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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Detroit City FC superfans pen open letter to Dan Gilbert (in comic sans)

Posted By on Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 12:57 PM

If you've never been a Detroit City Football Club game, they are something else. The Northern Guard are the self-described "rabid supporters" of the DCFC, an unlikely grassroots soccer team that since its modest origins in 2010 has grown into a powerhouse that now draws thousands of fans to its...

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Lyft to offer discounted rides to Beacon Park grand opening

Posted By on Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 4:03 PM

As you may know, Beacon Park, the new entertainment space in Detroit is celebrating its grand opening this upcoming weekend. Starting on Thursday, July 20 until Sunday, July 23, the park will be hosting free events throughout the day. There will also be a night market with food trucks and...

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Anthony Bourdain wants your Detroit home movies for CNN doc

Posted By on Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 1:47 PM

If you lived in Detroit in the 1950s and 1960s, Anthony Bourdain wants to take a look at your archives. The television personality is producing a four-part documentary about Detroit for CNN. To help with the project, the producers are seeking films and photographs from the era. The call for...

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Monday, July 17, 2017

You can adopt a dog at Carhartt's flagship store this weekend

Posted By on Mon, Jul 17, 2017 at 11:24 AM

Thanks to Detroit's favorite workwear brand, the dog days of summer have only just begun. On Saturday, July 22, Carhartt is hosting a dog adoption event in partnership with Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit. The event will take place from noon to 3PM at their flagship store at 5800 Cass...

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Joe Biden is going on tour and making a stop in Ann Arbor

Posted By on Mon, Jul 17, 2017 at 10:02 AM

It seems like a million years ago that Vice President Joe Biden was walking the hallways of the West Wing, cracking dad jokes at White House staffers and always making sure that his boy Barack Obama was doing OK. So if you're longing for the days of the Obama administration,...

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Friday, July 14, 2017

Tomorrow: A White Panther Party reunion at the Wright Museum

Posted By on Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 10:42 AM

The wayback machine is running full-tilt this month, with exhibits on the summer of 1967 at the Detroit Historical Museum, the Charles H. Wright Museum, and the Lorenzo Cultural Center, as well as various other tours, remembrances, and talks. One of the more unusual events takes place tomorrow afternoon,...

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Jerry Seinfeld headed to Fox Theatre for legendary night of stand-up

Posted By on Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 10:33 AM

Stand-up comedian and all around legend Jerry Seinfeld is headed to the Fox Theatre on Saturday, November 11 for one night of his crazy antics and jokes. The comedian has been laying low in the last few years, just working on his show Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee and denying...

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Maggots, unrefrigerated bodies, and blood-stained pillows lead to Flint funeral home closure

Posted By on Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 1:46 PM

It's like a scene out of a horror movie. State investigators found maggots on a garage floor and door, unrefrigerated bodies in an un-air-conditioned area, and blood- and fluid-stained casket pillows laying in a hallway at the Swanson Funeral Home in Flint, which led to their decision to suspend the funeral...

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New FX series stars actress from Detroit

Posted By on Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 12:05 PM

When you see the title for the new FX scripted series Snowfall you may think that it's about a bunch of liberals falling off a cliff or something. While that would delight to the MAGA crowd, Snowfall is about a different kind of snowflake — cocaine in LA during...

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Beacon Park opens with light-up see-saws, live music, and 'Back to the Future'

Posted By on Tue, Jul 11, 2017 at 12:04 PM

What do see-saws, live music, and Back to the Future have in common? They're all part of the festivities to herald the opening of a new community space in Detroit. Located on Cass Avenue and Grand River and operated by DTE Energy and the Downtown Detroit Partnership, Beacon Park opens...

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