Police Chief: Detroit Fireworks, River Days Festival Safest In Recent History"We called on our community to step up, assist us...It worked."
Annual River Days Festival Kicks Off Summer In The Motor CityDetroit's annual GM River Days festival kicked off with sunny skies and steady crowds on the downtown riverfront Friday.
Detroit Police Looking For 'Volunteer Angels' To Spot Suspicious Activity After Extended Curfew RejectedPolice say they're looking for exceptional community members to serve as the department's "eyes and ears" during this weekend's big events.
Detroit City Council Rejects Plan To Extend Youth Curfew Over 4 Days"Don't tell black people how to raise their children," said Ron Scott, speaking against the proposal.
Detroit City Council Expected To Approve 4-Day Curfew For Anyone Under 18If youth are caught unsupervised during curfew hours, they could be detained and their parents fined upwards of $500.
Detroit Considers Extending Curfew From 1 To 4 Days Around Fireworks; Is It Unconstitutional?Council member Andre Spivey said an expanded curfew seems to have "racial overtones" in the predominantly black city.
Zip Line, Tuskegee Airmen Airshow New To This Year's River Days Festival In DetroitOrganizers announced the 9th annual festival will run June 19-21.
Police Investigate Threats Of Violence Planned During FireworksThere have been some online rumblings about planned shootings and gang members engaging in the so-called "knockout game" at the Ford Fireworks.
Open Air ArtScape Will Kick Off Detroit River Days The Detroit Riverwalk will be home to the city's newest art installation beginning Monday.
River Days Wrap Up With George Clinton Headlining Sunday is the final day for GM River Days festival in Detroit and it will headlined by a blast from the past.
Best Downtown Festivals In DetroitEnjoy some great music and fun in Detroit at one of these festivals, including the Downtown Hoedown and the Detroit International Jazz Festival.
Detroit River Days Festival Brings Summer FunThe 2011 River Days Festival kicks off at 4 pm on Thursday, June 23 and runs through Sunday, June 26 along Detroit's riverfront.
Students Who Remade Jay-Z Hit Play River Days FestivalThese talented Detroit students are getting an A+ for their take on a Jay-Z hit - and if you haven't already seen them on YouTube, you can catch them perform at River Days this weekend.
Best Reasons To Visit Detroit In 2011With rich history and natural beauty, Detroit, Michigan has an undeniable appeal. From autos and music to art and history, learn about the some of our favorite events near Detroit in 2011.
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