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Chris McGowan Introduced as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ilitch Sports + Entertainment

Christopher Ilitch, President and CEO of Ilitch Holdings, Inc., announced today that accomplished sports and entertainment executive Chris McGowan has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Ilitch Sports + Entertainment (IS+E), the business division of the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, The District Detroit, Olympia Parking and the Ilitch joint venture (JV) interest in 313 Presents. In this newly appointed role, McGowan will work closely with Christopher Ilitch to enhance the fan, guest and partner experience across Ilitch-managed properties and venues.

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Olympia Entertainment to Host Job Fair at Little Caesars Arena on Thursday, December 2

Olympia Entertainment is looking for motivated individuals to help create exceptional experiences for guests at the award-winning Little Caesars Arena and the iconic Fox Theatre, and will host an open job fair on Thursday, Dec. 2 at Little Caesars Arena

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The District Detroit Holiday Happy Hours, Presented by Jack Daniel’s, to be Hosted on Columbia Street

Events will kick off on Wednesday, Nov. 24 with Jack Daniel’s Barrel Tree Lighting; additional happy hours to be held on Dec. 3 and Dec. 18 surrounding events at Fox Theatre and Little Caesars Arena

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New Dining Concept Basan to Open Next Year at Olympia Development’s Restored Eddystone

Four Man Ladder Management, operators of Grey Ghost Detroit and Second Best, have revealed the name and concept of their third Detroit restaurant project. Originally announced in August, Four Man Ladder’s third restaurant concept is now under construction at 2703 Park Avenue in The District Detroit, on the ground floor of Olympia Development of Michigan’s Eddystone residences.

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Two New Restaurants Bring New Experiences to Fans at Little Caesars Arena

As Detroit Red Wings, Pistons and concert fans and guests continue to return to live sports and events at Little Caesars Arena, they’ll notice a few changes right away – most notably, the addition of two new restaurants at the award-winning venue in the heart of The District Detroit.

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The District Detroit Beer Bash, Presented by Budweiser, to be Hosted Outside Little Caesars Arena on Saturday, November 6

The event will take place on the exterior of the venue in the Budweiser Biergarten near the northwest side, just steps away from the recently renovated Eddystone Hotel and will feature craft beer sampling and Anheuser-Busch products, live music, yard games, college football and much more.

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Eminem’s “Mom’s Spaghetti” Concept Opens Permanent Location inside Union Assembly Restaurant in The District Detroit

Mom’s Spaghetti – the concept restaurant featuring menu items centered around the legendary lyric from Eminem’s iconic “Lose Yourself” – is set to open a brick-and-mortar location in The District Detroit. The restaurant, located within the newly-opened Union Assembly restaurant at 2131 Woodward Avenue and featuring a walk-up window in the adjacent alley, opens for business at 5:00 pm on September 29.

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Take a Look Inside Union Assembly, now Open on Columbia Street in The District Detroit

Union Assembly, the newest restaurant and bar from the team at Union Joints is now open and is located at Columbia Street and Woodward Avenue in The District Detroit.

The venue spans two stories and features a second-floor lounge, indoor/outdoor bar and a three-season terrace that overlooks Woodward Avenue and Comerica Park. Guests can also enjoy seasonal street-side patio dining on Columbia Street just steps from the iconic Fox Theatre.

Peek inside and learn more about the new hot spot for food, drinks and fun in the video and photo slideshow below.

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Guests invited to attend “The District Detroit Art Walks Series” Presented by Pepsi, featuring the work of local artists on select Friday nights throughout summer and fall

To mark the arrival of summer, The District Detroit announced today that Columbia Street will play host to “The District Detroit Art Walks” Presented by Pepsi. The N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art – home to many of the city’s arts and cultural institutions – will curate this series of free events to be held on select Friday evenings throughout the summer and into the fall.

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Thanksgiving Week in The District Detroit’s Offers Entertainment, Sports for All  

With Thanksgiving around the corner, The District Detroit is heating up with big sales and events for November’s big food and sports-filled week and the holiday season ahead.

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