Erica Rakowicz

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Flowers of Vietnam Brings It Home with Reopening

Southwest Detroit’s Flowers of Vietnam is back and better than ever with some of the most flavorful dishes you’ll ever find and five nights of service, Wednesday through Sunday from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m. Unless you’ve been spending your weekends under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard about the Vietnamese pop-up that began as […]

Guide to Holidays in Detroit

Tis the season! Celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah with friends and loved ones at these festive holiday events.   BYOB Christmas Lights Trolley Tour + Rooftop Party // 1551 Winder Pre-party at 900 Tower + Terrace, a drive through Wayne County Lightfest, a wild night at the Detroit Zoo and a visit to Campus Martius. Throughout December […]

Miracle Pops Up at The Skip

Christmas in the Belt got a bit cozier this year with a pop-up in one of downtown’s frequented watering holes, The Skip. “We’re super excited to show the Skip off in the winter,” said Joe Robinson of The Skip. “A lot of people think we’re only open for the warmer months, but we’re now open […]

Holiday Market Shopping Guide

This holiday season, you don’t have to look very far for all your gifts and goodies. Check out our guide to Detroit holiday shopping experiences.   Holiday Headquarters // 100 Renaissance Center Local businesses have their items for sale in the GMRENCEN including Detroit-themed apparel, artwork, ties, knit fashions, macarons, jewelry and more. November 27 […]

TAKOI RELAUNCHES IN CORKTOWN

Takoi, formerly known as Katoi, reopens on Monday, August 28, after a suspected arson that devastated the Detroit hospitality community and those who follow it diligently. After a few months of hard teamwork, Takoi is here with a changed name and a extended, more secure space, and they’re back and better than ever with Thai-inspired dishes, interestingly orchestrated cocktails, and a full dining experience.

BRIX OPENS WITH WINE, MEAT AND CHEESE

Detroit wine lovers rejoice! Brix Wine & Charcuterie Boutique is set to open their doors on August 17 and in celebration of their opening weekend, they’re offering free wine tastings with 1-2 oz. pours in their vault. The space takes over the old Michigan Savings Bank in the West Village.

FEMOLOGY OPEN FOR DETROIT LADY BOSSES

This one is for the ladies. Femology, a business lounge for women, is something Detroit has been waiting a long time for and now, there’s finally a space for women to collaborate, grow, socialize, and  make the most of their talents.

GUIDE TO MO POP FESTIVAL

It’s a festival we’ve come to know and love in a quick few years and this year, Mo Pop Festival celebrates its fifth summer of showcasing huge artists and entertaining the masses through food, drink, and experiences unlike any other.

TONY HAWK TO LAUNCH WAYFINDING SKATE PARK DOWNTOWN

Remember the crazy halfpipe that was inside of the Fisher building earlier this year? George Leichtweis, the guy who designed it, artist Ryan McGinness, Tony Hawk, Bedrock, Library Street Collective and Cranbrook Art Museum came together to bring Detroit Wayfinding. Wayfinding is an art installation and skate park at Bedrock’s Monroe Blocks development, which is the area bounded by Randolph Street, Bates Street, Cadillac Square and Monroe Avenue.