Here’s your chance to meet Bone Thugs N’ Harmony ahead of their concert tonight! Flesh-N-Bone of Bone Thugs and special guests will be onsite at New Standard Cannabis in Hazel Park from 4:30 to 7:30 P.M. BONE THUGS N’ HARMONY MEET AND GREET WHAT: Bone Thugs N’ Harmony Meet & Greet WHEN: TODAY, September 14th… Read More HAPPENING TODAY: Bone Thugs N’ Harmony Meet & Greet at New Standard Cannabis
Where do you love to eat brunch? A few weeks ago, I met up with my friend Jaslyn for brunch at Babo Detroit. She’s a brunch connoisseur and knows all of the best places to brunch in Detroit. The first time Jas and I connected was about two years ago. We had brunch at La… Read More Sunday Brunch at Babo Detroit
This summer, I enjoyed attending outdoor city events and festivals with my family and friends. From the BLKOUT Walls Mural Festival and African World Festival to community block parties and two (out of four) Sidewalk Festivals, our summer was a busy one! So busy, in fact, that I didn’t get a chance to share on… Read More Photos from My Visit to the 2021 African World Festival
Detroit foodie lovers get ready. The summer edition of Detroit Black Restaurant Week (DBRW) starts today! The 10-day event will feature over 50 restaurants and include a food truck rally on three select dates. Check out all of the details below! DETROIT BLACK RESTAURANT WEEK (Summer Edition) WHAT: Detroit Black Restaurant Week (Summer Edition) WHEN:… Read More FOODIE EVENT: Detroit Black Restaurant Week (Summer Edition) Features Over 50 Restaurants
Detroit painter Richard Lewis’ solo art exhibition is now open. “Works In Progress” officially opened on Friday, August 13th at the Galerie Camille. The art exhibit will be open until September 11, 2021. It features a collection of family stories and Richard’s favorite movie scenes. “The show is called ‘Works in Progress’ because I usually… Read More NOW OPEN: Detroit Artist Richard Lewis’ “Work In Progress” Solo Art Exhibit
Sharing a few photos from the Motor City Car Crawl and brunch in Detroit at The Jagged Edge! Oh, how I have missed going to brunch in the city. After my friend Jas introduced me to Detroit’s brunch scene, I have been hooked ever since! Of course, after COVID hit, our dining out experience has… Read More Brunch at The Jagged Fork and Checking Out the Motor City Car Crawl
I’m excited Detroit’s African World Festival (AWF) is back this summer! Do you plan on going to the event? It’s the 38th year of the AWF and it will be held at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History from Friday, August 20th to Sunday, August 22nd. WHAT: 38th Annual African World Festival… Read More Detroit’s African World Festival is Back!
A couple of weeks ago, I was invited to contribute to WDET’s “How to Summer” guide. The Detroit public radio station created the season-long series to offer recommendations and tips on how to make the most of your summer in Detroit. I shared five summer activities I’m looking forward to in Detroit. Here’s a brief… Read More What are you enjoying this summer?
Did you attend the BLKOUT Walls Mural Festival? The inaugural event took place July 24th to the 31st in the North End, Detroit community. Co-founded by artists Sydney G. James, Max Sansing, and Thomas “Detour 303” Evans, BLKOUT Walls was a beautiful celebration of art, community, and culture. I took a lot of photos and… Read More A Few Photos from BLKOUT Walls Mural Festival
Have you been to any ice cream shops this summer? A few weeks ago, we visited The Custard Hut Detroit location for the first time and we loved it! The locally-owned business has two locations: Dearborn Heights and Detroit. Custard Hut Dearborn is located at 25947 West Warren Street and the Detroit restaurant is located… Read More Hot Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches at Custard Hut are a Must-Have Summer Treat
ProjectArt Detroit is celebrating its 5th anniversary with a virtual benefit on Thursday, April 22nd. The art event will feature artwork by students, resident artists, and organization partner the Detroit Public Library (DPL). ProjectArt’s virtual event will be 45 minutes long and a ticket donation of $20 is suggested. Your contributions will help ProjectArt continue… Read More Celebrate ProjectArt Detroit’s 5th Anniversary This Thursday
Cannabis retailer Skymint Hazel Park is hosting a pre-4/20 celebration this evening. Detroit artist and musician Sheefy McFly will be painting and spinning at the event. The pop-up event starts at 4 p.m. with Sheefy’s live DJ set beginning at 6 p.m. Sheefy will also have his iconic artwork for sale for just $100. The… Read More Happening Today: 4/20 Celebration at Skymint Featuring Detroit Artist Sheefy McFly
In honor of Women’s History Month, Detroit restaurant EastEats announces its collaboration with Nourish Ramen’s Imani Battle. Special thanks to EastEats for sharing the news with GLD! Photography by Jimmy Goldfinger March is Women’s History Month, and to celebrate, the owners of EastEats are handing their restaurant over to a few of the women keeping… Read More EastEats Collabs with Nourish Ramen’s Imani Battle During Women’s History Month
Have you been to The Pose Experience yet? If you love creating Instagram-worthy images for your social media, then this is a photo experience for you! As a creative who is always looking for artistic ways to create new content, I really enjoyed visiting the new event space. Located in Southfield, Michigan, The Pose Experience… Read More See Why The Pose Experience Selfie Museum is an Instagram-Worthy Hot Spot
Celebrate the closing of Black History Month with Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity’s Detroit Restaurant Weekend! The members of the Metro Detroit alumni chapters are hosting the event to support Sigma-owned restaurants during the pandemic. This is a wonderful opportunity for Detroiters and beyond to support these great locally-owned and Black-owned businesses! As a self-proclaimed Detroit… Read More Phi Beta Sigma Restaurant Weekend: BGLO Restauranteurs Turn the Heat Up for Black History Closeout
Happy Friday! What’s one thing that brought you joy this week? For me, it was listening to the audiobook version of Elaine Welteroth’s memoir More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say). Have you read it yet? The audiobook is SO good. Elaine narrates her memoir and her parents… Read More Happy Friday!
Happy Friday! What’s one thing that brought you joy this week? For me, it’s seeing Zaya reach her next milestone. She is almost crawling now. (So hard to believe!) She’s been getting up on her knees and making very small movements forward. It’s cute to watch her move around. Right now, she’s just moving in… Read More Happy Friday!
If you love hanging out at bookstores and libraries, then you may enjoy MOCAD’s latest art exhibition called the Black Art Library. Curated by art educator Asmaa Walton, the art exhibit features a lovely collection of books dedicated to Black art. Over the weekend, I took my daughter Zhen with me to view the exhibit.… Read More Asmaa Walton’s ‘Black Art Library’ Now Open at MOCAD
How was your week? This week has been pretty busy with us getting ready for Christmas. I can’t believe it’s next week! Have you finished your holiday shopping yet? If you’re still looking for last-minute gift ideas, here’s my “Favorite Detroit Things List” that I shared last night. It features sixteen Detroit small businesses I… Read More Happy Friday!
As the year draws to a close, I wanted to share a few of my favorite Detroit businesses. You can also use this as a last-minute gift guide if you’re looking for Detroit gift ideas. The small businesses featured on my list are places I have visited in 2020. Some are places I frequently visit… Read More These are a Few of My Favorite Detroit Things