Royal Oak’s Arts, Beats & Eats Announces New Community Partnerships
The 21st Annual Ford Arts, Beats & Eats in Royal Oak has announced a number of new features for the festival, which will take place Aug. 31-Sept. 3. They include a spotlight on the culinary, theatre, and visual arts talents of local college students, as well as enhanced health and wellness programming. The event will continue to showcase art, music, and restaurant participants.Read More
24 Michigan beers you’ll want to sip all summer long
It’s summer time in Michigan (finally!), and that means our Michigan breweries are releasing all their warm-weather favorites.
The Michigan brewing scene continues to grow, with close to 300 breweries operating across the state, according to the Michigan Brewers Guild. That means you’ll have plenty of great, locally-made beers to choose from this summer.Read More
Michigan Central Station: A look back
The 105-year-old Michigan Central Station for years was the co-star of Detroit’s notorious era of “ruin porn” — it shared top billing with the sprawling decay of the Packard plant. But the dilapidated train depot is finally ready for a new solo close-up in a career revival.
News that Ford Motor Co. has bought the long-vacant train station for use as office space means a thorough renovation and a second life for a building that came to symbolize, like the Packard plant and thousands of crumbling buildings and homes, a gutted Detroit.Read More