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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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Hand-feeding a giraffe at the Detroit Zoo. He was super friendly - and hungry!

#DayintheD – A Very Detroit Staycation

Living at Broderick Tower in downtown Detroit we’re right in the center of all the action and excitement that attract visitors from around the world. Sometimes though we forget just how lucky we are to have so many world-class cultural institutions, local attractions and top notch restaurants right here in Detroit. With all there is to see and do during a “Day in the D”, your summer vacation might just turn into a summer staycation–mine sure did.

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Getting to know the Detroit Public Library

When you can do research online and read books on your Kindle what’s the point of going to a library, right? Wrong! The Detroit Public Library‘s main branch, just a few miles up Woodward from Broderick Tower, has so much to offer — and we’re not just talking books. Read more…