Archive for July, 2013

A semi truck trailer was used to crush dozens of cars in a parking lot on Clifford Street in Detroit.

Downtown Detroit gets “Transformed”

Controlled explosions, squealing tires and lots and lots of crashes. That’s what residents of Broderick Tower can expect to see and hear a lot of over the next few weeks as Transformers 4 begins filming in and around its main movie set on Bagley Ave. this week. Read more…

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Drive: Detroit’s Table Tennis Social Club

When most people think of table tennis, a few things come to mind. Old rec rooms at the city center, that ping pong/pool table hybrid your parents now use to fold laundry on, or perhaps that movie Balls of Fury. But Drive, Detroit’s one and only table tennis social club, is working to change that perception.

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Summer Jazz in Detroit

No matter what time or day of the week, chances are during the summer you’ll come across a FREE live music performance in and around downtown Detroit. Yesterday the Jazz & Stage series kicked off at Grand Circus Park, and many Broderick Tower residents only had to crack open their windows to hear the smooth sounds of this live music presentation. Whether you’re a jazz enthusiast or just looking for a fun outdoor activity, here are a few upcoming free jazz events you might want to check out.

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Feather Bowling at Cadieux Cafe

The Cadieux Cafe in Detroit is a Belgian-themed pub that has been around since its days as a prohibition-era speakeasy. Today, guests (including Anthony Bourdain) flock to this modest corner bar for feather bowling, Belgian bar food, a wide beer selection, live music and more.

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