Faygo: The Detroit pop company celebrates 100 years of fizz Sunday
When Faygo Beverages in Detroit turns 100 on Sunday, employees will celebrate.
But they will not chug cans of Faygo Brau, the company’s nonalcoholic ginger beer from the ’60s that looked and poured like real beer.
[via Toledo Blade]
Short story collection explores Detroit’s seamy underside
There are many […]
Detroitblog has been running a special summer series dedicated to stores and businesses in the city of Detroit that you most likely did not know existed. It’s a big city covering a large area and a lot of neighborhoods seem like there would be nothing that interesting in them but that’s only if you’re […]
NPR’s Talk of the Nation to broadcast live from Detroit July 26
WDET will host a live Talk of the Nation broadcast on July 26 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. The show will focus on the 40th anniversary of the 1967 riots as well as the current state of the automotive […]
All’s fair in Ann Arbor this week
While art fairs are a dime a dozen in the summer, those in the know don’t want to miss The Big One in Ann Arbor, Mich.
This year’s Ann Arbor Art Fairs — basically a collection of four art fairs for the free price of one — starts today and […]
The Ants of Gaia — it’s only the end of the world, so quit bitching
Has anyone seen downtown Detroit lately? Of course not. No one goes there any more. Miles of cracked pavement, weeds and abandoned buildings that look like de Chirico’s Melancholy and Mystery of a Street. Hell, for all practical purposes it is […]
This is an experiment where I’m going to try to round up the daily Detroit news from any source. Hopefully I will be able to keep updating it daily.
Historic Downtown Detroit Hotel Landmark to Re-Open in 2008 with …
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hilton Hotels Corporation (NYSE:HLT) and MCP Development, LLC has announced that the legendary […]
In celebration of Detroit Tiger Justin Verlander’s historic no-hitter Tuesday night at Comerica Park, the Detroit Historical Society has put together a special limited time display and admission promotion which debuts Saturday at the Detroit Historical Museum.
From Saturday, June 16 through Sunday, July 8 (the last day before the All Star Break), visitors will be […]