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Best Day Trips For Under $100 In The Detroit Area

Detroit, with its rich history and famous architecture, is certainly a city that offers variety with day trips for the budget-conscious traveler.


Polar Bear Exhibit at the Detroit Zoo. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

New Law Protects Zoo, Museum Millage Money

A tri-county millage to help fund the Detroit Zoo and the DIA will now have all of its revenue earmarked for those two institutions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2013

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“Concert of Colors” Celebrates 21 Years Of Metro-Detroit’s Cultural Diversity

Started back in 1993, Concert of Colors was a modest, single day event with the simple goal of bringing the diversity of metro-Detroiters together through music from around the world. Today, it has become a part of the summertime traditions here in Detroit, with 2013 marking its 21st year. This year the concert series with travel to multiple venues in Midtown Detroit over 4 days, still with the same goal of celebrating the wealth of global diversity that fills metro-Detroit through music.

CBS 62–06/18/2013

Actor Danny Glover. (Getty Images/Kenzo Tribouillard)

Actor Danny Glover Honored At DIA Saturday

Actor Danny Glover will be the honored guest at the Detroit Institute of Arts’ 48th annual celebration which marks the celebration of FAAAA’s 50th anniversary year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2013

The Detroit Institute of Arts (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Schuette: DIA Collection Can’t Be Sold To Pay Debt

Michigan’s attorney general says the collection at the Detroit Institute of Arts can’t be sold to pay off any of the city’s debt during a municipal bankruptcy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2013

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Detroit Finances Put Cultural Institutions On Edge

The city-owned Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History and Detroit Zoo are among the institutions that could be affected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2013

Inside the Capitol dome in Lansing. (credit: istock)

Bill Would Protect DIA Collection From Liquidation

A top state lawmaker has sponsored a bill that would prevent the sale of the Detroit Institute of Art’s collection if the city goes into bankruptcy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2013

Rick Snyder, at right, takes questions alongside Jeb Bush at the Mackinac Policy Conference (credit: WWJ)

Gov. Snyder Hopes Detroit Not Forced To Sell Art

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder says he hopes Detroit’s financial crisis doesn’t force EM Kevyn Orr to sell off items from the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2013

"Detroit Industry" By Diego Rivera is displayed inside the Detroit Institute of Arts. (Credit:

DIA Collection Could Be Sold To Pay Off Detroit’s Massive Debt

When Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr says everything’s on the table to dig the city out of debt, he’s not kidding.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2013

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Big Summer Blockbuster Has Local Ties

The Detroit Institute of Arts is hosting a preview screening for Monsters University.