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Weekend Fun—November 21, 2014!

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All’s aglitter in the Metro-Detroit area, along with this Arctic Vortex Part 2 weather. We may be experiencing temperatures well below normal for this time of year, but as they say, “The Show Must Go On.”  With that, Boyz II Men are at the Motor City SoundBoard, Pinkalicious the Musical has taken over City Theatre,…

Black Friday Cyber Monday 2014

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I don’t know about you, but I started seeing Black Friday ads back in late September. While it may have seemed a bit early, that’s not all bad. We, meaning everybody, need things. Things to replace the things that have worn out, broken down, are inefficient, or too bulky. Things. Not to mention the things…

Living Apartment Style — Comfort and Cozy

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We’ve entered into the Fall/Winter season, which brings shorter daylight hours, colder temperatures and for a good number of people, seasonal discomfort, or “the winter blues.” During this time of year my thoughts focus on “how do I make my home cozy and comfortable?” Cozy and comfortable really feels good when you come in from…

Weekend Fun—November 14, 2014!

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This weekend Nickelodeon’s Fresh Beat Band is at the Fox Theatre, the circus is in town and is bigger than ever at The Palace of Auburn Hills, legend Stevie Wonder is also in town…!   The Fresh Beat Band Fox Theatre November 15, 2014 http://www.olympiaentertainment.com/events/detail/the-fresh-beat-band-1 The Fresh Beat Band, Nickelodeon’s preschool music group and stars…

Are You An Innovator?

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This past September, our own Henry Ford Museum was the first spotlighted in a new CBS series on inventors and innovators. The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation http://www.thehenryford.org/innovationnation/episodeGuide.asp The series then goes on to spotlight inventors and innovators around the country.   The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation has an awesome companion website “OnInnovation.” OnInnovation brings active…

Weekend Fun—November 7, 2014!

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This weekend Metro Detroit pulls out the variety cards. Fastasticon is at the Gibraltar Trade Center, Mötley Crüe is at the Joe, George Lopez is sure to help you get your laugh on at the Fox Theatre, and the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra is at the Wharton Center for the Performing Arts! But, please don’t…

Hiking Trails in Your Neck of the Woods

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This past summer I ventured off to do some walking and hiking of nature trails in other states. On one of those trips, to Cloudland Canyon, Georgia, I experienced one of the quietest places I’d ever visited. It was surreal. As I stood on an outcropping along the top of the canyon walls, the only sound to…

Weekend Fun—October 31, 2014!

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The last weekend in October can still be scary, the Detroit Opera House celebrates a first, Usher ignites The Palace of Auburn Hills and more…!   Driving Miss Daisy City Theatre October 31, 2014 http://www.olympiaentertainment.com/events/detail/driving-miss-daisy     Giselle Detroit Opera House November 1-2, 2014 http://www.michiganopera.org/2014-2015-season/dance/giselle In its first performances at the Detroit Opera House, Houston Ballet…

Tips for a Safe and Happy Halloween

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Keep Your Communities, Neighborhoods and Loved-Ones Safe This celebrated fun night of the year can also be a very scary night of the year in more ways that one. There are ghosts, goblins and ghouls out there, but with a little due-diligence, you can help to keep it fun and happy. Following are a few…

Weekend Fun—October 24, 2014!

6th Detroit Fall Beer Fest

Bundle up for a host of outdoor Fall Fun at Greenfield Village, the Detroit Zoo, Royal Oak Farmers Market or step inside for Mickey’s Music Festival at the Palace, Motown the Musical at the Fisher Theatre…Get your Beer on at the 6th Annual Detroit Beer Festival!   6th Annual Detroit Fall Beer Festival Eastern Market,…