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With many events in Detroit always going on, you won’t have look very hard to find an outdoor activity to escape to. Parades, volunteer work, or even skiing.

Detroit Living: 5 Must-See Spring Attractions

Posted on April 3rd, 2017 in Detroit, Detroit Outdoors, Detroit Seasons
Even if you enjoy a modern, inviting living space as a resident of the Lofts of Merchants Row, the long Michigan winter can leave you itching for some outdoor activity come spring. Purveyors of apartment tips would tell you to stretch those pale legs and take full advantage of rising temperatures and abundant outdoor [...][...]
 

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 [...][...]
 

Spring Training in Detroit!

Posted on March 29th, 2016 in Apartment Living, Detroit, Detroit Outdoors
For the Detroit Tigers, Spring Training (a hundred-year-old tradition, with the Detroit Tigers being credited as the first team to conduct spring training camp in Arizona in 1929) began a little over month ago—but for the rest of us in Michigan, ‘Spring’ training may only be coming into full ‘swing’ [...][...]
 

Lafayette Greens Detroit

Posted on June 1st, 2015 in Detroit Outdoors, Detroit Videos
Lafayette Greens is a community garden owned by the nonprofit farming and tree-planting organization The Greening of Detroit. [...]
 

Drinking with Dogs in Detroit: The Places You’ll Go, the People You’ll Meet with Your Pup in the City!

A Big Dog and a Little Dog walk into a bar… Alright, don’t wait for the punchline. That isn’t a joke. It’s what’s actually going to happen next Tuesday when Canine to Five kicks off their Drinking with Dogs summer event series in Detroit! Granted, most of the time when people hear ‘Detroit’ and [...][...]
 

Find Yourself in the City: New Paths in Detroit

Alright. If you drop me in the middle of the woods, there’s a good chance I will find my way out and back to you. No Hansel-and-Gretel-pebble-or-crumb-trail needed. That’s because I grew up surrounded by nature and wilderness. (Okay. And quite possibly my parents attempted this little trick on me once or twice. [...][...]
 

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

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 days of summer and leisurely [...][...]
 

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

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 days of summer and leisurely [...][...]
 

Soiree on the Greenway: Another ‘Way’ Detroit Makes Connections that Count!

Posted on August 5th, 2014 in Detroit, Detroit Events, Detroit Landmarks, Detroit Outdoors
Okay. Let’s just get this out there first. It’s much more fun to say “I’m going to a Soirée…” than to say “I’m going to a party.” The word soirée itself suggests something outside the norm, something special, something magical. And Rivière28’s Soirée on the Greenway promises to be an [...][...]
 

How to Hit it Out of the Park with House-Guests in Detroit!

Last year at this time, I thought I was going to face an interesting challenge. My 17-year-old niece was coming from Puerto Rico to stay with me for a week in Detroit. Factors that led me to believe this would be a challenge:  Factor #1: Thus far on the Cactus-to-Fern-to-Dog-to-Child trajectory of [...][...]