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Restaurateur (and optimist) Dave Kwiatkowski has created a mini-food empire in Detroit
Monday, January 09, 2017
After a successful few years at the Sugar House, opportunity came knocking for Kwiatkowski. Since then, he's been opening restaurants and bars at a breakneck pace.
From glorious to inclusive: The past, present, and future of Detroit's LGBT spaces
Monday, July 25, 2016
In the '70s and '80s, Detroit had a strong and proud gay presence with a hub in Palmer Park. While that "gayborhood" no longer exists, the city is steadily reclaiming its LGBT heritage, and becoming more inclusive as a result.
Video: Stand-up comedy showcase finds loyal following in unlikely venue
Monday, June 06, 2016
The monthly stand-up comedy showcase Chuckie Finster, which takes place at Recycle Here, has to be seen to be appreciated. That's why we sent filmmaker Michael Babbish there last month to find out what makes the show so popular.
Despite few theaters, Detroit's film culture proves resilient
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Detroit doesn't have many options for a night out at the movies. But the selection that does exist is strong and caters to a niche market of loyal customers who love film.
Detroit's veteran bartenders reflect on over 30 years behind the bar
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Most seasoned bartenders will tell you that the more things change, the more they stay the same. But for these tenured tenders, the view from the bar illustrates the story of Detroit’s dynamic transformations.
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Stadt Garten, a pop-up beer garden, to debut in Midtown
Work continues on the restoration of the Detroit Yacht Club
New neighborhood bar opens on Carpenter Street in Hamtramck
February development news round-up: Breweries, apartments, vacant lots, and more
20 Detroit-based projects named finalists for Knight Cities Challenge
House of Pure Vin opens downtown with focus on Michigan wines
High-priced houses, new apartments, movie theaters, and more: September development news round-up
New arts venue to celebrate Eastern Market grand opening
Placemaking efforts a big hit in Greektown: Streetscape improvements to remain into November
Coming this September to the Dequindre Cut: Lazermaze, Pulsar Party, and more
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Stroh's to once again be brewed in Detroit
Source: Crain's Detroit Business
Third annual Freep Film Festival kicks off
Detroit's SXSW? Corktown Strut festival has bold ambitions
Source: Detroit Free Press
Enjoy vintage video games and cocktails at Michigan Science Center After Dark
MiSci After Dark, the thinking person's happy hour, comes to Michigan Science Center
Source: Michigan Science Center
Punch Bowl Social, a boozy adult playground, opens on Broadway
Berliners want to invest in Detroit, but you already knew that because you read Model D
Hell yeah, Hamtramck!
Source: Hell Yeah Detroit!
Techno titan Carl Craig talks to Thump about Detroit
Model D and the Nain Rouge take over Great Lakes Coffee
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