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Pear-Rosemary Cocktail

My cousin made this cocktail over the weekend for a family party and now we’re demanding it ALL the time!!!  We give this drink 5 stars This cocktail uses smooth, homemade pear-infused vodka that can be made months ahead of time. Pear nectar sweetens the drink while club soda lends it sparkle; homemade rosemary syrup…

This time of year…

This time of year is my favorite time of year. I feel like all things amazing come in the fall. The color of leaves, the smells of bonfires, the apples, cider, donuts and my most favorite chili! This year I am wanting to host a chili cook off with my friends as we watch the…

Detroit’s Fall Restaurant Week

Detroit Restaurant Week is back! September 19th-28th!  Offering food lovers the chance to visit the city’s top dining spots for three-course meals priced at $30.  Make sure you don’t miss out! The following restaurants will be participating:   Coach Insignia – Enjoy fine dining at the crown of the General Motors Renaissance Center.   Cliff…

My 2 Favorite Healthy Summer Dishes

Watermelon, Feta & Mint Salad 1) Cut the flesh from the melon and cut into bite size pieces, removing and discarding the seeds, and set aside. 2) In a small bowl, combine vinegar, salt, pepper, and whisk until salt is dissolved. Slowly whisk in olive oil, a few drops at a time. Add in the…

Summer Gardening Itch?

June is here and the sun has been shining. Are you getting the itch to start gardening? Wanting an herb garden but live in a tiny apartment and not sure how to go about growing your own? I’ve been seeing nothing but beautiful flowers & gardens everywhere! This is how I felt when I moved…

Royal Oak’s Blackfinn Re-opens as Blackfinn Ameripub

If you’re a fan of Royal Oak hotspot Blackfinn, you’ve probably taken a moment and looked around you: Your best friends, single people, big ol’ TVs, and great drinks. Chances are you’ve thought, man, it doesn’t get better than this. Well, guess what: It does. The popular nightlife chain Blackfinn has transformed its Royal Oak…

Motown Winter Blast 2014: Campus Martius Events Map

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 Events Make You Wish You Were a Kid Again

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 2014: 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 2014: 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…

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…

Apartment Tips: Moving in the Winter

  The winter: Though it’s not the ideal time of year to move, sometimes you just can’t help it. Here are some helpful tips we found that ease the burden of moving in the wintertime. Allow extra time: Whether your move is across town or across the country, winter driving can take considerably longer, especially if…