on Michigan Avenue - Opportunity Detroit
October 21, 2016

Up, Up and Away to Hygrade Delicatessen on Michigan Avenue

By: Allison Hendricks

Great Scott! Hygrade Delicatessen has been a long-standing, local presence for over 30 years. Surviving relocation and the modernization of an ever-changing city, Hygrade represents the respect for the past, family devotion and the resiliency of Detroit itself. I had…