Sunday, January 4, 2015

"New Detroit" isn't as "New" as some might think

Posted By on Sun, Jan 4, 2015 at 7:38 PM

There sure is a lot being said these days about "New Detroit."  From this to this to conversations in the real world, in bars and restaurants and cafés and on the street. But "New Detroit" hails back to 1967, as noted in this Deadline Detroit article: Five decades before it became a...

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Friday, January 2, 2015

Southfield gets its own app

Posted By on Fri, Jan 2, 2015 at 2:01 PM

According to a press release, the city of Southfield will soon have its very own app. The free program will be available for both Apple and Android phones as well as tablets.  City Administrator Fred Zorn says the tool will help people stay connected with the city as well as...

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Friday, December 26, 2014

Emagine Canton will screen 'The Interview' for free

Posted By on Fri, Dec 26, 2014 at 12:40 PM

You may have heard about the controversy surrounding the release of a movie called The Interview. It stars Seth Rogan and James Franco as the pair attempt to assassinate North Korea's Kim Jong Un with the help of the CIA. Of course, some folks weren't happy about Hollywood making a...

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Sunday, December 21, 2014

Rock City Eatery's Nikita Sanches and Jessica Imbronone will appear on CNBC's 'Restaurant Startup'

Posted By on Sun, Dec 21, 2014 at 10:11 AM

See anybody you know in this season preview for Restaurant Startup? Rock City Eatery proprietor Nikita Sanches and his fiancé Jessica Imbronone appear (for nary more than a few seconds) in this clip, but they'll be featured much more prominently on the show. They'll compete against 19 other...

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Saturday, December 20, 2014

City Bird is bigger and better than ever

Posted By on Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 10:18 AM

City Bird, a now five-year-old boutique in Midtown, has recently gone through a huge expansion. In fact, they've increased their square footage by about 50 percent. On Thursday, the shop unveiled the fruits of the construction during a special celeration.  With all the new space, they're able to feature even...

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It's the last weekend to shop at CityLoft

Posted By on Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 9:09 AM

Guys, Christmas is next week, four days from now if you count today, and if you're anything like us, you're nowhere near finished shopping. The malls are open, likely with later hours than usual, and there's always the Rustbelt and PLENTY of other local shops are open, too. (Check out...

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8 (kind of) classic Christmas movies on Netflix

Posted By on Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 12:01 AM

Saturday is here again, Christmas is right around the corner and if you're lucky enough to NOT have a family party to attend, you might be camped out on the couch today, needing a little Christmas cheer. Netflix (the streaming version, the version you don't have to wait a week...

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Friday, December 19, 2014

Today's the last day for Showcase D'Holidays at Campus Martius Park

Posted By on Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 10:03 AM

Last week we spoke with Bob Gregory, president of Campus Martius Park, about all the holiday offerings at CMP this season. This year there's shopping at CityLoft, designer snowmen, carriage rides, street performers, and even a rink-side bar.  While the street performers and carriage rides will continue until Dec. 28...

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The Nutcracker gets some Motown soul for the third year in a row

Posted By on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 9:38 AM

Tchaikovsky's seminal Christmas tale has been performed by troupes the world over, but none have infused it with such soul and Detroit flavor as the Motown Nutcracker.  This version, which takes the stage at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Theatre in Dearborn, changes the story a little bit and...

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Monday, December 15, 2014

Main Art Theatre's Midnight Madness will now run year-round

Posted By on Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 6:14 PM

Royal Oak's Main Art Theatre has been screening cult classics at 12 a.m. every Friday and Saturday nights as part of a summer-long series called Midnight Madness. Though summer has long since passed, the series has continued on and thanks to its extreme popularity, Landmark Theatres (the company that owns...

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