For a city that has historically produced so much stunning, globally endorsed music—post-WWII blues, gospel, Motown, radical space jazz; The Stooges, The MC5, and late-’90s garage rock; experimental hip-hop and electronic dance music so revered that it’s simply called “Detroit” everywhere else—it can be one static and lonely place. There are no adoring fans, […]
This Saturday there will be a free party at Belle Isle called Detroit Appreciation featuring all sorts of electronic music from Dj Seoul, Twonz, Mike Clark, Dewayne Jensen, Jesse James, William Paul, mr.joshooa, Jayded, Disciple, and Inspekda Breaks with sound provided by Damn Panic.
Event: DETROIT APPRECIATION **FREE PARTY**
Time: September 27, 2008 12:00PM
Location: BELLE ISLE […]
The Detroit Metro Times has published their list of 100 favorite Detroit songs which is actually not that easy considering how many popular songs have come from or been associated with the city. A considerable number in the top 100 are Motown. Some would disagree with that but it remains true that techno, despite […]
This song is not new by any means and neither is the music video but it’s new to me and a bit of a gem. The song is “Jaguar” by DJ Rolando on Underground Resistance/430 West. The song was so desired by Sony at one point when it was released that when Sony […]
Great Lakes Entrepreneur’s Quest Launches Business Plan Competition for Michigan’s Technology Entrepreneurs
The Great Lakes Entrepreneur’s Quest (GLEQ) has launched the 8th year of its business plan competition and training program for entrepreneurs statewide. The GLEQ provides Michigan’s technology entrepreneurs training, coaching and investor feedback as part of its two-phase business plan competition.
The training is […]
Top hotel coming to Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS — Hotels, museums, culture. This city has benefited greatly from the philanthropy of people made rich by Amway and Meijer.
Now, a crowning touch for the city is the imminent opening of the $100-million JW Marriott downtown on Sept. 21. The exclusive brand will add a layer of panache […]
State tourism funding bill introduced
Legislation to earmark $30 million annually in state sales taxes to fund Michigan tourism marketing has been introduced in the Legislature.
Senate Bill 690, sponsored by Jason Allen, R-Traverse City, is supported by a coalition of Michigan tourism business interests that seek to boost Travel Michigan advertising spending to $30 million annually, […]
Detroit named No. 1 sports city
With three of its four major franchises advancing deep into the playoffs, Detroit has been named North America’s top sports city by the Sporting News.
The magazine named the Motor City No. 1 in its 2007 annual ranking, which was published in editions that hit newsstands Wednesday.
“Although it didn’t bring home […]
Luxury Meeting and Convention Space at MGM Grand Detroit Now …
MGM Grand Detroit, an MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) development, is now accepting bookings for its 30,000 square feet of luxury meeting and convention space, set to open with the hotel this fall.
MGM Grand Detroit’s 30,000-square-feet of exclusive meeting and convention space will accommodate private parties, […]
Woodward Avenue Action Association Encourages Metro Detroiter’s, Businesses and Religious Organizations to Register for the ‘Hands Along Woodward’ Human Chain
Woodward Avenue Action
Association (WA3) is encouraging metro Detroiter’s, businesses and
religious organizations to register for “Hands Along Woodward,” a human
chain that will run along sidewalks on the west side of Woodward Avenue 27
miles from the Detroit River […]