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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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Ponyride Market returns for summer 2017

06/07/17

Ponyride Market returns for summer 2017

As the Corktown home to dozens of artists and small businesses, Ponyride has become an important community space for Detroit makers and creatives. This summer, they’re expanding their reach by introducing a summer series of their popular Ponyride Market. “This is a first, but we intend for this to be an annual event,” says Erin Patten, Ponyride’s director of retail and marketing. “Hopefully it will be a long-standing tradition at pony ride.” The Ponyride Market provides a space for the Ponyride residents and other small businesses to sell and promote their products. Their annual holiday market, held in December, typically attracts 2,000-3,000 people each year. “We had so much success with one weekend. Why not offer this to our makers...

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Young, Gifted and Black #2k17

06/07/17

Young, Gifted and Black #2k17

Ten talented teens from the class of 2017

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Artist Rashaad Newsome looking to cast 'self-identifying' black women for upcoming performance

06/01/17

Artist Rashaad Newsome looking to cast 'self-identifying' black women for upcoming performance

The performance will be staged as part the Dlectricity festival in September

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