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Monday, October 31, 2016

The real story of Harry Houdini's Halloween day death in Detroit

Posted By on Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 2:58 PM

Harry Houdini died on Halloween in Detroit 92 years ago. The famous magician did not meet his untimely demise on stage while performing an escape act from his Chinese water torture machine, as many folks believe. Rather, he died at Grace Hospital in Detroit a week after collapsing on stage...

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Saturday, October 29, 2016

See local scribe Lynn Crawford read from her new book in Detroit

Posted By on Sat, Oct 29, 2016 at 7:27 AM

So far, the book has earned praise from novelist Harry Mathews and poet and essayist Andrei Codrescu.

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Friday, October 28, 2016

How to celebrate Dia de los Muertos without being an appropriating asshole

Posted By on Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 4:12 PM

There are more appropriate ways to observe Day of the Dead.

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Abstract art double-whammy in West Bloomfield

Posted By on Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 1:08 PM

Compilation station: A restrospective of Rick Vian. But wait: There's more! An additional exhibit with 41 Detroit abstractionists.

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Cyberoptix owner to open shop in Eastern Market selling more than just ties

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 3:43 PM

Bethany Shorb is the monochromatic yet charismatic character behind Cyberoptix ties and Well Done Goods and the savvy business woman (and newlywed!) is opening a shop in her Eastern Market digs this November. The shop, called Well Done Goods, will be the first retail outlet on Gratiot in over 40...

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Bobcat Bonnie's owner says 'Hoffa's Hideout' will go by another name

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 2:24 PM

The decision to bury the name comes not from the public hubbub, but due to the objections of Hoffa's son.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Nintendo Switch: One system, two functions

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 3:50 PM

Nintento Switch announced, street dated for March 31, 2017. Price and specifications expected early 2017.

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Another chance to see the hilarious 'Fish Dinner' in Northville this week

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 1:25 PM

There will be lotsa laffs this weekend when Quentin Hicks' 'Fish Dinner' hits the stage in Northville.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

AMC Theatres holding viewing parties on election night for some reason

Posted By on Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 11:57 AM

Want to watch the election results pour in with a huge tub of popcorn? Look no further my friends because AMC Theaters will have you covered. The theater chain partnered with CNN to bring election coverage to the big screen. Anyone in one of the 25 cities will have...

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