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Many older residents in Detroit's Islandview neighborhood, currently experiencing an influx of investment, have endured living in crumbling homes year after year.
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belle isle detroit guide a to z
From the aquarium to the zoo, and everything in between.
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What to do this week and in February in Detroit: cozy up at a film, take a sushi class or test your mettle with outdoor olympic games.
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I’ve tried different methods to help me relax and destress – some work for me and some don't, but they’re all worth a try. 
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Trying to do schoolwork like normal feels like pretending. The stress is gnawing at you like you’re stuck in a trap waiting to be eaten."
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I’ve thought about my experience as a Black girl in America and the ways people in other marginalized groups can face mental health challenges.
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I surveyed teens who talked about what they were doing to improve their mental health – things like quitting their jobs, listening to music or writing.
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Students working with Detroit nonprofit Local Circles researched teens' experiences with mental health. Here's what they learned.
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Since its launch five years ago, Local Circles has empowered adolescents to remodel their communities through student-led research projects.
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Detroit multimedia artist Kristle Marshall created This Is Not a Bill in April 2020, a project where she sends illustrated postcards depicting joy to strangers.
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Find eats, drinks, sounds and more, from pierogi to a fashion industry discussion, with our picks for the best Detroit events this week.
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Local Circles gets youth to think outside of the box and think of topics and questions that are not being told and asked.
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This week in and around Detroit, find art, film, music and toasty outdoor events like the Fire and Ice medieval festival.
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Here are the best events around Detroit for the week of Jan. 5, from a Carole King musical to a comic book club gathering.
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