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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Tim Meadows makes 'Detroiters' cameo in season two premiere

Posted By on Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 10:25 AM

Saturday Night Live alum Tim Meadows is set to appear in tonight's season two premiere of Detroiters, as evidenced by a hilarious clip released by Comedy Central. In the promo clip, Meadows plays Walt Worsch, an attorney in the proud Motor City tradition of awkward personal injury lawyers who is...

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The Morouns are trying to reach Trump with Fox TV ad

Posted By on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 2:35 PM

Now that the Morouns have successfully handed Detroit's Michigan Central Station over to Ford, the billionaire family can get back to doing what it usually does: fighting the government over all things bridge-related. On Wednesday, they made as direct of an appeal as anyone could in trying to get...

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Big Sean and Emagine Entertainment eye Michigan Central Station as multiplex location

Posted By on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM

Sean Anderson, aka Big Sean, is making major moves in his hometown. But could one of them involve Ford Motor Co.'s newly acquired Michigan Central Station? Some signs are pointing to yes. It was announced in February that Troy-based movie chain Emagine Entertainment would be teaming up with the...

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Keith Crain really, really, really doesn’t approve of bike lanes

Posted By on Tue, Jun 19, 2018 at 2:09 PM

Good old Keith Crain: On a slow news day, he can still issue an opinion piece so full of obsolete prejudices and scenery-chewing, he sounds like Nolan Finley crossed with Monty Burns. The topic of his most recent editorial? Detroit’s bike lanes, and how, along some major thoroughfares, protected cycling lanes...

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Sons of an Illustrious Father is hope for a complicated and imperiled world

Posted By on Mon, Jun 18, 2018 at 9:19 AM

Ezra Miller, Lilah Larson, and Josh Aubin, the trio who make up Sons Of An Illustrious father, are on the road in support of their second album, Deus Sex Machina; or, Moving Slowly Beyond Nikola Tesla. They play on June 19 at Detroit's El Club, and we caught up...

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Behold, fishfly season is upon us

Posted By on Fri, Jun 15, 2018 at 10:28 AM

It's June, which can only mean one thing for those living near Lake St. Clair — fishflies, and lots of them. Shudder. This photo of a fishfly-infested ATM was posted on Facebook by This Detroit Life, where it has earned nearly 3,000 shares as of Friday. A Reddit user caught...

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Damone from 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High' will help celebrate the '80s in Royal Oak this weekend

Posted By on Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 5:40 PM

You probably remember Robert Romanus, better known as Mike Damone. He was the smooth-talking, ticket-scalping "prick" extraordinaire from the '80s classic Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Cameron Crowe's coming-of-age comedy kickstarted the careers of Sean Penn and Nicolas Cage (then known as Nicolas Coppola), and propelled Phoebe Cates into the...

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The Detroit Kite Festival returns to uplift spirits for second year

Posted By on Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 10:00 AM

The phrase “go fly a kite” has never sounded so enticing. Returning to Belle Isle for its second year, the Detroit Kite Festival is a free nonprofit event that aims to provide a platform for inclusion, healing, and most of all play. “Kites are a platform to bring Detroiters together,...

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Update: Wizard U event at the Crofoot has been canceled

Posted By on Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 4:21 PM

The Wizard U event scheduled for this Saturday has been canceled due to logistical issues and has not been rescheduled. Let’s face it — you’re never going to get that acceptance letter to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry you’ve been waiting for. Thankfully, there’s a new school in...

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There's still time to catch Anthony Bourdain's 'Parts Unknown' Detroit episode on Netflix

Posted By on Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 10:41 AM

Due to popular demand, Netflix has extended the run of Seasons 1 through 8 of the late Anthony Bourdain’s CNN show Parts Unknown — including the Season 2 finale featuring Detroit. The show — in which the celebrity chef travels the world, exploring cultures through their food — was previously...

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