Tag Archive for Apartments Harrison Twp

Will DVDs become a thing of the past?

It used to be the natural way… Go to the nearest video store, load up enough videos to watch for the weekend and take them back before the Sunday night deadline. That seems like dinosaur years ago. Now there are dedicated web sites that stream old movies, recently released movies, old and new television shows.…

I’m Jack! The Pumpkin King!

The smell of hot, buttery popcorn, fresh oranges and slices of watermelon filled the Saturday morning air. Every since I’ve known, it has been a tradition in our family to frequent the Eastern Market on Saturday Morning, taking in the aromas of freshly picked fruit and gently picked flowers. The feel of the crowd rushing…

Avoid baggage fees, be a packing pro

Here’s a little-known fact. I don’t check my luggage when I fly. I am a carry-on kind of girl and have been for years – even before those extraneous baggage fees started popping up and making our airfare even more expensive. It does more than save money. It saves time. No waiting to check luggage…

Coneys and beer – could a Livonia restaurant alter the liquor law?

Livonia’s Koney Island Inn could drastically change its menu if the restaurant is granted a beer and wine license. The Detroit Free Press reported on its application and the discussion that has ensued as a result. It’s not easy to imagine a coney island style restaurant – Michigan answer to the Greek-inspired diner – serving…

Things are getting hot in Plymouth – it’s Chili Cookoff time

For the 15th year downtown Plymouth is ready to turn up the heat and bring out their best culinary competitors for the Great Lakes Regional Chili Cookoff. The temperature may be dropping, but the pots will soon be simmering in three International Chili Society categories: red chili, green chili and salsa. According to a preview…

Are You Living a Premature Death?

The notion of dying or when we will die is not a thought we wish to think about and certainly not languish in. Normally, we think about how much life we have ahead of us, of loved ones that we always wish to be with, and we contemplate on the things in our life that…

Troy mall gains a leg up for Lego lovers

Troy’s posh Somerset Collection mall added to its array of shops recently by bringing in the area’s first Lego Store. Think kid heaven, but adults might also have trouble resisting the intriguing displays. From the Pick-a-Brick Wall that divides lego pieces by color and shape to the interactive play areas designed to allow hands-on experience…

Plymouth’s Barefoot Productions aims to thrill with ‘Mindgame’

Have you ever dared look deep into the mind of a serial killer? This month Barefoot Productions in Plymouth weaves a spooky tale that will take audiences into just that realm. Mindgame by Anthony Horowitz follows the story of a writer who interviews an infamous serial killer locked away in an insane asylum. Nothing is…

Drop that cell phone, driver – Troy laws are in effect

Technically drivers in Troy, Mich. have had a few months to get used to tightened restrictions when it comes to distracted driving laws. On July 29 it became illegal to send a text or grab your cell to make a call. Don’t even try to apply a coat of lipstick while proceeding along Maple. You’d…

Are we there yet???

Lately have you felt like you have been sitting in your car more than usual? Well, if you live in Macomb county or maybe even Oakland county you know about the horrific construction. The normal rush hour traffic is already boring and irritating, let alone sitting in traffic for half an hour to an hour…