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Celebrate Our ALC Champs’ Home Opener with a Winning Line-Up Detroit!

Posted on April 4th, 2013 in Detroit Events, Detroit Sports
Tomorrow, Detroit welcomes home the 2012 American League Central Division Champs…our Detroit Tigers. The Tigers’ Home Opener is always a day full of celebrations in our city, with a full roster of talent. And when you have a team of Champions, you know you’re going to have an excellent line-up…Here’s ours [...][...]
 

It’s a Roaring Good Time to be in the D: Detroit Lions & Tailgates Galore

Posted on September 7th, 2012 in Detroit, Detroit Events, Detroit Sports
Sunday is the Detroit Lions’ Home Opener against the Saint Louis Rams. And in Detroit, when the Lions take to the field, the fans take to the parking lots and local watering holes before heading into Ford Field. Yep. It’s time for Tailgating in the D! While Lions’ fans come from near and far to cheer on their [...][...]
 

Take Me Out to the Ball Game! Opening Day in The D!

Posted on April 2nd, 2012 in Detroit, Detroit Sports
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Opening day. It’s always a day full of hope:  a new beginning, everyone starting out 0 and 0.  But this year is different. Not only is there hope, there’s expectation.  Coming off a great season—with the playoffs and record attendance last year—and with the Tigers’ ‘princely’ additions to [...][...]
 

Lofts of Merchants Row Resident Event | Red Wings Game

Posted on February 16th, 2012 in Detroit Sports, Detroit Videos
A fantastic perk of being a Lofts of Merchants Row resident are the amazing events hosted by the Lofts. This month we met in the Merchants Row lobby and jumped on the People Mover to head to Joe Louis Arena to watch our record breaking Red Wings! Community events in Detroit… what more could you ask [...][...]
 

Detroit: “Ready to Host the World” when the 2013 Winter Classic comes to Hockeytown!

Posted on February 9th, 2012 in Detroit, Detroit Sports
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 Living in Detroit means there is always something to do—something new, or an already favorite pastime. Something going on every day. It also means you always have something to look forward to.  Sometimes it’s hard to wait. I thought it was difficult counting the days until April 5th and the Detroit [...][...]
 

Roaring Like a Lion in the City of Detroit

Posted on January 31st, 2012 in Detroit, Detroit Sports
  Disclaimer: Alright. I grew up in the U.P., and admittedly still am a Packers fan.  But it wasn’t Green Bay’s loss that was the hardest for me this season. You see, it’s almost impossible, living where I live, not to become a Lions fan.  The fact that I can see Ford Field from my window may have had [...][...]
 

Football returns to Detroit!

Posted on September 17th, 2010 in Detroit Sports
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After nearly 9 months of waiting, the anticipation is nearly over. When the weather cools and the Tigers fall out of contention, millions of metro Detroiters wait for one thing – football returning to downtown Detroit. This Sunday, our Lions take on the Philadelphia Eagles at Ford Field in their regular season [...][...]
 

Pro basketball back in Detroit?

Posted on August 10th, 2010 in Detroit Sports
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With the Red Wings and Tigers both plying their trade in the city of Detroit for nearly and over a century, respectively, and the Lions returning downtown in 2002, could it be only a matter of time before the Pistons also migrate to within Motown’s city limits? Though it’s nowhere near official, and just [...][...]
 

A golfer’s vacation in the Detroit

Posted on July 29th, 2010 in Detroit Landmarks, Detroit Sports
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For years, going “Up North” has been the staple of Michigan summer vacations as metro Detroiters head northward along I-75 to getaway points such as Graying, Gaylord and Traverse City in search of sandy beaches and wide open golf courses. What many link enthusiasts may not know, however, is the abundance of [...][...]
 

Preserving a field of dreams

Posted on July 27th, 2010 in Detroit Landmarks, Detroit Sports
After Comerica Park opened in 2000, there were scores of ideas for what the old Tiger Stadium in Corktown should become – repurpose it for amateur baseball, make it a city park, tear it down for scrap materials (which was its eventual fate) and many more. Efforts to save the bleachers and stadium failed, and last [...][...]