Category: Seasonal
Review: The Finer Things & Syndicate at the Blind Pig
Dave Hawkins and Joey Shaheen rocking out to Lady Gaga (Image by: Jason Mick)

Local talent is something that never falls short in Detroit, from artists selling paintings on random street corners to musicians filling venues like St. Andrews and the Magic Stick. But this time, we stepped out of Detroit to check out local Michigan bands in Ann Arbor

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The Season of Almost: Lions Likely Lose Stafford For the Season
Lion's QB Matthew Stafford is likely out for the season

You could call 2010 the “season of almost” for the Lions. They almost won their season opener with a late jump-ahead touch down (they lost after Calvin Johnson through the ball down in celebration and the catch was ruled incomplete on a technicality). They almost upset a very competitive, if a bit weary Jets team (this mess deserves its own paragraph below). They almost were 4-4.

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Avalon Bakery — Tasty Baked Goods in the D
Avalon's outdoor picnic tables make the perfect place to enjoy a leisurely lunch.

You don’t have to travel to Manhattan to catch a whiff of some delicious baking. Whether you’re in the mood for a Greektown Olive Loaf or a Chocolate Brioche, your trip to Detroit’s Avalon Bakery comes with a virtual guarantee you’ll find something tasty.

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Sufjan Stevens: New Album and An Upcoming Detroit Tour Date

Accompanying the new EP and full-length album is a tour through the U.S. and Canada that spans the fall months. More specifically (and more importantly), Stevens will be in Royal Oak, Michigan on October 14

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Tiffany’s Fall Picks 2010

We’re quickly approaching October, and it’s almost time for all things scary

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DIY Street Fair 2010

The weather has been chilly and rainy as we enter the fall season, but the sun decided to stick around long enough for the last big festival of summer: The DIY Street Fair in Ferndale

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Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s: New Album and Fall Tour
(SOURCE: Westword Blog)

There are tons of great shows coming to Detroit in the next couple of months, but my favorite September show so far is Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s

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Fall Is Here, Pewabic Pottery Brings A Taste of Detroit to Art & Apple Fest

For those of you who prefer a slight chill in the air as opposed to humidity, your calendar probably looks a lot like mine…a big red circle around September 22, the first day of fall. And if you love the season as much as I do, you’re itching to dive right into all things autumn.

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10 Reasons to Keep Watching the Lions
Drew Stanton capped a beautiful drive with a heroic touchdown lunge last Sunday.; Source: AP

Not sure if the Detroit Lions are worth watching this year? We’d argue they are. Here’s our top 10 reasons why!

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At Last a Healthy Detroit Grocer — a Peek Inside Kim’s Produce
Kim's Produce on Woodward Avenue

Grown in the city — and now sold in the city. It certainly seems fitting. Next time you’re traveling up Woodward, skip the McDonalds and stop in for an organic or locally grown snack at Kim’s Produce. Featuring local produce and organics galore, the store is a shining example of the intractable spirit of the city. As they might say –when the going gets tough; the tough get growing.

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