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MOVEMENT 2017 PARTY GUIDE

Movement Electronic Music Festival, scheduled May 27-29, is back again at Hart Plaza with entertainment to pack your Memorial Day Weekend. Movement go-ers can purchase 3-day passes, 1 day passes or VIP passes for the festival and experience it all across six different stages with both live performances and DJ sets. The headliners of the […]

BORO RESALE OPENS IN EASTERN MARKET

Fashion is a form of self-expression for so many people and for Miriam Pranschke, smart fashion became a way of life and now, a business. Her store, Boro Resale, opens in Eastern Market on May 20. “I discovered self-expression through clothing in the 6th grade,” Pranschke said. “I am not claiming all this was good […]

CHEF JOE FLORES TOUCHES DOWN AT PETERBORO

Joe Flores, a professional chef of 13 years, makes his return to the restaurant scene–after a hiatus–under the new role of Peterboro’s Executive Chef. Flores touched down at Peterboro in early May 2017 in place of former chef Brion Wong. “What I look forward to the most is bringing back what was once long forgotten,” […]

In Detroit, Making Handcrafted Glasses is a Passion

By Mark Sullivan Sean Yargeau says that when he and Brandon Davis created their first pair of eyeglasses, they didn’t have the slightest idea that it would become their life’s work. “We were making architectural models at the time,” says Yargeau, one of the cofounders of Detroit’s Sharklion. “We were using a lot of wood, […]

QLINE SET TO LAUNCH WITH WEEKEND FESTIVITIES

It’s here! The QLINE we’ve heard so much about these past few years launches their passenger service on Friday, May 12. Seniors and Medicaid recipients are able to ride the QLINE for 75 cents and general walk-up fare is priced at $1.50. Passengers are able to ride the QLINE an unlimited amount of times for […]

MOTHERS DAY GIFT GUIDE

Not sure what to get mom for Mother’s Day? Here’s a list of local offerings for all of the important women in your life. DETROITWICK DetroitWick is hosting their Inaugural Mother’s Day POUR experience, where guests get to take an inside look at how expert chandlers at DetroitWick make candles, while making your own. Moms […]

SPRING IN CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

As of last week, Campus Martius got a lot more exciting with the official spring debut of the Beach and the Lawn, which means we are one step closer to summer. The Beach and the Lawn offer spacious and relaxing seating in the heart of the city with some of the coolest views in Detroit. […]

PRESS ROOM CAFE AND MARKET OPENS DOWNTOWN

The building on West Lafayette Street Downtown that once housed the Detroit News now houses something different, but still news related, called the Press Room Cafe & Market. The press-themed eatery offers breakfast sandwiches, smoothies, burgers, chicken sandwiches, pasta, pizza and much more. Fabio Viviani, of Top Chef fame, is leading the menu with options […]

LA PECORA NERA OPENS DOWNTOWN

  It’s part deli, part cafe and all parts delicious, and it goes by the name La Pecora Nera. Downtown has gained a new gem, whose deli and cafe name translates to “the black sheep.” Co-owner David Ayyash, who also owns Chickpea in the D, noticed that in this surge of Downtown Detroit dining, there […]

AVALON OPENS UP SHOP DOWNTOWN

If you work or spend any time Downtown, or if you just love food, we have got news for you. The name we all know and love, Avalon, just graced us with their three bottom lines, earth, community, and employees, and delicious food, at their third retail location. Avalon Cafe and Bakery debuted their new […]