Monthly Archives: March 2013

Motor City Meltdown: Music for 4/1 – 4/7

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, 4/1 Punk vs. New…

April in the D: Tigers Edition

In metro Detroit, there’s Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and Tigers Opening Day. Those three are the biggest holidays in the land. And lucky for us, opening day in Detroit comes April 5th. This town is cuckoo for Detroit Tigers baseball. And now, with Justin Verlander, Miguel Cabrera, and Prince Fielder on the roster, it’s no…

Motor City Meltdown: Music for 3/25 – 3/31

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, 3/25 Punk vs. New…

Royal Oak Music City

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,…

First date faux pas and dating don’ts

We’ve all been there at least once in our lives. You know, that first date where we opened our mouths and out flowed the diarrhea. Yeah, admit it. Then, that night when you were replaying the date in your mind, you felt like vomiting because you just couldn’t believe that you said that. Well, you…

St. Patrick’s Day: Top 10 Irish Pubs in Metro Detroit

St. Patrick’s Day celebrates the introduction of Christianity to Ireland. It also celebrates corned beef, music, and binge drinking. While we wouldn’t go so far as to suggest whether and where to go to church, we will offer our opinions on bars. We know a few things about bars. And corned beef. And music. Here…

Indie Movie Round-up: March

Most every town has a giant movie multiplex but there’s only one Main Art. Independent movie lovers from all over the region felt their pulse quicken a little when they saw the construction begin on the Emagine entertainment complex–directly behind one of Metro Detroit’s longest tenured and most popular art house movie theaters, no less.…

Getting over a break up

Breaking up is hard to do. There are so many songs written about the heartbreak and angst that comes with breaking up.  Sometimes, though, it’s a necessary evil. If your gut is telling you it’s time then chance are, it’s for the best. Actually, the easiest part is the actual breaking up. The hard part…

Oz The Great and Powerful

Disney’s Oz The Great and Powerful, the long awaited “prequel” to The Wizard of Oz based on the novels by L. Frank Baum is in theaters now. And it’s fantabulous. It’s rated PG and is in theaters now. The original 1939 film was an instant classic and through the years, there have been many attempts…

Love vs. Lust: Can you feel the difference?

Love is one of the most powerful human emotions. And lust isn’t far behind. The difference between love and lust can oftentimes be confused, however.  But, where lust is a short haul, love is a long lasting and oftentimes permanent state. It’s true that when you are in lust, you want to be with that…

Royal Oak Restaurant Week: Dinner Options (Part Four)

Here it is, the thick of it: Royal Oak Restaurant Week. There’s a lot of information to digest, which is why we’re here. The deliciousness we all face while walking the streets of downtown Royal Oak is already overwhelming, and now with this week’s specials, you start to wonder who’s in charge, your brain or…