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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 […]

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY COMING TO DOWNTOWN ROCHESTER ON NOVEMBER 26!

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY COMING TO DOWNTOWN ROCHESTER ON NOVEMBER 26!

Join the merchants of downtown Rochester on Saturday, November 26 for Small Business Saturday!  Small Business Saturdayis a day dedicated to strengthening the community by supporting local small businesses. The Rochester Downtown Development Authority has joined more than 400 advocacy organizations that have made it a mission to bring business to their downtown areas on […]

WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET COMING TO DOWNTOWN ROCHESTER

WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET COMING TO DOWNTOWN ROCHESTER

Starting on Saturday, November 5, the Downtown Rochester Farmers’ Market would like to welcome the community to shop at their brand new Winter Farmers’ Market! There is no need to bundle up for shopping at this market, as it is conveniently taking place indoors at the Rochester Fire Department. The Fire Department is located at […]

WOODWARD DREAM CRUISE

WOODWARD DREAM CRUISE

The Woodward Dream Cruise is the world’s largest one-day automotive event, drawing about 1.5 million people and 40,000 classic cars each year from around the globe. Spectators can see muscle cars, street rods, custom, collector and special interest vehicles dating across several decades. The majority of the cars on display are those that were available […]

METRO DETROIT DINING

METRO DETROIT DINING

While dining in metro Detroit, you can sample Middle Eastern, Greek, Mexican, Italian and Polish cuisines right alongside culinary creations from renowned master chefs such as Wolfgang Puck and Michael Symon. In between, you can also grab some unforgettable barbeque, maybe a little soul food, and wash it down with a great selection of Michigan-crafted […]

Detroit-Style Food Takes New York By Storm

Detroit-Style Food Takes New York By Storm

A New York City pizza joint is trying to get a slice of the market there by serving up what the world is coming to know as Detroit-style pies while in another spot a classic Detroit coney island is taking a bite out of the Big Apple. Emmy Squared bakes rectangular pizzas with the tomato […]

Calexico Detroit restaurant to open downtown this summer

Calexico Detroit restaurant to open downtown this summer

Photo by Calexico. Calexico Detroit’s menu will include burritos, bowls, tacos, enchiladas and cocktails. The new Calexico Detroit Inc. restaurant by franchisee Randy Dickow is planned for the former Olga’s Kitchen Inc. space inside the One Campus Martius building in downtown Detroit this summer. Dan Gilbert’s Bedrock Real Estate Services LLC, which co-owns the 1 million-square-foot […]

New restaurants open at Detroit Medical Center, 9 in total to open by 2016 summer

New restaurants open at Detroit Medical Center, 9 in total to open by 2016 summer

WXYZ DETROIT (WXYZ) – Those who work or visit the Detroit Medical Center can also visit new restaurants. Right now, five new places are open and more are expected. “Finally something else, otherwise we’d have to walk to other hospitals or across the street to get something different than cafeteria food.,” says RN Case Manager […]

Along The Way | Pure Michigan

Along The Way | Pure Michigan

From M Live – See what’s weird, different and unusual at the Detroit auto show

From M Live – See what’s weird, different and unusual at the Detroit auto show

  DETROIT, MI – The cool cars aren’t the only things you will see at the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. You never know what you’ll see around the next corner. From driving simulators, to a classic Lamborghini valued at over $1m, there are so many hidden gems. And wait until you […]

Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village

Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village

Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village December 4-6, 11-13, 17-23 and 26-28, 2015 (6:30pm – 10pm) Voted Top Holiday Event by USA Today and Reader’s Digest. Take a lantern-lit journey into a living snow globe filled with live music, skating, fireworks and tons of winter wonder during America’s premier celebration of the season. Holiday Nights in […]

DON’T MISS THE DOWNTOWN ROCHESTER FESTIVAL OF TREES COCKTAIL PREVIEW ON NOVEMBER 20!

DON’T MISS THE DOWNTOWN ROCHESTER FESTIVAL OF TREES COCKTAIL PREVIEW ON NOVEMBER 20!

Tickets are on sale now for the Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees Cocktail Preview on Friday, November 20, 7-11 pm at the Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow.  Tickets are $50 per person/$85 per couple.  This is your first chance to get a preview this amazing holiday spectacular featuring over 80 trees, wreaths, stockings, tablescapes and […]

Reclaiming a Detroit Road, One Parking Space at a Time

Reclaiming a Detroit Road, One Parking Space at a Time

Michigan Avenue, one of several “spoke” roads emanating from downtown Detroit, is an impressively long thoroughfare that runs westward beyond the city limits for hundreds of miles to Michigan’s west coast. But for business owners, residents and visitors in the Corktown neighborhood, the road’s width is an issue. Seven lanes wide and nearly 100 feet […]

DETROIT… GET READY TO D-ICE!

DETROIT… GET READY TO D-ICE!

  S.A.Y. DETROIT INTRODUCES SCRUMPTIOUS NEW DESSERT TO DETROIT! Detroit, a city known for its own iconic foods, is about to get its first taste of a delicious, refreshing and iconic dessert – and every dime raised will go to help fellow Detroiters. The Detroit Water Ice Factory opens its flagship location at 1014 Woodward […]

These 9 Detroit Restaurants and Bars Have Stunning Views

These 9 Detroit Restaurants and Bars Have Stunning Views

by Brenna Houck Detroit has its fair share of high rises with stunning panoramic views. Downtown restaurant and bar owners have taken advantage of this, perching their venues on roofs, the top floors of skyscrapers and casinos, and in the middle of a park in search of the best view. Here are nine spots that are […]

Directions to a Faygo Redpop Slurpee Drink

Directions to a Faygo Redpop Slurpee Drink

Faygo Beverages and 7-Eleven, Inc. announce an exclusive partnership to release the long-demanded combination of their flagship products – the Faygo Redpop Slurpee drink. Beginning this month, Redpop Slurpee beverages are available at more than 300 7-Eleven locations across Michigan and Ohio. “Redpop has been the most popular flavor in Faygo’s history, so how do […]

Open Road – Pure Michigan

Open Road – Pure Michigan

Downtown Rochester – Kris Kringle Market

Downtown Rochester – Kris Kringle Market

  The 7th annual Kris Kringle Market returns to Downtown Rochester this holiday season, Friday, Dec. 5, 4:00-10:00 pm and Saturday, Dec. 6, Noon-10:00 pm.  The market will be located on W. Fourth Street between Main and Walnut and will coincide with The Big, Bright Light Show. The Kris Kringle Market, presented by Lincoln of […]

16 things you have to explain to out-of-towners about Detroit

16 things you have to explain to out-of-towners about Detroit

  By Jeff Waraniak Detroit’s national reputation can pretty much be summed up by the three C’s: crime, corruption, and cars. And people aren’t even so sure about that last one anymore. Yes, sadly, the rest of the world doesn’t always look upon us with favor, and as any Detroiter who’s traveled abroad or entertained […]

Everything weird, wacky and wonderful about America’s Dairyland can be found in Oddball Michigan

Everything weird, wacky and wonderful about America’s Dairyland can be found in Oddball Michigan

There is no state quite like Michigan. Only in the Great Lakes state will you find the world’s largest cherry pie oven, the udder-flashing cow, the hot dog hall of fame, and the “Be Good to your Mother-in-Law Bridge.” As culturally wonderful as it is weird, Michigan also boasts the birth place of Motown, the Peace Corps and the International […]

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