Thursday, February 22, 2018

Midtown's Source Booksellers named a top 5 finalist for national award

Posted By on Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 8:56 PM

Janet Webster Jones opened her store back in 2002, but her love affair with books began long ago. The retired Detroit Public School teacher is the daughter of a librarian and loved visiting her neighborhood's branch of the Detroit Public Library. Source Booksellers, now a brick-and-mortar shop on Cass...

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Game of Thrones gets savage parody treatment with Musical Thrones at City Theatre

Posted By on Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 4:48 PM

We all know that person. You know, the Game of Thrones super-freak who refuses to make plans on Sunday nights because, yeah, spoiler alerts are a thing. Whether you are that person or if they just reside in your friend group, like winter, Musical Thrones: A Parody of Fire...

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Detroit’s only campground to reopen after more than a decade

Posted By on Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 11:03 AM

Starting this spring, Detroit youth will be able to once again camp in the city when Rouge Park's Scout Hollow, Detroit's only (official) campground, is set to reopen after more than a decade. According to a press release sent Thursday, the 17.4-acre site will be renovated with a $200,000 grant from the...

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Legends of Wrestling to powerslam Fraser Hockeyland Arena this spring

Posted By on Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 9:51 AM

Iron your spandex, prepare your battle cries, and get ready to smash some folding chairs — the Legends of Wrestling tour is bringing the heat to metro Detroit. Legends of Wrestling will deliver live matches and ringside smackdowns inside of the Fraser Hockeyland Arena on Saturday, April 21. Ric...

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Vandals keep dumping pizza all over a Troy man's Jeep

Posted By on Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 9:07 AM

There is no sight more horrendous that than of wasted pizza. But, a Troy man has woken up to that unspeakable tragedy three times this month. According to a story on WDIV, a Troy resident told police he woke up around 4 a.m. on Monday morning to the sound of...

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Mound Road has more craters than the surface of the moon as evidenced by this YouTube video

Posted By on Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 3:56 PM

Anyone who has operated a motor vehicle in Michigan over the last couple of days can attest to the fact that our roads are even shittier than usual. An all around onslaught of snow this winter, coupled with a several days of above average temperatures has led to a...

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Mitch Albom wrote another book and oh please god make it stop

Posted By on Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 2:53 PM

Mitch Albom, a Detroit Free Press columnist who should have been fired in 2005 when he indisputably made shit up in one of his sports columns, continues to work in media, and we cannot figure out why. Despite saying we shouldn't write about school shootings anymore and also feeling he...

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Beat it, Queen — Bianca Del Rio will not hold back at Royal Oak performance

Posted By on Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 6:00 AM

Life is such a drag — and we’re totally here for it. The RuPaul’s Drag Race season six winner Bianca Del Rio made her mark with her sharp wit (and an even sharper eyeliner wing). Now, she’s taking her one-queen show on the road as part of the Blame...

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Fire and Fury author and 'total loser' Michael Wolff is coming to Royal Oak

Posted By on Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 3:19 PM

Journalist and New York Times best-selling author Michael Wolff has likely been the bane of Donald Trump's existence since his tell-all tome, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, was published on Jan. 5. A media storm followed the book's release, which was chock-full of unflattering anecdotes that...

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Yoganic Flow to offer affordable yoga classes inside Grandmont Rosedale co-working space

Posted By on Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 1:54 PM

Detroiter Kerrie Trahan began practicing yoga over 12 years ago, when she first participated in a class at the Boll Family YMCA, but it wasn't until she moved to South Korea that yoga began to wind its way into her life in a much deeper way. After discovering the...

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