Detroit

Theatre in Metro Detroit

Looking for a great way to spend your summer evenings? Metro Detroit offers rich cultural experiences in several realms, especially in the world of the theatre. Several different shows are currently running or have just recently opened, and here is a taste of what the area has to offer.   Tipping Point Theatre, in Northville,…

Featured Art in Detroit for July

  Throughout July several art exhibits are opening for the first time to the public, and some are nearing the end of their run. Here’s a sneak peak into some of the art exhibits Metro Detroit is currently offering:   The Flint Institute of Art is featuring an exhibit entitled About Face: Portraiture Through Time…

This Weekend in Music

Motown icon Diana Ross returned home to Detroit to grace us this last Friday the 13th, on the night of a full moon in Sagittarius, giving a concert at Freedom Hill Amphitheatre. This concert marked the first of thirty concerts scheduled this season at Freedom Hill, and Ross’ headlining act was the tour de force…

WHAT’S TO LOOK AT? A Peak Into The DIA.

WHAT’S TO LOOK AT? A Peak Into The DIA. A downtown Detroit treasure, the Detroit Institute of Arts, more commonly known as the DIA, is a haven for some of the most important pieces of art in the world. Gracing Midtown Detroit with its grandiose architecture and rich, white marble, this historical relic is home…

New Downtown Restaruant Wright & Co

It’s always exciting when a powerhouse duo decides to open a new place in an historic building in a great location, and that’s exactly what appears to be happening with the Wright Kay Building at Woodward and John R., as DBusinesshas reported the second floor will become Wright & Co., a restaurant run by Marc Djozlija (formerly executive chef for the…

Baby, It’s (F’n) Cold Outside!

I’m going to be honest – it was difficult to get out of bed knowing that I was going to walk through a foot of snow in single digit temperatures with piercing winds to catch a bus across Nine Mile to arrive at my final destination, jury selection.  For those with cars, including me, the…

Home for the Holidays; Let’s Drink; Detroits Best Bars

Urbane Life Wine Stroll Royal oak

Because there are a few particulars of residing in Detroit that might make a person occasionally crave a relaxing libation, Detroit also has bars. To make sure you optimize your imbibing time, whether drowning frustration or celebrating the good times, we’ve got Detroit’s eight greatest right here, from the best of the newcomers to the proven classics. The…

Walking tour at Eastern Market

The Eastern Market is not only a happening place for fresh food, craft wares, antiques and dining in the summer months, there’s plenty going on there in the winter, as well. And organizers of Feet on the Street walking tours want to make sure everyone knows this. On Saturday, there will be two “Come Hungry,…

Noel Night in Midtown

The 41st annual Noel Night will take place on Saturday, December 7th, 2013, from 5:00pm-10:00pm in Midtown Detroit. Over 70 Midtown venues, including the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Michigan Science Center, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, the Detroit Historical Museum, and the Detroit Public Library, amongst many others, will open…

Downtown Detroit Pop-Up; Bike Groups!

Detroit Riverfront  Have you noticed anything lately in Downtown Detroit? People on the Streets, People on Bikes, Riding around the beautiful city! This weekend we spent Sunday afternoon pedaling around downtown and the River Walk. There were people everywhere! Detroit’s East Riverfront is 3 ½ miles of Riverfront extending from Joe Louis Arena to Gabriel Richard Park, just beyond the…

A Night Out in Downtown Detroit

Uber Detroit Car Service  We are downtown a lot and LOVE the City of Detroit. We went to the City last night to see the Rodriguez Concert, have some dinner and drinks and enjoy a Saturday Date Night. We tried the new Uber Car Service for the first time and LOVED it. I assumed that…

Mike Kelly

We attended the Mike Kelly Exhibit last Saturday evening at MOCAD. I didn’t know much about him, however Nicole Rupersburg crafted an excellent article, reposted below, first published in Model D, Bravo Nicole! Mike Kelley’s last homecoming This is an oral history pieced together from interviews with people who knew Mike Kelley personally and professionally. Details are subject to the…