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There are so many events in Detroit that reflect the rich spirit of Motown. Ranging from auto shows to winter festivities, the city is always alive with excitement.

Opening Day Detroit: Your Lineup for the Best Places to Celebrate Tradition & the Start of a New Season!

Posted on April 2nd, 2017 in Detroit, Detroit Events, Detroit Food, Detroit Sports
On Friday, April 7th, Tigers Fans celebrate not just Detroit’s Home Opener but the start of a brand new season, a blank slate where anything is possible, in America’s Pastime. Baseball is a curious mix of the old and the new. Every year brings a roster of returning veterans and hopeful rookies. Stats (some from [...][...]
 

How to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the City: Where to Be & What to Do This Weekend in Detroit!

Posted on March 13th, 2017 in Detroit, Detroit Events
Alright, so technically the weekend doesn’t start until Friday. But that’s no reason for you to wait to wear your Green in Detroit! Start your Shenanigans early with the St. Patrick’s Day Musical Celebration at PJ’s Lager House, with doors at 8 p.m. on Thursday!  Feral Ground, Funkwagon, and Bingo Mama will [...][...]
 

Getting Together with Friends for a Great Time in Detroit!

Posted on February 27th, 2017 in Apartment Living, Detroit, Detroit Events, Detroit Food
You hear a lot about trendy new eateries offering culinary delights from name-recognizable chefs popping up in Detroit. And thankfully there is no shortage of those—and they are definitely must-try dining destinations!! But, you don’t always hear as much about the tried-and-true and (literally) cornerstones of [...][...]
 

The 7 Best Valentine’s Dates in Detroit & the Metro Area

Our last post was full of powerful but fairly generic advice about how to set up an intense romantic evening in your apartment. But what if your partner isn’t the kind who wants to stay in? Well, don’t worry — we’ve got you covered there, too. Here are our ideas for the best romantic [...][...]
 

Winter Blast: Where to Warm-Up While ‘Chilling’ in Detroit!

Posted on January 18th, 2017 in Detroit, Detroit Events, Detroit Food
Don’t miss the Meridian Winter Blast this weekend! There will be Comfort Zones and comfort food—like Southern Cooking from Beans & Cornbread, BBQ from Lazybones Smokehouse, and Chili from Red Crown.  And things are sure to heat up with performers like The People’s Republic of Casey Cooper, Ulterior [...][...]
 

Detroit’s Winter Blast: Where to Chill and Thrill Downtown this Weekend!

Posted on January 16th, 2017 in Detroit, Detroit Events, Detroit Seasons
Slide into your weekend literally—by checking out the Meridian Winter Slide, a “30-foot high slide [that] will whisk riders through a pitch-black tube and quickly drop them at a steep, 40-degree angle. With speeds of up to 20 mph, this exhilarating attraction is one attendees will want to experience again and [...][...]
 

Celebrating Thanksgiving (and EVERY Day) in Detroit!

Posted on November 21st, 2016 in Detroit, Detroit Events, Detroit Food, Detroit Seasons
I’m thankful for many things in life, but every day I am especially thankful I made the decision to move to a Downtown Detroit loft a little over seven years ago now. In terms of thankfulness, Thursday will be no different—except for it being the day our nation designates for ‘thanksgiving.’ And that there [...][...]
 

Get Sweet On (& In) Detroit! 2016

Posted on October 14th, 2016 in Detroit, Detroit Events, Detroit Food
Saturday, October 15th is this weekend, and it’s never too early to start planning a ‘sweet’ night out in Detroit with your ‘sweetie’! Yes, I’m talking about Sweetest Day—which was traditionally a Sadie Hawkin’s version of Valentine’s Day, where women were given the go-ahead to romance the man in [...][...]
 

Jazz It Up in Detroit on Labor Day Weekend!

Posted on August 31st, 2016 in Detroit, Detroit Art, Detroit Events, Detroit Music
While there are competing versions of its nascence, one story of how Labor Day came into being is that Matthew Maguire—a machinist and Secretary of Local 344 of the International Association of Machinists in New Jersey—proposed the holiday in 1882 and that it was first celebrated at a picnic in 1882. Almost [...][...]
 

Free Activities in Downtown Detroit: The Activity Pass

Posted on July 24th, 2016 in Detroit Events, Detroit Landmarks
One of the most treasured parts of living in downtown anywhere is the plethora of sweet things you can do with just a few minutes’ planning and a few blocks’ walk. But Detroit is special among all of the metropoles of the United States, because we have something called the Michigan Activity Pass, or [...][...]