An unconventional sangria

May 28, 2014
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An unconventional sangria

In Michigan, after a long winter, nothing could be lovelier than a beautiful, warm spring day. But one thing that could make it the teeniest bit more beautiful would be that summery punch concoction known as sangria. The topic arose during a recent visit with Claudia Tyagi, one of Michigan’s three master sommeliers. Tyagi offered this playful “everything but...
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Esquire Magazine names Detroit “Bar City of the Year”

May 28, 2014
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Esquire Magazine has named Detroit the “Bar City of the Year” in its June/July issue, on newsstands now. (Heck, we could have told you that.) The three-page article — part of a larger “Best Bars in America” feature in the issue — has author David Wondrich traveling on both sides of Eight Mile, exploring bars...
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Greening of Detroit to Host Aquaponics Workshop

May 28, 2014
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Greening of Detroit to Host Aquaponics Workshop

Tomorrow night, Thursday, May 29, the Greening of Detroit will host a free backyard aquaponics workshop. Aquaponics is a food production method that encourages the growth and nurturing of both plants and aquatic animals like snails, crayfish, and prawns in the same system, recirculating nutrients in a symbiotic environment which benefits both the plants and...
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Death metal rooster

May 28, 2014
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Death metal rooster

Sometimes, a video is so awesomely funny, it needs no introduction. Meet Death Metal Rooster. Enjoy!
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Mackinac Policy Conference’s man of billboards

May 28, 2014
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Mackinac Policy Conference’s man of billboards

If you’ve recently driven along Woodward Avenue in downtown Detroit you’ve probably noticed Bill Wild’s name. It’s plastered across an entire storefront on the west side of the corridor near Campus Martius. Wild, the current mayor of Westland, is running for Wayne County Executive — and the advertising blitz in support of his candidacy is...
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800beloved premiere “Tidal” video

May 27, 2014
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It’s been four years since Milford-based shoegazin’ goths 800beloved released their last record, Everything Purple, but that didn’t stop frontman Sean Lynch and his gang from braving the Great Polar Vortex of 2014 for the opportunity to shoot a video for the album’s “Tidal.” In the video, released today, 800beloved muse Santa Anna (that’s her in...
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