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Paczki Day celebrates what Hamtramck is all about: Party

Paczki Day celebrates what Hamtramck is all about: Party

  By Charles Sercombe One thing you can say about Paczki Day revelers is that they are a hardy bunch. And considering how most of them have been cooped up…

Hamtramck Music Fest just keeps getting better and better

Hamtramck Music Fest just keeps getting better and better

  By Alan Madlane Hamtramck’s hippest music fest is on the horizon once again. Specifically and officially called the “Hamtramck Music Fest” so there’s no mistaking, it boasts a lineup…

Line up for the Paczki Run

Line up for the Paczki Run

  By Alan Madlane One doesn’t often necessarily think of paczki and running in the same breath. In fact, the very idea of running after having just consumed a paczek…

Toast of the Town … Hamtramck did its part in lending a hand to Australia

Toast of the Town … Hamtramck did its part in lending a hand to Australia

    When it comes to good food and great times, Hamtramck has plenty to offer. In this column, we’ll talk about what’s happening at our bars, restaurants and other…

2019: A year of big ideas and new challenges

2019: A year of big ideas and new challenges

    By Walter Wasacz Let’s chalk up 2019 as the year City Life began to turn words into advocacy, advocacy into action. Let’s remember it as the year we…

Raymond Wojtowicz: A voice of reason

Raymond Wojtowicz: A voice of reason

  By Greg Kowalski “Where did the money go?” If you were in Hamtramck exactly 50 years ago, you would be familiar with that question. It was the slogan that…

For that last-minute gift, go Hamtramck Holiday Gift-o-rama

For that last-minute gift, go Hamtramck Holiday Gift-o-rama

    By Alan Madlane Getting frustrated in your later-than-usual holiday shopping? Perhaps it’s too crowded out there for your nerves, or your sanity’s, sake … Perhaps you just can’t…

For this runner, not even a catastrophic accident can keep her down

For this runner, not even a catastrophic accident can keep her down

  By Alan Madlane Amanda Jaczkowski’s story is a fairly amazing one. On Tuesday, July 25, 2017, she was riding her bicycle on Third Ave. in Detroit, making a right…

At this ‘coven,’ it’s all about art, not witches’ spells

At this ‘coven,’ it’s all about art, not witches’ spells

    By Joe Myrick Special to The Review The word “coven” is used to describe a community of witches taking part in, well, witch activities. Like “Fire burn and…

Conant celebrates, bigger future coming

Conant celebrates, bigger future coming

  By Walter Wasacz Walking through the Bangladeshi festival — which last weekend celebrated its 20th year holding this event — brought back memories. I was there for that first…

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