Archive for June, 2013

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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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Broderick Tower residents have an unmatched view of the annual Detroit Fireworks

Weekend in the D

Summer is officially here and this weekend there are plenty of activities to enjoy along with the warm weather and sunshine. Here are a few events taking place this Weekend in the D.

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Grocery Shopping in Detroit

One of the questions I get asked most about living in Detroit is, “But where do you grocery shop?” Despite the misconception, there are in fact many options of local grocery stores, not to mention our proximity to Eastern Market which offers great options as well. Read more…

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5 Questions With Author Paul Vachon – Legendary Locals of Detroit

I had the chance to catch up with author Paul Vachon to ask him a few questions about his newest book Legendary Locals of Detroit. This book showcases the city’s history through a series of brief profiles on unique individuals and groups of Detroit’s past and present who have made a legendary impact. “This book seeks to expose and reflect on these local people –the saintly, the sinister, the popular, and the obscure,” writes Paul in his introduction. The wide appeal of this book is sure to catch the eye of history buffs and Detroit lovers alike.

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