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Detroit Booze Carnival + Historic West Village Home Could Come Down

Hello again, everybody! It’s me, Dylan Siwicki, your host of the Detroit Daily. Here are all the most important things to know about what’s happening in town…

First, today’s weather:

Mostly sunny and hot. High: 90 Low: 66.

Here are the top stories today in Detroit:

  1. A Historic West Village home may be turn down for new Detroit apartment plan. (FOX 2 Detroit)
  2. At the detroit Booze Carnival on Friday, you can sample beer, spirits, and seltzers while competing in oversized games, including human foosball, giant corn hole, darts, beer pong, and more. (FOX 2 Detroit)
  3. A group of mosquitoes collected by researchers in Bay County have tested positive for a deadly mosquito-borne virus, Michigan State Health Officials announced Thursday. (Michigan Patch)

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Today in Detroit:

  • Football Strength & Conditioning-Weight Room (Events) (1:00 PM)
  • 1st Grade Promotion Ceremony – Academy of the Americas High School (1:00 PM)
  • Opening Celebration Party – Caroline Kennedy Library (2:00 PM)
  • Poetry & Music: Nothin’ but the Blues (7:00 PM)

From my notebook:

  • Detroit Police Department: “Best friends Marquese Smith and Teron Flowers were gunned down after making a trip to the store on Dec. 15, 2021. Their families haven’t seen justice yet. “I just want him back. They broke me,” said LaKeisha Baltimore, Marquese’s mother …” (Detroit Police Department via Facebook)
  • Detroit Institute of Arts: “The London-based artist duo Gilbert & George is comprised of partners Gilbert Proesch and George Passmore. They met in 1967 while studying sculpture at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and have been inseparable since. Thei…” (Detroit Institute of Arts via Instagram)
  • Detroit Police Department: ” REALLL GOOD : 2nd Annual Crime Control Strategies Barbecue Showdown! The participating units were Crime Intelligence, Communications, and Telephone Crime Reporting. The judges crowned our 911 call takers as first place winners! Tha…” (Detroit Police Department via Facebook)
  • Detroit Police Department: “Today, the Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network broke ground on the city’s first clinical care center. The Detroit Police Department is proud to partner with DWIHN. We’ve worked together over the last two years on our Behavioral Healt…” (Detroit Police Department via Facebook)

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Thanks for following along and staying informed! I’ll see you around.

Dylan Siwicki

About me: I was born and raised on Detroit’s Westside, in the hard working blue-collar Polish neighborhood of Warrendale. I’m a Detroit Public School graduate who fought hard to earn my education. My aspiration into journalism came as a young kid, when I began following the corruption scandal of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. My first break in the journalism world began with the opportunity to work at the Michigan Journal, where I primarily reported on campus and local news throughout the Dearborn community. I eventually worked my way to news editor. So with first-hand experience growing up in a tight-knit neighborhood, I know the importance of delivering news and telling stories that impact local communities. And as a breaking news editor at Patch for Metro Detroit, it’s my job to deliver that news. So feel free to contact me about news tips or your own unique experiences at

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