Category Archives: culture

Music to your ears at Freedom Hill this summer!

When I was 11 years old, I became obsessed with a country singer named Sara Evans. Her biggest hit, “Born To Fly,” became the soundtrack to my entire life. I would carry my portable CD player with me everywhere – … Continue reading

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Youth soccer tournament to honor World Refugee Day

Nothing brings children together like a little friendly competition. Which is why, in honor of World Refugee Day (June 20), a group of local organizations have come together to sponsor the Friendship Games, a one-day youth soccer tournament on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Macomb County’s Weekly Top 5

1 – Thursday, June 9 marks the 3rd Annual Cars and Cigars event at Freedom Hill! There will be a a powerhouse package of premium hand-rolled cigars, live entertainment and classic cars at this fundraiser to benefit the underprivileged both here … Continue reading

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Macomb County’s Weekly Top 5

The annual Mount Clemens Art Fair is a free outdoor fine art and craft fair located in downtown Mount Clemens. Featured are fine artists and crafters, pottery wheel, food vendors, a kids’ art zone and music and entertainment. 11 a.m. … Continue reading

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Summer fun in Macomb starts

If there’s one thing about Macomb County that’s clear, it is we know how to do summer fun here. Everything from concerts at Freedom Hill to boating opportunities on Lake St. Clair to outdoor adventures at Lake St. Clair Metropark, … Continue reading

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Come celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Juan Miguel’s

Cinco de Mayo – or the fifth of May – remembers the Mexican Army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867). In the United States, Cinco de Mayo is a day to celebrate … Continue reading

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Melodies & Memories: A Macomb County must for Record Store Day

Melodies & Memories is an independent record store that opened on Gratiot in Eastpointe in 1988. It is a sprawling labyrinth of records, CDs and memorabilia with a plethora of iconic items on display. “Music-lovers look low and collectors look … Continue reading

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