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DLECTRICITY Illuminates Midtown

Woodward Avenue between Canfield and Kirby will be lit for DLECTRICITY from 7:00 p.m. to midnight, Friday, September 22nd and Saturday, September 23rd.

Beer Lovers Guide to Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest begins this weekend so raise your stein and get ready to party with fellow beer connoisseurs during Oktoberfest through October.

Detroit Design 139: A look at Detroit’s future

Detroit Design 139 (DD139) brings together 38 development projects from across the city to showcase the future of Detroit and its innovative use of design to re-purpose and rebuilt. The City of Detroit, Bedrock and the partners behind DD139, carefully selected projects that reflect 10 guiding principles deemed essential to building a community that benefits all Detroiters. The principles range from advancing design as a means to improve the quality-of-life for all people to celebrating Detroit’s design legacy, while contributing to its design future.

Avalon Opens Cafe + Biscuit Bar in New Center

What’s old is new again at Avalon’s New Center Cafe + Biscuit Bar. Home-style biscuits, Faygo floats with Detroit made Reilly Craft Creamery ice cream, and a custom art piece displaying the company’s original Cass Corridor location brings a message of love to a new neighborhood.  In addition to new favorites (we recommend the turkey Gouda, and apple butter biscuit), customers can find Avalon’s classic loaf breads and baked goods. With ample seating inside and out, the Cafe + Biscuit Bar is bound to become a neighborhood hot spot.

POP + OFFWORLD TAKES YOU BACK TO THE 80s

POP + OFFWORLD is the latest restaurant venture of business partners Dave Gregory and Tim Tharp. The restaurant and entertainment venue is located on the second floor of Checker Bar, and continues the duo’s tradition of highlighting Detroit’s past. This time the 1980s.

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.