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May 1, 2014

Mother's Day Brunch: 10 Detroit Restaurant Options to Treat Mom

By: Victoria Araj

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 11, and it’s a day to honor your mom, grandma, aunt, godmother and any motherly figure in your life. You can start by singing the Michael Jackson classic, “The Lady in My Life,” but you…

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April 30, 2014

Get Stylish at a Downtown Hair or Nail Shop

By: Dawn Jamison

I lived in downtown Detroit for more than a year, and during that time I had a tough time finding nearby nail and hair shops. It was a major inconvenience to drive 15 minutes outside of the downtown area just…

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April 29, 2014

Your Downtown Detroit Daycare Options

By: Christine Bilger

You might be hesitant about sending your kid to a downtown daycare, but speaking from experience, I can tell you that there’s absolutely nothing to be afraid of. My son used to attend daycare in Novi, but having him downtown…

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April 28, 2014

E & L Supermercado

By: Rachel Perschetz

Although the city of Detroit is home to a wide variety of high-quality, independent grocery shops, the myth that Detroit has no grocery stores persists. Southwest Detroit alone is home to some of the region’s most exciting markets. And E &…

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April 25, 2014

Musician Spotlight: Greater Alexander

By: Miranda Crace

Local singer/songwriter Greater Alexander is making waves in the music industry. Being a singer/songwriter in Detroit isn’t always easy, but that hasn’t deterred this bearded philosopher. Often compared to Cat Stevens and Jack Johnson, his raw, natural style has garnered…

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April 25, 2014

Detroit Doers: Farming Detroit's Land

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: Noah Link Age: 28 Occupation: Owner & Manager, Food Field…

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April 24, 2014

Five Ways to Celebrate Music Any Weekend in Detroit

By: Victoria Araj

Check out these five ways you can get a flavor of Detroit’s music history and today’s variety of music genres any given weekend without breaking the bank.

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April 23, 2014

Detroit City Football Club - Minor League, Major Fun

By: Rachel Perschetz

Detroit City FC History When Sean Mann and four friends dreamed up a plan to bring a minor league soccer team to Detroit, they weren’t sure what sort of support to expect. “We knew there were soccer enthusiasts in the Detroit…

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April 22, 2014

A Glam Slam: Tigers Game Essentials

By: Melissa Campbell

The 2014 Tigers season has officially begun, so it’s only fitting to share a few pieces that’ll help you look fab and enjoy a game at Comerica Park! Go Tigers! Chambray Shirt – #1 – $54; Not too fancy and not…