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Shorpy Saturday – Open Wide: 1908

By Jeffrey Buck How many different dentists can you count? Take a look at the photograph entitled “Open Wide: 1908“: Detroit circa 1908. “Grand Circus building.” Named after the large, semicircular park nearby, and home to a curiously high concentration of dentists. … Continue reading

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year Makes U.S. Debut at Detroit Zoo

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition – a collection of images from the world’s largest and most prestigious wildlife photography competition – made its U.S. debut at the Detroit Zoo’s Ford Education Center on November … Continue reading

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Detroit Zoo Decks the Halls with Green this Holiday Season

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is dreaming of a green Christmas – and Hanukkah and Kwanzaa – by incorporating elements of its Greenprint sustainability plan into Detroit Zoo events and operations this holiday season. The Zoo’s … Continue reading

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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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