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From volunteer information to the most recent events, you can find out tons of information about living in Detroit right here on the LOMR blog.

T.G.I.F. — Thank Goodness It’s Fixed! One More Luxury Loft Perk!

Posted on December 15th, 2017 in Apartment Living, Detroit
Photo by Joseph Stevenson /JSFauxtaugraphy@Fauxtaugraphy Today was the official start of my Winter Break, which anyone who works in education knows is a misnomer. [Fill-in-the-Blank] Break for teachers means fielding emails and questions from students about their grades, scrambling to tackle a towering stack of finals [...][...]

Get Excited About Gamer’s Gallery Coming to Metro Detroit

Posted on December 15th, 2017 in Detroit, Detroit Sports
Mashups in music have become fairly common over the few decades, thanks to EDM and movies like Pitch Perfect. Couples mashups are also a popular pastime in which celebrity names are put together to create monikers like Brangelina and Kimye. These pop culture portmanteaus range from amusing to groan-inducing, but songs [...][...]

8 Amazing Facts About Detroit

Posted on December 11th, 2017 in Apartment Living, Detroit
Whether you’ve recently settled into loft living in downtown Detroit or you were born and bred in Hockeytown, there’s probably plenty you don’t know about this incredible northern city. Here are a few fun facts every resident should know. 1. Canada is the neighbor to the south Most of America knows [...][...]

Don’t Miss YOUR Chance to Visit Angelina Italian Bistro Detroit! From Grandmothers to Good Neighbors…

Posted on November 29th, 2017 in Detroit, Detroit Food, Detroit Giving Back
Living in Downtown Detroit, I usually have the privilege of talking about a new neighbor, but today I am paying tribute to an old friend who is moving on. And saying Thank You. Because, you see, Angelina Italian Bistro was down here ahead of the crowds. Ahead of me, even, by two years. (They were one of the reasons I [...][...]

Celebrate the Season in Downtown Detroit!

Photo by Joseph Stevenson, JSFauxtaugraphy @Fauxtaugraphy   I’m not sure when your Holiday Season begins. Before I moved to a Downtown Detroit luxury loft, mine usually kicked off later than I’d planned—mostly because the decorations and celebrations depended on when, well, I decorated, invited, or cooked. [...][...]

Loft Living is for the Dogs…Why Your FBF will LOVE Life in Detroit!

Posted on November 15th, 2017 in Apartment Living, Detroit, Pets
So, it’s not just me. Little Dog also loves living in a Downtown Detroit luxury loft. Especially when she gets to go to a ‘Yappy Hour,’ like the one hosted by Pawstroll in the lobby of our building. I, of course, knew what we were walking into. Little Dog was completely unprepared to be fêted and petted. Okay. [...][...]

Lonely Planet Dubs Detroit “America’s Most Ambitious Renovation Project”

Posted on October 30th, 2017 in Detroit
Detroit has had its ups and downs, but it’s a city that always comes back stronger than before. Of late, this Michigan metro has experienced a major upswing, not only in population and job growth, but also through targeted revitalization. In the heart of the recession, news stories coming out of Detroit were [...][...]

Detroit Family-Style: Dining-Out Done Right Downtown!

Posted on October 29th, 2017 in Detroit, Detroit Food
This month’s Lofts of Merchants Row Resident Event was a night out that was a lot like spending the night in…if your family dinner table could magically expand to fit 30+ of your friends and neighbors, and there was no washing up to be done afterwards! After an Open House where potential new residents toured the [...][...]

Lofts of Merchants Row Open House!

Posted on October 22nd, 2017 in Detroit
Link to Lofts of Merchants Row Open House!
One of the best things about living in the Lofts of Merchants Row is that your friends and neighbors in the building don’t have the exact same ‘apartment’ as you. Obviously, even when you live in a building or complex with multiple units, people decorate their apartments differently. And that is [...][...]

52 Taps + 25 Ounce Drafts (for $3 or $5) = Priceless!

Posted on September 28th, 2017 in Detroit, Detroit Food
I am not sure there can be a Happier Hour than the Brass Rail Pizza Bar’s! With the perfect lineup of Domestic and Craft Beers, there won’t be a flag on the field when you go for their 25 oz. Domestic Drafts for $3 and you’ll score big with one of their 25 oz. ‘You Call It’ Drafts. And, along with [...][...]