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People Pop Up August 9th and 10th noon-6 p.m.

We are at it again, this weekend we will be hosting another pop up at Rosa Parks Boys in Corktown, Detroit. We will be open August 9 and 10 from noon-6 p.m. We just love Corktown and can not get enough! It has been so great meeting new people who are curious about our shop. Thanks for the interest and support. ...And we can't forget to give a big thank you to the Rosa Parks Boys for their generosity in letting us use their amazing space! Here are a few photos from the pop up shop we had a few weeks ago.     Photos by Jacob Smith and Matt Whitney

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2051 Rosa Parks Grand Opening

Jessica and I have spent every day off this past month helping develop an event space located at 2051 Rosa Parks blvd. in the Corktown district of Detroit. The space is designed to house art exhibits, premiere videos, and host live music. The space also features skateable installations that flow throughout it's three rooms. François Decomble and Jim Tumey conceptualized the space while hosting a weekly video night at their over-crowded apartment. It was not much more than a pipe dream, until Matt Price of The Skateboard Mag got a hold of Jim and told him Levi's Skateboarding was looking to do a DIY project in Detroit. Jim and Francois drew up a proposal for a skateable movie theater/art gallery....

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