Detroit Werks Out

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Detroit’s Populux Nightclub was bouncing Jan. 29 as The Werks and funk band BIG Something took the stage, making Detroit their third stop on their Inside a Dream album release tour.

From the Pits

Amber Ainsworth/MJ

Who knew that one email could change your life? Amber writes about her introduction to concert photography and her first concert coverage experience as a novice reporter.

Out of This World Food: Mercury Burger Bar

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When I travel down Michigan Avenue’s brick-paved road, it signals one thing — Corktown Detroit — home to popular restaurants like Slows Bar BBQ, Gold Cash Gold, and Bobcat Bonnie’s. But this weekend I was due for a treat meal and my heart, and stomach, were set on Mercury Burger Bar.

Dessert Oasis Finds Detroit Home

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Dessert Oasis Coffee Roasters isn’t your typical quaint, local cafe on the corner. Throughout the course of a night, DOCR will serve a couple hundred Detroit locals and coffee and music enthusiasts delivering an evening of music with a lavish latte and a freshly baked dessert.

Revolutionary Dreams of Joy

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If you enjoy a good drama, comedies, inspirational movies, or even films based on true stories, you will likely appreciate Joy. The story of a hard working woman who fought to make her fondest childhood aspiration her reality, to make her own dreams come true.