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8 Tips to Keep Your Kids Cool This Summer (Nurse Recommended!)

Happy Summer! Are you excited it’s officially the summer season? The kids and I are looking forward to spending more time outdoors. One of our favorite summer activities is to attend city festivals in the Detroit and metro area. Every weekend there is something fun to do with the family. It will keep us busy for sure! Aside from… Read More 8 Tips to Keep Your Kids Cool This Summer (Nurse Recommended!)

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Michigan Science Center After Dark Series Presents Summer Solstice Party Just for the “Big Kids”

Summer has been keeping me very busy with taking my kids to all of the fun city activities and festivals. Sometimes it seems like the kids get to have all of the fun more than the grownups, right? Take the Michigan Science Center (MiSci) for example. It’s filled with so many educational and fun activities for the kids. We visited the… Read More Michigan Science Center After Dark Series Presents Summer Solstice Party Just for the “Big Kids”

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Jermaine Dupri, Kool & The Gang, Allee Willis and More Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame

Last night, some of music’s legendary singers and songwriters were honored at the 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame 49th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner. The annual event took place in New York City at the Marquis Hotel. The Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) President/CEO Linda Moran and co-chairs Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff celebrated and… Read More Jermaine Dupri, Kool & The Gang, Allee Willis and More Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame

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Hour Detroit’s Hosting the Hottest Party of the Summer: Best of Detroit 2018

One of the most anticipated events of the summer is right around the corner. The Best of Detroit 2018 party is set for Friday, June 29th and I am excited to attend my first one! Have you bought your tickets yet? If you’re new to Detroit like me, then you’re in for a real treat.… Read More Hour Detroit’s Hosting the Hottest Party of the Summer: Best of Detroit 2018

Culture, Feature Story

Honoring the Greats at the Negro Leagues Legacy Luncheon

On Friday, June 8th, I attended the Negro Leagues Legacy Luncheon at Comerica Park. The special luncheon was sponsored by Comerica Bank and the invitees included former Negro Leagues players, former Detroit Tiger Torii Hunter, and select community leaders from Metro Detroit. It was a lovely luncheon and I was happy to have been included… Read More Honoring the Greats at the Negro Leagues Legacy Luncheon

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Grilled Radish with Lemon-Herb Ricotta by Coriander Kitchen & Farm

Happy Friday, friends! For the month of June, I am featuring sidedish recipes that are perfect for summertime grilling or an al fresco dinner or luncheon. Today, I’m excited to feature a summer recipe from my friends at Coriander Kitchen and Farm! Coriander was a top finalist in the 2016 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest. Chef-Farmer… Read More Grilled Radish with Lemon-Herb Ricotta by Coriander Kitchen & Farm

Culture

Detroit Tigers Host 16th Annual Negro Leagues Weekend

Happy Friday, friends! This weekend is the Detroit Tigers will host the 16th Annual Negro Leagues Weekend. The Tigers have many exciting activities planned for the annual celebration including honoring former Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter. It’s an annual tradition which marks the longest-running three-day celebration of its kind in Major League Baseball. Below, you can check… Read More Detroit Tigers Host 16th Annual Negro Leagues Weekend

Art & Entertainment

Why Everybody’s Talking About Detroit’s Brome Modern Eatery

Hey, friends! Okay, call this a #ThrowbackThursday post because today I’m sharing with you our visit to Detroit’s Brome Modern Eatery grand opening celebration. We loved the restaurant so much that I had to share with you my thoughts (and pictures!) on Brome! A few of weeks ago, Travis and I (with little Zephaniah in… Read More Why Everybody’s Talking About Detroit’s Brome Modern Eatery

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6 Striped Tees to Add to Your Summer Wardrobe

Stripes have been one of my go-to fashion styles this spring (almost summer) season. Just a simple, plain ol’ stripe t-shirt. I love wearing a striped shirt tucked in a pair of my high-waist, skinny jeans or a vintage skirt. I even mix match it with a skirt that has a different pattern. Add a… Read More 6 Striped Tees to Add to Your Summer Wardrobe

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Lenny Kravitz on Race, God & Spreading Love Through Music

By Allison Kugel     Twenty-nine years after releasing his debut album, Lenny Kravitz is still letting love rule, but with an eye towards societal strife that continues to go unchecked. The multi-Grammy award winning musician brings forth a conscious body of work with Raise Vibration, his eleventh studio album, out September 7th. The first… Read More Lenny Kravitz on Race, God & Spreading Love Through Music

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Five Things Worth Sharing (5.24.2018)

1. My Interview on The D Brief  A couple of weeks ago, I had the amazing opportunity to be on The D Brief. It’s a new Detroit-based podcast hosted by Seth Resler, Becky Scarcello, and Jag. Together they interview Detroiters who are involved in the arts and entertainment industry in the city. They’ve featured interviews… Read More Five Things Worth Sharing (5.24.2018)

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Gwen Stefani: Just A Girl About to Take Over Las Vegas

By Allison Kugel     Gwen Stefani spent her childhood and adolescence in Anaheim, California, a suburban girl living just a stone’s throw from Disneyland. It was her older brother, Eric, who founded No Doubt, the hybrid ska/punk/rock band that would help Stefani make her way into the musical limelight with their 1995 breakout album,… Read More Gwen Stefani: Just A Girl About to Take Over Las Vegas