Sweet Lorraine’s Mac n’ Cheez is coming to Midtown this summer

April 10, 2014
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Sweet Lorraine’s Mac n’ Cheez is coming to Midtown this summer

Mac n’ cheese lovers, rejoice. Chef Lorraine Platman is bringing her popular pasta joint, Sweet Lorraine’s Fabulous Mac n’ Cheez, to Midtown in August. Our friends over at The Detroit News report the new shop will set up at Cass and Warren, and will sling gooey made-to-order mac with up to 37 unique meat...
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Jerry Vile “humbled” to be voted Best Painter in Detroit

April 10, 2014
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Jerry Vile “humbled” to be voted Best Painter in Detroit

We love Jerry Vile and so do you, and this statement that he sent us in response to his “Best Painter” award in the Metro Times Best Of Issue shows exactly why. This is Vile at his sarcastic, razor-sharp best. And he truly is the best. Perhaps of all time. “Jerry Vile, Detroits best...
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City Slang: High Spirits at Smalls

April 10, 2014
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City Slang: High Spirits at Smalls

Chicago-based band High Spirits will play at Small’s in Hamtramck on Friday, April 18. The bill will also feature Ft. Wayne band Lurking Corpses, and Dark Psychosis. Though High Spirits are coming from Chi-Town, drummer Ian Sugierski is a Detroiter, and formerly a member of Wolfbait, the Meatmen, Blue Snaggletooth and many more. The...
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Retiree Tales, Vol. Two: ‘The governor fooled us again’

April 9, 2014
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Retiree Tales, Vol. Two: ‘The governor fooled us again’

  Detroit continues to work its way through bankruptcy court. Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr’s currently proposed debt-shedding plan could slash police and fire employees monthly pension checks by 15 percent, while general employees could see a 26 percent cut, unless they reject the plan, which then could see that figure rise as high...
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City Slang: Black Dahlia Murder and Wilson up for Metal Hammer awards

April 9, 2014
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City Slang: Black Dahlia Murder and Wilson up for Metal Hammer awards

Ryan Knight, guitarist with local metal band the Black Dahlia Murder, has been nominated for the “Dimebag Darrel Shredder” award at the Metal Hammer magazine Golden Gods 2014. The full list of nominees can be seen here. You can register to vote for our home boy here too. In addition, Wilson are up for...
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Former-Goldman Sachs VP: Detroit bankruptcy didn’t need to happen

April 8, 2014
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Former-Goldman Sachs VP: Detroit bankruptcy didn’t need to happen

We dropped by Wayne State University’s law school this morning to hear former Wallace Turbeville,  former Goldman Sachs vice president and current senior fellow at Demos, highlight a report he published on Detroit’s bankruptcy last fall. In case you haven’t read it, Turbeville’s findings don’t exactly mesh with Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr’s analysis...
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