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Sorry, not sorry, we're really excited for this year's Pig & Whisky event in Ferndale

We know what you’re thinking: isn’t summer, aka BBQ season, over?. Well, Barbara, yes, summer is over and we are in the thick of autumn aka pumpkin spice season and seeing that, well, one, it’s a free country and, two, we’ve never really given a frickin’ heck about convention, this year we are bringing the sticky sweet spicy heat to the spookiest time of year.
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Charges dropped against Detroit cop accused of shooting journalists with rubber bullets

A judge dismissed charges Tuesday against a Detroit cop who was accused of firing rubber bullets at three photojournalists during protests over police brutality in May 2020. Corp. Daniel Debono was charged with three felony counts of felonious assault for allegedly shooting rubber bullets at MLive’s Nicole Hester and independent journalists Seth Herald and Matthew Hatcher, while they were crossing the street in downtown Detroit. 
Hester suffered injuries to her face, neck, arms, and legs; Herald’s wrist was injured; and Hatcher had bruises on his face.
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VH1 spotlights Black Detroit artists, innovators, and culture in YouTube series

Detroit has a history that’s deep and plentiful. A city that has bounced back from an embarrassing bankruptcy and is currently suffering through the NFL's worst losing streak, Detroit has managed to rebuild when faced with adversity. As Detroit continues to grow and develop, the city’s gentrification has impacted what...
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Buddy's Pizza relaunches dog treats to support Michigan Humane Society

Buddy's Pizza may be known for its Detroit-style pizza, but the local chain is going to the dogs as it prepares to relaunch Buddy Bones — its line of dog treats. Pup owners can pop into Buddy's Pizza beginning Wednesday, Nov. 3, and purchase the snacks for their four-legged best friends. Proceeds from the sales will benefit the Michigan Humane Society.

Art gallery and performance space Armageddon Beachparty Lounge celebrates three years in Detroit with Vibrant Oasis

If 2020 was Armageddon and 2021 was a beach party then that must mean one thing: Woodbridge-area storefront, gallery, and performance space Armageddon Beachparty Lounge is back. Celebrating three years of vibrant, immersive, creative experiences is Detroit’s once-nomadic self-styled “ambassadors of psychedelia” — married couple Elena (aka “Kozma”) and Aubrey...
DETROIT, MI’s 2021 growth highlights racing’s new age of opportunity

As we’ve shared here before, something remarkable is happening with the growth of audience, fan energy and engagement in almost every category of racing around the globe. During the first nine months of 2021 grew by 69.88% over the same period in 2020 and attracted 8,385,195 Users. That is 3,400,299 more Users than in the same nine-month period in 2020 and also 1,793,137 million more Users than all twelve months of 2020 which was our all-time record traffic year. For additional perspective, the first three quarters of 2021 topped the User tally of all four quarters of pre-pandemic 2019 by a whopping 4,964,951 Users.

Samsung and IBM want to help you help frontline workers

Samsung and IBM have joined forces for a new initiative to help everyday heroes through tech innovation and clever use of modern technologies. The two companies have announced the Honoring Everyday Heroes Challenge, which is part of the broader Call for Code program. The idea behind the challenge is to...

Ongoing towing scandal leads to FBI arrests of two Detroit cops

The FBI arrested two Detroit cops on Wednesday in connection with an ongoing investigation into a towing scandal that has rocked city hall. Lt. John F. Kennedy, 56, of Rochester Hills, and Officer Daniel Vickers, 54, of Livonia, were charged with bribery after agents searched their homes earlier in the day.

CANADA NEWS: Google launches program paying for news in Canada with 11 publishers

TORONTO – Cash started flowing from Google to Canadian publishers Wednesday as the tech giant brought a program that pays media companies for news to the country. The Google News Showcase program went live at midnight, giving 11 publishers the ability to boost the positioning and look of their articles through Google News.

Launch of the Zinq Ring Light webcam: price, specifications

Zinq Ring Light webcam was launched in India. It offers Full HD video recording (1920 x 1080 pixels) at 30 frames per second. The entry-level offering for video calling, recording and gaming includes a CMOS sensor and a built-in microphone. The Zinq Ring Light webcam offers wide panoramic viewing angles with autofocus and manual focus. The webcam is compatible with PC, laptops.