Campaigning on his laptop from a world away, Askew first got his taste of Detroit in the cold month of December in 2009. Since then he has made it a point to come back to the city almost every year since his first arrival. With a 16-hour time differential, Askew has blogged about the beauty and creativity that is instilled in this city. To see Askew’s work in person, visit the Inner State Gallery in Detroit! The exhibit will be up until September 19.
“Out with the Old” will be free and open to the public this Saturday, August 3 from 6 – 9 p.m. ET for an opening reception. If you can’t make it on Saturday, don’t worry, the exhibit will be up until October 1. Library Street Collective is on 1260 Library Street.
Detroit’s southwest has long been a destination for exciting Mexican dining. From outdoor patios to salsa dancing, southwest Detroit is definitely a hot bed for entertainment and good food. While most patrons typically take in Xochimilco, El Zocalo and El Barzon, there are a handful of other hidden gems in the southwest neighborhood that are often overlooked. From a not-so-hidden coney island to a traditional El Salvadorian restaurant, southwest Detroit has its fair share of interesting cuisines. So let’s take a look at some of southwest Detroit’s off-the-radar restaurants.
What draws most people to reusing pallets is the aesthetic appeal. The pallet offers a cozy charm while allowing the user to really utilize their inner DIY mindset. Let’s look at a few possibilities of how pallets can transform your house.
With over 1 million viewers, in both Detroit and Windsor, it can be tough to find the right spot to watch the Detroit Fireworks and to avoid the mass exodus of people leaving. So where are the best places to watch the fireworks? It all depends on whether or not you want fast, easy access or if you’re willing to brave the heavy flow of traffic.
In collaboration with the Jefferson East Business Association (JEBA), the Detroit chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Urban Priorities Committee, Pop Up will be a month-long series to help promote and revitalize the Jefferson-Chalmers retail district near the Detroit/Grosse Pointe Park border.
Need some gift ideas for recent graduates? Well look no further!
From the smell of the fuel to the sights and sounds of the car as they whizzed past me on the ever-so-entertaining turn three, the Detroit Grand Prixexperience was something that I will never forget.
Inner State Gallery is a great addition to the already-great art scene in Detroit. Check out where the gallery is from and how they’re helping in Detroit’s revitalization.
With golf courses, casinos and beautiful scenery, Belle Isle is the perfect spot for a Detroit adventure.