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July 7, 2014

Check Out Midtown

By: Rachel Perschetz

So you’ve heard about all the new shops, restaurants and bars opening in Midtown, and you may be wondering if this neighborhood is the place for you. Here’s how to spend a day in Midtown so you can see what…

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July 3, 2014

What Does Opportunity Look Like?

By: Andrea English

As a millennial approaching the starting line of the workforce I am faced with a lot of questions. What’s your next step? What do you want to do with the rest of your life? Where will you go after college?…

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July 2, 2014

Dog-Friendly Fun

By: Rachel Perschetz

They say dogs are man’s best friend, and you’d hate to leave your best friend at home while you’re out enjoying the city! Here are a few great places to take your dog in Detroit. Detroit Dog Park Detroit Dog Park recently…

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July 1, 2014

Summer Evenings at New Center Park

By: Melissa Campbell

This summer, New Center Park, Midtown Detroit Inc.’s unique green space, offers free movies and live entertainment the whole family can enjoy from June through August. Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings are offered to the public free of charge (although…

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June 30, 2014

USA vs. Belgium World Cup Viewing Party

By: Miranda Crace

Last Thursday’s World Cup viewing party was awesome! 1200 fans packed Cadillac Square to cheer on team USA and it’s happening again.  This time even bigger! Join us in Cadillac Square, tomorrow, July 1st at 4 p.m. to watch the…

Live Detroit
June 25, 2014

Discover Clark Park in Southwest Detroit

By: Rachel Perschetz

When the City of Detroit threatened to close Southwest Detroit’s Clark Park, in the early 1990s, a group of neighbors decided to take matters into their own hands. They rescued a set of keys from a city employee and have…

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June 24, 2014

World Cup Viewing Party

By: Miranda Crace

You’ve probably heard about the massive World Cup viewing parties in places like Chicago and Kansas City, and they were cool, but they’ve got nothing on the viewing party happening in Detroit! That’s right – Detroit is having its own…

Live Detroit
June 23, 2014

How to Organize a Neighborhood Cleanup

By: Melissa Campbell

Interested in making an impact in your neighborhood? Are you tired of looking at the trash in the lot next door? Do you have a desire to get to know your neighbors a little more and get them excited about…

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June 19, 2014

"De La Tierra" - One Night Only

By: Aaron Vince

With the polar vortex a now-distant memory and Detroit’s gallery season in full swing, the “much-needed” summer is truly here. Kicking off the summer art season will be “De La Tierra,” a candlelit opening in Detroit’s Eastern Market. This collaborative…