Guide to Marche du Nain Rouge IX

Show your Detroit pride and join the Marche du Nain Rouge Sunday, March 25th Each year, fierce and proud Detroiters from across the city, county and event globe come together to chase away the city’s harbinger of doom and red faced imp, the Nain Rouge. The public parade is open to all. Grab a costume — dress as […]

Now Open: Blo

You’re not cheating on your hairdresser – you’re just getting Blo job No cuts, no color: just wash, blo, and go! Blo, America’s Original Blow Dry Bar and the world’s largest blow dry bar franchise, opened its first location in Detroit! In response to the growing residential and business population downtown, Susan Peslar decided the […]


Guide to St. Patrick’s Day

Get ready to Go Green! St. Patrick’s Day is Saturday, March 17th but the Corktown festivities kick off on Sunday, March 11th – that’s right you have a whole week of reasons to get lucky, eat corned beef and drink green beer.   Corktown Races // Corktown // March 11 @ 9am The Saint Patrick’s Parade […]

Downtown Street Eats – St. Patrick’s Day Edition

It’s a party weekend downtown – St. Patrick’s Day, Round 1 of the NCAA tournament and the return of Downtown Street Eats on Friday! Start the weekend early, celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with with Irish-themed food and fun at four parks and public spaces across Downtown.  There will be 10 trucks, each offering a twist on […]


Top 10 Things To Do in Detroit

Detroit is interesting, exciting and on the rise. The Motor City has hit some bumps in the road but it’s in top gear now. See what everyone is talking about and take a trip to the D. Whether you’re driving in from the suburbs, in town on business or travelling for fun, here are the […]


Where To Watch the Madness

It’s tourney time! Whether you’re downtown for a Sparty Party, representing Maize and Blue or keeping up on your brackets – here are the places to watch the NCAA games. Round 1 schedule: Michigan (3) v Montana Grizzlies (14) THURSDAY @ 9:50pm Michigan State (3) v Bucknell Nison (14) FRIDAY @ 7:10pm    Beacon Park // […]


5 Places for Pi(zza) Day

Wednesday, March 13th – 3.14 – is Pi Day! Pi is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159 – but we don’t care about that. Just give us the PIzza! Here are 5 places to order […]

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Castalia Set to Open in Midtown

During the day it’s Sfumato, a fragrance shop for men and women, but after hours the underground hideaway becomes Castalia – Midtown’s new cocktail bar. If you don’t know it’s there, you’d probably miss it (so consider yourself a Detroit insider). Castalia is Midtown’s new hidden gem. The fragrance shop/cocktail bar is located below the street […]


GIVEAWAY: Celebrate Spring with Blumz Detroit

Get rid of the winter blues with a bright floral bouquet – enter to win flowers from Blumz Detroit! No matter the occasion, Blumz by JRDesigns is the place to go for flowers. The award winning event planning and floral design company has storefronts in Ferndale, downtown Detroit and a new location in Holly! Stop in for plants […]

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Dining Guide: Corktown

Corktown is the oldest neighborhood in Detroit and the birthplace of New Detroit. In 2005, Slows BBQ opened at the corner of Michigan Avenue and Rosa Parks across from the iconic Train Station and changed the food scene in the city. For the first time in a long time, people were coming to Corktown for […]