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September 14, 2018

Rolling through the City with Tour de Troit

By: Dajnae Hayes

Fasten your helmets Detroit, because we have one of the most amazing events quickly approaching. That’s right, Tour de Troit is back and they are stronger than ever! Tour de Troit is the city’s largest movement that inspires everyone to…

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September 7, 2018

Everything You Need to Know About Detroit’s 4th Annual Murals in the Market

By: Tieanna Burton-Sharp

If you’re into street art, live music, and mouth-watering food, visit Eastern Market September 13 – 22 for the fourth annual Murals in the Market (MITM). This 10-day art festival of painting and programming showcases over 120 murals created over…

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September 6, 2018

Celebrate Cass Corridor at the 41st Dally in the Alley

By: Dajnae Hayes

Have you ever wondered what you can create just by walking by an alley? Well, the North Cass Community Union (NCCU) has taken the initiative in creating a street fair in the alley between Forest and Hancock in Detroit’s midtown…

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August 31, 2018

Relax Labor Day Weekend at the 39th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival

By: Alayna Bell

Are you ready to hear and enjoy four days of world-class jazz, blues, and soul? It’s time to make your way to the heart of Downtown Detroit to enjoy sweet sounds at the largest FREE jazz festival in the world. The…

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August 14, 2018

Alfresco Dining in The D

By: Ayanna Savage

It’s still summer! While the weather is warm, make sure you check out these popular places for alfresco dining – a fancy term for eating outside. This list will give you a guide to the top restaurants around the city.…

Detroit City News
August 13, 2018

Detour Is Changing the Way You Consume Local Detroit News

By: Allison Saunders

You’ve got mail, and it could change the way you consume local Detroit news. Detour Detroit, an independent media company that delivers Detroit-centric content in the form of a weekly email newsletter, could be the missing link in digital journalism.…

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August 9, 2018

Paddlers Will Go ‘Once Around Belle Isle’ in Race This Saturday

By: Molly Grace

Ladies and gentlemen, start your paddleboards. The Once Around Belle Isle (OABI) race, now in its seventh year, commences Aug. 11 at 10 a.m. The yearly race, held at Belle Isle Beach, offers a full day of fun-in-the-sun activities for…

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July 27, 2018

Detroit Park Activations in the Summer

By: Emily Singh

After a long, cold winter, summer is the ideal time to get outside and enjoy warmer temperatures. While there are many outdoor activities to enjoy in the summer months, downtown Detroit boasts several parks with a multitude of planned activities…

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July 25, 2018

MoPop Music Festival Returns to West Riverfront Park

By: Carrie Adamczyk

MoPop Music Festival is back with no overlapping set times! The festival will take place July 28 and 29 at Detroit’s West Riverfront Park. With two packed days of music, hop from the River Stage to the Grande Stage and…