Carrie Budzinski

2017 Guide to Murals in the Market

Murals in the Market is back for its 3rd year with more than 50 local and international artists painting live throughout the Eastern Market district September 21st – 28th.

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 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.