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Detroit Daily Round-Up 1/24: Masonic lodge added to National Registry, Arab American National Museum reopening and more

Ashanti Seabron

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(DETROIT, Mich.) Hello and welcome to this Monday's edition of the Detroit Daily Round-Up. I hope everyone had a great weekend — let's kick off this week the right way!

Today is Monday, January 24, let's check out Detroit's biggest stories of the day.

Detroit's Masonic lodge added to National Registry

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Last week, the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge on Detroit’s east side was added to the National Park Service’s list of historic landmarks.

The National Park Service added the lodge due to its historical contributions to the civil rights movement for African Americans in Detroit during the 20th century.

Arab American National Museum set to reopen in February

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After being closed for almost two years due to COVID-19, Dearborn’s Arab American National Museum is set to once again open back up to the public on Feb. 2.

On Feb. 2, the museum will be open from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Afterwards, the venue's normal hours will resume, which are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays, and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays.

More information about the AANM and its reopening can be found on the venue's website.

Metro Detroit councilman makes push to save unused water tower

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St. Clar Shores City Councilman David Rubello is trying to save a water tower that was built in the town in the 1920s.

Following a council meeting last week, it was determined that tearing down the tower would cost the city around $40 thousand, while preserving and renovating it would cost nearly 10 times as much.

New vegan takeout restaurant heading to downtown Detroit

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On Monday, Aratham Gourmet To Go, a vegan takeout restaurant, is opening a new location in downtown Detroit in the Chrysler House at 719 Griswold St.

The new spot will be AGTG's third location, joining those Troy and Westland.

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