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O.W.L. Eatery Offers 24-HOUR Flavor to Woodward Avenue

Burgers, tacos, nachos, egg sandwiches and avocado toast can all be paired with a cup of homemade horchata, iced tea or lemonade alongside a gooey plate of poblano cheese-covered fries at Royal Oak’s new O.W.L eatery. Woodward’s old Onion Roll Deli underwent a secret and significant transformation to become the new O.W.L. which is now […]

QUEENS BAR ADDS A CLASSIC, SIMPLE DRINK SPOT TO DOWNTOWN

The team behind Midtown’s old school Bronx Bar brings Downtown another corner spot with another borough name, Queens Bar, and the new destination is as no-nonsense as you’d expect. The space opened pretty quietly but drew in devoted Detroit bar scene followers, friends, neighborhood foot traffic and more by word of mouth and social media […]

EL CLUB ADDS ART & VARIETY TO DETROIT’S MUSIC SCENE

El Club, Detroit’s newest all-ages music venue, opened last month with a stage, lights, supreme sound, a VIP seating area, an outdoor patio and a list of music acts on the programming list. Graeme Flegenheimer owns the space, which is located in the former Mexicantown Fiesta Center, near Clark Park, and brought on Virginia Benson […]

TOUR DETROIT’S NEWEST RETAILER, KIT AND ACE

Kit and Ace, the Vancouver-based “athleisure” brand, embarks on phase two of their Detroit presence with their new Downtown location at 1459 Woodward Ave, with durable, Technical Cashmere clothing for both men and women. The first spot, located in Midtown on Cass Avenue, closed on June 9 to make way for the new bigger and […]

FORD FIREWORKS LIGHT UP DETROIT SKYLINE FOR 58TH YEAR

The Ford Fireworks, brought to Detroit by The Parade Company, is set to light up the city skyline at approximately 9:48 p.m. on Monday, June 27. This year marks the 58th year for The Parade Company’s production of the famous fireworks and the event draws thousands of viewers each year. This year’s theme is “Go […]

A SUMMER OF FUN PLANNED IN CAMPUS MARTIUS

The Fountain Detroit, a beach-casual restaurant housed in a repurposed shipping container, is now open in Campus Martius Park and feeding those hungry and thirsty as they hang out at the beach. The new restaurant takes the place of the former Fountain Bistro with new ownership and an entirely new feel and flare as an […]

TOP PATIOS IN DETROIT

It’s been a long winter, but the summer is finally here – and that means patio season! Whether you’re looking for a cool breeze during dinner, or the hottest outdoor party, we have your top Detroit destinations for enjoying your food and drinks al fresco. The Skip It’s not only the newest addition to the […]

LONG AWAITED BRODERICK GRILLE OPENS IN THE TOWER

While the Broderick Tower opened its doors to the first residential tenants at the end of 2012, they’ve kept us all waiting to see the big unveil of the Broderick Grille that exterior signs promised to open. And…the wait was finally over! The Broderick Grille, a new restaurant located on the first floor of the […]

OPENING DAY PARTY GUIDE

It’s that time again! Detroit loves its baseball and a good party, so Opening Day events are HUGE! We’ve rounded up a list of tent parties, game-fueled events, special beer launches, radio promotions and more for your choosing. Prepare for the return of Tigers Baseball! Opening Day Party @ Town Pump Tavern, 8 a.m., 100 […]

MAC N’ BREWZ OPENS IN MIDTOWN

Sweet Lorraine’s Fabulous Mac n’ Brewz opens in Midtown as the third brand by award-winning chef Lorraine Platman of Sweet Lorraine’s Café & Bar and Sweet Lorraine’s Fabulous Mac n’ Cheez. Mac n’ Brewz promises all-natural, homemade breakfast wraps and pastries, organic coffee and tea, all-natural pop from Northwoods Soda & Syrup Co Inc., in […]