Carrie Budzinski

Coming Soon – Guide to 2018 Restaurant Openings

Start making reservations because these 2018 restaurants are going to attract a waitlist. Local favorites Rose’s Fine Food, Grey Ghost and the Detroit Optimist Society are trying something new in the new year. New buildings mean new restaurants at the Siren Hotel and The Selden. And there are some newcomers too – husband and wife team, […]

5 Free Dates in Detroit

There’s no need to break the bank for date night. There’s plenty to do in the D that’s FREE! Turn off the phones and enjoy some quality time together during a date night anyone can afford.   Escape to a Tropical Paradise Head to the Belle Isle Conservatory and enjoy some balmy weather and blue […]

GIVEAWAY: Monte Carlo Night @ the Belle Isle Boat House

Get ready for a night of vintage glamour with red carpet arrivals, delectable treats and casino gaming  at the Belle Isle Boat House. Enter to win a pair of tickets to Monte Carlo Night. Enjoy a casino night at the 115-year-old boat house on Belle Isle. The Belle Isle Boat House,a 501(c)(3) non-profit, will host its annual fundraising event […]

Valentine’s Day Deals

Show your love for Detroit, your sweetheart and your furry friends with these special Valentine’s Day deals at the places we LOVE.   John Varvatos // 1500 Woodward Ave Celebrate your Detroit LOVE with this exclusive John Varvatos x Nick Jonas Detroit t-shirt ($98) or hoodie ($168).   Threads and Legs // 660 Woodward Ave Stop into […]


Watch the city lights sparkle from Aloft Detroit at the David Whitney Building.  Plan a downtown date for your Valentine and then spend the night at the Aloft. Enter to win our Valentine’s Day Giveaway! Aloft Detroit at the David Whitney is a luxury hotel in the heart of Detroit. The 100 year old building was […]

GIVEAWAY: Mani/Pedi for 2 @ The TEN Nail Bar

Get ready to sip some champagne and be pampered at The TEN Nail Bar with someone you love for Valentine’s Day (or Galentine’s Day). Enter to win a manicure AND pedicure appointment for TWO! The TEN Nail Bar is a modern nail bar located in downtown’s popular Capitol Park enclave and a sweet escape at any time […]

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New York’s City Bakery Opens in New Center

When you want big city feels in our ‘small town’ head to New Center. The Fisher Building’s latest tenant is New York’s popular City Bakery. If you’ve been to Manhattan (or watched Sex and the City) you probably recognize City Bakery.  The much anticipated cafe joins a growing list of places to check out in […]

French Festival @ Orchestra Hall

Celebrate the City of Love in the ‘Paris of the Midwest’ with a series of special events at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s French Festival, February 8-24th. Celebrate French music and culture at the DSO with six imaginative programs, including the music of Ravel, Debussy, Saint-Saens, and Berloiz.  Get the most out of each Classical concert with […]

GIVEAWAY: Valentine’s Day Dinner @ Granite City Brewery

Share some brews and a meal for two at Granite City’s special Valentine’s Dinner February 9th-15th. Enter to win a date night dinner at the Renaissance Center. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved one at Granite City in the Renaissance Center and enjoy selections from a pre-fixed 3-course menu for two, Friday, February 9th through […]

25 Date Night Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Need ideas for Valentine’s Day? Here are some date ideas for February. Whether it’s a first date or decade together, there are plenty of things to do in Detroit. Play hooky or enjoy a late night on the town, no matter what your significant others’ interest – we put together a list that offers something […]

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