Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Detroit artist Charles McGee debuts new mural alongside exhibition

Posted By on Wed, May 31, 2017 at 4:04 PM

Hunched over a walker, Charles McGee scoots around the ground floor of 1505 Woodward Avenue, overseeing the installation of his new artist exhibition ahead of its June 1 opening reception. It’s a large body of work by the 92-year-old artist, including paintings, drawings, and sculptures. But don’t call it...

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Pride Night returns to Comerica Park June 6

Posted By on Wed, May 31, 2017 at 12:50 PM

Baseball will be a little gay when Pride Night returns to Comerica Park on Tuesday, June 6. The Detroit Tiger will take on the L.A. Angels. The event is put on by the Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber and not the Tigers Organization/Comerica Park, so thanks Detroit Chamber for being...

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New Center Park announces summer film and theater series

Posted By on Wed, May 31, 2017 at 9:58 AM

New Center Park has released the schedule for its summer outdoor film series, which includes screenings on Wednesday and Friday nights. Wednesday's programming includes 8 Mile, Hidden Figures, Manchester by the Sea, La La Land, The Wiz, and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and more, while Friday's family friendly...

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Peacock Room sister store planned for the Fisher Building

Posted By on Tue, May 30, 2017 at 8:06 AM

Yama, a sister store to Peacock Room and Frida, will open on the first floor of the Fisher building this fall, according to a press rel ease. Rachel Lutz, who owns the Peacock Room and Frida, will open the store in partnership with a real estate group called The Platform....

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Millennials crave homeownership but lack financial knowledge and savings, according to study

Posted By on Fri, May 26, 2017 at 9:04 AM

According to a nationwide study conducted by, 80 percent of millennials (the generation born between 1982 and 2004) hope to purchase a home, but are eating too much expensive avocado toast in fancy cafes most lack financial literacy and the substantial amount of cash needed for a down payment....

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Cranbrook's Bat Zone to relocate to Pontiac

Posted By on Thu, May 25, 2017 at 8:20 AM

The bats at the Cranbrook Institute for Science are moving on up. After 15 years in Bloomfield Hills, the Organization for Bat Conservation's Bat Zone is relocating to a new 10,000-square-foot headquarters in Pontiac's former First Federal building. The Bat Zone's final day at the Cranbrook campus will be on May 28, with...

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Downriver Council for the Arts is seeking artist to craft mural for new Kroger Marketplace

Posted By on Wed, May 24, 2017 at 12:47 PM

A former Kmart building located on Fort Street in the Downriver city of Southgate is currently undergoing extensive renovations to become a mammoth Kroger Marketplace. The city's current Kroger location, located on Eureka, will shutter and employees will be moved to the newer, bigger spot. The store's offerings will also...

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Used shipping container debuts as Detroit maritime museum

Posted By on Tue, May 23, 2017 at 12:46 PM

Shipping containers are just about everywhere in Detroit. They are homes, restaurants, possibly Shakespearean theaters and now one is being used as a maritime museum on the Detroit Riverfront. In light of National Maritime Day, the Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority debuted the shipping-container-turned-museum called the Portal View. The educational resource...

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There's a contestant on The Bachelorette this season from Grosse Pointe Park

Posted By on Tue, May 23, 2017 at 11:44 AM

Well ladies, if this season's bachelorette Rachel Lindsay doesn't pick Alex Bordyukov at the end of the show, there will be a heartbroken and eligible bachelor making his way back to metro Detroit in need of a shoulder to cry on. Alex Bordyukov, from Grosse Pointe Park, is one of...

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Monday, May 22, 2017

A Harry Potter-themed escape room is coming to Novi

Posted By on Mon, May 22, 2017 at 1:38 PM

We think that the folks at the Escape Room Novi may have found the secret recipe to total and utter fun — an escape room where you can live out your wildest Harry Potter fantasies. Let us give you a rundown on how these Escape Rooms work if you're...

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