Another side of ‘The Albert’

April 1, 2014
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Another side of ‘The Albert’

Katy Levy was taken aback after watching a promo video for the new upscale lofts being constructed inside an Albert Kahn-designed building in Capitol Park at 1214 Griswold now called “The Albert.” The video, a promotional tool clearly seeking to attract young, affluent people, made the rounds across local news sites last month. The...
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Detroit Among Most Underrated Food Cities in America

April 1, 2014
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Detroit Among Most Underrated Food Cities in America

Thrillist has posted a list of the seven most underrated food cities in America, naming Detroit as one of them. The post read, in part: Being in Detroit puts you in ridiculously close proximity to some of the most authentic, best-tasting food you’d normally need a passport to enjoy. With the proper research/guidance, it’s...
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Jack White announces new album ‘Lazaretto’

April 1, 2014
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With Jack White, it’s never a question as to if he will release new music soon, but rather how, releasing a steady stream of albums as part of the White Stripes, the Raconteurs, the Dead Weather, Loretta Lynn, Wanda Jackson — or more recently, under his own name. Today, Third Man Records announced Jack...
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Banksy tags Hamtramck

April 1, 2014
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  Banksy, the notorious international street artist, has again tagged a Detroit-area location, The Hamtramck Star reports. The painting appeared on the corner of Sobieski and Commor in Hamtramck. Like all of Banksy’s paintings, the message is cryptic — art experts believe it could possibly be a reference to the 555 Gallery removing a purported...
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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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City Slang: Music review roundup

April 1, 2014
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City Slang: Music review roundup

Send CDs, vinyl, cassettes, demos and 8-tracks to Brett Callwood, Metro Times, 1200 Woodward Heights, Ferndale MI 48220. Email MP3s and streaming links to bcallwood@metrotimes.com. The Flutter & Wow’s Urban Prairie album has been a long time coming. The husband and wife paring of Tasha and Brian were featured in the MT back in...
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