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November 14, 2018

America’s Thanksgiving Parade Presented by Art Van: An Annual Detroit Tradition

By: Allison Saunders

Since 1924, the Thanksgiving Day parade has been an annual Detroit tradition that signals the start of the holiday season. The parade rolls down Woodward Avenue, featuring colorful balloons, larger-than-life floats and a visit from Santa Claus himself. If you’re…

Detroit City News
November 13, 2018

Downtown Detroit’s 15th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

By: Megan Kirk

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, when thousands gather in downtown Detroit’s Campus Martius Park to rock around the Christmas tree for a tree lighting like no other. Come celebrate the start of the holiday season at the…

Live Detroit
October 29, 2018

6 of Detroit’s Infamously Haunted Buildings

By: Tieanna Burton-Sharp

Detroit’s darkest moments can still be felt in its structural bones established in 1701. With the high concentration of abandoned buildings in the Motor City, it’s not surprising many people encounter paranormal activity. What’s a good scary story without a…

Detroit City News
October 19, 2018

Ford Plans to Turn Historic Train Station into Haunted House for One Night

By: Megan Kirk

Michigan Central Station’s first train left in 1913, and the final train departed in 1988. Now, 30 years later, the train station has new owners and a new purpose. Ford Motor Co. purchased the former transportation hub in Corktown for…

Detroit City News
October 17, 2018

October Is College Application Month and Detroit High Schools Are Celebrating

By: Tieanna Burton-Sharp

The college admissions process can be tedious and intimidating. From choosing the right college to navigating the FAFSA application, awareness is key! That’s why the Detroit College Access Network(DCAN), a local organization of leaders and educators working together to ensure…

Live Detroit
October 15, 2018

4 Women-Owned Businesses in Detroit

By: Lauren Hughes

Women-owned businesses are far more common than they used to be, especially in Detroit, which has seen a spike in businesses owned by women in recent years. These women are in everything from the fashion and beauty industry to the…

Play Detroit
October 12, 2018

8 Floors of Magic and Mystery Await with Theatre Bizarre at the Detroit Masonic Temple

By: Tieanna Burton-Sharp

This isn’t your typical Halloween party! Expect to be mesmerized by the enigma that is Theatre Bizarre. This fully immersive experience transcends everything you think you know about traditional October 31 festivities. Featuring everything from sideshow circus acts to burlesque…

Live Detroit
October 5, 2018

Celebrating Life after Death Through Ofrendas on el Día de los Muertos at the DIA

By: Tieanna Burton-Sharp

Let’s clear this up once and for all … el Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is not the Mexican version of Halloween! While both annual celebrations have costumes and sweets and are centered around the dead,…

Detroit City News
October 5, 2018

Open Streets Detroit Offers Free Street Fair Activities on October 7

By: Ayanna Savage

Don’t you just love an old-school party in the street? It’s kind of like a block party, but a few miles longer. Experience fun with friends, awesome food like tacos and BBQ, and the freedom to ride your bike and…