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Detroit demolition project pays heavy consequence

Detroit demolition project pays heavy consequence

In an effort to demolish 1,200 vacant Detroit homes each month, the city's newest cleanup project seems to only create a bigger problem.

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Detroit Public Schools joins local leaders to launch...

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Jack Martin has joined dozens of community leaders, alumni and other partners to launch the district’s new 2014-15 Retain/Gain Enrollment Campaign.

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Inaugural 'Cruisin' the D' comes to Detroit

The cruise event runs Aug. 14-17 at Palmer Park, where cars will make the "Detroit Loop."


'Walking With Dinosaurs' comes to Auburn Hills

"Walking With Dinosaurs The Arena Spectacular" is coming to The Palace of Auburn Hills for eight shows from Aug. 6-10.

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Fundraising begins for remodel at Detroit high school

A nonprofit organization is pledging to raise funds for a massive makeover at Detroit's Cody High School ...

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More Boston-Edison homes hit auction block

Detroit continues to auction off two homes a day.

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Book launch party on Saturday for 8-year-old author

Torrance Johnson Jr. is a published 8-year-old author from Canton who wants to spread a message.

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More Michigan cities get Uber service

A California company that uses mobile application software to link people needing transportation in Ann Arbor and the Detroit area to drivers is expanding to several other Michigan cities.

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'Planet Lori' art camp is Aug. 25-29 at BBAC

Planet Lori art camp this summer from August 25-29th at Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center

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2014 Road Runner Classic is July 26

The event is presented by The Northville Road Runners and will benefit The Friends of Maybury State Park.

Grosse Pointes see spike in bike thefts

Bike thefts on the rise in the Grosse Pointes

It’s common to hear of money, jewelry or cars being constantly stolen all over metro Detroit. But in some areas, bikes are the popular choice of thieves.


Uniquely Detroit: Summer Zoomance

A special event at the Detroit Zoo combines romance, music and drinks for a 21-and-up crowd. 


Detroit In Focus: Art


    Start Gallery in downtown Detroit presents "Cant Fight A Blind Pig" an art show by artist Antoine "Sleep" McDowell. The show depicts stencil pieces of the 1967 Detroit riots, which began when tension mounted after a raid on an unlicensed bar also known as a "blind pig". Said to be one of the deadliest and costliest riots in the history of the United States, Mcdowell recreates stunning images that were taken by photographers such as Lee Balterman who was in the middle of it for four days.

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Erica Wright

Detroit woman cares for thousands of kids over the years

Sometimes the soul of a neighborhood can be found on a front porch. Nearly 40 years ago Erica…

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