It’s imperative that we continue to honor those service men and women who lived and died on Pearl Harbor Day, through stories or history lessons. We cannot forget all that they did, and it’s through their stories and their experiences they will continue to live on. As poet and essayist George Santayana said: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
On December 9, grab some hot chocolate, curl up under a blanket and watch HGTV’s Love It or List It at 8 p.m. ET for a special code word. You’ll then have 24 hours to visit HGTV.com/LoveIt to enter the sweepstakes.
Country legend, George Strait, is embarking on the final leg of his The Cowboy Rides Away Tour 2014, but no worries, Quicken Loans is saddling up to make it sure he makes it to “Amarillo by Morning” as the presenting sponsor of the farewell tour.
Yesterday, two cool things happened regarding Quicken Loans and veterans/the military. First, in commemoration of Veterans Day, QL threw all military veteran team members a really nice lunch. Great food (soup, salad, sandwiches, homemade chips, etc.).
Woodward Beer Hall is a pop-up beer garden open during the ALCS, located at 1520 Woodward Ave. The hall can host 150 fans and features high-definition TVs and beers from Atwater Brewery and Short’s Brewing Company. All beers are $5 and the proceeds will go to the Boll Family YMCA of Detroit.
Congratulations to the winners and a big thanks to everyone who participated in HGTV’s Extreme Watch It, Win It Sweepstakes presented by Quicken Loans. We hope you enjoyed playing along!
The Cleveland Cavaliers honored veterans and active duty service members on Saturday, dedicating their annual Wine & Gold Scrimmage to the men and women of the Armed Forces.
Visit the Detroit Institute of Arts to see “Watch Me Move: The Animation Show,” which features different forms of animation in 14 galleries until Jan. 5.
The M@dison Block was announced Monday night by some of Detroit’s business leaders. The block consists of 26 start-up companies in a state-of-the-art hub that promotes innovation and creativity which will hopefully provide a spark to the Detroit economy. It represents a hope that many have for the city of Detroit. That hope stems from the attempt to diversify the businesses in the area, moving away from the traditional auto industry that has defined the Motor City for decades.
Last night, Opportunity Detroit welcomed DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) to the “D” for Dining by Design at the newly renovated Federal Reserve Building in downtown Detroit.