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Zookeeper Thomas Brown Charms Bears and Visiting Cubs

07/01/14

Zookeeper Thomas Brown Charms Bears and Visiting Cubs

The wild calls every day at the Detroit Zoo, but this devoted employee helps animals and kids find the fun.

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Day-to-Day Summer Fun Craft Ideas for Kids

07/01/14

Day-to-Day Summer Fun Craft Ideas for Kids

Fight off the vacation cries of boredom with these four fun ideas, including Funfetti candles, homemade face paints, book covers and activity cards.

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Michael Eric Dyson on Detroit: 'Up to the highest bidder'

06/30/14

Michael Eric Dyson on Detroit: 'Up to the highest bidder'

The political commentator says President Obama could have bailed the Motor City out of debt. Read more as he sounds off on the decline of his hometown.

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Tour the Regions and Neighborhoods of Detroit

06/30/14

Tour the Regions and Neighborhoods of Detroit

Discover the hidden, and not so hidden communities and places of our city on this round up of six regional areas in the Motor City that every Detroiter should know.

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Top Mom to Mom Sales in Southeast Michigan

06/30/14

Top Mom to Mom Sales in Southeast Michigan

The Metro Parent roundup of the best mom-to-mom sales for bargains on clothing, toys, furniture and tons more Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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Concert of Colors in Detroit

06/30/14

Concert of Colors in Detroit

Celebrate the diversity of Detroit this year in Midtown July 5 and 10-13, 2014 with musical performances and fun for all ages.

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Oakland County Fair in Davisburg

06/30/14

Oakland County Fair in Davisburg

The much-loved family event returns to the Oakland County Fairgrounds July 4-13, 2014 with more action-packed activities and attractions for the whole family.

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Salute to America at Greenfield Village in Dearborn

06/30/14

Salute to America at Greenfield Village in Dearborn

Celebrate the Fourth of July this year with four days of family fun at the at this annual patriotic fest, July 2-5, 2014.

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Wild Summer Nights Concert Series at the Detroit Zoo

06/30/14

Wild Summer Nights Concert Series at the Detroit Zoo

This Royal Oak spot is the place to be on Wednesday nights, July 2-Aug. 27, 2014, as local talent from a variety of genres takes the stage to entertain families.

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 Keefa Lorraine Weatherspoon: 'The Urban Bush Doctor'

06/27/14

Keefa Lorraine Weatherspoon: 'The Urban Bush Doctor'

Founder of the SanKofa LIFE Campus and Water Station on Woodward Avenue, this alternative medicine guru wants to change Detroit from the inside, out.

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