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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.

Behind the Scenes with Dave Kwiatkowski

From neighborhood bar to swanky downtown dining, Dave Kwiatkowski’s Detroit Optimist Society represents the best of Detroit and with the acquisition of the Buhl Bar, they’ve added another gem to the collection.

Grown-Up Guide to Youmacon

Who said Youmacon was for kids? Here’s your 18 years and older guide to anime, cos and gameplay fun.


Takoi, formerly known as Katoi, reopens on Monday, August 28, after a suspected arson that devastated the Detroit hospitality community and those who follow it diligently. After a few months of hard teamwork, Takoi is here with a changed name and a extended, more secure space, and they’re back and better than ever with Thai-inspired dishes, interestingly orchestrated cocktails, and a full dining experience.


Detroit wine lovers rejoice! Brix Wine & Charcuterie Boutique is set to open their doors on August 17 and in celebration of their opening weekend, they’re offering free wine tastings with 1-2 oz. pours in their vault. The space takes over the old Michigan Savings Bank in the West Village.

Due to COVID-19, most events and venues have been cancelled and closed.

We will continue to keep you updated on events as they resume their normal scheduling.

In the meantime, we highly suggest you confirm the dates and details
for each event with the venue itself prior to attending.