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BAKED Paczki in Downtown Rochester

BAKED Paczki in Downtown Rochester

Have you tried our BAKED Paczki? Come by Give Thanks Bakery for unique, amazing BAKED Paczki, for pickup on Pazcki Day, 2/28/17!  Flavors are : Raspberry, Strawberry, Bavarian Cream, Lemon Cream, Chocolate Cream, and Apricot.  Or come any day, and feel like you’ve traveled to Europe! Hours, Map and phone info below! Like us on […]

Detroit Zoo’s Arctic Ring of Life

Detroit Zoo’s Arctic Ring of Life

The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is hosting free activities at the Detroit Zoo’s award-winning Arctic Ring of Life to celebrate International Polar Bear Day and raise awareness of the conservation concerns facing this iconic species. Two events – one on Sunday, Feb. 26, and another on Monday, Feb. 27 – will include zookeeper talks, educational […]

Black History Month – Video Tour – Great Time to really visit the Wright Museum

Black History Month – Video Tour – Great Time to really visit the Wright Museum

Inspiring Minds: African Americans in Science and Technology is a comprehensive, high-tech and permanent exhibition highlighting trailblazers, contemporaries and careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. African Americans have contributed to the scientific and engineering output of the United States since the 17th century, and this history is brought to life through […]

Video – Many ways Mike Ilitch will be remembered

Video – Many ways Mike Ilitch will be remembered

Meadow Brook Theatre – ALTAR BOYZ

Meadow Brook Theatre – ALTAR BOYZ

Feb 8 – Mar 5, 2017 Book by Kevin Del Aguila – Music and Lyrics by Gary Adler and Michael Patrick Walker – Conceived by Marc Kessler and Ken Davenport ALTAR BOYZ is a foot-stomping, rafter-raising, musical comedy about a fictitious Christian boy-band on the last night of their “Raise the Praise” tour. The Boyz […]

Glide into Winter on the Detroit Zoo’s New Skating Rink

Glide into Winter on the Detroit Zoo’s New Skating Rink

Detroit Zoo visitors can execute an Axel, complete a camel spin or simply float freestyle this winter on a new skating rink located in front of the frozen façade of the Polk Penguin Conservation Center. The 1,548-square-foot Winter Rink, which can accommodate 31 skaters, is open now through February 2017.  Guests ages 4 and older […]

The Edible Monument – The Art of Food for Festivals

The Edible Monument – The Art of Food for Festivals

December 16th to April 16th The Edible Monument includes about 140 prints, rare books and serving manuals from the Getty Research Institute collection and private collections. The artworks illustrate in lush detail the delectable monuments and sculptures made of food that were an integral part of street festivals as well as court and civic banquets in […]

By Alisha Dixon Legendary R&B trio the O’Jays are set to perform two shows December 29-30 at the Andiamo Celebrity Showroom in Warren. In an interview with the group’s lead singer, Eddie Levert, he shared his excitement about performing at a venue like Andiamo, a place, he says is reminiscent of clubs from the past. […]

The Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund to Receive Funds from SOS

The Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund to Receive Funds from SOS

The Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund (FWSF), a Livonia, Michigan-based nonprofit organization dedicated to helping our military heroes and their families, will receive funds from this year’s SOS at the EXPO, which is sponsored by Sound of the Soul Classic Car Audio of Sterling Heights, Michigan. The fundraising event kicked off in December 2016 and […]

The Lights Are On in Detroit

The Lights Are On in Detroit

With 65,000 new streetlights, the city sends a message: It’s O.K.to go out after dark. Restaurants feel the glow. So do schoolchildren. Just before the holidays, on a dark street a few blocks from downtown, a group of public officials crowded onto a makeshift stage before a shivering crowd, flipped a big switch — and […]

VIDEO – 10 New Cars Debuts at Detroit Auto Show 2017.

VIDEO – 10 New Cars Debuts at Detroit Auto Show 2017.

