>>Devin: A LOT OF PEOPLE LOVE>>Devin: A LOT OF PEOPLE LOVE
TO VISIT THE RINK AT CAMPUS TO VISIT THE RINK AT CAMPUS
MARTIUS NOW THAT THE ICE IS MARTIUS NOW THAT THE ICE IS
DOWN, BUT THAT TYPE OF SKATING DOWN, BUT THAT TYPE OF SKATING
HAS A BIT OF A LEARNING CURVE. HAS A BIT OF A LEARNING CURVE.
>>Kim: AND THERE’S A NEW OPTION>>Kim: AND THERE’S A NEW OPTION
FOR THOSE WHO PREFER WHEELS OVER FOR THOSE WHO PREFER WHEELS OVER
A METAL BLADE. A METAL BLADE.
KIM DeGIULIO TAKES US INSIDE. KIM DeGIULIO TAKES US INSIDE.
>>Kim: IF ICE SKATING AND>>Kim: IF ICE SKATING AND
FREEZING ISN’T YOUR THING, WALK FREEZING ISN’T YOUR THING, WALK
ACROSS THE STREET AND ENJOY THE ACROSS THE STREET AND ENJOY THE
BRAND-NEW ROLLER RINK. BRAND-NEW ROLLER RINK.
YOU’RE THINKING, WHAT IN THE YOU’RE THINKING, WHAT IN THE
WORLD IS THIS PLACE? WORLD IS THIS PLACE?
IT’S ART DESIGNED BY THESE TWO IT’S ART DESIGNED BY THESE TWO
ARTISTS. ARTISTS.
THEY CALL THEMSELVES FRIENDS THEY CALL THEMSELVES FRIENDS
WITH YOU. WITH YOU.
>>WE BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER AND>>WE BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER AND
CREATE MEANINGFUL EXPERIENCES CREATE MEANINGFUL EXPERIENCES
THAT ARE MEMORABLE TO SOME THAT ARE MEMORABLE TO SOME
DEGREE. DEGREE.
>>Kim: LIBRARY STREET>>Kim: LIBRARY STREET
COLLECTIVE, A GALLERY DOWNTOWN COLLECTIVE, A GALLERY DOWNTOWN
THAT BRINGS LARGE PUBLIC THAT BRINGS LARGE PUBLIC
PROJECTS TO THE CITY BROUGHT IT PROJECTS TO THE CITY BROUGHT IT
HERE AND HAD FRIENDS WITH YOU HERE AND HAD FRIENDS WITH YOU
DESIGN IT. DESIGN IT.
>>IT’S SOMETHING WE’VE BEEN>>IT’S SOMETHING WE’VE BEEN
INTERESTED IN DOING. INTERESTED IN DOING.
>>Kim: IT’S RAINBOW CITY ROLLER>>Kim: IT’S RAINBOW CITY ROLLER
RINK IN THE 1001 WOODWARD RINK IN THE 1001 WOODWARD
BUILDING AND FREE FOR ANYONE TO BUILDING AND FREE FOR ANYONE TO
ENJOY, EVEN THE ROLLER SKATES ENJOY, EVEN THE ROLLER SKATES
ARE FREE TO RENT. ARE FREE TO RENT.
>>IT’S SOMETHING WE CREATE FOR>>IT’S SOMETHING WE CREATE FOR
LIKE CHILDREN INSIDE OF ALL OF LIKE CHILDREN INSIDE OF ALL OF
US. US.
>>Kim: SO WHAT’S UP WITH THE>>Kim: SO WHAT’S UP WITH THE
DESIGN? DESIGN?
IT’S A LITTLE TRIPPY TO LOOK AT, IT’S A LITTLE TRIPPY TO LOOK AT,
RIGHT? RIGHT?
THAT’S THE FRIENDS WITH YOU THAT’S THE FRIENDS WITH YOU
STYLE. STYLE.
THE CUTE LITTLE CHARACTERS THE CUTE LITTLE CHARACTERS
LOOKING AT YOU HAVE A PURPOSE. LOOKING AT YOU HAVE A PURPOSE.
>>WHEN YOU SEE SOMETHING THAT’S>>WHEN YOU SEE SOMETHING THAT’S
HAPPY OR ADORABLE, YOU GET IN HAPPY OR ADORABLE, YOU GET IN
THAT FRAME OF MIND AND IT THAT FRAME OF MIND AND IT
CREATES A CONTAGIOUS FEELING CREATES A CONTAGIOUS FEELING
BECAUSE EVERYONE IS SMILING. BECAUSE EVERYONE IS SMILING.
>>Kim: IT IS MADE FOR EVERYBODY>>Kim: IT IS MADE FOR EVERYBODY
TO ENJOY NO MATTER HOW OLD YOU TO ENJOY NO MATTER HOW OLD YOU
ARE OR WHERE YOU’RE FROM. ARE OR WHERE YOU’RE FROM.
>>IT’S KIND OF LIKE REALLY US>>IT’S KIND OF LIKE REALLY US
MAKING A WORLD LANGUAGE THAT MAKING A WORLD LANGUAGE THAT
ANYBODY FROM ANY CULTURE COULD ANYBODY FROM ANY CULTURE COULD
UNDERSTAND. UNDERSTAND.
>>Kim: IT OPENS TOMORROW AT>>Kim: IT OPENS TOMORROW AT
2:00 P.M. AND WILL BE HERE UNTIL 2:00 P.M. AND WILL BE HERE UNTIL
JANUARY 27th. JANUARY 27th.
SO MAKE SURE YOU COME CHECK IT SO MAKE SURE YOU COME CHECK IT
OUT. OUT.
BUT BE WARNED, IT’S HARDER THAN BUT BE WARNED, IT’S HARDER THAN
IT LOOKS. IT LOOKS.
REPORTING FROM DOWNTOWN DETROIT, REPORTING FROM DOWNTOWN DETROIT,
I’M KIM DeGIULIO, LOCAL 4. I’M KIM DeGIULIO, LOCAL 4.
>>Devin: NO REPORTERS WERE HURT>>Devin: NO REPORTERS WERE HURT
IN THE MAKING OF THAT VIDEO.

New pop-up roller rink opens Friday in Detroit
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  • August 7, 2019 at 3:07 pm
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    this made me smile so big!!! Way to go, it looks really nice

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