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Vegan Holiday Dishes

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Vegan Virgin? Now’s a good of a time as any to try an inventive spin on your  holiday dinner. You don’t have to sulk about missing out on the Honeybaked ham or the fried turkey.   There are taste worthy, meat-less dishes that will satisfy even the most carnivorous among us. Test the waters with…

Arcade Fire’s Grammy win stirs up Internet swarm

I admit I haven’t tuned into the Grammy awards with any real regularity the past few years. I thought the show lost a bit of its excitement and zeal. Maybe I was wrong. Sunday’s show was the talk of Twitter yesterday and it seems people can’t get over the coup that Merge Recording artists Arcade…

Hey Michigan, winter driving conditions are officially here

I blame it on Seasonal Affective Disorder but to tell you the truth, it’s really just days like this that I dread. Living in Michigan is a true test of character. You just can’t make it to Christmas without at least one or two white-knuckle driving days. It’s as Pure Michigan as the Mackinac Bridge…

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.…

Rethink ‘Evil Dead.’ Catch the musical at City Theatre

As an avid horror movie fan, I’ve long wondered how you turn the Sam Raimi-directed cult-classic Evil Dead into a hilarious comedy set to song. But the creative characters behind Ferndale’s Who Wants Cake theatre company figured it out. And the outcome is enjoyable and utterly hilarious. Who Wants Cake are currently presenting Evil Dead:…

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…

Farmington’s Harvest Moon Celebration extends through the weekend

Downtown Farmington celebrates the Harvest Moon with a full weekend of events. It all began last night with a wine and beer tasting but the revelry continues tonight with the Harvest Moon Dance  from 5-11 p.m. at Sundquist Pavilion in Riley Park and extends through Saturday. Stop by for live music by Bob Monteleone, performing…

Toast to Forgotten Harvest during The Champagne Cruise

The Woodward Dream Cruise, which rolls into metro Detroit next week, isn’t only focused on revving engines and hot cars. Paragon residents won’t want to miss this. From 6-10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, Westborn Market will play host to The Champagne Cruise, an elegant affair with a mission – to drive hunger out of metro…