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District 1: James Tate vs. Tamara 'Liberty' Smith

10/04/17

District 1: James Tate vs. Tamara 'Liberty' Smith

The District 1 city council candidates face off. Here's what they had to say about the city.

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At Large: Janee Ayers, Brenda Jones, Beverly Kindle-Walker, Mary D. Waters

10/04/17

At Large: Janee Ayers, Brenda Jones, Beverly Kindle-Walker, Mary D. Waters

The at-large candidates face off. Here's what they had to say about the city.

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Detroit Vegan Soul West Remixes Beloved Flavor

10/04/17

Detroit Vegan Soul West Remixes Beloved Flavor

Whether you're vegan or not, this local eatery offers tasty options for all diners.

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Incumbent Janice Winfrey Competes To Keep Her Job As Detroit City Clerk

10/04/17

Incumbent Janice Winfrey Competes To Keep Her Job As Detroit City Clerk

espiteD last November's snafu, City Clerk Janice Winfrey says past issues have been fixed and that with years of experience behind her, she's ready for what lies ahead. Past Experience: Three terms as Detroit City Clerk  Education Background: Cass Technical High School; Eastern Michigan University (B.S. Public Administration); Wayne State University (Certification in Math) On her experience as city clerk... Of course my decades of experience as a clerk of the city of Detroit is what propels my candidacy – and it makes me the proven leader and the best choice for the position. I've always received rave reviews after every election, after 25 elections. November 2016 was the only one where I didn't get the rave reviews, but again, we learned from...

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Desiree Cooper: Women's Convention in Detroit Seeks to Build Coalitions

10/04/17

Desiree Cooper: Women's Convention in Detroit Seeks to Build Coalitions

The Cobo Hall event might be an important step to reclaiming black women’s place in the feminist movement.

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Mayoral Hopeful Coleman Young II Wants to be Detroit's New Mayor

10/04/17

Mayoral Hopeful Coleman Young II Wants to be Detroit's New Mayor

Here's what Coleman Young II had to say about the city and his mayoral run.

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FREE & CHEAP Things to Do This Week

09/22/17

FREE & CHEAP Things to Do This Week

These events are all under $20 - most are free - and sure to keep you busy all week

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Brix Wine & Charcuterie swirls into Detroit's West Village

09/06/17

Brix Wine & Charcuterie swirls into Detroit's West Village

The Motor City Match grant winner takes the pretension out of wine

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Growing pains of the black travel movement

09/06/17

Growing pains of the black travel movement

A #nofilter look at traveling while black

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Four ways to enjoy the outdoors with your family

09/06/17

Four ways to enjoy the outdoors with your family

Are you tired of staring at the back of your child’s handheld device? These days, it’s easy for kids to get so wrapped up in YouTube videos and Instagram posts that getting them up and outside, even with their phone (let alone without it), is a feat easier said than done. But with its crisp air and changing colors, autumn in Michigan truly is a sight to behold, which makes it the perfect season to turn over a new leaf and get the kids outdoors.  Where’s a parent to start? Luckily, the folks at the Michigan Wildlife Council know all the secrets of connecting with the state’s beautiful outdoors. Here, they offer their top four unique-to-Michigan outdoor adventures for families. 1. Parks galore Between Michigan’s Metroparks and state parks,...

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