FOOD & DRINK
Here’s How to Make Michigan’s State Cocktail at Home
Memorial Day has come and gone. It’s unofficially summer, and officially time to enjoy some summer cocktails. The Illinois state cocktail is Jameson Irish Whiskey. That’s really it, which is not exactly summery. The state cocktail of Michigan is a Hummer, but what exactly is that?. A Hummer,...
Tasty Tuesday: Waffle Cafe Detroit features unique sweet, savory waffle creations
DETROIT – This Tasty Tuesday, we’re featuring Waffle Cafe Detroit: A brand new spot opening on Livernois on Detroit’s Avenue of Fashion -- and they’re using waffles in ways you might not have seen before. They’re celebrating their grand opening this Thursday. Watch the full...
Awesome Local Detroit Bands Videos That Ruled The 80s And 90s
In 1981 MTV Music Television hit the airwaves with the words, “Ladies and Gentlemen, rock and roll.” I wondered what it would do for the bands in Michigan. Local Detroit bands didn’t take long to start making music videos on their own. In the beginning, videos were cheaply made with Mom and Dad’s video camera. A band that had a record contract had the record label fork over some money to have a music video professionally made.
Motown Museum awarded part of $7.2 million grant
(CBS DETROIT) - Grants worth $7.2 million are being distributed by the Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation, and groups like the Motown Museum in Detroit and the Cranbrook Institute of Science received a piece of it.For the Motown Museum, $1 million was granted, inching them closer to the $65 million dollar campaign goal for the Motown Museum Expansion Project."It helps us get to the finish line," says Paul Barker, who's now the director of development with the museum.Barker started with the museum as a volunteer in 1988. He says as they near their goal of $65 million, fans...
Michigan Mexican Restaurant Gets National Praise, is Named ‘Best’
Tacos, Fajitas, and Enchiladas, oh my! There are TONS of great Mexican restaurants in Michigan - and one is getting national attention!. Where's your favorite place to go for Mexican food?. A few of my favorites are La Cantina, Beltline Bar, and Cinco de Mayo in Grand Rapids!. The folks...
BRICKLIVE returns to the Detroit Zoo
(CBS DETROIT) - BRICKLIVE has returned to the Detroit Zoo and features dozens of animals made of millions of bricks.BRICKLIVE features more than 70 unique toy brick models comprised of more than two million bricks. The fun summer experience runs May 27-Sept. 4. Emily O'Hara, senior manager of guest experience design at the Detroit Zoo, joined CBS News Detroit Tuesday morning to share about the exhibit.
The Inspiration for “Ghostbusters”? The Michigan Childhood Home of Ray Parker Jr.
WARNING: Under no circumstances should you enter this property. By doing so you risk bodily harm and/or prosecution for trespassing on private property. The man who gave us the “Ghostbusters” theme grew up in a Detroit neighborhood. Born in Detroit in 1954, Ray Parker Jr.'s career began when he was just a teenager, performing backup for Gladys Knight and guitar for The Spinners. In 1973 when he was 19, he split and moved to Los Angeles and his career skyrocketed from then on.
Polish the Jewel Belle Isle Legacy Luncheon
For more information on Polish the Jewel Belle Isle Legacy Lunch or the Belle Isle Conservancy, visit belleisleconservancy.org. The post Polish the Jewel Belle Isle Legacy Luncheon appeared first on Hour Detroit Magazine.
“The Splash LIVE” – May 30, 2023
Dave Scott talks about the latest events and news in the Greater West Bloomfield area, and discusses the hot topics of the day with local news-makers!. On today’s show, Dave talks about the latest news from the four communities and our local area, live from the iconic Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island at the annual Mackinac Policy Conference!
You could win an EVH Wolfgang Special Electric Guitar!
101 WRIF is celebrating the 101 Riffs Of Summer! All summer we are going to be spotlighting songs with some of the best “riffs” from your favorite WRIF bands. Be listening Monday through Friday at 2pm for the daily “Riff Of Summer”, plus you’ll get two “riffs” on Two-Fer Tuesdays.
15 BEST Bowling Alleys in Michigan
Some posts on this site contain affiliate links, meaning if you book or buy something through one of these links, I may earn a small commission and you’ll get great hotel rates. Read the full disclosure policy here. About Bowling in Michigan. Looking for the best bowling alleys in...
Steer captured along I-75 is 'happy and relaxed' back in the barn
Lester, a steer who was on the loose in Oakland County for six weeks before being captured last week in a viral video, is doing well.
Aidan Hutchinson's offseason: bulk up, grow out hair, and change diet
ALLEN PARK, Mich. — Aidan Hutchinson said he ate too much take-out during his rookie year. Say goodbye to chicken caesar wraps and sweet potato fries. The Lions second-year defensive end spent his first NFL offseason improving everything: he hired a chef, got stronger, and grew out his hair.
Memorial Day parade is last for Mr. Dearborn and his dog
It couldn’t have been a better day in Dearborn for the city’s annual Memorial Day parade in collaboration with the Dearborn Allied War Veterans Council. The sky was bright blue and morning temperatures were comfortable. The not-too-hot temperatures and clear sky were a good sign for Rich Margittay and Cheyenne, his 12-year-old Alaskan Malamute dog, along with friend and helper Garret Wasko of Taylor, helping handle and man the 30-caliber Browning machine gun on the back of...
Grilling safety with the Detroit Fire Department
Summer's here and you're going to grill - but you need to be sure you do it safely. Here are the tips from the pros at fighting fires so you can make sure you're food is the only stuff cooking.
What you need to know about a new art attraction in Oakland County
FERNDALE, Mich. – A new art attraction has opened in Oakland County. The Imani Immersive Gallery has opened its doors in Ferndale. The experience costs $40 per person and operates Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays from 12 to 5 p.m. There are multiple...
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