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May 11, 2018

Get Your Wagons Ready for Eastern Market Flower Day!

By: Raven Cooper

A good sign that lots of sunshine and warm weather is headed to Detroit is Eastern Market’s Flower Day. Every year, the event takes places the Sunday following Mother’s Day, which happens to fall on Sunday, May 20, this year.…

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May 9, 2018

Celebrating Mother’s Day in Detroit

By: Allison Saunders

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. It’s time to put on our Sunday best and celebrate all the mothers, grandmothers and mother-figures in our lives. Whether you’re looking for the perfect brunch spot in the city to a gift…

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May 2, 2018

I’m in Love with Lovers Only

By: Alayna Bell

Lovers Only…what can I say about Lovers Only. Hmm,  I have to be honest, I thought this was going to be a place that was, how shall I say…taboo? Luckily, it’s a new local burger spot off of Grand River…

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April 30, 2018

Slow Roll Detroit: Where Fun, Fitness and Friendships Meet

By: Carrie Adamczyk

Pump up the two-wheeler, clip your helmet strap, bring a friend and cruise up and down the streets of Detroit…with Slow Roll! Four Wheels and Seven Years Ago… Having rolled out in 2010, Slow Roll was formed to change the…

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April 27, 2018

Cinco de Mayo in the D

By: Megan Kirk

Tacos, piñatas, fiestas, oh my! Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner and Detroit has everything you need to party! Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May, does not celebrate Mexican Independence Day. Rather,…

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April 24, 2018

Spoil Your Senses at Midtown’s Newest Bar

By: Ayanna Savage

Could you imagine going to a cocktail bar, getting flavorful drinks that not only cater to your taste buds, but that appeal to your sense of smell? Castalia, Midtown’s newest cocktail bar, is a “Sanctuary for the senses,” says co-owner…

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7 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day - Opportunity Detroit
April 19, 2018

7 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

By: Megan Kirk

On April 22, we celebrate Earth Day, and since it’s the only Earth we’ll get, why not take care of it? Earth Day began in 1970 as a way to promote and bring awareness to what we can all do…

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The Downtown Detroit Markets are Returning Spring 2018 - Quicken Loans Zing Blog
April 16, 2018

The Downtown Detroit Markets are Returning Spring 2018

By: Allison Saunders

The Downtown Detroit Markets are returning for a second time in the city since their inaugural debut during the Winter in Detroit programming. Born from a partnership with Bedrock and the Quicken Loans Community Investment Fund (QLCIF), the pop-up markets…

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Riverfront Reflections: Detroit’s Riverwalk Is a Playground for All Ages - Opportunity Detroit
April 12, 2018

Riverfront Reflections: Detroit’s Riverwalk Is a Playground for All Ages

By: Jeremy Potter

People are naturally drawn to water. Whether it’s an annual pilgrimage to the ocean or a big lake or quiet steam, Americans all over the country find water to sit next to or ride on or play in. I am…