America’s Thirst for the Juice

The events that would unfold in a brutal and horrific double-murder on June 12, 1994 would lead to one of America’s biggest obsessions with what is popularly referred to as “the trial of the century.” Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman

Return of Asian Cuisine to Site of Detroit’s Abandoned Chinatown

An Asian meal, with meats, veggies, and rice, sits on a table.

Once I discovered the news that owners of Detroit hotspots Sugar House, Wright and Co., Cafe 78, and Honest John’s were opening a Chinese restaurant in the center of what was Detroit’s Chinatown, I knew I was going to have to stop by Midtown and check

'When Green Becomes Tomatoes: Poems for All Seasons' By Julie Fogliano

Cover of When Green Becomes Tomatoes illustration of little girl in grass

As spring begins to tease with its sprouts and thunder, both young and weathered faces glow with anticipation. The intermittent reverence adults feel as a new season approaches is meager in comparison to the unbridled wonder that children experience.

“Deadpool”: A Comic Book Movie Like No Other

If you’re a Marvel fan, chances are that “Deadpool” was at the top of your list of movies to see in 2016, and for good reason. The misrepresentation of the character of Deadpool in “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” was disappointing to many Marvel fans.

Rose’s Fine Food: Living Wages and Food to Die For

A cup of black coffee in a pink teacup.

Rose’s Fine Food is a Detroit brunch diner located on East Jefferson.

‘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.


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