Tag Archive for Detroit

Beer Fun Facts: Detroit Summer Beer Fest 2013

Our friends at  Real Detroit Weekly  want to celebrate craft beer–something we can get behind–so they got involved with  Detroit Summer Beer Fest. Talk about a celebration! Live music, spirits, and over 60 craft beers from around the world, including Michigan beers from local breweries like Milking It Productions and the Rochester Mills Beer Company.…

Detroit Rock City: Music Picks 5/27 – 6/2

Detroit’s known for a lot of things: Cars, cars, and, oh yeah, cars. But wait! There’s more . . . Music! Detroit’s produced as many great musicians as it has cars, easy. And not just the city, but the metro region as a whole. Let’s see what’s happening this week. Monday, 5/27 Movement Electronic Music…

Catch the Ultimate Coolness Up on a Roof

As we’re into the dog days of summer, sometimes a sidewalk cafÍ© isn’t enough to catch a breeze to go with that ice-cold adult beverage. Our suggestion: hit the roof at one of these Detroit area bars. 24 Seconds Bar & Grill: Located in the heart of the Detroit area’s newest hip downtown destination, the…

Treat Yourself to Summer Hair & Skin Treatments

You’ve biked, beached and tended to the garden, and quite frankly, that sun-kissed glow that you had in the beginning of the summer is starting to make your hair and skin look and feel over baked. Just as getting plenty of exercise is good for your body, so are hair and skin treatments to make…

Can a Zombie Theme Park Bring Detroit Back From the Dead?

The undead are all the rage and a local guy thinks they can breathe new life into some of Detroit’s deadest neighborhoods. Mark Siwak has launched a campaign to get Z World Detroit, a zombie theme park, off the ground by asking for donations on a fundraising website, Indiegogo.com. “The city of Detroit is considering…

Free Friday Fun at River Days

The Detroit Riverfront turns into a ginormous festival on Friday when River Days kicks off through Sunday. With so much going on, like carnival rides, music stages, tall ships, sand sculptures, jet ski demos, nature walks, boat tours, the Detroit River Art Scape, it’s impossible to take it in over one day. So why not…

Detroit’s Mad Hatter outfits Kentucky Derby

What’s better than a day at the races, fancy schmancy cocktails, and betting on the fastest horse? A big-brimmed derby hat from Detroit’s own milliner,  Mr. Song. It’s not the thoroughbreds, the mint juleps or the Hollywood royalty that sets the Kentucky Derby apart, it’s the hats that top off the seersucker and sundresses that…

The Rattlesnake Gives a Taste of Baconfest Michigan

Do you smell bacon in your sleep? Are you imagining ordinary things that resemble slabs of bacon during your waking hours? More than likely, you won’t be able to wait until June 2 for  Baconfest Michigan  at the Royal Oak Farmers Market. Lucky for you, the  Rattlesnake  – one of 36 participating restaurants, bars and…

Detroit Documentaries: Detroit Wildlife

There’s been a rash of Detroit documentaries lately, from locals with well fed Kickstarter accounts to seasoned vets submitting their takes on the city to the Sundance Film Festival. As the city’s buzz has intensified over the past several years, it seems everyone’s been trying to best document Detroit and what it all means. In…

Weekend Fun–May 4th

Blue Man Group has invaded Detroit!   Blue Man Group Fisher Theatre Detroit May 1st-13th “Experience the Phenomenon. BLUE MAN GROUP is best known for their wildly popular theatrical shows and concerts which combine comedy, music, and technology to produce a totally unique form of entertainment.” Tuesday – Saturday at 8:00pm Sunday Evenings at 7:30pm…