Monthly Archives: January 2012

Emory in Ferndale hosts Blues Brunch

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January 31, 2012
Burger and fries

I love weekends, because they are perfect for sleeping in, kicking back, turning on some blues and hanging out. Artists like John Lee Hooker or Mose Allison always sound great while cooking up breakfast or lunch. Next weekend though, you don’t have to do the cooking—let The Emory in Ferndale do it for you....
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Ribs, Blues and Hockey

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January 30, 2012
Ribs, Blues and Hockey

Ferndale Blues Fest Brings in Hockey Stars To Judge Rib Burn Out When the 5th Annual Rib Burn Out hits the coals on Saturday in Ferndale with eight teams competing, look for some “old time hockey” as NHL greats Eddie Mio and Darren McCarty sit down to judge the competition. Both former Red Wings...
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Bar Blast at Winter Blast

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January 30, 2012
Winter Blast

One of the more exciting festivities for urbanites (21+) traveling downtown to Winter Blast this year is the “Sno-torious” Bar Blast featuring Detroit’s most popular drinking establishments. Bar Blasters can pre-purchase wristbands at neptix.com or at any of the participating bars for the February 11 night of consumption. A continuous shuttle is provided between...
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5 Cool Ideas to Get Teams Started

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January 29, 2012

Here is another “Cool Stuff” Idea from our cool Urbane Life friend, also a noted speaker and author Michael Angelo Caruso. Michael will be providing interesting Cool Stuff Ideas here every Saturday going forward. We hope you find them helpful. If you see Michael around town, tell him you saw him here first, we will give you secret gift, really we...
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Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Preview: Murrow’s Boys

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January 29, 2012
Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Preview: Murrow’s Boys

Like any other Americana group worth its salt, Murrow’s Boys draws from centuries of American tradition and pop-culture quirks, filtering topical lyrics and stories through an acoustic-based roots sound. What comes out is a music that is familiar yet modern. It’s part country, part folk, part blues, and part rock. You know: Americana. Murrow’s...
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Funny Japanese McDonald’s Commercials

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January 29, 2012
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You can get a Royal With Cheese in Paris, and now you can get a Tomato McGrand in Tokyo. These Japanese commercials feature super sexy European fashion models in Ronald McDonald-inspired attire, sensually revealing the new Tomato McGrand, which appears to be a rather healthy and natural lunchtime option. And yes, I’m lovin’ it....
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Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Preview: My Pal Val

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January 28, 2012
Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Preview: My Pal Val

“The stranger the better / the more you can see” is a lyric by Detroit rock trio My Pal Val. It’s also their personal philosophy. “I like music that tricks you into expecting a certain change or resolve, and when it doesn’t happen, you’re able to see beyond that expectation.  You’re suddenly at the...
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TONIGHT Detroit MONA Re-Opens!

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January 28, 2012
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Tonight the Detroit Museum of New Art (MONA) re-opens after shutting its doors for almost one year. The opening exhibition, “Waiting for Godard,” takes place from 6pm-10pm at 7 N Saginaw St. The MONA has been a staple in the Detroit art community since its 1996 establishment under the direction of Jef Bourgeau. In...
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Orchid is New Ferndale Hotspot

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January 27, 2012
Orchid

When walking by Club Orchid it’s hard not to stare. It looks like a swanky Manhattan club but then suddenly you realize it’s just 9 Mile in Ferndale. The neon purple lights and modern decor offer ideas of upscale night life and you’d be right because wild weekends are what Orchid touts. When I...
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Big Breasts, Big Difference

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January 26, 2012
One of these things is not like the other...

A new study shows that women with breast implants have significantly different sexual tendencies than women without breast implants. The study was conducted by the US federal government, who justified the $0.5 million investment by taking it out of the national stimulus fund. Roughly 5,000 American women between the ages of 21 and 35...
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White People Are Slutty and Black People Are Withholding

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January 25, 2012
Someone put all the wrong caps on the wrong markers.

Contrary to centuries of stereotypes,  black people are more sexually conservative than white people. At least that’s what was claimed in a recent study published in the Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality. “Sexuality in Black and White” examined data that had been self-reported by 800 college students who identified themselves as either “white” or...
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A Driver Service That Takes the Keys … and Your Car

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January 25, 2012
A Driver Service That Takes the Keys … and Your Car

So maybe you drive a Volkswagen Routan instead of a Rolls Royce, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have your own personal chauffeur, if only for a couple of hours. By filling a niche for personal transportation services outside of taxis and limos, Keys Please provides a driver to take you around town in...
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