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What's Working In Education? Submit Questions And Join Us Wednesday

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 10.23.2012 | Detroit

It's back-to-school time in Detroit. It's also a perfect opportunity for all of us to get involved in an issue that will, more than anything, shape th...

What To Do While Avoiding The Dream Cruise

Posted 08.16.2012 | Detroit

It's almost here -- have you stocked up on bottled water and canned goods? Planned an escape route? Scheduled a last-minute trip fleeing Detroit? ...

What Maker Faire Founder Is Saying About Detroit

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 07.30.2012 | Detroit

How do you describe Maker Faire? It's like a small-scale World's Fair appearing every summer at The Henry Ford in Dearborn, celebrating DIY science...

Let's Talk Music

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 11.01.2012 | Detroit

Sweet, sweltering summer. While it's true these past months have been memorable for record-setting temperatures, 2012 has also been a great year fo...

Take A Rare Look At Detroit's Only Surviving Log Cabin

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 06.24.2012 | Detroit

Visitors to Detroit's Palmer Park will have a rare opportunity to take a tour of the city's only surviving log cabin this Sunday. On Michigan's 26t...

TONIGHT: LGBT Inclusivity And Revitalization

Model D | Posted 06.06.2012 | Detroit

June is LGBT Pride Month, and we’re excited to team with The HOPE Fund of the Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan, Between the Lines and The ...

Keeping It Local With Detroit Performers At Movement

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.25.2012 | Detroit

While electronic music fans will be crowding Hart Plaza this weekend to see Movement headliners Public Enemy and Lil Louis, and a long list of DJs fro...

Keep It Moving After Movement: The Weekend's Best After Parties

Posted 05.24.2012 | Detroit

As music fans in the city (and around the world) look forward to Movement, Detroit's electronic music festival, we'd like to offer some classic advice...

David Sands

Documentary Explores The Untold Story Of Electronic Music's Female DJs

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 05.24.2012 | Detroit

Last year, DJ Jenny Lafemme was gearing up for the annual "Girls Gone Vinyl" after-party at Detroit's Movement electronic music festival when she had ...

Eat A Coney Dog Like It's 1917

Posted 05.23.2012 | Detroit

Detroiters will gather downtown Wednesday to wish one of the city's legends a happy birthday as American Coney Island celebrates 95 years in business ...

Ready To Race On Belle Isle

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 05.22.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- IndyCar driver Katherine Legge expects an eventful return when open-wheel racing comes back to the Motor City next month. Legge, Rubens Ba...

Decentralized Dance Party's Gary And Tom Bring The Party To You

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.18.2012 | Detroit

Watch out Detroit: the Canadians are coming, and they're bringing a party. The Vancouver duo of Gary and Tom (who refuse to give last names and in...

Reclaim Detroit: Turn This Into Furniture

Posted 05.18.2012 | Detroit

Why demolish an abandoned house when you can turn it into a perfectly good piece piece of custom furniture? That's the logic behind a DIY workshop...

LOOK: Take A Pet Home From The Zoo

Posted 05.18.2012 | Detroit

It's not everyday you can bring a new pet home with you from the zoo. But on Saturday and Sunday, the Detroit Zoo and Michigan Humane Society are ...

Bollywood Goes Motown

Posted 05.18.2012 | Detroit

The music of Bollywood is coming to Detroit. Bollywood is the nickname given to the cinema industry in Mumbai, India, which is known worldwide for...

'Pagliacci' Returns To Detroit Opera After 27 Year Absence

David Kiley | Posted 07.18.2012 | Detroit
David Kiley

What's not to like about a mad, sad, murderous clown?

The 'Idea Man' Gives Fans An Indie Look At Motor City Comic Con

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 05.16.2012 | Detroit

Michael Marcus is an idea man. The publisher and game designer is responsible for the "Hamtramck Idea Men" line of comic books and tabletop games....

Green Detroit: Jobs Fair, Environmental Education Come Downtown

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 09.06.2012 | Detroit

The Green Detroit Festival, a fair that will make its first appearance in downtown Detroit this weekend, hopes to bring small business entrepreneurs a...

'Detroit Red' Gets His Day

Posted 05.14.2012 | Detroit

The legacy of influential Civil Rights leader Malcolm X -- once known by the nickname "Detroit Red" -- has both shaped and been shaped by the city of ...

Detroit's Minor League Soccer Team Warms Up With Festive Match For Cinco De Mayo

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 05.06.2012 | Detroit

As Detroiters take part in Cinco de Mayo festivities this Saturday, soccer fans will have their own "holiday" to celebrate: it's the Detroit City FC's...

Tim Gunn Gives Fashion Advice Before Somerset Mall Fashion Show

Troy Patch | Posted 05.04.2012 | Detroit

Things we know about Tim Gunn: He's a fashion genius, star of Project Runway, owner of the iconic phrase "Make it work" and chief creative officer of ...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

A Great City Thinker's Legacy Lives On In North Detroit Neighborhoods

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.03.2012 | Detroit

What does Jane Jacobs, a Toronto-based urbanist who worked several decades ago have to do with two tree-lined neighborhoods in Detroit? Plenty, sa...

David Sands

Critical Mass Bike Ride Reinvents Motown's Notion Of Traffic

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 04.27.2012 | Detroit

They meet up the last Friday of every month on the corner of Trumbull and Warren in Detroit -- mostly cyclists, but sometimes skateboarders, rollerbla...

Young Artists Get Their Start At Prestigious Art Museum

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.04.2012 | Detroit

While parents everywhere know their own kids are creative geniuses, on Saturday Detroiters will have a chance to see just how talented young local art...

The MLB Team With The Most Expensive Ballpark Beer Is..

Posted 04.26.2012 | Detroit

UPDATE: 11:05 a.m. -- It seems the Tigers aren't the winners of the most expensive beer honor after all, as a report from thestreet.com showed. Th...