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Action sports in Detroit: A year after the X Games bid
Friday, July 18, 2014
“We were able to take over an abandoned lot and build a BMX park with the city skyline in the background. That kind of thing doesn’t happen in Chicago or L.A.” Just in case the folks from the X Games didn’t already know, it doesn’t happen in Austin, either.
Summer weekends in the suburbs: A guide for Detroiters
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Enough of this "I'm too cool for the suburbs" nonsense! We know there's plenty happening in the city this summer, but there's lots to do around the region, too. Our partners at Metromode have put together a few ideas for ways to spend weekends beyond Detroit's city limits.
Dive bars, cocktails, and the soul of a city: A conversation with "mixographer" David Wondrich
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Cocktail historian David Wondrich recently named Detroit "Bar City of the Year" in Esquire magazine. He sat down with Model D and talked about how Midwest cities are "
much more alive than people in New York and San Francisco give them credit for" and why "b
ars without old people in them are boring."
Bruce Weber, icon of fashion photography, captures Detroit in new exhibit
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Since his first shoot in Detroit in 2006, Bruce Weber has been fascinated by our city and its people. An exhibit of his Detroit photos is currently on display at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Walter Wasacz has the story.
Barbara Barefield: Dynamo of the Uptown arts scene
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Since moving to Detroit in the 1970s, Barbara Barefield has been highly involved in the local arts scene -- from publishing an alternative weekly to putting on concerts in historic homes. MJ Galbraith and our partners at Urban Innovation Exchange give us this profile.
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Hatch Final Four: A full service music instrument store in Midtown
Hatch Final Four: Pies, cookies, and more in West Village
Hatch Final Four: New Orleans food and music for Woodbridge
Bike and skateboard shop celebrates grand opening in Springwells neighborhood
First round of Hatch voting ends Thursday as 10 startups vie for $50K prize
Northern Lights Lounge adds a patio and brunch, continues to transform its street
Bonbon shop opens in Hamtramck
A second baseball diamond being built at old Tiger Stadium site
$100K awarded for arts and culture programming along Hamtramck-Detroit border
Grandmont Rosedale coffee shop celebrates one year anniversary
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Detroit City FC and Opportunity Detroit team up to screen U.S. soccer in Cadillac Square
Source: Detroit City FC
Le Rouge footballers open regular season with win over Cincinnati
Source: Detroit City Futbol Club
Michigan Urban Farming Initiative intern to live in city's first shipping container house
Source: Detroit News
Celebrate National Bike Month with Tour de Troit
Source: Tour de Troit
Detroit City FC announces schedule, tickets now on sale
Source: Detroit City FC
Crash Detroit, a new festival of street art and bands coming to Corktown this July
Source: Crash Detroit
Detroit Restaurant Week participants announced
Source: Detroit Restaurant Week / Paxahau
Live/Work artist space available in Northend's Fortress Studios
Source: Fortress Studios
Detroit, oui: In French, Le Figaro waxes cool about the city
Source: Le Figaro
HuffPost Detroit: Get fresh spin on unknown classics of Motown
Source: HuffPost Detroit
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