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ThanksgivingParade DS

Seeing America’s Thanksgiving Parade in person should be on every metro Detroiter’s bucket list.

Sure you can watch it from the comfort (and warmth) of your home, but you just can’t replicate the Thanksgiving morning magic that happens along Woodward Avenue from your couch.


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Youmacon2 Youmacon

Youmacon is a popular Japanese culture event based in Detroit. Similar to the world-famous Comic-Con — but different in that Youmacon celebrates common themes like anime, video games and Japanese-inspired artwork — both events have influenced their own rising internet culture.


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Take 5 Barbara Bennage

The annual Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon is approaching on Oct. 19, 2014, so we thought we would get the lowdown on how to prepare, run and enjoy the achievements of this year’s race. We tracked down Barbara Bennage, executive race director for the marathon, to ask her …

If you’re getting ready for the Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon, what do you need to know?


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Motown3 JoanMarcus

Get ready, ’cause here they come. The Broadway hit Motown The Musical will play at Detroit’s Fisher Theatre Oct. 21 through Nov. 16. The play tells the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul.


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LaborDay JasonVaughn

What? Labor Day weekend so soon? Who saw it coming? It’s last call for summer fun, and boy, do we have plenty of ways to spend it in The D.


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