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Stories

May 20, 2014

After the cold, snow and ice of the gloomiest winter in these parts since the late-19th century, Detroiters are sure to party long and hard this summer. Yes, we are ready for fun, ready for love, ready to move, baby, move.

May 14, 2014

Artist Clinton Snider isn’t the first to be taken with Detroit’s post-industrial landscape, but he paints a unique picture of it.

May 13, 2014

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit is closing out its 70th anniversary season this week. 

May 12, 2014

When Detroit saxophonist LaDarrel "Saxappeal" Johnson performed during Dilla Day in 2010, he had no idea that two years later the band he put together for the show would become its own entity.

May 7, 2014

After a recent string of nine fires at the art-festooned homes, Tyree Guyton’s Heidelberg Project has had to regroup as an organization and an art installation.

May 7, 2014

There’s nothing like hearing positive, inspirational music on the radio — and Detroit-born R&B artist K'Jon can attest to its power. His 2009 hit record, "On the Ocean," struck a chord with audiences everywhere with its smooth groove and encouraging lyricism. The song become one of the most requested urban radio hits of the year and stayed atop the No. 1 spot of the Urban AC format for more than a month.

May 2, 2014

Here are our picks for 5 great things to do this weekend, May 2-4, 2014. 

April 30, 2014

May in Detroit is all about celebrating words and the people who write them. The first ever Lit in the Mitt Month brings an array of authors, events, book swaps, poetry readings and literary talks to the city.

April 29, 2014

As we start to poke our heads out of our houses again with stirrings of hope in our hearts, many of us will wander to Belle Isle State Park, which was until recently the nation's largest city-owned island park. 

April 29, 2014

If you can tell Gordon from Thomas and know a steamy from a diesel, chances are you know a Thomas-loving toddler. And, chances are that toddler will go out of his or her head whenThomas the Tank Engine steams into Greenfield Village for the annual Day Out with Thomas.