Monthly Archives: February 2013

10 dating apps for iOS and Android

Have you been looking for love in all the wrong places? *Groan* Sorry, I couldn’t help myself. Well, there are a crap-ton of online dating sites. Everyone you know who has a profile on these sites has a different opinion as to which one is the best. Some say they all suck while others gush…

Motor City Meltdown: Music for 2/25 – 3/3

Detroit’s known for a lot of things: Cars, cars, and, oh yeah, cars. But wait! There’s more . . . Music! Detroit’s produced as many great musicians as it has cars, easy. And not just the city, but the metro region as a whole. Let’s see what’s happening this week. Monday, 2/25 Punk vs. New…

Royal Oak Restaurant Week: Downtown Map

Royal Oak Restaurant Week is in its third year. And as the popular dining event grows in age, so too does it grow in participating restaurants. If we were pressed to guess, we’d feel safe positing that RORW will grow in diners, too. Downtown Royal Oak has so many restaurants to choose from that diners…

The Walking Dead Season 3 Episode 10: Home

I’m a total Dead-head. Not because I’m a fan of The Grateful Dead, no…not even. I’m completely hooked on The Walking Dead, glued like a…well…zombie to the television every Sunday on AMC at 9pm. Admittedly, I didn’t start watching the show until mid-December. My husband and I caught up quickly, though. Midnight Dead marathons, every…

Create an online dating profile that POPS

Online dating sites are the new matchmaker. So many people have found their soul-mates through online dating. There are so many different varieties of sites with more popping up daily. It makes dating just a little bit easier. The key to being the popular person, the one that gets all the winks, nods and approaches,…

Crowd-Funding Batch Brewing Company

If you haven’t watched Batch Brewing Company’s video in support of its crowd-funding campaign, do yourself a favor and click on over HERE. That is one dapper looking brewmaster. Crowd-funding is a means for businesses, organizations, artists, and anyone with an idea to raise funding for their project. There are a number of websites that…

Royal Oak Restaurant Week: Participating Restaurants

Royal Oak Restaurant Week is in its third year. And as the popular dining event grows in age, so too does it in participating restaurants. If we were pressed to guess, we’d feel safe positing that RORW will grow in diners, too. Downtown Royal Oak has so many restaurants to choose from that diners might…

Royal Oak Music City: February

Built in 1928, the Royal Oak Music Theatre started out as a grand movie house typical of its era. Though it still hosts the occasional movie, the Royal Oak Music Theatre is now known for much, much more. Comedy nights, private parties, heck, even boxing routinely draws big crowds. What it’s really known for, though,…

Motown Winter Blast 2013: The Music Line-up

Believe it or not, another year has come and gone and the Motown Winter Blast is right around the corner. What started as a Super Bowl XL kick-off party has blossomed into one of the most successful festivals in metro Detroit. And when it comes to beating the late-winter doldrums of February, we can use…

Motown Winter Blast: Winter Experience

Believe it or not, another year has come and gone and the Motown Winter Blast is right around the corner. What started as a Super Bowl XL kick-off party has blossomed into one of the most successful festivals in metro Detroit. And when it comes to beating the late-winter doldrums of February, we can use…

Date Night 2/2: Metro Detroit

It’s Saturday night in Motown: Time to take your girlfriend, boyfriend, or whathaveyou out for a night on the town. What to do, what to do? Well, how about these ideas? Of course, we’re always up for suggestions. Comment away! Dinner A Midtown legend: Mario’s Restaurant Per Metromix: “Since 1948, Mario’s has served up fillets, fish…