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Shorpy Saturday – YWCA: 1906

By Jeffrey Buck Enjoy the cars down Woodward today and a little historic architecture through a dazzling photo. Take a look at the photograph entitled “YWCA: 1906“:   Circa 1906. “Y.W.C.A. building, Detroit.” Once again the interesting stuff is at the periphery … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – White Castle: 1910

By Jeffrey Buck Opening Day is getting closer. See if you can find the baseball scoreboard in the photo! Take a look at the photograph entitled “White Castle: 1910“: Detroit circa 1910. “Griswold Street south from Michigan Avenue.” And a view of … Continue reading

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PJ’s Lager House: Friday Night Jams

Looking for something to do this Friday evening. Check out the line-up over at PJ’s Lager House in Corktown. Only $5 to get in and bands take the stage starting at 9 PM. Looking to eat before the show? Look … Continue reading

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Oakaloosa Music Festival

By Jeffrey Buck Still looking for something to do tomorrow? Look no further. Get over to Oakaloosa.com and pick up a festival ticket for the inaugural event taking place at Detroit’s Historic Fort Wayne. Tickets are $45 for general admission … Continue reading

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The Historic GAR

By Jeffrey Buck This past Saturday, with the sun shinning , I took a trip down to see the progress of the GAR building up close. It was an overwhelming feeling to see such a gem being brought back to life. … Continue reading

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Mindfield at work on the GAR

By Jeffrey Buck If you haven’t read or perhaps driven by it, the Grand Army of the Republic Building, know as the GAR, is undergoing major restoration by a team put together by its future tenant and current owner, Mindfield USA. The … Continue reading

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History over Eight Mile

By Jeffrey Buck It sat crumbling for years, an eyesore to the area that needed help but cased opposition whether or not it was still needed at all. Michigan’s first tri-level intersection. According to the site marker the population in … Continue reading

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