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Things to Do in and Around Detroit for Students

A student that has moved to Detroit has a lot on their mind. Yes, they have the fact that they are about to start school and need to know what classes to take and what books to get, but they also need to worry about what to do in their new environment. Schooling is important…

5 Best Gyms in the Detroit, Michigan Area

Detroit, Michigan is known as the motor city to many, but they also have a really nice amount of gyms available in the area for those looking to get in shape or tone up. When looking for a good gym, it is best to find one with many perks and discount membership plans. Here are…

How to host a Golden Globes viewing party of your own

Movie fans, we have a major event right around the corner. The 2011 Golden Globe awards is set for 8-11 p.m. Sunday Jan. 16 – the official start of the gala awards season. Stars of the small and silver screen will gather from the red carpet to the stage to clap for their contemporaries and…

Work it out in the new year, start a running plan

Is your New Year’s resolution connected to health? Are you looking to lose weight or re-dedicate yourself to a fitness routine? It’s a popular option. All you have to do is click on the television and you’ll be bombarded with commercials for fitness equipment, gym memberships, diet pills and more. Remember the ThighMaster? Suzanne Sommers…

Old Navy your best bet for Black Friday deals

So, if you’re like me, you got up around 8 a.m. this morning, got ready and shuffled off to the work like any other Friday. If you’re a little bit scrappier, though, and arguably a little bit more crazy, you set your alarm for some ungodly hour and joined the masses hoping to snag some…

Metro Detroit arts organizations seek new ways to fill seats

It’s no secret that arts and cultural institutions in and around metro Detroit could use a boost. We’ve all heard the stories of cutbacks. Even as museums, theaters and cultural institutions alter their programming to appeal to a wider audience, cut their ticket prices and offer special promotions, the struggle to fill seats still seems…

Troy native Steve Yeun is featured on ‘The Walking Dead’

Did you spend Halloween watching The Walking Dead? I couldn’t help myself. I’d been waiting and anticipating the new AMC show since I first caught a glimpse of the previews months ago. Zombies and a post-apocalyptic world? Sign me up. Even more exciting? Troy Mich. native Steve Yeun is a cast member on the show.…

What’s your last-minute Halloween costume idea?

Some people just seem to have a knack for coming up with a great Halloween costume idea year after year. I can still recall a few of the best I’ve seen at Halloween parties past – the California Raisin who surely sweated his way through the night but earned rave reviews. The creative girl who…

Enjoy Every Season

As we bid goodbye to summer, some of us, including myself, feel a little tug of sentimentality.   It’s getting dark way too early, the windows are only open for a few hours a week, and while I didn’t send any little ones back to school, I myself headed back to the classroom.   Gone…

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…