Thursday, August 25, 2016

How architecture and shitty urban planning created hip-hop

Posted By on Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 9:33 AM

We highly recommend checking out this recent article on the Fader about ties between urban planning/architecture and hip-hop. It's smart, original and — because we're always looking for that Motor City tie — its main source is a Detroiter.  Mike Ford, who was born in the D and studied architecture...

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Tony Hawks joins the catalog of celebs who own homes in Detroit

Posted By on Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 9:16 AM

Tony Hawk, famed skate boarder and seemingly decent dude, has purchased a three-unit apartment building (née house) in Detroit's collegiate-corridor (née Woodbridge). The news is pretty rad (come on guys, it's flippin' Tony Hawk!) but it's also somewhat misleading. No, Hawk and his family are not relocating from California to Detroit;...

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Relive the mid-2000's with O.A.R. at the Royal Oak Music Theatre

Posted By on Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 8:10 AM

Please play Shattered.

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YouTube dude Andy McKee stops in Ann Arbor tonight

Posted By on Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 8:00 AM

More insane-looking guitars, please.

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How one west sider fights for Detroit's kids

Posted By on Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 7:28 AM

Vision of Hope's Greg Jolly knows you've got to reach young people before they falter.

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Danny Kroha and Craig Brown team up for a night at El Club

Posted By on Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 7:16 AM

When old-meets-new.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

First Taste: Wahlburgers draws in the fans

Posted By on Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 6:03 PM

Bringing a Wahlberg family meal to Detroit.

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'The Supremes A' Go-Go' turns 50

Posted By on Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 3:51 PM

The album took a "girl group" to the top of the album charts and made history.

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Is White Boy Rick's story going to be a movie?

Posted By on Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 2:47 PM

Rick Wershe aka 'White Boy Rick' has been in prison for nearly thee decades for a non-violent drug crime. And like all crazy historic events in the world, Hollywood started paying attention. According to The Wrap, award-winning producers, Darren Aronofsky and Scott Franklin (Black Swan, Requiem for a Dream) are trying to...

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'Hipster' eyeglasses store coming to Detroit this year

Posted By on Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 2:29 PM

Ok, so maybe Warby Parker (which sounds like the name of a hipster baby) expanded its offerings a bit and are now being described as a 'vintage eyeglasses retailer' but hey, you get the gist.  The New York-based company's name is actually a nod to Jack Kerouac (because of...

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