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Legends of Wrestling to powerslam Fraser Hockeyland Arena this spring


Iron your spandex, prepare your battle cries, and get ready to smash some folding chairs — the Legends of Wrestling tour is bringing the heat to metro Detroit.

Legends of Wrestling will deliver live matches and ringside smackdowns inside of the Fraser Hockeyland Arena on Saturday, April 21.…

Vandals keep dumping pizza all over a Troy man’s Jeep



There is no sight more horrendous that than of wasted pizza. But, a Troy man has woken up to that unspeakable tragedy three times this month.

According to a story on WDIV, a Troy resident told police he woke up around 4 a.m. on Monday morning to the sound of vandals dumping pizzas and their boxes all over his 2016 red Jeep Compass, but he has no idea what inspired the hateful act.

NYT ad calls out lawmakers who have accepted NRA money, including Michigan’s



In the wake of the Parkland, Fla., massacre, a stunning two-page ad appeared in Wednesday’s edition of The New York Times calling for lawmakers to pass gun safety legislation.

Mound Road has more craters than the surface of the moon as evidenced by this YouTube video



Anyone who has operated a motor vehicle in Michigan over the last couple of days can attest to the fact that our roads are even shittier than usual.

An all around onslaught of snow this winter, coupled with a several days of above average temperatures has led to a particularly nasty situation that includes crater-sized potholes that are almost impossible to avoid.

Mitch Albom wrote another book and oh please god make it stop



Mitch Albom, a Detroit Free Press columnist who should have been fired in 2005 when he indisputably made shit up in one of his sports columns, continues to work in media, and we cannot figure out why.

The documentary on the French artist murdered in Detroit is available now



A tribute documentary for a 23-year-old French street artist who was killed during a stay in Detroit in 2013 is complete and will begin showing in select theaters next month.

A free software coding bootcamp is available to Detroit residents



When we spoke with Grand Circus’ Jennifer Cline last spring she told us a startling fact. By the year 2020 there will be one million unfulfilled tech jobs in the U.S.
[content-1] Meridian, a health care company based in Detroit, is already feeling that pinch, so they’ve taken proactive measures to help build up a skilled work force in the city of Detroit.

Imagine Dragons are coming to Detroit and they have a new song

Imagine Dragons spit some major fire by announcing the details of their forthcoming major North American tour and dropped a new and totally text-your-ex worthy single “Next to Me” on the same day.

The “Evolve World Tour” will bring the Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum “Radioactive” pop-rockers to DTE Energy Music Theatre on Thursday, June 21.…

Why you can’t get a QLine monthly or annual pass right now



Frequent riders of Detroit’s QLine streetcar may have found it might be worth it to spring for a monthly or annual pass instead of just a three-hour or daily pass. But some riders have taken to social media recently to express frustration in trying to obtaining one. 

‘March for Our Lives’ gun reform rally will be held in metro Detroit March 24



In response to the Feb. 14 mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, FL where 17 students and teachers died, a nationwide network of gun control rallies is planned to take place on Saturday, March 24, with a main rally happening in Washington D.C.

A vegan chef is launching a new Midtown food incubator and demo kitchen



Detroit vegan chef and blogger Quiana Broden is planning a new food incubator and live demo kitchen in Midtown.

Called The Kitchen, the space at 6529 Woodward will serve as a culinary classroom of sorts where vegans and meat lovers can hone their culinary skills; a place for businesses and individuals to rent a shared commercial kitchen; and as a place where people can rent private dining space.…