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MLIVE // Detroit designers featured at popup in New York’s SoHo shopping district

DETROIT, MI – Detroit designers are featured this month at a shop in New York City fashionable SoHo district.The Michele Varian Shop, in Manhattan, is hosting “Detroit Built” in the basement of her Manhattan store to feature Motor City-based companies.Featured Detroit companies include: Alex Drew & No One, Allison Vince, kem3D, Adorabella Ceramics, Beard Balm, […]

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BUSHWICK DAILY // #NYC2DET: Attend Detroit Design Festival and Network with Local Creatives. Apply Here!

Oh, Detroit! With your sprouting art scene, amazing yet abandoned mansions, eerie industrial sites but perhaps the most importantly– with your atmosphere of new beginnings, hope and community. How can a Brooklynite even begin to start approaching the Motor City and finding out about its creative community? Well, one way is to get on the […]

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VNDL MAG // Haute to Death: Emergency Nothing

Ash Nowak and Jon Dones are the creators of Haute to Death, a notoriously outrageous monthly party native to Detroit that has built a large following with the city’s club kids, thrill seekers, artists, djs, and overall bon vivants. On February 20th, the non-profit organization, Playground Detroit will bring Haute to Death to Culturefix on […]

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THE LOCAL EAST VILLAGE NYTIMES // Putting New York Artists in a Detroit State of Mind

“That’s a beautiful meat Popsicle,” says Dave Graw of the cooking show “Solid Dudes Kitchen.” As he speaks off-screen, two men from Detroit’s Porktown Sausage squeeze fresh sausage out of a Play-Doh Fun Factory-esque machine. “That was my nickname in high school,” says Derek Swanson, the other “Dude.” On a recent Sunday night, the unique […]

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