Between Michigan’s two largest metropolitan areas, Detroit and Grand Rapids, there has traditionally been some animosity from the smaller West Coast of Michigan towards the east and probably not enough attention paid from Metro Detroit towards the west. So Bridging 96, a collaboration between Crain’s Detroit Business and Grand Rapids Business Journal is a […]
Did Metro Detroit get a new addition to its public transportation system without us noticing? It appears we did get a new form of regional transit. No, no trains yet, but a new shuttle bus that transports citizens from some of Metro Detroit’s nightlife districts, downtown Detroit, Royal Oak, and Ferndale.
I called it […]
Michigan in Pictures right now has the links to some amazing weather formations in Michigan, a tornado over Black Lake 15 miles southeast of Cheboygan and a waterspout from Oval Beach in Saugatuck. Waterspouts are those funnels over bodies of water that are sometimes tornadoes and sometimes not. In Michigan tornado is often […]
Dtownie readers! Do you want to participate in writing about Detroit? Everyone is welcome to contribute to this blog but lately I’ve been getting a lot of sign-ups that are spammers. So if you are for real then after signing up please leave a comment here with a short introduction so I […]
The Westin Book Cadillac Hotel (and Residences) has reopened after a nearly $200 million reconstruction to feature 453 hotel rooms and 64 condos which have already started to close sales. The Book-Cadillac is also a place to eat with exciting additions like the Spa 19 24 Grille with a spa run by the owner […]
From Freep.com: Last week Leslie Horn, president of the Power of Green Housing in Detroit pitched a plan to develop a 17-unit condominium project near Woodbridge. City Councilwoman Barbara-Rose Collins stood against it.
The project would stack about 93 empty containers, cut in windows and doors, install plumbing, stairways and heating, and add amenities such as […]
Sporting News names Detroit second-best sports city
How bad of a sportstown is Detroit?
“The Red Wings are a highlight for Motown, but the Pistons are a consistent winner in the winter, too, and though the Tigers struggled this year, they are a fan favorite,” said Sporting News chief of correspondents Bob Hille, who has coordinated the […]
Pub Crawl #10: The Carnivale Crawl Saturday October 4th
Here ye, here ye, here ye, step right up to the Detroit Synergy Pub Crawl #10: The Carnivale Crawl and see amazing sights, captivating sounds, and tantalizing tastes the likes of which you’ve never experienced before!
Join Detroit Synergy for our landmark tenth Pub Crawl on Saturday, October […]