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April 1, 2019

Detroit Tigers Opening Day

By: Lauren Hughes

The Detroit Tigers’ Opening Day is officially right around the corner! If you are unfamiliar with Opening Day, it is when professional baseball players have their first game of the season. There are some people who really look forward to…

Detroit City News
March 26, 2019

Detroit Demo Day Applications Now Open

By: Molly Grace

Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest mortgage lender, believes that small businesses are the backbone of the local economy. If our small business ecosystem thrives, our community thrives. That is why they are focused on helping entrepreneurs in Detroit start, grow…

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March 22, 2019

Fiat Chrysler to Open New Assembly Plant in Detroit

By: Megan Kirk

Detroit will soon be the new home of Jeep as Fiat Chrysler announces its plan to spend $4.5 billion on Detroit’s first new assembly plant in nearly 30 years. FCA plans to renovate the dilapidated Mack Avenue Engine Factory, along…

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March 15, 2019

Where to Find the Best St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Detroit

By: Molly Grace

It’s officially the luckiest (and greenest!) time of the year. St. Patrick’s Day is this Sunday, March 17, and Detroiters are ready to go all out for the holiday. Prepare to don all the green gear you can find and…

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February 27, 2019

Photo exhibit resurrects Detroit’s long-gone Black Bottom neighborhood

By: Alayna Bell

From World War I through the early 1950s, Detroit’s Black Bottom neighborhood existed as a thriving cultural hub just east of what’s now downtown Detroit. Through the years, it was home to Italian, Syrian, German and Jewish immigrants and African…

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February 13, 2019

Valentine’s Day in the City

By: Lauren Hughes

Everyone’s favorite holiday is here! Have any guess on what holiday that may be? If you guessed Valentine’s Day, then you’re right! This holiday’s always special and all about spreading love, whether you’re spending it with a significant other or…

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January 18, 2019

The Detroit Auto Show Returns to Cobo Center

By: Lauren Hughes

The North American International Auto Show is officially here, and I hope you’re just as excited as I am! Get pumped to see some amazing new 2019 vehicles this year. NAIAS is where car fanatics come together to rave about…

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January 17, 2019

Come Enjoy a Blast of Winter in the D!

By: Raven Cooper

Since 2005, the Quicken Loans Winter Blast has been a family favorite. It’s an experience that takes place in Campus Martius and includes outdoor activities, live entertainment and good eats. And it’s truly a treat, since admission is free. Every…

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January 10, 2019

Get Your Roll on at Rainbow City Roller Rink in Downtown Detroit

By: Alayna Bell

What are you doing this winter? I know it’s easy to find yourself stuck in a rut, searching for something fun to do that’ll get you out of the house. Well, I have the place for you: It’s a place…