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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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What to Do on Thanksgiving Eve

Inspiration Uncorked in Downtown Ferndale is celebrating Thanksgiving with a Bar Night Alternative. The art studio invites guests to celebrate with a Buy-One Get-One Free night of classes on November 27th from 5pm to 10pm. The night before Thanksgiving party at Inspiration Uncorked wraps up the month long BOGO discount. Select from wine glass painting or silk scarf […]

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Ferndale Pride; Everyone is Welcome!

We are fortunate to live so close to Ferndale Michigan and to have such a strong and active local LBGT presence there. I had the opportunity to interview Craig Covey, former mayor of Ferndale, Michigan. Craig was the first openly-gay mayor of any municipality in the state of Michigan and previous held a 25th district seat on the Oakland […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Pemberton: Pistons get final grades

It was another tough season for the Pistons, one that ultimately cost head coach Lawrence Frank his job. Detroit won just 29 games, missing the playoffs for the fourth straight season. As bad as the season was for the Pistons, there is still hope for the immediate future.   Photo: The Daily Tribune Greg Monroe […]

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15 Ways to Honor Earth Day in Royal Oak

Earth Day is now a globally celebrated holiday. More than one billion people in 192 countries will observe the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day, according to the Earth Day Network. In honor of Earth Day, here is are 5 of the 15 things you and your family can do that will help you help the environment […]

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Hockeytown BrewHaHa Street Eats and Craft Beer Fest

Held on the covered ice surface of the 11-time Stanley Cup champion Detroit Red Wings! BrewHaHa Street Eats and Craft Beer Fest will feature samples of some of the best local and regional craft brews, boasting big tastes and hoppy in-your-face flavors. Guests will have the opportunity to taste a wide variety of beers from […]

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