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What Time is It? The Time Gets Wild and Loose at Arts Beats & Eats

After Prince burst onto the music scene in the early ’80′s, he brought along and developed his entourage that were part of the Minneapolis music scene. The Time was the first of several of those projects and musicians. Led by the bold, outrageous and flamboyant swagger of lead singer Morris Day, The Time had a…

Treat Yourself to Summer Hair & Skin Treatments

You’ve biked, beached and tended to the garden, and quite frankly, that sun-kissed glow that you had in the beginning of the summer is starting to make your hair and skin look and feel over baked. Just as getting plenty of exercise is good for your body, so are hair and skin treatments to make…

You’ve been yarned!

Have you noticed a fuzzy form of  street art  around town? Well, keep your eyes peeled for Metro Detroit Yarn-a-bomber! Jennifer Xerri of  Starlily Creations  will be bombing a town near you in no time, vandalizing the streets with her warm and fuzzy art, literally.  Yarn bombing is the art of knit graffiti and it’s…

Stop in at Bastone Brewery and Cafͩ Habana for Royal Oak Restaurant Week

Royal Oak Restaurant Week begins April 27! Grab some friends and your appetite, and head over to Bastone Brewery or CafÍ© Habana, for some of the finest eats in Royal Oak. Certainly, the beer is exceptional, crafted on site by master brewer Rockne Van Meter. His credentials include more awards than you can count. But…

Rock on Third Rocks Royal Oak Restaurant Week

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Something that Royal Oak has is a little bit of everything. It’s what makes it interesting and what makes it hard to narrow down the choices during  Royal Oak Restaurant Week. So it’s only fitting that  Rock on Third  is Royal Oak’s neighborhood bar in only the way a neighborhood bar in Royal Oak can…

Cantina Diablos: Royal Oak Restaurant Week’s sinful Tex-Mex

Tex-Mex so good it’s sinful, that’s what  Cantina Diablos  touts and you can dig in during  Royal Oak Restaurant Week. The cantina, which offers Free Guacamole Monday (with the purchase of any entree) and drink specials from 4-6 pm and again from 10pm – 12am, will feature a $25 dinner menu for the week of…

Paul Mecurio: A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar …

For years, Paul Mecurio led a double life as a Wall Street investment attorney by day and a stand-up comic by night. “I was writing jokes and keeping them on my computer,” Mecurio says. “I saw Jay Leno at a private function. I got to meet him after the show and I gave him 20…

Bringing Home the Bakon (Vodka) to Baconfest Michigan

I had my first taste of Bakon Vodka a few months ago when my parents brought home a bottle they picked up at a duty-free store. At first, I thought it would just be a novelty, but I was blown away by the balance of an incredibly smooth and light vodka base and very real…