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The Belle Isle lighthouse in 1924 ((The Detroit News)/) From The Detroit News:

The Belle Isle sign in 1955 ((The Detroit News)/) From The Detroit News:

Bob Babbitt, died July 16, 2012, purveyor of some of the greatest Motown bass lines ever, including Marvin Gaye's "Inner City Blues." LISTEN: . . . READ:

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Detroit News Article on Knit Sew Fabulous

Trump picks Betsy DeVos for education secretary post

Frida Kahlo at Michigan Central Station, April 21, 1932, her first day in Detroit. She's an unknown 25-year-old. But the press mob at the scene notices her style and they swarm her. She runs to a waiting car to escape. Detroit News reporter Florence Davies shouts one last question: "Are you a painter, too?" Kahlo's reply: "Yes, the greatest in the world." (The Detroit News archives)

Jason Morris, too, finds it funny that ALEC had to write a positive opinion piece about itself to Detroit News

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Stunning glass art

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A monkey and an organ grinder at Belle Isle in 1959 ((The Detroit News)/) From The Detroit News: