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December 4, 2014

42nd Annual Noel Night Takes Over Midtown Saturday Night

By: Miranda Crace

There are several things Detroiters look for to signify the start of the holiday season, and nothing’s more festive than Midtown’s annual holiday celebration – Noel Night! The 42nd annual Noel Night is happening this Saturday night, December 6, ­­­­from…

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December 2, 2014

Somerset’s CityLoft, Santa’s Wonderland and Holiday Retail Return to Detroit

By: Victoria Araj

The holiday season brings nostalgia to many area residents who remember spending a whole weekend shopping for gifts in downtown Detroit. Get ready to make new memories as retail returns with the Somerset Collection CityLoft, which will take up residence…

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December 1, 2014

Neighborhood Spotlight: East English Village

By: Rachel Perschetz

The Lowdown If you’re looking for a community to call home, consider East English Village,  a solid, affordable Detroit neighborhood, right near all the amenities of Grosse Pointe. A small, tightly-knit community on Detroit’s east side, the neighborhood is bound by…

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November 26, 2014

El Dorado General Store: Supplying Detroit with Vintage Flare and Unique Goods

By: Miranda Crace

The lost city of gold is now a store filled with treasures in the city of opportunity. El Dorado General Store is one of the newest storefronts in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood. A carefully curated vintage store with a southwest flare,…

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November 24, 2014

Detroit’s Season of Winter Magic Begins with the Flick of a Switch!

By: Robin Schwartz

Downtown Detroit’s dazzling Christmas tree looks magical from any angle – more than 19,000 twinkling LED lights and sparkling ornaments combine to give the 60-foot Michigan-grown Norway spruce its multicolored glow. Rock Ventures digital media associate Stevie Soul decided to…

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November 21, 2014

Douglas & Co. Detroit Launches with a Preview Party at Nora

By: Miranda Crace

Detroit’s newest leather goods brand is launching this Saturday with a preview party at Nora in the Auburn complex in Midtown. After seeing these products, you’ll want to get an early start on your holiday shopping! Stop by to check…

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November 20, 2014

The Park Players Present “Alice Through the Looking Glass”

By: Miranda Crace

The Park Players, based in Detroit’s North Rosedale Park neighborhood, have been entertaining audiences since the 1950s. This weekend, you have the chance to see them perform once again in “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” which is an adaptation of…

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November 20, 2014

The Detroit Circus Is ALWAYS in Town

By: Dawn Jamison

No cotton candy, tigers or clown cars here. But there are still trapeze artists, high-flying aerial performers, jugglers and dazzling acrobats! No, it’s not the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. It’s the Detroit Circus! “It has really been…

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November 19, 2014

Thanksgiving Shopping in Detroit

By: Rachel Perschetz

If you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner or are a guest who wants to bring a dish or gift to wow the crowd, here are a few places in Detroit to pick up your supplies: Dinner Eastern Market Tuesday Market: Just for…