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Shopping in the D: City Bird & Nest

City Bird and Nest are two neighboring retail shops in Detroit’s Midtown neighborhood featuring art, design, handmade goods, housewares and more Detroit-themed gifts than you can count.

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Blues on Broadway

If you’ve made your way down Broadway Street recently, you might’ve noticed a new hot spot at the corner of Gratiot. Blues on Broadway is a new Detroit blues bar with a “taste of New Orleans soul” that’s definitely worth checking out.

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A view of the Renaissance Center from aboard the Diamond Jack.

Cruising on the Diamond Jack

Did you know the Beatles once stayed at the now abandoned Whittier Hotel along the Detroit Riverfront? Or that the Peace Tower on Belle Isle is named after influential Detroit News columnist Nancy Brown, whose readers donated to build it during the Great Depression?

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Weekend in the D

The summer fun continues in and around Detroit this weekend, regardless of the not-so-summerish weather! Looking for something fun to do? Here are five events happening in and around the D this weekend you might want to check out: Read more…

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Weekend in the D

It’s hard to believe August is already here, but summer isn’t over just yet. There’s still plenty to see and do this summer in Detroit. From concerts and volleyball to a muddy 5k race, here are a few events happening this weekend you may want to check out: Read more…

A semi truck trailer was used to crush dozens of cars in a parking lot on Clifford Street in Detroit.

Downtown Detroit gets “Transformed”

Controlled explosions, squealing tires and lots and lots of crashes. That’s what residents of Broderick Tower can expect to see and hear a lot of over the next few weeks as Transformers 4 begins filming in and around its main movie set on Bagley Ave. this week. Read more…

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Drive: Detroit’s Table Tennis Social Club

When most people think of table tennis, a few things come to mind. Old rec rooms at the city center, that ping pong/pool table hybrid your parents now use to fold laundry on, or perhaps that movie Balls of Fury. But Drive, Detroit’s one and only table tennis social club, is working to change that perception.

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Summer Jazz in Detroit

No matter what time or day of the week, chances are during the summer you’ll come across a FREE live music performance in and around downtown Detroit. Yesterday the Jazz & Stage series kicked off at Grand Circus Park, and many Broderick Tower residents only had to crack open their windows to hear the smooth sounds of this live music presentation. Whether you’re a jazz enthusiast or just looking for a fun outdoor activity, here are a few upcoming free jazz events you might want to check out.

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Feather Bowling at Cadieux Cafe

The Cadieux Cafe in Detroit is a Belgian-themed pub that has been around since its days as a prohibition-era speakeasy. Today, guests (including Anthony Bourdain) flock to this modest corner bar for feather bowling, Belgian bar food, a wide beer selection, live music and more.

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10 things to do in Detroit this summer

Summer is in full swing and the streets of Detroit are bustling with all the excitement that warm weather brings. From biking and kayaking to movies in the park and more, here are 10 summertime activities you can enjoy. But don’t wait too long to cross these off your summer bucket list. Before we know it it’s going to be snowing again, right?

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