The 5 most popular pornography search terms in Detroit

March 28, 2014
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The 5 most popular pornography search terms in Detroit

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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Royal Oak Twp. opts to enter a consent agreement, avoids emergency manager, bankruptcy

March 26, 2014
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Royal Oak Twp. opts to enter a consent agreement, avoids emergency manager, bankruptcy

Well, that almost went down to the wire. Royal Oak Township had until Wednesday to select an option under Public Act 436, the state’s revamped emergency manager law, to address its financial emergency, which was confirmed by Gov. Rick Snyder last week.  As we reported this week, the township had the option to select...
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Michigan same-sex marriage ban back in effect

March 26, 2014
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Well, that was quick. On Friday, U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman declared Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, and on Saturday courthouses held special weekend hours to begin marrying couples. But the celebrations were short-lived, as that same day the 6th Circuit granted Attorney General Bill Schuette’s request for a temporary stay until Wednesday. Looks...
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Oprah Winfrey to headline at the Palace

March 26, 2014
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Oprah Winfrey to headline at the Palace

Sometimes, the press releases we receive are simply too weird not to share. Oprah Winfrey will headline two nights at the Palace of Auburn Hills on September 12 and 13, dubbed “Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend.” Oh really, Oprah? Well, unless you’re planning on placing a large check under the seat of every...
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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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How are you celebrating Oberon Day?

March 24, 2014
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It’s Oberon Day- the glorious day that comes ’round once a year when Bell’s Brewery releases their latest batch of spicy, fruity, and highly coveted wheat ale. We’ll admit that we’ve certainly had our fair share of Oberon Day fun in years past, but this year we want to know- how are you celebrating...
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