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Blow dry bars are about to make waves in Detroit's hair care industry

07/06/17

Blow dry bars are about to make waves in Detroit's hair care industry

And yes-- we can get in on the trend too.

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Belle Isle brings mother nature back to Detroit

07/06/17

Belle Isle brings mother nature back to Detroit

After falling to the wayside during an economic low, this beloved gem has been restored to its former glory and is offering nature-based fun in the heart of the Motor City.

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BLAC STYLE: Ashton Swinton's androgynous approach to style

07/06/17

BLAC STYLE: Ashton Swinton's androgynous approach to style

Though he’s usually wearing all black, Ashton Swinton says he loves toying with texture. Whether it’s mesh or leather, nothing is really off-limits when it comes to his androgynous style. You might see him around town fearlessly rocking a dress or some serious shades, but usually you can find him mixing up a craft cocktail at your favorite bar. BLAC: How do you describe your personal style? ASHTON: I like to switch between men’s and women’s clothes. I like to confuse people. Often kind of bondage and fetish-y. I’m often in all black, but I like to play with texture. BLAC: What is a signature element to your look? ASHTON: This earring. I kept leaving this (flash drive) everywhere, so I was just like ‘I’m just going to throw it on...

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How UAW-Ford is cleaning up and giving back

07/06/17

How UAW-Ford is cleaning up and giving back

UAW-Ford’s Community Cleanup Day helps beautify Detroit’s Sampson Webber Leadership Academy on Saturday, July 29. Read all about it and get involved.

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Did Detroit's police force learn anything from the summer of ’67?

07/06/17

Did Detroit's police force learn anything from the summer of ’67?

In the growing rhapsody of theories surrounding how and why Detroit's 1967 riot erupted, the general consensus is police overreach is to blame. Fifty years later, our boys (and girls) in blue are determined now more than ever to continue keeping the peace.

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Black Tattoo, Art and Music Expo heads to Eastern Market for second year

07/06/17

Black Tattoo, Art and Music Expo heads to Eastern Market for second year

The expo, which celebrates black artists, takes place on July 23.

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Linda Smith, Executive Director of U-SNAP-BAC

07/06/17

Linda Smith, Executive Director of U-SNAP-BAC

The foreclosure crisis is impacting residents in all corners of Detroit, but U-SNAP-BAC has been working for 30 years to increase quality of life on the east side – and to ensure people have the opportunity and resources to stay there.

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SEEN Photo Gallery: Aretha Franklin at Detroit Music Weekend

07/06/17

SEEN Photo Gallery: Aretha Franklin at Detroit Music Weekend

Aretha Franklin took the stage for a free community performance at Detroit Music Weekend on June 10 in downtown Detroit.

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The Detroit Tigers and Michigan Opera Theatre team up to explore impact of art and sports on race relations

06/28/17

The Detroit Tigers and Michigan Opera Theatre team up to explore impact of art and sports on race relations

The year-long partnership will culminate with a production of “The Summer King.”

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Social Media Day aims to help Detroiters get digitally savvy

06/26/17

Social Media Day aims to help Detroiters get digitally savvy

The annual event, hosted by the Social Media Association of Michigan will be held on June 30

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