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Published May 30, 2017

Following a deadly attack at concert in Manchester, England, May 22, local law enforcement officials are asking residents to stay alert during summer celebrations.

Police recently identified British-born suicide bomber Salman Abedi, 22, as the person responsible for killing at least 22 people and injuring 59 during an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena. Those among the killed and injured are children, police said.

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Published May 24, 2017

Memorial Day parades and services


• Madison Heights
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Published May 18, 2017

1. Motor City Comic Con
May 19-21 • Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi

Motor City Comic Con — Michigan’s largest celebration of pop culture — is taking over the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi May 19-21.

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Published May 4, 2017

1. Macomb County Day at the DIA
Saturday, May 6 • Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit

The Detroit Institute of Arts is holding Macomb County Day May 6, offering free round-trip bus rides to the museum for all county residents.

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Published April 27, 2017

1. VegFest
Sunday, April 30 • Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi

Whether you’re vegan or simply want to learn more about healthy food options, you can get a taste of plant-based eating during VegFest from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at the Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave. in Novi.

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Published April 25, 2017

METRO DETROIT -- On April 25, the Transportation Improvement Association, Michigan State Police and other participating agencies rolled out Operation Ghostrider, which will crack down on distracted drivers traveling on M-59 from Heydenreich to Dequindre roads.

A law enforcement “ghost” officer will ride as a passenger in an unmarked vehicle and scout for distracted drivers, radio them into a uniformed officer, and the uniformed officer will make a traffic stop.

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Published April 20, 2017

1. MI Earth Day Festival
April 21-23 • Downtown Rochester

At the MI Earth Day Festival in downtown Rochester, celebrating Mother Earth is a three-day extravaganza.

This year’s event will be held 4-8 p.m. April 21, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 22 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 23 at Third and Water streets.

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Published April 13, 2017

This week’s Friday 5 list is all about Easter, and with so much happening, we have more than five events to share. Here’s a rundown of what’s hopping into town this weekend.

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Published April 5, 2017

1. Detroit Tigers Opening Day
Friday, April 7 • Comerica Park, 2100 Woodward Ave., Detroit

The weather hasn’t been ideal for baseball so far this spring, but that won’t stop thousands of Detroit Tigers fans from making their way downtown for the home opener at Comerica Park on Friday.

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Published March 30, 2017

1. Novi Home & Garden Show
March 31-April 2 • Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi

Learn about the latest landscaping trends and products at the Novi Home & Garden Show March 31-April 2 at the Suburban Collection Showplace, located at 46100 Grand River Ave. in Novi.

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Published March 23, 2017

1. Sip, Savor, Stomp
Saturday, March 25 • Royal Oak Farmers Market

More than 300 wines will be available for sampling during Sip, Savor, Stomp 7:30-11 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at the Royal Oak Farmers Market, 316 E. 11 Mile Road.

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Published March 16, 2017

1. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
Friday, March 17 • Metro Detroit

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Published March 14, 2017

With a seemingly endless palette of colors throughout its 60,000 acres, the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in Michigan’s northern Upper Peninsula seems like a natural work of art — which is why artists are annually invited to use the park as their muse.

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Published March 9, 2017

Due to the severity of the power outages in metro Detroit, many communities are opening shelters where residents without power can go to warm up.


Warren Mayor Jim Fouts announced that the city would operate an emergency shelter, set to open at 6 p.m. March 9 inside of the Warren Community Center at 5460 Arden, south of 14 Mile Road and west of Mound.

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Published March 9, 2017

1. St. Patrick’s Day parades
Saturday, March 11 • Royal Oak | Sunday, March 12 • Corktown, Detroit

Celebrate the luck of the Irish all weekend long with St. Patrick’s Day parades on both Saturday and Sunday.

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Published March 8, 2017

METRO DETROIT - The damage caused by the March 8 high winds was the largest weather-related event in DTE Energy's history. More than 800,000 customers had been impacted and more than 515,000 remained without power as of press time. Wind gusts in excess of 60 mph resulted in more than 9,000 downed power lines, with the majority of the damage occurring in Macomb, Oakland, Wayne, and Washtenaw counties. Read on for specific local updates.


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Published March 3, 2017

The Knights of Columbus No. 4188
870 N. Main St., Clawson

The Knights of Columbus will host all-you-can-eat fish dinners from 4:30 to 7 p.m. every Friday during Lent. The cost is $9 for adults, $8 for seniors and $4 for children. All proceeds will benefit the South Oakland Autism Society. For more information, call (248) 588-3547.

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Published March 2, 2017

1. Royal Oak Market: Spring Art Fair
March 2-3 • Royal Oak Farmers Market

Yes, you read that correctly — we finally have a “spring” event, even if Mother Nature doesn't agree.

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Published February 21, 2017

With Fat Tuesday approaching on Feb. 28, it’s time to start perfecting your paczki plan.

Crowds will be lining up at popular Polish bakeries not only in Hamtramck, but all over southeast Michigan to get their hands on this decadent pastry, which is similar to a jelly doughnut, but made with with richer dough and packed with more filling.

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Published February 16, 2017

1. Aqua Freeze
Feb. 18-19 • Blossom Heath Park, St. Clair Shores

St. Clair Shores is ready to celebrate winter — with or without snow — during the annual Aqua Freeze Festival Feb. 18-19, at Blossom Heath Park on Jefferson Avenue, south of 10 Mile Road.

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