Tag Archive for Clinton Township

Baconfest Michigan Preview: Lazybones Smokehouse’s Pig Candy

Bacon can be thought of as a close relative of barbecue. It can also be thought of the candy of the pig. And that’s exactly what Lazybones Smokehouse makes with its house-smoked bacon: pig candy. “We get a whole pork belly and smoke it over apple wood from a local orchard,” says Jenny Smiljanovki, wife…

Paragon Properties Collects Toys, Supplies for Kids in Afghanistan

The men and women of Michigan’s National Guard are doing their part to serve in the war in Afghanistan, and there’s a way you can help, too. Paragon Properties is coordinating a donation drive for Michigan’s National Guard 1-126th Cavalry – Charlie Troop at its 11 apartment communities throughout Michigan. Anticipated to be the last…

4 Ways to Put Some Spring in Your Wardrobe

Sometimes a couple of new accessories can refresh a wardrobe better than a couple of new outfits, and if you’ve been to Glitz & Ears, it’s easy to re-do a couple of wardrobes. But to keep things simple, owner Donna Hassig, has four must-have recommendations to get you styling and profiling for the next coming…

Gelato: It’s Better Than You Think

For the past several years, my occasional guilty pleasure has been slipping into Dolce Gelato in Clinton Township for an espresso and a scoop of gelato. So rich, creamy and full of fresh ingredients with my favorites being Limoncello, black cherry and Nutella. Pistachio. A huge favorite. Just the rows of colorful and creamy flavors…

Hot & Frosty Fun at Lakeside Village Apartments

Out in Clinton Township on Sunday? Come out for some winter fun at Lakeside Village for the Just Cause Wish-A-Mile bicycle tour team’s Hot & Frosty Fun Fest for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. This frosty fun-draising event will feature a variety of different activities to beat the winter blues including an adventure fun run, chili cook-off…

Satisfy Your Hunger With Savory Salads

It’s been a couple of weeks since the month of holiday feasts. The lights and garland are gone but the cornbread stuffing and Christmas cookies are hanging around the midsection. Salad, you say? But … but … but … what about the heartiness and flavor we crave during these dark, cold months? Try combining a…

Now’s The Perfect Time..

It’s almost time to kiss 2011 goodbye and I don’t know about you but there are a few things I still need to accomplish. Here is a quick list of things while the fat lady is warming up her chords.. Now is the perfect time to… Apologize Forgive Save  Money Purge your closet Clean your…

Free Weekend Fun for The Kids

It’s Tuesday and if your kids are already asking for fun things to do this weekend, here’s some good news for you, them and your cashflow. Panera Bread in partnership with United Way for Southeastern MI are hosting Family Fun Day at two of their Metro Detroit Locations. Locations: Lathrup Village Panera ,  27651 Southfield…

Dude, Don’t Be a Dud

Contrary to popular belief, your closet doesn’t have to be overflowing with names and numbers to contain quality. While it may be discouraging to shop AND think about all the money you’d have to spend to keep up with the joneses, there are a few items you shouldn’t get dressed with out. Fellas, this list…

The Anton Art Center

Just a short jaunt from Paragon’s Drawbridge, Eastwood Village, Knottingham and Prentiss Pointe Apartments, sits one of the greatest gems in Metro Detroit… The Anton Art Center. A beacon for driving the arts in the Metro Detroit area, The Art Center focuses on making art accessible for almost everyone. From high school and middle school…