10 New Cars Debuts at Detroit Auto Show 2017. Auto Show Website – Click Here

Here Is Your Enormous 2017 Detroit Auto Show Photo Gallery

Here Is Your Enormous 2017 Detroit Auto Show Photo Gallery

Okay, so the 2017 Detroit Auto Show was kind of an endless parade of Toyota Camrys, boring crossovers and empty corporate patriotism. I didn’t care. I take the pictures and I managed to find some great stuff anyway. Take a look at a metric shit-ton of shots I took Monday and Tuesday. Click Here for […]

iPod inventor Tony Fadell says Detroit is perfect for testing autonomous cars

iPod inventor Tony Fadell says Detroit is perfect for testing autonomous cars

Speaking at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit, key original iPod team member and Nest founder Tony Fadell explained why Detroit is such an ideal place to test autonomous vehicles. He points out (via Katie Burke on Twitter) that Detroit has two key ingredients: a low population, and a lot of existing city infrastructure. […]

U-M Frankel Scholars Set Presentation

U-M Frankel Scholars Set Presentation

The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit’s SAJE (Seminars for Adult Jewish Enrichment) will host “Israel in the World,” a lecture series featuring scholars from the University of Michigan’s Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies, beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays throughout February. The event, co-hosted by the Jewish Federation’s FedEd, is free and open […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration at The Wright Museum

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration at The Wright Museum

The Wright’s most popular day of the year features commemorative breakfast with special guest speaker and Civil Rights icon Reverend Dr. C.T. Vivian The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History presents its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration Monday, January 16, 2017 from 9 AM – 6 PM. Traditionally the museum’s busiest […]

Austin Randolph (“Randy”) Adler – Powerful Worldwide Ministry Died Leaving Great Legacy

Austin Randolph (“Randy”) Adler – Powerful Worldwide Ministry Died Leaving Great Legacy

Austin Randolph (“Randy”) Adler, founder of the International Communion of the Charismatic Episcopal Church, and a pioneer in converging often separated traditions in Christian worship, died on Friday from complications of a stroke. He was 71. Adler, who retired in 2007, preached in 70 countries, bringing together churches in East Africa divided by tribal and […]

Judge Napolitano: Election Fraud in Detroit Looks ‘Organized, and Government Involved’

Judge Napolitano: Election Fraud in Detroit Looks ‘Organized, and Government Involved’

Judge Napolitano: Election Fraud in Detroit Looks ‘Organized, and Government Involved’ Jill Stein’s recount efforts in Michigan have uncovered what looks like systemic election fraud in Detroit, where roughly 95% of the votes cast were cast for Hillary Clinton. Sixty percent of precincts in Wayne County had to be disqualified from the statewide recount because of […]

Christmas 2016 Top 11 Scams of the Year: Better Business Bureau

Christmas 2016 Top 11 Scams of the Year: Better Business Bureau

Credit and debit card chips have reduced fraud at traditional retailers, so scammers have moved online, plus other common holiday scams. By Beth Dalbey (Patch Staff) The Better Business Bureau is keeping a list, and it’s reserved for those who have been naughty and should get a lump of coal for Christmas this year. They […]

SHEN YUN – Enter a Divine Land coming soon to the Michigan Opera Theatre

SHEN YUN – Enter a Divine Land coming soon to the Michigan Opera Theatre

There was a time when the world was full of magic and splendor, as if all on Earth existed in harmony with Heaven. You could see it in the arts, feel it in the air, and hear it in the beat of a drum. This was a land of heroes and sages, dragons and phoenixes, […]

“A Pitch in Time” by Robert A. Lytle

“A Pitch in Time” by Robert A. Lytle

written by local author Robert A. Lytle 316 pages by Edco Publishing Ben Franklin Award 2003 U.S. & Michigan history, Civil War, Baseball, Time-travel Fourteen-year-old Mac Dugan and his family have moved to Michigan from Atlanta, Georgia, disrupting Mac’s perfect world. His Southern accent makes him the butt of every classmate’s jokes. If he can […]

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