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Ferndale’s DIY Fest promises more crafters, music, brews

If you’re in or around metro Detroit this weekend, you don’t need to ponder what to do or where to go. The answer is simple. Head to Ferndale’s Third annual DIY Festival. It’s bigger, better and they’ve thought of something for everyone. The event runs Friday evening through Sunday. Let’s start with the heart of […]

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Detroit flavor: ‘Dining in the D’ premieres tonight on CMNtv

Chef Tom Keshnishian knows a good idea when he hears one. As owner of the Berkley Bistro and Cafe in Berkley, Mich., he jumped at the chance to host a locally-produced television show that turns the cameras on some of the finest restaurants in metro Detroit. Dining in the D premieres at 7:30 p.m. tonight […]

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Urbane welcomes you to the vitaminwater hydration gallery this weekend

Staying in town this Labor Day weekend? Maybe you’re planning to check out all the festivities metro Detroit has to offer? Maybe you just want to kick back in town with friends. We wanted to let you in on a little secret. OK, maybe it’s not-so-secret. If you’re into art and looking for a spot […]

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Royal Oak prepares for Arts Beats & Eats

So which is it – what appeals to you most about Arts Beats & Eats? Is it the fact that the event draws fine artists from all over to showcase and sell their wares to the public? Is it the mix of local and national acts who perform on multiple stages that this year will […]

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Get your candy fix with Michigan’s own Hard Luck candy vodka

If you live around metro Detroit and you’ve got a sweet tooth, chances are you’ve heard of Hard Luck Candy Flavored Vodka. Born at Grosse Pointe Park’s Hard Luck Lounge as an array of sweet candy infused vodka flavors, founders Mike Mouyanis, Chris George and Rob Nicholl are now making these delicious libations available all […]

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Join the Champagne Cruise in Berkley, support Forgotten Harvest

If you’re headed to the Woodward Dream Cruise Friday, you may want to make a pit stop in Berkley. From 6-10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, Westborn Market will play host to The Champagne Cruise, an elegant affair with a mission – to drive hunger out of metro Detroit. For the eighth consecutive year Westborn Markets […]

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When in Birmingham, it’s always worth a trip to Toast

I admit, I’m a creature of habit. I wind my way to my favorite restaurants, shops and watering holes time and again and talk and tweet about them. So when after a movie last night I found my way to Toast in downtown Birmingham, it wasn’t much of a surprise. Still I thought it worthy […]

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After work, start your weekend at the Canfield Street Market

Two of our favorite Midtown Detroit shops – City Bird and Bureau of Urban Living – are teaming to host the first Canfield Street Market from 5-9 p.m. tonight. The event will take place in the front courtyards of The Canfield Lofts at 460 West Canfield Street, between Cass & Second Avenues, right next door to Motor City Brewing Works […]

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BravoBravo! blends Detroit fashion, music, food into one memorable night

I have a confession to make. I’ve been volunteering for this year’s BravoBravo! fundraising event, which supports the Michigan Opera Theatre. So yes, I’m biased. I discovered this annual see-and-be-seen charity gala years ago as a reporter and I know how important it is to maintaining arts and culture in Detroit. BravoBravo!, coordinated by the […]

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Royal Oak pours it on for Wine Stroll 2010

You can almost hear the clink of crystal stemware, can’t you? Saturday May 15 marks the 6th Annual Wine Stroll, a joint effort between the Royal Oak Restaurant Association and the Downtown Development Authority. The event, which runs from noon to 5 p.m. in downtown Royal Oak, benefits the Boys & Girls Club of South […]

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