Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Expect less people, more restrictions as metro Detroit malls plot unconventional reopening

Posted By on Wed, May 27, 2020 at 4:21 PM

After closing due to the coronavirus, metro Detroit's malls are back — but the shopping experience will look a bit different. Last week, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order that relaxed restrictions for retailers, allowing select services, like shopping, to be available by appointment only. “The congregation of...

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Ford-Wyoming Drive-In to reopen this week because we need something to believe in

Posted By on Wed, May 27, 2020 at 10:40 AM

The 70-year-old Ford-Wyoming Drive-in theater is pushing play after suspending operations in mid-March due to coronavirus — but there will be some changes. The Dearborn-based theater posted on its Facebook page that it would resume its double feature programming Thursday when the box office opens at 10 p.m. for...

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Hamtramck Labor Day Festival canceled due to coronavirus

Posted By on Thu, May 21, 2020 at 3:36 PM

Just before Memorial Day weekend, a beloved local Labor Day tradition has pulled the plug on its 2020 festivities. This year's Hamtramck Labor Day Festival is officially off the books, as organizers err on the side of caution amid the coronavirus pandemic. “We hate to have to say it,...

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Zombo pulls the plug on Theatre Bizarre this year, promises vengeance-fueled return in 2021

Posted By on Tue, May 19, 2020 at 3:30 PM

There you have it, folks. The pandemic officially canceled Halloween and all things hedonistic, and honestly, we want Satan to choke us. The greatest masquerade on Earth, better known as Theatre Bizarre, is officially canceled. According to a post on Tuesday, organizers said they tried to envision what the...

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Friday, May 15, 2020

Here's how you can stream films from Cannes, Sundance, Tribeca, and Toronto film festivals

Posted By on Fri, May 15, 2020 at 10:26 AM

You don't need to be an A-lister or a foot-loving director to catch some of the many films that once hit the big screen at international film festivals. Hell, you don't even have to leave your house ... or your sweats. Since March, the coronavirus pandemic has forced entire...

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The DIA is now selling a face mask depicting 'The Scream,' which just about sums up how we feel these days

Posted By on Fri, May 15, 2020 at 10:15 AM

"Exit through the gift shop" has a new meaning with this slightly apocalyptic face mask on sale from the Detroit Institute of Arts. The museum announced on Friday a new line of fine-art-themed face masks for art aficionados who want to comply with coronavirus prevention guidelines in style. The...

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Axes and AKs: Fashion had a major moment at the Nazi LARP at Michigan's Capitol

Posted By on Thu, May 14, 2020 at 6:07 PM

Curious what's hot for fall? Look no further than the hundreds of trendsetters, fashionistas, human mayonnaise packets, and armed militia who strutted their stuff — and defied Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and her coronavirus “sham-demic” policies — on the Capitol steps on Thursday. Watch out, Paris fashion week! Take a...

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Gov. Whitmer turns down Detroit rapper's gift of Cartier Buffs, money will instead go to charity

Posted By on Wed, May 6, 2020 at 10:36 AM

We regret to inform you that it appears Gov. "Big Gretch" Whitmer will not actually be sporting a pair of Buffs. The governor earned the endearing nickname from Detroiters for her response to the coronavirus crisis, inspiring an eponymous track from the prolific Detroit rapper Gmac Cash. After the...

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Monday, May 4, 2020

There's now a GoFundMe to get a pair of Buffs for Gov. 'Big Gretch' Whitmer

Posted By on Mon, May 4, 2020 at 11:07 AM

It looks like Big Gretch might get buffed out after all. Following the release of “Big Gretch” this weekend — self-proclaimed “King of Parody Rap” Gmac Cash's tribute to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's aggressive coronavirus efforts, which earned her a new affectionate and protective nickname — Cash is now taking...

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