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William F. Jones Jr., CEO of Focus: HOPE

07/01/14

William F. Jones Jr., CEO of Focus: HOPE

The head of the Detroit nonprofit, which is dedicated to aiding the community, oversees the various programs aimed at strengthening the city.

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Avoiding Eye Injuries From Home Fireworks on Fourth of July

07/01/14

Avoiding Eye Injuries From Home Fireworks on Fourth of July

There's been an increase in wounds caused by sparklers, firecrackers and other yard-use fireworks. How can you protect your family this Independence Day?

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Atomic Dawg Serves a Special Breed of Hot Dog Recipes

07/01/14

Atomic Dawg Serves a Special Breed of Hot Dog Recipes

Take a cue from this retro restaurant in Berkley when preparing your next grilled confection.

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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, Aug. 2, 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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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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