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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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Wild Summer Nights in August

By Jeffrey Buck There is still time to catch a concert at the Detroit Zoo‘s Wild Summer Nights. Three dates remain throughout the month of August and include two children’s groups and a folk rock group. The Wednesday night line … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Play Ball: 1902

By Jeffrey Buck Not unlike today, an open field was a good spot for a pick-up baseball game even back in 1902. Sports clothing has come a long way but so has clothing in general. What’s your favorite sport’s memory … Continue reading

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MSU Community Music School-Detroit offers two music camps

By Jeffrey Buck Do you have a child interested in making music? Are you looking for a summer camp to help them do just that? Look no further than the MSU Community Music School-Detroit. The school is offering two options … Continue reading

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Cranbrook Art Museum Installs Skate Ramp at Modern Skate Park in Royal Oak

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – Cranbrook Art Museum just completed the installation of a new half-pipe skate ramp at Modern State Park in Royal Oak. Skaters are encouraged to use the ramp over the next few weeks and leave their mark, … Continue reading

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Warthog Piglets Daphne and Violet Blossom at Detroit Zoo

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Flowers aren’t the only things blooming at the Detroit Zoo. Daphne and Violet – female warthogs born April 7, 2013 – are now firmly planted in their African Grasslands habitat near the Africa Train Station. The … Continue reading

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