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December 23, 2014

Secret Santa (Revealed!)

By: Robin Schwartz

There have been countless Santa sightings around downtown Detroit in the recent weeks, including the jolly old elf’s numerous visits to the Compuware Building near Campus Martius. But we uncovered the true identity of one big-hearted “secret Santa” who loves…

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December 22, 2014

Detroit Gifts: 10 Holiday Presents

By: Victoria Araj

It’s the holiday season, and whether you live in metro Detroit or out of state, here are 10 gift ideas that represent love for the D. Detroit Cultural Gifts: Pewabic Pottery: Detroit Tigers Olde English D Tile Tiger Blue: $35…

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December 19, 2014

Detroit Band, The Normandies, Debut EP Saturday Night

By: Miranda Crace

Detroit-based alternative-folk band, The Normandies will release their much-anticipated EP, “The Shoreline” this Saturday at Great Lakes Coffee in Detroit at 7 p.m. Singer/songwriter Greater Alexander will also perform as a special guest.  Tickets are $5 at the door. The…

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December 19, 2014

5 Detroit-Area Resources You Should Know About

By: Dawn Jamison

If you or someone you know is looking for support or resources in the Detroit area, here are five resources worth checking out. These organizations offer a wide range of assistance whether you’re looking for financial support, counseling, career assistance,…

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December 16, 2014

‘Bowled Over’ by Punch Bowl Social Detroit!

By: Natalie Gray

Walking into Punch Bowl Social for the first time, I had no idea what to expect. The unique combination of a trendy gastropub, retro arcade, Ping-Pong lounge, karaoke bar and bowling alley all under one roof was one previously exclusive…

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December 16, 2014

‘Detroit Unleaded’ Now Streaming on Hulu

By: Miranda Crace

Writer and director Rola Nashef teamed up with local producer Leon Toomey and Michigan investors to assemble a 100% Detroit-based cast and crew to present her feature film “Detroit Unleaded.” After premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival, being shown…

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December 15, 2014

Detroit Garment Guild Expands the Fashion Industry in Detroit

By: Najee Clarke

With unique flair and creative inspiration everywhere you look, Detroit is a perfect environment for a fashion industry to thrive, and the Detroit Garment Group Guild (DG3) is trying to help. DG3 is a local nonprofit organization that provides education…

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December 12, 2014

Opportunity Detroit: November Guest Highlights

By: Dawn Jamison

November blew in and out with a cool fall breeze. Paul W. Smith (WJR) and Stephen Luigi Piazza (Quicken Loans) invited lots of guests to their radio studio for Thanksgiving dinner. Well, not really, but they did capture some interesting…

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December 10, 2014

'Tis the Season of Winter Magic!

By: Robin Schwartz

The Quicken Loans Season of Winter Magic is in full swing in downtown Detroit – with skating, shopping, street performers, horse and carriage rides, Santa’s Wonderland, great food, live music, and more! We grabbed a camera and got a first-hand…