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May 28, 2014

Midtown's Best Outdoor Dining Spots

By: Rachel Perschetz

With the weather warming up, it’s the perfect season to enjoy an ice cold beverage outdoors. Here are a few top spots to soak in the sun and grab a drink in Midtown. The Bronx Bar (4476 2nd Ave., Detroit,…

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May 27, 2014

Neighborhood Spotlight: Eastern Market

By: Rachel Perschetz

Besides everyone’s favorite Saturday market, a growing crop of galleries, print shops, food spots and market events is making Eastern Market a hot spot for housing. The Lowdown This unique destination offers bustling market days, quiet weeknights and a central…

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May 23, 2014

Inside Detroit Social Entrepreneurship

By: Melissa Campbell

Social entrepreneurship is the process of pursuing innovative solutions to social problems. Each month, a small group of impactful thought leaders spend about an hour discussing their solutions to Detroit’s social challenges. During April’s meeting, I got to hear about…

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May 22, 2014

Movement 2014 Preview

By: Aaron Vince

It’s Memorial Day weekend here in Detroit, and that can only mean two things: the unofficial start to summer and Movement weekend. Since its inception in 2006, Movement has established itself as one of the top electronic music festivals in…

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Sporting Detroit Stars throw-back uniforms, Tigers pay tribute to members of the Negro Baseball League. (Photo by Thomas Richardson/Tell Us Detroit)
May 21, 2014

The Detroit Tigers 2014 Negro Leagues Weekend Celebration

By: Nate Segall

It’s going to be a special weekend for your Detroit Tigers. Friday, May 23 marks the beginning of the Detroit Tigers 2014 Negro Leagues Weekend Celebration! Check out all the great things happening this weekend at the Opportunity Blog!

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May 20, 2014

Interview with THRIFT On The AVE Co-Owners

By: Melissa Campbell

THRIFT on the AVE (TOTA) is a partnership between husband and wife Christopher and TaNisha Prater. This engaging couple combined their fashion perspectives to complete the look and vision of THRIFT on the AVE. TOTA is a chic and sophisticated…

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May 19, 2014

Neighborhood Insight: Hubbard Farms

By: Rachel Perschetz

Hubbard Farms is a small community of historic homes, a bit west of Corktown, and right next to the restaurants and shops of Mexicantown. Here are a few reasons why it’s great to call Hubbard Farms home: Honey Bee Market Honey Bee…

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May 16, 2014

Detroit Doers: Filming The World In Motion

By: Patrick Hayes

Detroit Doers is an email campaign launched in partnership with Deadline Detroit that showcases profiles of people who are doing new and interesting things in the city and samples of their work.  Name: Logan Siegel Age: 30 Occupation: Cinematographer, editor and freelance producer Works in: Detroit…

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May 15, 2014

Neighborhood Spotlight: Lafayette Park

By: Rachel Perschetz

Lafayette Park Overview This design hotbed offers a mix of housing styles and open space at a strong value, within walking distance or a short drive of downtown. The Lowdown In architecturally significant Lafayette Park, you can buy a townhouse…