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‘The Night Gardener,’ by Terry Fan and Eric Fan

The cover of the book, "The Night Gardener" features a boy looking up at a tree who's canopy is shaped like an owl. It is cast in moonlight.

Nature offers boundless beauty and pleasure - if we choose to be vigilant enough to notice.

That is the idea behind the simply told and beautifully illustrated new picture book by brothers Terry and Eric Fan.

Dating in the D: Dinner and a Movie

It’s about the most common date there is.

Pho Lucky

A large bowl of pho, a broth based Vietnamese soup, sit on a table filled with noodles. A plate next to this bowl holds bean sprouts and Thai basil.

After listening to several different people rave about Pho Lucky, the relatively new Vietnamese restaurant in Detroit, I knew I had to give it a try.

Bierkeller Tavern and Eatery

Since opening in 2014, Bierkeller has already become a popular destination in nearby Taylor. Rina Belanger is co-owner with her Fiancé Mark Guzzardo, and their partner, Ken Claus.

Valentine’s is Anytime at the Inn on Ferry Street

The Victorian homes of The Inn of Ferry Street. Older brick homes, stylized with sharp angles and ornate details. The sign of for the Inn is place in the yard.

If you have a special someone this time of year, you may have planned something for Valentine’s Day. Was it roses? A night out on the town? It’s possible you may still be planning.

The Beauty of “All the Light We Cannot See”

All the Light We Cannot See, written by Anthony Doerr, begins its very first lines as such: “At dusk they pour from the sky.

Coney Not Worth Waiting For

Most college students know the struggle of trying to find a good meal on a budget. With limited funds, most students find their favorite spots near campus where someone can grab a quick, cheap bite to eat at a restaurant with a good vibe.

Chvrches New Album Delivers

Scotland has given us a gift. Chvrches, pronounced churches, is a synthpop band that hails from that land of kilts and sheep and their second album is this gift.

David Bowie: A Rock Legend

The world of music lost one of its brilliant artists earlier this month. David Bowie, aged 69, passed away after a long battle with cancer according to the artist’s official Facebook page.

Huron Room’s Catch of the Day

A top view of several fried items and some tacos, dressed with cilantro.

The moment I discovered that Jacques Driscoll and Chef Les Molnar, the men who created popular Detroit eateries Green Dot Stables and Johnny Noodle King, were opening a new restaurant in the city, I knew I was going to have to check it out.

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