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MiSci After Dark, the thinking person's happy hour, comes to Michigan Science Center

On the third Thursday of every month, MiSci is hosting After Dark, a happy hour that allows adults to experience the museum after hours while enjoying adult beverages.

The insidious setback to recovery in Detroit's neighborhoods

Detroit journalist Anna Clark digs deep into how the mortgage industry is holding back home sales and neighborhood recovery efforts in Detroit.

Ron Scott, Detroit peace activist, dead at 68

Ron Scott, a founding member of the Detroit chapter of the Black Panther Party and, later, the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 29, after a battle with cancer.

Washington Post examines 'unconventional' fixes for Detroit's unconventional housing market

The Washington Post asks, "[How do you] restore a functional housing market in a city in which neighborhoods are disappearing, banks aren’t lending and property values are among the lowest in the nation?"

How to do Small Business Saturday the easy way

Shop Detroit is taking the stress out of holiday shopping by offering free shuttles to Detroit's retail districts on Saturday, Nov. 28.

'Give grass a chance,' says Navin Field Grounds Crew about Tiger Stadium site

A public forum on the future of Navin Field, the former site of Tiger Stadium, is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 28.

Detroit Experience Series returns with Oct. 24 tour of northwest Detroit

The Detroit Experience Series returns this Saturday with a tour of northwest Detroit.

Grace Lee Boggs, Detroit activist and philosopher, dies at 100

Ms. Boggs was known for her work in the civil rights, labor, and black power movements. She inspired generations of leaders in the world of social justice activism.

Knight Cities Challenge returns, wants your ideas to help Detroit succeed

Last year, five winners from Detroit received Knight Cities Challenge grants. Applications for this year's challenge are open until Oct. 27.

What will Detroit look like in the next 25-50 years?

If we think of the city as a platform, how can we make sure Detroit is ready for the next 25 or 50 years and beyond? A panel will discuss this and more at Bamboo Detroit on Tuesday, Sept. 29, at 5:30 p.m.

Stunning short film showcases design in Detroit

Clocking in at just under 4 minutes, Stephen McGee's "Detroit: City of Design" depicts the city's architecture, people, and products in stunning detail.

NAACP branch in the works for the Grosse Pointes

A group of residents hopes to make the Grosse Pointes more welcoming to people of color by establishing a local chapter of the NAACP.

Get down with Banglatown at Oct. 3 block party

The cultural richness of Detroit's Banglatown neighborhood will be on display Saturday, Oct. 3, during the Banglatown Block Party.

What new Census data reveal about demographic changes in Detroit

Last Wednesday, the U.S. Census released new data that tell us a lot about demographic trends in the city of Detroit.

Slows Bar B Q turns 10

Model D's not the only Detroit institution celebrating its 10th birthday this year. Corktown's Slows Bar B Q turns 10 on Wednesday, September 16, and you're invited to celebrate.
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