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Detroit Guide to Plays, Broadway Shows, Musicals and More

Sat, 31 May 2014 20:59:51 +00002014-05-31T20:59:51Z

Traditionally, the theater season in Detroit slows down over the summer, but there are still a lot of circuses, plays, shows, musicals, ballets and impersonation tributes scheduled in June, July and August.. A few shows even move outside, including Shakespeare in the Park. Check out the specific in the Detroit Theatre Guide to Plays, Broadways Shows and MusicalsHighlights include Architects of Air: Miracoco, American Idol Live!, The Wizard of Oz, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Voice Tour, Walking with Dinosaurs and Hamlet.




Best Michigan Getaways: Petoskey and Mackinac Island

Sat, 31 May 2014 19:34:54 +00002014-05-31T19:34:54Z

Looking for somewhere to go next weekend? There are plenty of places within driving distance from Detroit, but here are just a couple of hotels/inns to check out up north in Michigan.

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To Do in June in Metro Detroit

Sat, 31 May 2014 14:52:12 +00002014-05-31T14:52:12Z

June is the traditional start of summer, so the month also hosts a lot of outdoor events. If you're looking for something To Do in June in Metro Detroit, check out the Detroit Grand Prix, Taste of Ann Arbor, Motor City Pride, Bavarian Festival in Frankenmuth, Belleville National Strawberry Festival, Cruisin' Gratiot, River Days, Stars & Stripes Festival, Michigan Challenge Balloonfest, and Cruisin' Downriver.




Concerts Coming to Metro Detroit Over the Summer, 2014

Sat, 31 May 2014 14:46:42 +00002014-05-31T14:46:42Z

Several big-name concerts are coming to the Metro-Detroit area this summer. Listed below are some highlights, but check out the Schedule of Metro Detroit Shows and Concerts for a more detailed listing.

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Trade Shows, Conventions and Expos Coming to Metro Detroit

Sat, 31 May 2014 14:39:00 +00002014-05-31T14:39:00Z

This weekend you can still catch the Hot Tub & Spa Sale and Maximum Yield's Indoor Gardening Expo; but there are many, many more Trade Shows, Conventions, and Expos coming to Metro Detroit over the summer months:
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Cool Pubs on Warm Days in Metro Detroit

Sat, 31 May 2014 14:26:42 +00002014-05-31T14:26:42Z

So, it's sunny outside and the temperatures are getting warmer. If that means you're looking for some place cool and dark with a nice selection of beer and pub food, check out these Metro-Detroit favorites.

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Memorial Day Parades Around Metro Detroit

Mon, 05 May 2014 09:56:34 +00002014-05-05T09:56:34Z

The Memorial Day Weekend traditionally heralds the coming of summer; but more importantly, Memorial Day is about honoring fallen U.S. soldiers. There are several ceremonies and parades scheduled in 2014, including:

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Detroit Trivia: So You Think You Know the Motor City's History?

Wed, 30 Apr 2014 18:43:40 +00002014-04-30T18:43:40Z

So you think you known Detroit?

Prove it!

Check out the Detroit History Trivia Quiz and answer the fill-in-the-blank and multiple-choice questions:

  • What does Detroit mean?
  • Who are some of Detroit's more notable/notorious mayors?
  • What artists were on the Motown label?



School Choice in Michigan

Wed, 30 Apr 2014 18:33:55 +00002014-04-30T18:33:55Z

The school year may be coming to a close, but summer is short when you're trying to figure out what to do for next year. Students in kindergarten through 12th grade have a lot of education choice in Michigan, including traditional public schools, charter schools, and online education. Of course, you can always home school your child or pay for them to go to a private school. If you're child is a little older or has special needs, there are even more options. To get more information, check out K-12 Schools and Education in Michigan.

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Michigan Gardening Tip: Labor Saving Native Plants

Wed, 30 Apr 2014 18:18:05 +00002014-04-30T18:18:05Z

It's finally getting warmer in Michigan, which means it's time to do some puttering about the garden. As you choose what to plant, keep in mind that there are a lot of benefits to plants that are native to Michigan. In other words, plants that developed naturally in the area rather than being brought in from other areas.

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