Tickets for Steven Spielberg, John Williams summer concert sell out in 15 minutes

April 14, 2014
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Tickets for Steven Spielberg, John Williams summer concert sell out in 15 minutes

In case you haven’t heard, two of the biggest names in film, Steven Spielberg and John Williams, are collaborating to put on a benefit concert for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra this summer. In case you wanted to go- well, you’re too damn late. The DSO says tickets to the June 14 concert were snapped...
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Sweet Lorraine’s Mac n’ Cheez is coming to Midtown this summer

April 10, 2014
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Sweet Lorraine’s Mac n’ Cheez is coming to Midtown this summer

Mac n’ cheese lovers, rejoice. Chef Lorraine Platman is bringing her popular pasta joint, Sweet Lorraine’s Fabulous Mac n’ Cheez, to Midtown in August. Our friends over at The Detroit News report the new shop will set up at Cass and Warren, and will sling gooey made-to-order mac with up to 37 unique meat...
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Today is Free Ice Cream Day at Ben and Jerry’s in downtown Detroit

April 8, 2014
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Ben and Jerry’s in downtown Detroit is serving up gratis ice cream today in recognition of Free Ice Cream Day, the blessed unofficial holiday. Folks can nab a four ounce cone with flavors such as Hazed & Confused, Chocolate Nougat Crunch, White Russian,
 
Cotton Candy,
 Lemonade Stand, or 
Vanilla Chocolate Chunk, all served today...
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[VIDEO] Grand Rapids College Students Pull Best April Fools’ Prank Ever

April 7, 2014
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An Aquinas College professor known for his strict cell phone policy– students must answer the call on speakerphone if their phones ring during class– had the tables turned on him last week when his students pulled an epic April Fools’ joke. If you haven’t yet seen this video, we won’t spoil it for you....
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Seth Rogen: Detroit Mayor Should Smoke Crack

April 3, 2014
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If you missed Tuesday night’s episode of Conan, you also may have missed the latest celebrity suggestion for “saving” Detroit, which, this time, comes to us via Seth Rogen. We’ll go ahead and let you watch this video for yourself and decide if Mayor Mike should give this tactic the old college try.
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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is engaged

April 1, 2014
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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is engaged

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford reportedly popped the question to longtime girlfriend Kelly Hall on Monday. Hall’s brother spilled the engagement beans on social media shortly afterward with a shout-out to his little sis and new brother-in-law: Congratulations to my little sister @kellybhall and Matthew @staff_9 on their engagement! Welcome to… http://t.co/XgFca2vAk8 — Chad...
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Drunken Livonia driver stops at police station to use the bathroom, is immediately arrested

March 31, 2014
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In today’s bout of dumb criminal news, a drunken Livonia driver was arrested last night after stopping in at a police station to use the restroom. Various reports suggest that a 66-year-old man bumbled into a Washtenaw County police station around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday inquiring about the loo, when a township firefighter at...
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The 5 most popular pornography search terms in Detroit

March 28, 2014
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The fine folks at Pornhub released new data recently, revealing the most popular pornography search terms in 24 U.S. cities over the last 12 months. Detroit was on that list. So what exactly are our neighbors, friends, and co-workers searching for during their- uh- leisure time? Check out the list below: Here’s what Pornhub...
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The word “yooper” will officially be recognized in the Merriam-Webster dictionary

March 25, 2014
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We’ve been saying it for years, but soon the word “yooper” will officially be recognized in the Merriam-Webster dictionary as an actual word. (Yooper, for our non-Michigan friends reading this post, is a nickname of sorts for residents of our state’s Upper Peninsula.) via Click on Detroit: The entry follows more than a decade...
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[PHOTO] Pothole patching crew gets stuck in pothole

March 25, 2014
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This gem of a photo was posted on reddit by user leetskillz, depicting a Michigan pothole patching crew that apparently got stuck in the very pothole they were patching— heh.
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