Limp Bizkit Guitarist And Rock Singer Fiance Move To Detroit, Put Their Money Where Their Mouth Is

July 30, 2015 by  
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Carré Callaway and Wes Borland in front of their Boston Edison home in Detroit. (credit: @haydencscott) New York, Minneapolis, Denver and Oregon were runners up on the short list of places for Carré Callaway and Wes Borland to start the next phase of their lives. They were sold on Detroit after spending one day here. Temporarily crashing in Troy, the two were preparing for the big move on

Go Comedy! Improv Theatre Brings Free Show To Grand Circus Park Aug. 6

July 30, 2015 by  
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Go Comedy! is proud to bring their improvised rock opera, Rock-O-Matic to this summers Rhythm & Stage Series in downtown Detroit! Rock-o-matic merges the intensity of a musical and the spontaneity of improv to form a live rock opera the likes of which have never been seen and will never be seen again. Join our cast and the Rock-o-matic Band as they create musical magic before your very eyes.

Tomorrow! Cass Community Teams Up With Paul Mitchell To Give Free Haircuts To The Homeless

July 30, 2015 by  
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On Friday, July 31, 2015, from 10am – 2pm, over 40 representatives from Paul Mitchell The School (PMTS), Loving the Least (LTL) and generous volunteers will join Cass Community Social Services (Cass) for the inaugural PMTS4Change event in Detroit. PMTS4Change invites Detroit’s homeless citizens to Cass’ Activity Center (3745 Cass Ave., Detroit) for a FREE HAIRCUT. Attendees will be given “

Help Raise $10,000 In 24-Hours For Detroit’s Homeless!

July 28, 2015 by  
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Every Saturday, on the same street corner, the nonprofit group Elevate Detroit hosts a CommuniD BBQ for the homeless. For eight years, the BBQ has run entirely on pure generosity. It feeds almost 200 homeless people every week in downtown Detroit. This gathering has become a staple in the neighborhood and an incredible testament to Detroit pride. Now, due to new property restructuring, the

This Saturday! 3rd Annual BLISS Series Kicks Off On Belle Isle

July 23, 2015 by  
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The Belle Isle Conservancy, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, is proudly welcoming the community to Belle Isle Park during Belle Isle Summer Saturdays (BLISS) for the third consecutive year. Featuring new signature events, visitors can enjoy a host of outdoor activities, games, sports, art, culture, food and more all around the island on July 25, August 29 and

Entrepreneur Magazine: 13 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Detroit

July 23, 2015 by  
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Photo: Sister Pie Hitsville, The Motor City, Motown, America's Automotive Capital, The 313, Rock City: These classic names have long been used to describe Detroit. But, it’s the newer names that stand out for me: Comeback City, City of Reinvention, Renaissance City. I’m not from Detroit, but thanks to a recent experience with Breakout, a company on a mission to “bring inspirational people

Gold Cash Gold Announces “Oysters For Equality” HH For Gender Pay Equality

July 21, 2015 by  
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Gold Cash Gold today announced that their new happy hour will be known as “Oysters for Equality”. Beginning July 24th (this Friday!) Gold Cash Gold will host the “Oysters for Equality” on every Friday. From 4 pm- 6 pm, drinks will cost 77% of their full price for women, mirroring the pay gap the currently exists between women and men in the U.S. “We don’t get why the pay gap exists, it seems

Mental Floss: 25 Things You Should Know About Detroit

July 20, 2015 by  
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James Scott Memorial Fountain: Belle Isle  You know about the cars—and that Eminem grew up on Eight Mile. But there’s plenty more to learn about Michigan’s most populous city. 1. It’s dubbed the Motor City for a reason. Detroit was home to the first mile of concrete highway, the first four-way three-color traffic light, and the world’s first urban freeway. 2. It’s also the site of the

Revitalising Detroit, A Dish At A Time

July 17, 2015 by  
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Two vacant Art Deco buildings in Eastern Market have been restored and transformed into restaurant Antietam. Photography: Pete Deevakul  The city’s restaurateurs put flesh on the bones of its abandoned buildings. Think of Detroit and the first words that usually come to mind are ‘cars,’ ‘Motown,’ or more recently, ‘broke.’ But with the bankruptcy behind the city (it emerged from Chapter 9

Just In Time For Dinner From The Yum Yum Factor: Eating My Way Across Detroit

July 14, 2015 by  
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So, when I told people I was taking a road trip to Detroit to eat, most of them looked at me like I had three heads. DETROIT? Yes, Detroit has suffered in recent years and it's downtown population has shrunk from 2.5 million to about 700,000. It's more famous for it's hauntingly beautiful, derelict buildings than it's former, GM fueled, glory but walking around downtown, you can imagine

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