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One Weekend, Three Days, Six Stages, 140+ Performances and All-Night Afterparties: Experience Movement in Detroit!

Posted on May 19th, 2015 in: Detroit, Detroit Events, Detroit Music with the tags: ,
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Photo Credit: Movement Detroit People are always talking about where the city I live in and love—Detroit—is headed. There are countless rankings, ratings, rants, and Buzzfeeds (and, yes, I just plural-nouned that) on ‘The D.’ The opinions or predictions vary from the ultra-positive to, well, the ‘ugh.’ [...]

The Ultimate Apartment Bathroom Cleaning Guide

Keeping your apartment bathroom clean can be a challenge, especially if you’re the type who doesn’t spend much time at home except to sleep and shower. By breaking it down into four simple lists — daily, weekly, monthly, and seasonally — you can keep the cleanup [...]

Seven Things You’re Paying For That You Don’t Have To

Living downtown is awesome for a lot of reasons, but it is true that ‘low cost of living’ isn’t one of them. That’s why we’ve done some in-depth research for our downtown apartment dwellers and put together a list of several things that everyone needs, almost [...]

Next Hot Food City! Go Back for Seconds: More Delicious DRW Dishes in Detroit!

Detroit Restaurant Week Spring 2015 BLOG TWO
In a series of fortunate events that built up to a nearly idyllic childhood, the one thing that I miss most (and most often) was someone placing a delicious hot meal in front of me, every night of my life. All I had to do was ‘show up’ and ‘eat’—which are also possibly the only [...]

@RT Notice! Library Street Collective

@RT Notice! Library Street Collective
Library Street Collective specializes in cutting edge modern and contemporary fine art with a primary focus on artists who have developed their skills and visual art in public spaces. Our mission is to share what we believe to be some of the most important and inspiring artists today. [...]

Detroit Restaurant Week: 17 Restaurants, 10 Days, and 3-Courses of Tasty Thankfulness

Detroit Restaurant Week Spring 2015
Every single day, I’m thankful for all of the things my Mom did to make sure I had an incredible childhood. Of all the wonderful things she did (and didn’t get thanked for), I am most grateful the fact that every night she planned, prepared and put a delicious dinner on the table for [...]

Three Easy Apartment Upgrades You Don’t Have to Ask Permission For

One of the most interesting psychological impacts of renting an apartment is the feeling that you have to make due with whatever is there — you’re not allowed to upgrade. Nothing could be farther from the truth, so long as you’re just handy enough to not cause a disaster [...]

I Love it When a Plan Comes Together: Fun & [New] Friends in Detroit!

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Every month my Detroit Loft puts on a Resident Event where I get to get together with the friends and neighbors I already know. Of course, I could do that myself. (And I do—I live in Downtown Detroit…it isn’t hard to get people together for a good time!) Even when I make plans [...]

Greening Your Apartment Can Grow Your Budget, Too

Among the best moments in modern American life are those moments when you realize that doing something right can also be profitable (or, in terms of the typical apartment-dweller’s budget, cost-saving). As it turns out, many of the practices that are best for your home environment [...]

When The Zombies Reach Detroit — Will You Be Ready?

There are several solid websites on the Internet devoted to ‘apartment prepping’ — but one thing that they all seem to have in common is the suggestion that you use your car as a mobile home-base, keeping a variety of emergency gear there for convenience.  But the 2012 [...]