Messy elections, bankruptcy hearings and the like aside, at least the New York Times likes Detroit's art scene. Stories of the Detroit Mercantile Company — "a retro general store and event space...[with] carrot cake [and] beer from a nano-brewery" — and more in the "thriving, albeit complicated, local art scene" show would-be travelers that the Motor City has more than woe at the moment. True, we all already knew all that, but it's nice to be noticed sometimes. [NYTimes]
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Where to Party, Brunch, and Unwind During Movement Weekend in Detroit
From a Ghettotech brunch to Jerk X Jollof DJ sets, here’s where to eat, drink, and unwind during techno fest weekend.