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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Lyft is offering ride deals for Detroit Jazz Fest and Arts, Beats, and Eats

Posted By on Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 10:54 AM

Labor Day weekend is upon us, which means a slew of festivals are happening. If you need help selecting which festival is the best fit for you, you can check out our Festival Guide to get a feel for each one. Anyway, at least half the point of festivals is...

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Michigan fall foliage may be here sooner than you think

Posted By on Wed, Aug 30, 2017 at 12:31 PM

While we hate to be the bearer of bad news here, August is ending which means summer is officially over and the regrets of never achieving your summer bod start to set in. As depressing as this seasonal change may be, it does bring autumn, which means changing leaf...

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Mambo Marci to give salsa lessons in Detroit tomorrow night

Posted By on Wed, Aug 30, 2017 at 11:15 AM

The Cube, an event space located across the atrium from Orchestra Hall within the Max M. Fisher Music Center, hosts a slew of unique events including a popular yoga series plus concerts and dance parties. Their widely attended Salsa Dance Party will return and this time it will feature dance...

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Music, fashion, and art to converge at Saint Andrews Hall

Posted By on Wed, Aug 30, 2017 at 7:21 AM

This presentation encompassing mediums like live music, fashion, visual art, hair design, performances, and more, is put on by Raw, an independent collective of local makers and doers with hubs in cities across the U.S. Fixate is in its second year and will feature over 60 local artists including KaraLyn...

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Hillary Clinton will stop in Ann Arbor for 'What Happened' book tour

Posted By on Tue, Aug 29, 2017 at 10:32 AM

Now that she's out of the woods and finished making badass speeches at college graduations, Hillary Rodham Clinton is gearing up for a book tour for her upcoming memoir What Happened, which will follow her experience during the 2016 election. Luckily for us, one of her 15 tour dates will...

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Friday, August 25, 2017

Michigan apple crop is down four million bushels — what it means for local apple orchards

Posted By on Fri, Aug 25, 2017 at 1:57 PM

The last few days have been cool and fall-like in Michigan, leading many an Ugg-loving millennial to begin once again sharing this beloved video. But, news from the Michigan Apple Committee reveals that Michigan's apple crop is down by four million bushels. Due to a late frost at the beginning...

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Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees did not get along yesterday

Posted By on Fri, Aug 25, 2017 at 11:22 AM

In case you missed the big news in sports yesterday, the Detroit Tigers and the New York Yankees got into a giant brawl during the sixth inning that resulted in Detroit Tiger Miguel Cabrera and New York Yankee Austin Romine fighting with both teams emptying the dugouts to break-up/fight some...

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How the documentary 'Street Fighting Men' told a Detroit story correctly

Posted By on Fri, Aug 25, 2017 at 6:33 AM

There's a very interesting piece in The Utah Review this week about a Detroit documentary that was shot several years ago. The documentary is called Street Fighting Men, and it was based on a cover story by John Carlisle — then known to MT readers as Detroitblogger John — concerning retired Detroit police...

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

New natural hair expo comes to Cobo this weekend

Posted By on Thu, Aug 24, 2017 at 2:12 PM

This first annual event is a celebration of the beauty of natural hair and through a series of workshops, organizers will offer product information and technique training. A showcase by stylist Dru Thompson will show men and women how certain types of wardrobe style and haircuts can enhance the look...

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Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Detroit's most beautiful theaters this weekend

Posted By on Thu, Aug 24, 2017 at 2:09 PM

Preservation Detroit’s most popular tour is back and you’d better get your tickets fast. Attendees will get a behind-the-scenes look at some of Detroit’s most beautiful, beloved, and historical theaters on this four-and-a-half-hour walking tour — and it includes lunch at the Detroit Opera House. You’ll tour the DOH, along...

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