Tag Archives: detroit

Shorpy Saturday – Stag Swim: 1903

By Jeffrey Buck The summer is drawing to a close. Enjoy a timeless photo of youth enjoying the waters at Belle Isle. Take a look at the photograph entitled “Stag Swim: 1903“:   Detroit circa 1903. “Swimming pool, Belle Isle Park, evidently.” … Continue reading

Posted in Detroit, Shorpy Saturday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tri-county Seniors Invited to Free Day at the Zoo September 3

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Senior citizens living in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties are invited to enjoy a day at the Detroit Zoo on Senior Day, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Seniors 62 and older and … Continue reading

Posted in Detroit, Things To Do | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Things to do around town this weekend

  By Jeffrey Buck There are several things to do around town this Labor Day weekend and the Detroit Free Press has once again compiled a nice list of the top 10 events you can’t miss. Check out the list … Continue reading

Posted in Detroit, Things To Do | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Constructi​on Begins on Wolf Sanctuary at Detroit Zoo

  ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Construction has begun on the new Cotton Family wolf habitat at the Detroit Zoo. Located at the southwest corner of the park, the 2-acre sanctuary will feature grassy meadows, trees, a flowing stream and pond, … Continue reading

Posted in Detroit, Things To Do | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Two Big Music Festivals This Weekend And More!

By Jeffrey Buck Looking for something fun to do this Labor Day Weekend? Look no further, here is a handful of ideas to get you outside and enjoying the long weekend! Leave a comment below if you have any other … Continue reading

Posted in Detroit, Food, Music, Things To Do | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Personalit​y Study That is Turtly Amazing

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Maybe they just need to come out of their shells a bit. Blanding’s turtles, native to the Midwest, can live to be 50-60 years old. Their hatchlings, however, are often preyed upon, primarily by raccoons. As … Continue reading

Posted in Detroit, Things To Do | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sister Pie takes 2014 Hatch Detroit Top Prize, $50,000

By Jeffrey Buck In case you missed it this past week, the 2014 Hatch Detroit contest came to an end on Wednesday with Sister Pie taking home the coveted $50,000 to help start their business. Looking to locate within the … Continue reading

Posted in Detroit, Food | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment