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Detroit Restaurant Week: It’s a Sweet Life (And a Great Week) for Foodies!

Posted on September 24th, 2014 in: Detroit, Detroit Events, Detroit Food with the tags: , ,
DRW Fall 2014 Poster
As of Tuesday, it is officially Sweater-Weather! And with the start of the Fall season, part of me begins to feel a gravitational pull (of the kind you would experience on Jupiter) toward the kitchen…where there is a steaming pot of stew on the stove…. Okay. That’s a crock. (And I am not referring to the [...]

Celebrate Oktoberfest in Detroit!

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It may be September, but Saturday is the official start of Oktoberfest: and if you can’t be in Munich, Detroit is a great place to celebrate the 16-day festival—which is not just about beer. Well, okay. It is about beer—but it’s a specially brewed beer raised in toast to [...]

Mike Hanley – A Farewell to Detroit

Mike Hanley – A Farewell to Detroit
Mike Hanley has been with the Loft Of Merchants Row from the very beginning. It will be sad to see him go, but he must move on with the next chapter of his life. Congratulations on your retirement and safe travels to your new home out West. Learn a little more about why Mike loved living [...]

Fashionable Detroit: It’s a Fashion, Art, Sound, and History Gala!

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Photo Credit: Jason Loudermilk Photography On Friday evening, I will be completely styling. And I mean that literally and figuratively. Literally, I will be pulling out my best duds, making sure my ‘do is ‘did,’ and strapping on stilettos (though I have also been known to wear [...]

Delight and ‘Dally’ in the Last Days of Summer in Detroit!

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While I will admit, I love the fall and winter, no one, including me, ever really wants summer to end. Which makes the weekend aftera hectic Labor Day weekend (when we tend to celebrate the summer’s passing), the perfect time to dally. And what better way to enjoy the official last [...]

Delight and ‘Dally’ in the Last Days of Summer in Detroit!

dally crowd
While I will admit, I love the fall and winter, no one, including me, ever really wants summer to end. Which makes the weekend aftera hectic Labor Day weekend (when we tend to celebrate the summer’s passing), the perfect time to dally. And what better way to enjoy the official last [...]

Detroit: ‘Jazzing it Up’ this Weekend…and All Year Long!

Detroit Jazz Fest
For 34 years, the Detroit International Jazz Fest has been not just an event, but an institution in Detroit. The streets, from Campus Martius Park to Hart Plaza, literally become alive with music as 100 performances take place on five stages over the four-day Labor Day Weekend. But even [...]

Why Choose to Live in An Apartment?

The media — and the older generation — has an awful lot to say about home ownership. For decades, increasing the number of Americans who own homes has been the stated goal of a meaningful percentage of public policy. But is it always the right choice, or is it sometimes better [...]

Detroit: Celebrate a History of Victory on Labor Day!

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Ever since Harry S. Truman announced his bid for the U.S. Presidency at the 1948 Labor Day festivities in Detroit, it has been a tradition for Democratic candidates (such as Adlai Stevenson, John F. Kennedy Jr., and Lyndon B. Johnson) to declare their intention to run in Detroit. On the [...]

The Five Apartment Cleaning Chores You Absolutely Shouldn’t Ever Skip

The Five Apartment Cleaning Chores You Absolutely Shouldn’t Ever Skip There are a lot of excuses to skip chores in life. You need to get your paper written, get to your daughter’s recital, there’s a Sherlock episode you’ve only seen six times and that needs to be [...]