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'Brewster Douglass, You're My Brother'

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.06.2012 | Detroit

The iconic towers of Detroit's former Brewster-Douglass housing projects were officially closed several years ago, but the buildings are far from empt...

A Hot Spot For Light Art

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.24.2012 | Detroit

When it comes to light art, Detroit is the place to be. In the fall, two festivals will transform the city's nights with contemporary, multimedia a...

Food Truck Rally Hits New Center

Posted 04.19.2012 | Detroit

By lunchtime on Friday you may be hankering for Detroit Restaurant Week to start, but set your sights a little lower than gourmet and you could come a...

Jazz Fest 2012 Will Feature Legend-Filled Lineup

Posted 04.18.2012 | Detroit

This Labor Day weekend, the 33rd annual Detroit Jazz Festival will sound off on Detroit's riverfront with an all-star line up. The roster for the free...

Detroit's Got Talent! Youth Showcase Aims To Revive Spirit Of Motown

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 06.04.2012 | Detroit

The bright lights will shine at Wayne State University a week from Saturday during the auditions for a youth talent competition that will give young p...

Bullying: Movie Raises Awareness, NoBLE Center Provides Treatment

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 04.14.2012 | Detroit

The new documentary "Bully," which shines a light on a problem affecting millions of young people, makes its Michigan debut Friday, opening at movie t...

LOOK: DIA Lights Up The Night With Moonbeams For Motown

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.13.2012 | Detroit

If you're walking down Woodward Avenue in midtown Detroit some evening this weekend, make sure to look up. Artist Michael Rodemer has installed a ...

Painting In The Haunted Spice Factory: Hernan Bas Talks About His Work

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.11.2012 | Detroit

Hernan Bas isn't sure if he's 33 or 34 years old. The painter has been too busy working to keep track of his birthday. Bas, who's made painting hi...

Get Out To Support Detroit Libraries During National Library Week

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 04.10.2012 | Detroit

It's been a chaotic year for the Detroit Public Library system, which has been struggling with cuts and financial challenges. But National Library Wee...

Detroit Food Systems Under The Microscope

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.05.2012 | Detroit

It took journalist Tracie McMillan five months and 115 phone calls to line up the job she was striving for: a produce stocker at Walmart. For her ...

Get Your Fill Of Detroit Documentaries At Mitten Movie Night

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.03.2012 | Detroit

After seven years, the Mitten Movie Project is finally turning a lens on Michigan's largest city: The film festival's first ever "Detroit night" will ...

The Detroit Journal Is Officially Awesome

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.31.2012 | Detroit

Wouldn't it be great if you could get money just for having an awesome idea? The Detroit Journal, a local online video project, was awarded $1,000...

DPS Unites The City In Dance

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 06.04.2012 | Detroit

For 70 years, Detroit students have been gliding and spinning together in the annual All-City Dance Concert. This Thursday evening, the spring traditi...

Ladies Night For Cats And Dogs

Posted 03.29.2012 | Detroit

No one can resist the big eyes of a kitten, but this Friday the Dearborn Animal Shelter is turning specifically to women for support, hosting a ladies...

Who Are Detroit's Everyday Heroes?

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.28.2012 | Detroit

People working every day to help their communities in Detroit too rarely get large-scale attention for their efforts. But several groups in Detroit ca...

WATCH: The Must-see Movies At Ann Arbor Film Fest

Posted 03.27.2012 | Detroit

The circus is coming to town! That is, if by circus you mean film festival, and by town you mean Michigan's little-big city, Ann Arbor. The six-da...

LOOK: Detroiters Cast Out Unexpected Emergency Manager Candidate, The 'Red Dwarf'

Posted 03.06.2013 | Detroit

On the first Sunday of spring, Detroiters decked out in their finest gathered to cast out the city's legendary "red dwarf." The third annual "March...

Detroit's 'Finest' Authors, All In One Place

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 03.21.2012 | Detroit

College students studying the works of Detroit writers Bill Harris, Dorene O'Brien and Peter Markus will soon have a chance to meet them in person. ...

'Because Not Everyone In Detroit Is An Abandoned Building': Detroit Portraiture Show

Posted 03.16.2012 | Detroit

Photographer Noah Stephens finds art in one of the Detroit's greatest assets: its people. While the outside world might be fooled by the prolifera...

'Detroit Revealed,' Revealed

Posted 03.16.2012 | Detroit

Whether you haven't seen the popular "Detroit Revealed" exhibit or want to dig a little deeper, it's the perfect weekend to head over to the DIA to ca...

LOOK: Why Fela Matters To Detroit

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.24.2012 | Detroit

The tickets for the Broadway production of "Fela!" showing at theMusic Hall are quickly selling out, but Detroiters have more than one way to get a ne...

Need A Date? How About 30 In One Night?

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.11.2012 | Detroit

As Sharnaee Newson worked on her career, traveling the world to teach and style hair (including several years on tour with pop star Ciara), she had no...

The Auto Show Is Our Time to Celebrate Detroit... Not Ignore It

Daniel Cherrin | Posted 03.20.2012 | Detroit
Daniel Cherrin

There is so much we can do as a city to highlight the good that we offer. Each of us serves as ambassador of our community to defeat the bad perception outsiders have to Detroit.

Get Stuffed At The Holiday Food Bazaar

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.09.2011 | Detroit

You can start fattening up for the long winter at Friday night's Second Annual Holiday Food Bazaar in Eastern Market: On offer are two kinds of sausag...

Dear Detroit

Erika Fulk | Posted 01.18.2012 | Detroit
Erika Fulk

Dear Detroit, I love you because you loved me first. You accepted me before I knew I needed it. Before I thought I wanted to live here, you enticed me.