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Dearborn to unify downtown districts along Michigan Avenue

In a time when suburbs across the region and nation are struggling to create walkable districts, Dearborn possesses not one but two downtowns.


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Beyond diversity: How the University of Michigan-Dearborn cultivates inclusion on campus

Diversity initiatives can easily devolve into a numbers game. That's why the University of Michigan-Dearborn is taking a proactive approach to fostering an environment where every student feels welcome.

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Meet the artists of Dearborn's old city hall

Where Dearborn citizens once paid their property taxes and water bills, artists now live and work. Metromode's Elizabeth Barbieri profiles three new residents of Dearborn's City Hall Artspace Lofts.

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Dearborn's Arab American markets offer a diverse taste of the Middle East

If you want to pick up some chicken shawarma for dinner, or perhaps some falafel and fresh-baked pita bread, chances are you're contemplating a trip to Dearborn. 




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Pasta-tively delicious: Italian markets in Metro Detroit

Sure it's easy to just pop in and pick up some pasta at your local grocery store. But where's the fun in that, when you can go shopping at one of Metro Detroit's Italian specialty markets? 






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In search of the Hillbilly Highway

Between 1940 and 1960, seven million Appalachians left their home region to find work in places like Detroit. In the first of a two-part series, native-West Virginian Courtney Balestier writes about the history of the migration, and speaks to people who experienced it. 
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