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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.

Peanuts, Cracker Jack, and MORE in Detroit!!! How a Tiger Fan & Foodie Celebrates Opening Day!

Posted on April 6th, 2016 in Detroit, Detroit Events, Detroit Food, Detroit Sports
My ‘Spring Training’ for Opening Day in Detroit is essentially effortless. I wake up, look out my bedroom windows at Comerica Park, get Little Dog outfitted in her Detroit Tigers jersey, walk out the front door of my Downtown Detroit loft…and I’m right in the midst of the celebrations! Fielding texts from [...][...]
 

Get it ‘Right’ on Opening Day in Detroit!

Posted on April 3rd, 2016 in Detroit, Detroit Events, Detroit Sports
On Friday, April 8th, Tigers Fans celebrate Detroit’s Home Opener. The weather forecasters may be predicting the coldest Opening Day on record, but Our Boys plan on throwing some heat this season with five right-handed starting pitchers. If that sounds familiar, it should: We had five righties in 2012, when we [...][...]
 

Detroit Boat Show

Posted on March 29th, 2016 in Detroit Events, Detroit Videos
A portrait of the 2016 Detroit Boat Show at Cobo Hall. [...]
 

The Greening of Detroit: Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Posted on March 12th, 2016 in Detroit, Detroit Events
It’s St. Patrick’s Day on Thursday. And it’s a holiday people love to celebrate. And since it’s on a Thursday, people will not only start celebrating this weekend on Sunday (with the Corktown Races and the Parade), but they won’t finish until Sunday, March 20th! But this blog isn’t about all the things to [...][...]
 

New Resolutions: Find Your Way to Success by Living in Detroit!

It’s that time of year when ‘Resolutions’ are on everyone’s mind. We make them. People tell us theirs. We share ours. All this buzz about New Year’s resolutions got me thinking about the word resolution itself and what it means…especially with regard to the city and life in Downtown Detroit. So I hit up [...][...]
 

Hot-Diggity-Dog…And We’re NOT Talking Coneys Detroit!

Posted on December 10th, 2015 in Apartment Living, Detroit, Detroit Events, Pets
Anyone who knows me, or even briefly encounters me, eventually hears about Little Dog. Because, yes, I am all about Little Dog. The first question I am asked by people who live in Detroit, people who live outside Detroit but who are thinking of moving here, or people who work in Detroit is: “How hard is it to have [...][...]
 

‘Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving Detroit: With Decorations Hung with Care and Visions of Holiday Cheer!

Posted on November 25th, 2015 in Detroit Events, Detroit Seasons
While it’s incredibly fun to plan for Thanksgiving and the Holidays when you live Downtown, it is also incredibly easy – because, well, basically, it all gets done for you. This past week, just in time for a quick visit from my Dad, they hung the holiday lights. The timing was perfect—my Dad was only here for [...][...]
 

No Tricks, Just Treats Purr-fect for Halloween in Detroit!

Posted on October 22nd, 2015 in Detroit, Detroit Events, Detroit Food, Detroit Music, Pets
Detroit ‘D’ Pumpkin/Photo Credit: Jackie Barlow   Halloween, or All Souls’ Day, celebrations in America date back to Colonial times, where public ‘play parties’ marked the time of the harvest: making a night in Detroit—where good things are being sown and reaped every day—the perfect place [...][...]
 

Fuel Up and Finish First in Detroit!

Posted on October 15th, 2015 in Detroit, Detroit Events, Detroit Food, Detroit Sports
No matter what your time chip says as you cross that finish line, you’ve already won if you’ve run the Detroit Free Press Marathon! For one thing, you did it. You trained for it; you sweated through it; you broke through the wall; and all of that means you won. If you’ve run the Detroit Marathon before (the 5k, [...][...]
 

Motor City Muscle: Woodward Dream Cruise

Posted on September 1st, 2015 in Detroit Events, Detroit Videos
Find out what happens on the Third Thursday in August on Woodward Ave. Muscle cars, classic cars, and lots of people enjoying them. [...]