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Keegan Michael Key Visits American Coney Island; Oxford English Dictionary Adopts 'Paczki'

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EVENTWIRE — The Campus Martius Winter Blast doesn't hit downtown until February, but the organizers are already teasing a zip line, snow slide, and food tent featuring La Dolce Vita, El Asador, Hudson Café, Revolver, Slow's, and more. [DBiz]

POP-UPS — Canton Brew Works is now hosting a la carte pop-ups, owner Barry Boggs tells Eater. The brewery will kick-off its second dinner at 7 p.m. on December 19 with Gold Cash Gold's Jason Osburn and Brandon O'Sullivan. [EaterWire]

EVENTWIRE — The UFO Factory is currently screening the Star Wars films in the lead-up to this week's anticipated The Force Awakens debut. Drop by for $1 lightsaber shots tonight beginning at 9 p.m. and watch The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. [Facebook]

STARWATCH — Detroit-born comedian Keegan Michael Key made the American Coney Island pilgrimage on Monday. [Facebook]

Keegan Michael Key stops by for a Coney.

Posted by American Coney Island on Monday, December 14, 2015

PACZKI MANIA — The Oxford English Dictionary has added "paczki" to its tome, along with "hangry," "cat café," "cheffy," "cakehole," "mojito," and "yuzu." [NYT via Eater]

ZOMG BBQ — Ferndale barbecue outfit RE BBQ is relocating to the corner of Gainsboro and Woodward Heights on Thursdays and Fridays. Diners can still find them at Heights Food Center on Saturdays. [Facebook]

American Coney Island

114 West Lafayette Boulevard, , MI 48226 (313) 961-7758 Visit Website

UFO Factory

2110 Trumbull, , MI 48216

Canton Brew Works

8521 Lilley Road, , MI 48187 (734) 927-7081 Visit Website


510 Woodward Heights, Ferndale, MI 48220

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