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DETROIT IN PICTURES: Rebellious Ducks, Fire-Breathing Dragon And Champagne Showers

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.02.2013 | Detroit

Just call us Motor City jocks. It was a busy week for spectators in Detroit, and the sad end to the Red Wings season isn't the end of a sporty summer....

Dream Synth And Mashup Kings: What To Do In Detroit Friday

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.09.2013 | Detroit

Where can you see a live show with both veteran indie darlings Broken Social Scene and "Feelin' On Yo Booty" crooner, R&B legend R. Kelly? On a Ho...

Detroit Is For Nerds

Liz Lamoste | Posted 06.17.2013 | Detroit
Liz Lamoste

Detroit's got groups for all types of nerds, including computer, history, science, art, law, math, engineering, and the list goes on ad infinitum. One thing that I think that Detroit's nerds can really benefit from is an informal, informative, and interdisciplinary space where nerds of all types can congregate and learn.

Where To Celebrate The St. Patrick's Day Parade

Posted 03.15.2013 | Detroit

Thousands of green-shirted spectators will descend on Corktown this Sunday for the Detroit St. Patrick's Day Parade. Fifty-five years later, the city'...

Nain Rouge Is Back, And He's Ready To Party

Posted 03.07.2013 | Detroit

Ghosts of Detroit's tumultuous past and the Detroit Party Marching Band will lead a crowd of 3,000 expected costumed marchers and chariots on a proce...

Art, Food, Music: Eastern Market Spot Does It All

Model D | Nicole Rupersburg | Posted 03.05.2013 | Detroit

This story originally appeared in Model D. Trinosophes, a new art gallery and performance space in Eastern Market, has been hosting monthly events ...

The 'Holy Grail' Of This Year's 'Dirty Show'

Model D | Nicole Rupersburg | Posted 02.06.2013 | Detroit

This story originally appeared in Model D. Jerry Vile is like a kid. An overgrown kid who smokes, says "fuck" a lot and makes sculptures of penise...

LIVEBLOG: Detroit's Best Dining, Parties And Things To Do

Posted 01.31.2013 | Detroit


Coming To Detroit For The Auto Show? You Need This

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.14.2013 | Detroit

Out-of-town visitors coming to the 2013 Detroit auto show this month will likely know where to find the cars, but might be scratching their heads when...

Top Party Picks For Your New Year's Eve Blowout

Posted 12.28.2012 | Detroit

It's almost time to ring in the new year in Detroit, and that means New Year's Eve parties to celebrate the end of 2012. Like always, Detroiters do...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

LOOK: Stunning Photographs Of Detroit, Then And Now | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.20.2012 | Detroit

Photographers have been aiming their lens at Detroit for decades, and a new exhibit shows how artists have captured the city historically and today. ...

David Sands

Eastern Market's Art Scene Gets A Boost | David Sands | Posted 12.19.2012 | Detroit

This weekend's "Mayan apocalypse" will mark a time of great transition for one popular art venue. In a nod to the end of the Mayan Calendar, 323East i...

WATCH: Artist Paints One-Of-A-Kind Designs On Unusual Canvas

Posted 11.29.2012 | Detroit

Detroit artist Eric Lowry, better known as El Cappy, used an unusual canvas for his artwork -- sneakers. These aren't repurposed old tennis shoes,...

Why Tens Of Thousands Of People Will Head To Noel Night

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 11.28.2012 | Detroit

Detroit's Noel Night has been described as a "Christmas card come to life" because of the picturesque holiday ambience it brings to the city's Midtown...

Noel Night, Midtown Detroit's Holiday Extravaganza

Scott McCabe | Posted 01.26.2013 | Detroit
Scott McCabe

It's fun, it's freezing, it's Detroit after dark yet packed with people; it's Midtown Detroit's 40th annual Noel Night!

Hamtramck Festival Takes Art Back To The Streets

Posted 10.19.2012 | Detroit

Hamtramck's lively and homegrown arts scene will be on display during the annual Neighborhood Arts Festival on Saturday Oct. 20. The one-day event is ...

Why West Village Is The Place To Be In October

Posted 10.12.2012 | Detroit

After a popular run in Detroit last fall and a short stint in spring, Tashmoo Biergarten is back for October with extended hours. The outdoor, Eur...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

PHOTOS: Telling The Story Of Detroit Through The Keepsakes We Cherish | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 09.22.2012 | Detroit

An exhibit created in conjunction with the Detroit Design Festival breaks down barriers between artists and spectators, letting visitors to, in fact, ...

Best And Worst Of Detroit Design: Send Us Your Picks

Posted 09.19.2012 | Detroit

The Detroit Creative Corridor Center will spearhead a massive effort exploring the cutting edge of Detroit art, architecture and design at this year's...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

PHOTOS: What To Do At Detroit Design Festival | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 09.13.2012 | Detroit

More than a clustering of eye-catching events, the 2012 Detroit Design Festival is a chance for designers, artists and the people who love them to com...

Look Who's Playing At This Year's Dally In The Alley

Posted 09.06.2012 | Detroit

Want to get a pulse on Detroit's music scene? Look no further than the 35th annual Dally in the Alley, which takes place in Detroit's Cass Corridor ne...

Turning Schools Around

Michael J. Brennan | Posted 10.28.2012 | Detroit
Michael J. Brennan

On a daily basis, our kids and therefore our schools face an onslaught of challenges stemming from the ravishing effects of poverty and the culture of violence in the neighborhoods around them.

Detroit's Education Manifesto

Dan Varner | Posted 10.28.2012 | Detroit
Dan Varner

Qualitative measures like school appearance, safety and openness to parents and community are essential to any school becoming a neighborhood anchor and are also, quite measurable.

Exploring Detroit's Jazz

Model D | Posted 08.28.2012 | Detroit

Chris Collins has an interesting philosophy about jazz, more specifically about Detroit jazz. It’s like loving cars. "I always loved the fusion o...

Bright Spots on the Educational Landscape

Michael Khoury | Posted 10.28.2012 | Detroit
Michael Khoury

The state of education in Detroit continues to draw increasing attention, which is a good thing. However, the attention continues to focus on the negatives and the many positive solutions are relatively unnoticed.