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Happy Fat Tuesday! It’s Paczki Pandemonium In Metro Detroit

Hundreds across metro Detroit are braving bone-chilling temperatures to pick up paczki for Fat Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2015


Uber To Deliver Paczki On Fat Tuesday

On-demand car service Uber will deliver one dozen paczki for $25 to users on Fat Tuesday.

CBS Detroit–02/16/2015

Suzy Ognanovich serves a freshly made paczki at New Palace Bakery in Hamtramck. (By Edward Cardenas)

Paczki Preparations Underway In Hamtramck (Video)

Bakeries in Hamtramck, and across Metro Detroit, will be busy through Fat Tuesday as customers purchase paczki and enjoy one last indulgence before Lent.

CBS Detroit–02/16/2015

Crisco (credit: Zahra Huber/WWJ)

Enjoying Your Paczki Day? Eating One Is Like A Handful Of Crisco

Metro Detroiters are indulging Paczki. How much fat is there in a paczek?


People gather to get a piece of the traditional "Rosca de Reyes" (King Cake) in Mexico City on January 3, 2014. The "Rosca de Reyes" was distributed among 200,000 people at the Zocalo Square in the Mexican capital. AFP PHOTO/Alfredo ESTRELLA        (Photo credit should read ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

King Cakes Try To Give Paczki A Run For Their Money On Fat Tuesday

While thousands of the Polish sweet treats are being devoured to mark this day before lent, there’s a bakery in Farmington that’s selling the traditional New Orleans Mardi Gras delight– king cakes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2014

Fat Tuesday Has Everyone Packing Paczki For The Day

Dave Tinney drove 30 minutes each way from Fairhaven to the new Martha Washington Bakery in Hamtramck just to pick up four dozen paczki.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2014

A box of paczki (credit: Steve Wiseman/CBS Detroit)

Booze-Filled Paczki Selling Like Hotcakes

So you think pazcki are just a little too healthy? How about adding some vodka?

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2013

The line to buy paczki on Fat Tuesday wraps around the building at New Palace Bakery in Hamtramck. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Fat Tuesday: Metro Detroit Goes Crazy For Paczki

It’s an unofficial holiday for many in the metro Detroit area: Fat Tuesday, also known as Paczki Day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2013

A Deep Fried Paczki From Hayden's Grill & Bar in Canton Township.

Put A Little Punch In Your Paczki; Try It Deep Fried

At Hayden’s Grill and Bar in Canton Township, they’re upping the punch of the traditional treat by dipping them in waffle batter and deep-frying them again.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2012

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Show Me Your Beads: Best Mardi Gras Parties In Detroit

Mardi Gras is a time of celebration and although New Orleans is the epicenter of the nation’s biggest parades and celebrations, the Metro Detroit area has a wide array of events and parties going on as well.