Category Archives: Detroit

Detroit Zoo Makes an Impact on Wyoming Toad Comeback

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoological Society’s breeding program for the Wyoming toad has produced a record 3,945 tadpoles for release into the wild in its efforts to preserve the federally endangered amphibian. “This is the largest number of … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Stag Swim: 1903

By Jeffrey Buck The summer is drawing to a close. Enjoy a timeless photo of youth enjoying the waters at Belle Isle. Take a look at the photograph entitled “Stag Swim: 1903“:   Detroit circa 1903. “Swimming pool, Belle Isle Park, evidently.” … Continue reading

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Tri-county Seniors Invited to Free Day at the Zoo September 3

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Senior citizens living in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties are invited to enjoy a day at the Detroit Zoo on Senior Day, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Seniors 62 and older and … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Tailgate Gourmet: 1960

By Jeffrey Buck Football is upon us; both college and NFL. Along with football comes the tradition of tailgating before games across the country. Nothing says football like an old station-wagon sitting in The Big House filled with all those … Continue reading

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Things to do around town this weekend

  By Jeffrey Buck There are several things to do around town this Labor Day weekend and the Detroit Free Press has once again compiled a nice list of the top 10 events you can’t miss. Check out the list … Continue reading

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Constructi​on Begins on Wolf Sanctuary at Detroit Zoo

  ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Construction has begun on the new Cotton Family wolf habitat at the Detroit Zoo. Located at the southwest corner of the park, the 2-acre sanctuary will feature grassy meadows, trees, a flowing stream and pond, … Continue reading

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Two Big Music Festivals This Weekend And More!

By Jeffrey Buck Looking for something fun to do this Labor Day Weekend? Look no further, here is a handful of ideas to get you outside and enjoying the long weekend! Leave a comment below if you have any other … Continue reading

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