Friday, October 31, 2014

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos in Southwest Detroit this Sunday

Posted By on Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 10:42 AM

Mexicantown will be celebrating Dia de los Muertos this Sunday with an inaugural event at Clark Park. The First Annual Dia de los Muertos Procession and Community Altar will feature a traditional procession after which ofrendas will be placed on a DIA-sponsored community altar that was built by local artists. ...

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Eat a Dawg and Save a Dog tomorrow afternoon

Posted By on Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 10:18 AM

Detroit Dog Rescue, Atomic Dawg, and the Sausage Emporium are teaming up for a deliciously adorable event tomorrow. Eat a Dawg, Save a Dog is a dog adoption drive that will take place tomorrow at Atomic Dawg in Berkley. The gourmet hot dog restaurant will have some of Detroit Dog...

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

It's National Cat Day

Posted By on Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 1:40 PM

Hug a cat, pet a cat, adopt a cat, pretend to be a cat: Whatever you do, it's National Cat Day. The pseudo holiday is presented by Blue, which is a cat food, so take that for what it's worth. But we thought we take this moment to let you...

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

New metro Detroit-based company gives men a monthly gift

Posted By on Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 3:52 PM

Gentleman's Box is a new metro Detroit based company. Co-founders John Haji and Chris George's brainchild is a monthly subscription service that will cater to today's "modern gentleman." Boxes will contain four to five items along with an issue of GQ magazine. Subscribers can expect anything from a bow tie...

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Monday, October 27, 2014

Here's a handy map on the USA's Guinness World Records

Posted By on Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 4:36 PM

Check out this handy map by Estately, a national real estate search site, on our country's Guinness World Records. Michigan holds a number of records including biggest rubber chicken toss, largest sandwich, longest fingernails (as noted on the map, this is super yuck), tallest dog AND tallest man ever. Man,...

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The Nain Rouge gets a graphic novel and a movie

Posted By on Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 11:32 AM

The Nain Rouge, Detroit's mythical red dwarf, known for being a harbinger for unfortunate events, is finally getting the real attention he deserves. The 300-year-old legend will be further immortalized by a graphic novel and a short film. The Nain Rouge Graphic Novel was created by Josef Bastian and Carl...

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Sunday, October 26, 2014

Slow Roll season ends with a special Halloween edition

Posted By on Sun, Oct 26, 2014 at 11:16 AM

As the weather gets increasingly colder (excluding yesterday's delicious 70-degree day), Slow Roll is winding down for the season, but not before it celebrates All Hallow's Eve with a costumed ride, a contest, and the chance to win a brand new New Belgium cruiser by Felt. Meet at 6 p.m....

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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Willy's welcomes Craine&Love tonight

Posted By on Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 12:55 PM

Willy's, sister store to Shinola, will welcome Craine&Love designer Carol Craine this evening with a special truck show. The local company produces classic, essential wardrobe staples for both men and women. Craine will be on-hand, with her pattern maker and sample sewers (who are based out of Michigan as well)...

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Another promoted post about Michigan on Buzzfeed

Posted By on Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 9:27 AM

This one is about things that wouldn't exist if it weren't for Michigan. Although it would probably be better titled, "Things That Wouldn't Exist If It Weren't For These People and Companies who happened to be in Michigan At The Time." Nonetheless, it's interesting. Check it out here.  ...

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Fortune Magazine: Detroit is a great place for female entrepreneurs

Posted By on Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 5:34 PM

Fortune released a story today about what an awesome place Detroit is for female entrepreneurs. In it they mentioned El Dorado General Store, a new Corktown boutique that's owned and operated by Erin Gavle. We like Gavle and her store (a lot), but we were sad the article didn't mention...

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