Metro Detroit Events

Bar Louie’s ‘Louie Loves’ Fundraiser to Support Hurricane Harvey Relief

Bar Louie’s ‘Louie Loves’ Fundraiser to Support Hurricane Harvey Relief

Hi, Detroit! As you already know, Hurricane Harvey and Irma have caused great damage in parts of Florida and Texas. Many people and organizations are pulling together to help those who were affected by the tropical storms. If you’re looking for a way to give […]

Rua Francis Presents Art Show “This Is Not Art”

Rua Francis Presents Art Show “This Is Not Art”

Detroit-based artist Rua Francis will feature her art at the ART on the GRAND fair June 3 – 4, 2017. The two-day art fair will be held in Historic Downtown Franklin. Francis will be at Booth No. 33 if you are interested in viewing her […]

Community Event: GIVE Club Collecting Prom Attire for Covenant House Academy

Community Event: GIVE Club Collecting Prom Attire for Covenant House Academy

If you’re looking for a way to give back to the community, then I have a perfect volunteer event for you! The 2017 graduating class of Covenant House Academy is need of prom attire for young men and women. Join the GIVE Club™ on Saturday, May 13th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. […]

Metro Detroit Farmers’ Markets: Get a Jump Start on 18 Markets Opening This May!

Metro Detroit Farmers’ Markets: Get a Jump Start on 18 Markets Opening This May!

It’s that time of year again! Farmers’ market season is back, and I am SO excited about it! I love going to the Metro Detroit farmers’ markets! I remember going to the farmers’ market in Atlanta with my dad. He’d buy peaches, watermelon, peanuts and other delicious […]

Rosie the Riveter: Meeting the Original Rosies

Rosie the Riveter: Meeting the Original Rosies

Have you heard of Rosie the Riveter? In today’s time, Rosie is a very popular costume for women. I have also seen women empowerment campaigns and groups use Rosie the Riveter as a symbol. Rosie is seen as a symbol of “girl power”, promoting great strength for […]

Embracing Peace & Preserving WWII History

Embracing Peace & Preserving WWII History

On Saturday, July 9, 2016, Michala (my daughter, age 14) and I had the amazing opportunity to volunteer with the Michigan WWII Legacy Memorial and the Tribute Rosies at the Royal Oak Art Fair. I volunteered as a Tribute Rosie the Riveter, and Michala wore […]


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