Categories: Features

Downtown Detroit Holiday Market Line-up

It’s that time of year – so much to do, so little time. Thankfully, holiday shopping just got easier with the Detroit Holiday Markets. Pick out special gifts for friends and family on your lunch break, after work or on the weekends.

Norma G’s brings Caribbean to Detroit

Since 2014, you may have been lucky enough to stumble upon Norma G’s food truck, but now you can dine inside (or outside) of Norma G’s restaurant. Lester Gouvia, Norma G’s owner, launched his food truck with his Trinidadian mother, Norma, in mind. The success and popularity of the food truck encouraged Gouvia to find […]

UnitedFront Dresses Up Midtown

UnitedFront, a contemporary dress and skirt boutique, made its way from online to North End Collective, and then from North End Collective to a permanent spot at 3939 Woodward Ave., Suite 20, in the heart of Midtown. Jordette Singleton, UnitedFront’s founder and a lifelong Detroiter, found it increasingly more difficult to find unique dresses and […]

SheWolf brings Italy to Midtown

SheWolf brings a piece of Italy to Midtown. The name SheWolf comes from Roman mythology, and inside the restaurant, you’ll see the decor is a little bit Detroit, and a little bit Italy. The pastificio and bar was inspired by the city of Rome, the duality of old and new in Roman culture, the city of […]

Lost River Opens in Detroit

Detroit loves a good tiki bar (from Mutiny Bar to The Skip and Sugar House when they morph into them on special occasions) and it’s a good thing because the Lost River is coming to Morningside. Keep an eye for the custom neon signs, created by George Vidas, that welcomes you to Lost River. Inside you’re greeted with […]

Willis Show Bar Revival in Midtown

A lot has been happening on Third Street but nothing quite like this, Willis Show Bar is bringing something old to new Detroit. The doors have been shuttered for nearly 40 years but back in the day, Third Street was full of jazz clubs and cabaret bars. The new owners are looking to take the neighborhood back […]

Kiesling Detroit Opens in Milwaukee Junction

Kiesling Detroit, Detroit’s newest cocktail bar in Milwaukee Junction, opens after a long awaited reveal. Kiesling sits at the base of a renovated apartment building on the northwest corner of Milwaukee and Beaubien. The space previously operated as a general store, a saloon, a bar, and a cafe – there’s plenty of history weaved into […]

The Farmer’s Hand is Growing – FOLK Opens in Detroit

FOLK brings fresh food to Corktown and a menu that will have you eating well and feeling good. The corner of Bagley and Trumbull is a lot brighter as FOLK joins its sister shop The Farmer’s Hand and neighbor Mama Coo’s Boutique in the historic brick storefront. The self-seating diner is a bright and refreshing addition […]

Sneak Peek: Lumen Detroit

Lumen Detroit prepares to light up downtown Detroit this spring Lumen Detroit, located Downtown in Beacon Park, is set to open up their sliding glass doors to the world the first week of April. The new restaurant will offer a variety of food, beer, and wine to Detroit food enthusiasts. The menu promises eclectic American […]

Lovers Only Opens in Capitol Park

Lovers Only is Detroit’s newest burger spot, and its fast-casual style–with an upcoming walk-up window–is sure to make it one of Downtown Detroit’s most frequented spots for a quick, tasty meal. The new burger joint is the latest project from the people behind Voyager, a seafood and oyster restaurant in Ferndale. The menu at Lovers […]