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July 19, 2019

Summer Is Hot At Speakeasy Sundays, Cliff Bell’s Monthly Burlesque Revue

By: Lauren Nowacki

The temperature isn’t the only thing heating up this summer. At Cliff Bell’s, burlesque performers from around the world are setting the stage on fire during the club’s monthly burlesque revue, Speakeasy Sundays. And this month’s show is a sultry…

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July 17, 2019

Calling All Bookworms: The Detroit Bookfest Is July 21

By: Emma Tomsich

Once upon a time in a city called Detroit, there was a festival created to unite the community while bringing awareness and appreciation to all kinds of books. The Detroit Festival of Books, also known as the Detroit Bookfest, was…

Detroit City News
July 12, 2019

Wayne State University Planetarium Hosts Friday Nights Under The Stars

By: Lauren Nowacki

Learn your way around the universe under the dome of the Wayne State University Planetarium every Friday evening through the rest of July. The planetarium shows are free to the public and presented at 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. About…

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June 21, 2019

61st Annual Ford Fireworks – Ready! Set! Go!

By: Emma Tomsich

The 61st Annual Ford Fireworks will electrify the Detroit Riverfront on June 24 with an extravagant display put on by the Parade Company. The show will begin at 9:55 p.m. and is known to be one of the country’s largest…

Detroit City News
June 19, 2019

Night Market at Beacon Park Offers Open-Air Shopping Under the Stars

By: Lauren Nowacki

The Night Market is back at Beacon Park every Saturday this summer from 7 p.m. until midnight. Support local entrepreneurs by shopping the open-air market filled with handmade jewelry, t-shirts and more from artists and small businesses in Detroit. Along…

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June 18, 2019

Detroit River Days Brings Family Fun to Land, Water and Sky

By: Lauren Nowacki

River Days is back for its thirteenth year on the Detroit River with a theme that is near and dear to the city’s heart. This year, the popular festival will celebrate 60 years of Motown, Detroit’s signature sound. You can…

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June 12, 2019

Detroit Demo Day: Catching Up with Past Winners

By: Zach Bosey

Since 2017, Quicken Loans Detroit Demo Day has helped entrepreneurs take their business to the next level by providing over $1 million in grants, interest-free loans and equity-like investments. On June 14, 15 entrepreneurs will have the same opportunity to…

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June 12, 2019

Detroit Demo Day is June 14

By: Emma Tomsich

Nearly everyone dreams of one day starting their own business. However, not everyone has the guts, grit, and goals to actually turn their dreams into real business models. Thankfully, Quicken Loans® and the Quicken Loans Community Fund believe in supporting…

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June 10, 2019

Motor City Pride Fills Hart Plaza with Celebration, Remembrance, and Acceptance

By: Lauren Nowacki

Motor City Pride took place in Hart Plaza on June 8-9. Didn’t attend the popular festival or parade? Here’s a recap of what you missed.