Tag Archive for Detroit

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…

Detroit Docs Part Three: City on the Move

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…

Great Metro Detroit Burgers at the Twisted Rooster

It’s a little off the beaten path of metro Detroit, but if you have a chance to visit the  Twisted Rooster  restaurant, in either Belleville or Chesterfield, you should give it a try.   Even though the two nearby locations (there’s also one in Grand Rapids) are a bit of a drive, take some small…