This weekend I attended my first Concert of Colors festival at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. The free event lasted two weekends and hosted various musical guests and a local business bazaar. I went with Aunt Margaret, B and Mom and to celebrate our Irish heritage we saw Black 47. The performance was fun and rife … More Concert of Colors
What a week! Our computer was completely fried (we lost everything), my car is broke and we lost electricity. Fortunately, it’s was a short work week AND the Wayne County building was finally purchased. The beautiful domed structure downtown has been vacant for years and was one of the standout examples of Detroit’s deficiencies. Details … More Happy Friday!
Team USA may be out of the World Cup but football/soccer is going strong in Detroit. Detroit City Football Club (DCFC) is a minor league team playing its third season at Cass Technical High School in Midtown Detroit and this weekend we went to our first (but not our last) game. Yesterday’s game was the first … More Detroit City Football Club
My MEP girls recently requested a “cool” guest speaker. I couldn’t think of anything cooler than a co-owner of a local hip-hop incubator. Thankfully, Piper Carter accepted my invitation to come and talk to the girls about 5E Gallery and the history of hip-hop. Afterwards she stuck around to answer a few questions for the … More Life In Detroit: Piper Carter
It was another action packed weekend. Thursday: Danny and I stayed downtown after work and hit up Dangerously Delicious Pies. Against my better judgement I tried something new and regretted it. The sausage, fennel, tomato pie wasn’t bad but it wasn’t as delectable as the S.M.O.G and I had food envy. Then we met Cara, … More Weekend Update
One of the highlights of our trip to NYC was the discovery of City Bakery’s french toast. I wanted to check it out for a Gossip Girl experience and lucked out that Danny decided to try what turned out to be one of their signature offerings. Since we’re not going back to the Big Apple … More City Bakery French Toast
Crain’s Detroit Business provided me with a list of new things to try this week in an article about Midtown. Dangerously Delicious Pies stood out in the list for a few reasons. One, I’ve never head of a restaurant dedicated to pie. Two, I LOVE pie. Three, the founder is currently competing on The Next … More Dangerously Delicious Pies