Labor Day Weekend Guide

Some think Labor Day marks the end of summer (not us…we definitely want summer to continue), but if it is, let’s go out with a bang! There’s festivals, concerts, even hot dog eating contests – check out our guide and start planning for the weekend ahead.

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Hatch finalists announced for public narrowing

After the initial release of the 10 semifinalists earlier this month, voters picked their absolute favorites and narrowed it down to the final four business concepts in Hatch Detroit’s 2015 competition.

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Central Kitchen + Bar, opens doors today in city center

Central Kitchen + Bar, a modern gastropub with a packed menu, opens its doors Monday, Aug. 10 at 11 a.m. with full hours of operation in downtown’s First National Building. Get the inside scoop here…

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Townhouse Detroit opens and offers multi-dining experiences

Townhouse Detroit has been open for a little over a week and the success can be seen by a stroll past the restaurant on any given day…and at any time of the day. Now you can read all about it…

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Detroit cools down with dessert while giving back

The Detroit Water Ice Factory is the city’s newest dessert shop, located where Ben & Jerry’s used to be in the Compuware building downtown. The grand opening for the dessert destination took place in the afternoon on Aug. 4.

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Fun for all at the new Greektown at Sundown Festival

Fire-eaters, street artists, el fresco dining, live music and more make up the newest downtown festival. From now until Labor Day, Monroe Street will be blocked off from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. between St. Antoine to Beaubien on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays for the festival.

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Henry Ford Medical Group launches one-stop healthcare boutique downtown

The Henry Ford Medical Group in Detroit plans to launch a clinic on Monday that’s geared toward young people living and working in the city.

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STYLE: Rock On with looks by John Varvatos

Adding to the list of amazing talent that has come from Detroit, John Varvatos has recently opened up his first store in the Midwest. This store is located on Woodward Avenue in downtown Detroit, Michigan.

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The Whisky Parlor takes whisky to new heights at upstairs bar

Downtown’s newest hideaway, The Whisky Parlor, serves up topsy-turvy cocktails, 80+ whisky varieties, historically named dishes and a laundry list of different wines. The space is owned and operated by the same team of individuals who turned Grand Trunk Pub into a city favorite.

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The Keep speakeasy moves crafty cocktails to Cadillac Square

The Keep, a Detroit basement speakeasy, just turned a bit less secret since its recent move from Harmonie Park to Cadillac Square. The team of partners are constantly working on the next idea and upgrade as to never let their concepts go stale.

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