Pure Detroit to outfit babies born on 3/13 with ‘Born in the 313′ onesies

March 6, 2014
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Pure Detroit to outfit babies born on 3/13 with ‘Born in the 313′ onesies

  They grow up so fast, don’t they? It’s hard to believe, but the 313 turns 313 this summer. To celebrate this numerical coincidence, Pure Detroit is teaming up with the Detroit Medical Center to celebrate 3.13 Day (March 13, duh). Starting at midnight on Thursday, March 13, all babies born at DMC Hutzel...
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Queen to play the Palace in July (kinda)

March 6, 2014
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Queen to play the Palace in July (kinda)

The active members of British rock giants Queen will perform at the Palace of Auburn Hills on Saturday, July 12, with pop singer Adam Lambert again filling the vocals spot. Tickets go on sale March 15, and they are priced $35-$85. “Let’s ROCK those beautiful arenas JUST ONE MORE TIME!” said Brian May. “I’m...
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Detroit EM Orr to speak at U-M on ‘Future of Detroit Urban Governance’

March 6, 2014
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Detroit EM Orr to speak at U-M on ‘Future of Detroit Urban Governance’

The oracle speaks! Straying from the usual exclusive (!) visits to local editorial boards and radio stations, Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr will make a rare public appearance later this month the University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. Orr, 55, will deliver a lecture titled “The Future of Detroit Urban...
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Throwback Thursday: Detroit 1968 Olympic bid video

March 6, 2014
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Here’s a blast from the past for you: Detroit’s bid for the 1968 Olympics, “Detroit, City on the Move,” released in 1965. Check out the video below.
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New Edition to play Chene Park

March 6, 2014
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New Edition to play Chene Park

On Friday, July 25, the classic lineup of New Edition (YES, New Edition) will play Chene Park Amphitheatre in Detroit as part of the Summer Concert Series. The band will include Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, Ronnie DeVoe, Ralph Tresvant, Johnny Gill and Bobby Brown. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 7 at Ticketmaster, and...
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City Slang: Kopelli to headline Hamtramck hip-hop night

March 5, 2014
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City Slang: Kopelli to headline Hamtramck hip-hop night

Kopelli of Cold Men Young will headline a hip-hop night at the New Dodge in Hamtramck on Saturday, March 15 dubbed “St. Patty Invasion.” Also on the bill is Rufio Jones of Detroit CYDI, Doss the Artist, and up and coming emcee and visual artist Lokye. The venue says, “Recently featured in Metro Times,...
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