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Your favorite “Housewives” are coming to town

06/17/17

Your favorite “Housewives” are coming to town

Ashley Darby, Kenya Moore and Teresa Giudice will perform “The Vagina Monologues” on June 22.

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These two women want to change the way Detroiters feel about thrift shopping

06/15/17

These two women want to change the way Detroiters feel about thrift shopping

They’re holding their next pop-up shop on June 17.

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This professional skateboarder challenges what it means to be a skater

06/07/17

This professional skateboarder challenges what it means to be a skater

As a black woman and a professional skateboarder, Christiana Smith aims to challenge that standard, one ollie at a time.

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Where is Anita Baker?

06/07/17

Where is Anita Baker?

Veteran entertainment journalist gives ‘the best that he’s got’ trying to track down the renowned songstress, Anita Baker, for a final interview after she announces her retirement. Will she show him some ‘sweet love’?

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How issues at a 1967 education conference foretold Detroit’s historic civil uprising

06/07/17

How issues at a 1967 education conference foretold Detroit’s historic civil uprising

Reflecting, remembering and reviewing the events of 1967 in Detroit and what it means for us going forward. This is the latest in an ongoing series.

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Don't miss the music at these metro Detroit outdoor music venues

06/07/17

Don't miss the music at these metro Detroit outdoor music venues

Ashanti, John Legend and Lauryn Hill are just a few artists taking the stage this summer metro Detroit

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Four metro Detroit bars to grab a drink with Dad on Father's Day

06/07/17

Four metro Detroit bars to grab a drink with Dad on Father's Day

Bottoms up!

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Whitney Griffin, President of Detroit Young Professionals

06/07/17

Whitney Griffin, President of Detroit Young Professionals

With the large numbers of young people living and working in the city, Detroit Young Professionals strives to make sure millennials have a voice in the metro Detroit’s future

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SEEN Photo Gallery: Heroes for HOPE Awards Program

06/07/17

SEEN Photo Gallery: Heroes for HOPE Awards Program

Focus: HOPE honored leaders committed to advancing social justice at the fourth annual Heroes for HOPE Awards Program on April 28 at MGM Grand Detroit.

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DETROIT PROPER: Detroit's Sherwood Forest neighborhood turns 100

06/07/17

DETROIT PROPER: Detroit's Sherwood Forest neighborhood turns 100

If there’s one thing we Detroiters have learned over the past 50 years, it’s that no one is coming to save us. A real Detroiter is someone who understands that to get something done, you have to do it yourself. That DIY ethic is what gives the city its hardscrabble reputation, but it’s also what gives Detroit neighborhoods their charm. That’s what struck me most when reading Gail Rodwan’s new book, The Story of Sherwood Forest: One Hundred Years a Detroit Neighborhood. The attorney and author took it upon herself to amass the history of the oft-overlooked enclave on the occasion of its centennial. In the end, it could have been the story of so many Detroit neighborhoods – all of which have had to patrol themselves, tend to common areas or abandoned...

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