Warning! This Will Make You Hungry: Nutella Has Teamed Up With Tim Hortons To Bring You Delicious Pastries!

May 14, 2015 by  
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Yup, That's Me And Giant Containers of Nutella In Amsterdam  Last September I was in Amsterdam for a few days en route to Rome.  Nutella was all over town, specifically featured in these amazing giant crepes (pancakes).  Nutella is popular in the States, but wow, the Netherlands took it to a whole new level.  They really love their Nutella. Now, fast forward 8 months later and I found Nutella

Medium.com Says Your 2015 Won’t Suck With #2 On Their List: Vacationing In Detroit

May 13, 2015 by  
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When I’m asked about Detroit, the questions often circle around news headlines: bankruptcy and blight, crime stats, bus problems. Whether things in the city really are that bad. Until I first traveled there about a year ago, those were my trigger thoughts about Detroit, too. That and Megatron’s freakish football skills. But after spending a big chunk of 2014 in Detroit, kicking it at Astro

Steven Spielberg And USC Shoah Foundation To Honor William Clay Ford, Jr.

May 13, 2015 by  
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Steven Spielberg, founder of USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education, will present William Clay Ford, Jr., executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, with the Institute’s Ambassadorfor Humanity Award at the organization’s annual gala, taking place this year in Detroit on Sept. 10. Ford will be recognized for his leadership and corporate citizenry around education

Obama “Hope Poster” Artist Has A New Gig In Detroit

May 12, 2015 by  
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Photo: LA Times The artist who created the popular President Obama "Hope" poster will soon leave a mark on Detroit. Shepard Fairey will spend the next two weeks painting a portion of the Compuware Building at One Campus Martius in downtown Detroit, according to a release from Dan Gilbert's Bedrock Real Estate Service. Fairey plans to paint a portion of the back of the building along Gratiot

Get Your Nutella Fix NOW At Your Local Tim Hortons (Free Nutella Filled Donut Coupon Include)!

May 12, 2015 by  
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*This post is sponsored by Launch Farm, in association with Tim Hortons, though all views expressed are my own.*

Detroit RiverFront Conservancy Taking GM River Days Festival To New Heights – June 19-21

May 11, 2015 by  
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The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy announced details about Detroit’s unofficial kickoff to summer, the 9th annual GM River Days presented by Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, happening June 19-21, 2015. General Motors has reaffirmed their commitment to this year’s festival by signing on as title sponsor for the third consecutive and fifth year combined of the festival. This year’s GM River Days

Architectural Digest: A Creative Renaissance Breathes New Life Into Detroit

May 8, 2015 by  
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The vibrant interiors of the design store Hugh.4240 Cass Ave.; 313-831-4844; lovehughlongtime.com. As inventive restaurants, sleek hotels, and forward-thinking galleries pop up among restored architectural landmarks, Detroit brims with excitement and optimism. From Henry Ford’s Model T to Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s Lafayette Park to Motown hits, Detroit has long been a driver of American

This Is Sweet! “What’s the Last Photo on Your Phone?” – New Episodes from Detroit

May 5, 2015 by  
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Last Photo - Detroit from Ivan Cash on Vimeo. To learn more about the project: http://LastPhotoProject.com

Write A House 2015 Applications Are Open!

May 5, 2015 by  
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Homesteading Detroit: Applications Open for the Writing Residency of a Lifetime Write A House is excited to announce that our 2015 round of applications is now open. They are a nonprofit that purchases vacant homes in Detroit, renovates them with the help of vocational training programs, and awards them to talented writers -- for keeps, forever, and with no strings attached. In 2014,

Focus: HOPE To Honor Leaders In Social Justice At The 2nd Annual Heroes For Hope Event

May 5, 2015 by  
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2014 Heroes for Hope  Receipt Retire US Senator Carl Levin  Focus: HOPE’s second annual “Heroes for Hope” gala fundraiser, sponsored by Lear Corporation, will be held on Friday, May 15, 2015 at Cobo Center. The event recognizes heroes in the fight for social justice. This year’s honorees are retired General Motors Corporation President Lloyd E. Reuss, former Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and

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