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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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Second Chance for Summer Zoomance August 21

  ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Those who missed the first Summer Zoomance event in July will have a second chance to fall in love with the Detroit Zoo all over again. Another after-hours, 21-and-older Summer Zoomance will take place this … 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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Detroit Zoo Swine are Simply Divine Warts and All

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoo today introduced three of five warthog piglets born April 14, 2014. Female Lucy and males Carter and Sam can be seen with mother Lilith, 9, in their habitat near the Africa Train Station. … Continue reading

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Detroit Zoo Hosts Black-Crow​ned Night Herons

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Wild black-crowned night herons have been perched in the treetops at the Detroit Zoo for about a dozen years, but have recently become a popular “unofficial” Zoo attraction as local bird watchers flock to take a … 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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