Can hipsters save Detroit? Probably not, Sugrue says

March 25, 2014
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With the Midtown and Downtown areas becoming emerging cultural and commercial centers in recent years, it’s far from shocking that Detroit earned a spot on Fodor’s “2014 Go List.” Some of the attractions that Fodor’s cited were the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Heidelberg Project and the seemingly multiplying craft cocktail bars — essentially,...
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This is how much real estate $1 million can buy you in Detroit

March 25, 2014
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This is how much real estate $1 million can buy you in Detroit

An infographic culled from real estate sources offers this eye-popping stat: At $12 per square foot on average, $1 million can buy more than 83,000 square feet of real estate in Detroit. Now, for all those looking to shake loose a cool $1 million (!), that’s not to say you can simply scoop up...
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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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Extreme hanging is a thing now?

March 25, 2014
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Extreme hanging is a thing now?

OK, so see if you can watch this video all the way through without your gut tightening. Kids in Eastern Europe have taken to hanging off of things, often by the tips of their fingers, without any safety equipment. Now please excuse us, while we vomit.
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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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City Slang: This week at Trinosophes

March 25, 2014
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City Slang: This week at Trinosophes

This Wednesday, March 26, Trinosophes hosts the Bobby Bradford Quartet with Frode Gjerstad, Ingebrigt Haaker Flaten and Frank Rosaly. They say, “Trumpeter Bobby Bradford moved from Mississippi to Texas in 1946, where he met a young Ornette Coleman. They were reunited in LA in 1953, a little before Coleman’s pivotal breakthrough. Bradford was drafted...
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