Detroit’s International Mini-Cafe is only open for a few hours a day, but that shouldn’t stop you from sampling their salads, samosas, and sandwiches.
The Hub of Detroit: Youth Earn-A-Bike & Bike Ride
The Hub of Detroit is a fantastic organization. They’ve evolved from their humble beginnings as Back Alley Bikes, a 2000 Detroit Summer program, to a fully-stocked bicycle shop and repair center which hosts regular events for people of all ages. They have numerous programs, including bicycle repair workshops and bicycle giveaways for youth. On May…
Rebuild Your Soil With a Garden Party
Bioremediation Action is holding a planting party this Friday, May 6th at the Mulberry Center at the corner of Lincoln and Selden (the actual address is 3716 Lincoln) in Detroit. They’ll be planting bioremediators around a grey water system they recently removed. Bioremediators are plants which draw heavy metals such as lead or mercury, along…
Learning to Fish: Sustainability & Food Justice Events in Detroit
1st Annual Detroit Food Summit If you live in Detroit, then you know how difficult it is to get nutritious food at reasonable prices within the city limits. Only one major supermarket chain still has stores within Detroit itself: two stores.
The Craphouse’s Facebook Page Is Up
You can find the Craphouse’s new Facebook page here. Be sure to Like it so I can harness the awesome power of social media and keep you up-to-date on new blog posts, exclusive pics that won’t be posted in the blog albums, and in-the-moment reactions when yet another jackass walks off with something of mine….
The New Craphouse Site is Live
And it’s pretty damn sweet, if I say so myself. You can check it out here. There isn’t much new content yet (although my brother had some fun questions for the FAQ page), but there is a rocking sweet Links page…scroll down for my favorite online animations, and then feel free to hop over to…
I was recently leaving a client’s office when I was dive-bombed by a flock of cliff swallows. Unlike the Bat Incident (Facebook friends may remember: in late July a flocklet of bats chased me to my car as I headed to a comedy show), this time I had my camera with me. These are three…
Discover Detroit Family Day
Saturday July 31st, 9:30 am – 6:00 pm The International Institute is hosting an interactive walking tour of Detroit’s Museum District. Most of the offerings are free. There are fees for lunch, for admission to the IMAX film Tour of Arabia at the Science Center, and for the DIA’s scroll-making workshop. All of these activities…
The weekly update of my Around Detroit page is complete. There’s new info about The Heidelberg Project’s annual festival, Belle Isle happenings, and more! New content is added every Sunday morning. Check it out to learn about upcoming events (family-friendly and otherwise) in The 313.
Protect and Survey
I should have added a Stupid Shit category. …there: done. This is an entirely hypothetical (for legal purposes) scenario, followed by a survey for my WordPress friends: Let’s just say you’ve called 9-1-1 at, oh, midnight. Why? I’m glad you asked. Please allow me to answer in quiz form: If you say: “There’s a drunk man…