Carrie Budzinski


5 Things To Do This Weekend

Detroit is a city on the move and we’re loving every minute of it. Celebrate Father’s Day, Juneteenth, the new train station owners or simply summer this weekend. Bring Dad to Detroit this weekend and buy him a beer at one of the city’s many breweries. Take a selfie and tag @after5detroit on Instagram to […]

Rocco’s Italian Deli Brings A Slice of Italy to Midtown

The long awaited Rocco’s Italian Deli opened Tuesday morning and closed early after selling out – not a bad first day. The sandwich shop and counter deli hits all the right notes in the competitive restaurant landscape. Rocco’s is located on Cass just north of Martin Luther King and helps fill in in the Cass […]

Guide to Detroit’s Breweries

Whether you want to grab a brew before the game or after a long day, if you want a neighborhood pub or big city fun – Detroit has a brewery for you.   Batch Brewing Company // 1400 Porter St Batch Brewing Company is Corktown’s neighborhood nano-brewery with a rotating selection so get the top pick while […]

5 Things To Do This Weekend

Summer is here, the sun is out and it’s time to PARTY! Show your Motor City PRIDE this weekend! The annual Motor City Pride Parade + Festival is Saturday and Sunday at Hart Plaza. Check out our guide for all the details. Need another reason to celebrate this weekend? Foundation Hotel is celebrating its 1 […]

40 Things to Do in June in Detroit

It’s time for summer in the city and there are plenty of reasons to hit the town. From waterfront festivals to big time summer concerts and countless weekly events – get ready to enjoy long days and longer nights. Here are our favorite things to do this month in Detroit.   LIFE IN THE D Detroit […]

5 Things To Do This Weekend

It’s hard to believe it’s June this weekend. Enjoy the sunny days and long nights with these fun outdoor activities! The Grand Prix has finally arrived! Show your Motor City pride and head to Belle Isle Friday, Saturday and Sunday to take part in this Detroit tradition. What better way to start the summer than […]

Metro Detroit Festival + Fair Guide

See the city from atop a Ferris Wheel, eat food off a stick, listen to live music and raise a glass to long days and warm night!   Grosse Ile IslandFest Friday, June 1 – Sunday, June 3 @ Grosse Ile Municipal Airport From its very humble beginnings at Westcroft Gardens in 1984 IslandFest has grown […]

Metro Detroit Firework Festival Guide

There’s nothing like a summer night bundled under blankets, watching the sky light up bright colors. Whether it’s date night or a night on the town, here’s your guide to firework displays across metro Detroit.   Milan Fair Friday, June 1 / 10:05 pm @ Wilson Park This is the event we all look forward […]

5 Things To Do This Weekend

It’s Memorial Day Monday and we plan to enjoy every minute of the long weekend. With warm, sunny days in the forecast we’re ready to get outside and get ready for the summer! Start the weekend off right and check out The Pink Flamingo from 6pm to 10pm Thursday night. The farm to table community […]