Did you know the Beatles once stayed at the now abandoned Whittier Hotel along the Detroit Riverfront? Or that the Peace Tower on Belle Isle is named after influential Detroit News columnist Nancy Brown, whose readers donated to build it during the Great Depression?
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The summer fun continues in and around Detroit this weekend, regardless of the not-so-summerish weather! Looking for something fun to do? Here are five events happening in and around the D this weekend you might want to check out: Read more…
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.
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.
Living at Broderick Tower in downtown Detroit we’re right in the center of all the action and excitement that attract visitors from around the world. Sometimes though we forget just how lucky we are to have so many world-class cultural institutions, local attractions and top notch restaurants right here in Detroit. With all there is to see and do during a “Day in the D”, your summer vacation might just turn into a summer staycation–mine sure did.