Chez Chloe Follow-Up

  This time last year I decided to convert my personal blog into a public Detroit blog. It’s been an interesting and exciting and to celebrate I wanted to look back at some of the things I did in those early weeks. One of my first interviews was with Chloe Sabatier of Chez Chloe. Danny … More Chez Chloe Follow-Up

DeVries & Co

In a city not known for its grocery stores, DeVries & Co. is both essential and a destination.  Located in the heart of Eastern Market, the architecture alone is worth the visit.  The building was constructed in 1893 and has detail and character you never find with new construction.  The old world charm extends to … More DeVries & Co

Gratiot Avenue

I was out on the town this weekend and with 75 closed for construction, I was taking side streets.  I love driving through the city and since we don’t have typical big city traffic it’s a smooth ride.*  Since I was the driver and needed to pay more attention to the road than my surroundings, … More Gratiot Avenue

Corridor Sausage Co.

The item you’re most likely to find in our freezer is sausage from the Corridor Sausage Co.  We’ve been buying them for years and they are literally one of my favorite food items (I recommend Apple, Sage & Pork).  Since I’m such a fan, I was happy Corridor Sausage Co.’s owner, Will Branch, agreed to … More Corridor Sausage Co.

Flower Day

Eastern Market is fantastic.  Every weekend it’s teeming with people but nothing prepared me for the crowds on Flower Day.  I knew it was a BIG deal but it’s definitely something you need to see to believe.  Normally, I park at a lot across the street from the Market.  Sunday we parked a few blocks … More Flower Day