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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

'Jurassic Park' to kick-off opening of temporary drive-in theater at downtown Detroit's stalled Monroe Block site

Posted By on Tue, Jan 12, 2021 at 10:55 AM

If you're into a leather-clad Jeff Goldblum, late-stage capitalism, and dino DNA, you're in luck, metro Detroit. Emagine Entertainment has partnered with Bedrock to bring a temporary drive-in movie theater to the site of downtown Detroit's delayed Monroe Blocks project at 32 Monroe Street. Monroe Street Drive-in's family-friendly viewings...

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Thursday, January 7, 2021

You can reserve the entire Cranbrook Art Museum starting this month

Posted By on Thu, Jan 7, 2021 at 12:20 PM

Starting this month, Cranbrook Art Musuem is allowing visitors to reserve the entire museum for themselves. Every Wednesday, the museum is offering three, one-hour time slots for individuals or private groups of up to six to reserve the museum. This includes all galleries as well as the museum shop....

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Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Detroit-based beauty giant The Lip Bar rebrands as TLB as it expands catalog and reach

Posted By on Wed, Jan 6, 2021 at 11:39 AM

Melissa Butler started out nine years ago making lipstick in her kitchen. The Detroiter was famously featured on the television show, Shark Tank, in 2015, where she was denied any funding for her colorful lipsticks. In fact, the show's Kevin O’Leary called the products “clown makeup.” Just five short...

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Monday, January 4, 2021

Beloved arcade Pinball Pete's launches GoFundMe, raises $90k in over a week

Posted By on Mon, Jan 4, 2021 at 10:50 AM

It may not be game over for Pinball Pete's arcade, thanks to a recent crowdfunding campaign to save the legacy business. Pinball Pete's, which operates two locations in Ann Arbor and East Lansing, has been serving the community with wall-to-wall games for more than 40 years. Due to the...

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Metro Detroit native Kristen Bell tells Oakland County to mask up in Instagram post

Posted By on Tue, Dec 22, 2020 at 12:13 PM

Star of The Good Place Kristen Bell thinks Oakland County — home to her hometown of Huntington Woods — would be an even better place as long as people mask up and act responsibly during the ongoing pandemic. Bell, 40, is the new face and voice of reason for...

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Menorah in the D will illuminate Campus Martius for 10th year, but asks people to watch from home

Posted By on Wed, Dec 9, 2020 at 10:53 AM

We've got two words for 2020: oy vey. Though Detroit will, once again, honor the start of Hanukkah by lighting a massive one-of-a-kind menorah in Campus Martius Park as part of its annual Menorah in the D festivities, organizers are asking people to participate in the ceremony from the...

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Detroit's Autorama rescheduled for the spring

Posted By on Tue, Dec 8, 2020 at 4:54 PM

Autorama, Detroit's long-running hot rod car show, hasn't missed a date in its 69-year history. And by rescheduling this year's show, organizers are hoping to keep that perfect streak. The show is typically held around early March at Detroit's TCF Center. But on Tuesday, officials announced they're moving it...

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Monday, December 7, 2020

MOCAD's new interim director says she wants to help make a 'roadmap' for her successor

Posted By on Mon, Dec 7, 2020 at 2:10 PM

Last week, the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit announced that board member Laura Hughes will serve as its interim executive director while it continues its search for a new leader following toxic workplace allegations that rocked the gallery this summer. Hughes, who has served on MOCAD's board for two...

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Friday, December 4, 2020

Michigan illuminated forest updates for trippy winter strolls

Posted By on Fri, Dec 4, 2020 at 3:08 PM

Glenlore Trails — an interactive, family friendly hiking trail in Commerce Township outfitted with trippy lights — is now open with a new winter edition. "Glenlore Trails: Aurora" opened to the public on Friday, Dec. 4. The new edition takes place along a half-mile of wooded trail at Multi...

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

There's a new Christmas movie drive-in theater posted up at Lakeside Mall

Posted By on Tue, Dec 1, 2020 at 11:11 AM

If you've ever wanted to watch Polar Express in an old Sears parking lot, consider your holiday wish granted. The latest drive-in pandemic offering comes by way of Mike Oddo of Movie Magic. Located in the parking lot of Lakeside Mall in Sterling Heights, Movie Magic Lakeside offers two...

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