The giant slide is once again operating at Detroit’s Belle Isle Park.
Staffed by Michigan Department of Natural Resources park rangers, the six-lane slide is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Sept. 30. #The cost is $1 per slide or $5 for six slides.
A Brooklyn- based barber shop concept is opening this fall at 441 W. Canfield, the large brick space where Shinola and its Willys Detroit both have retail stores.
Fellow Barber currently has five locations in Manhattan,. Brooklyn and San Francisco. Co-owners William Tigertt, originally of Detroit, and Sam Buffa are bringing a team of already-trained barbers in for the Midwest location, according to a release from Midtown Detroit, Inc.
DETROIT, MI - The top four retail concepts vying for $50,000 in prize money from Hatch Detroit have been unveiled.
Vittoria Katanski, co-director of Tour de Troit, said 7,500 participants are expected at this year’s Sept. 20 ride that goes for 30 or 62 miles, depending on your route. Over 2,500 have already signed up.
Michael Bowen is getting ready to open Cornerstone Barrel House in downtown Detroit.
Bowen is a Farmington Hills native who until about two years ago had been a bar owner in the Chicago area for the better part of a decade. He said he plans to open his Detroit restaurant and bar at 1456 Woodward Ave. in late August or early September.
When it opens, he wagers patrons will be pleased with the selection of bourbons and whiskeys. “That’s kind of really our focus here, is offering all the whiskeys,” he said.
Cornerstone Barrel House will also have “American food with a twist,” Bowen said, adding that higher-end, share-able plates will be made in-house from fresh ingredients.
One of Michigan’s most popular microbreweries is coming to televisions all across the country.
The series debut is scheduled to air at 10 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, on the History Channel
A historic recording studio that’s helped produce the work of everyone from Aretha Franklin to George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic will open its doors Saturday to the public for a one-of-a-kind tour.
BarFly Ventures had said in announcing a Detroit location for its popular HopCat craft beer bar that it was eyeing expansion beyond the Motor City.
Meantime, the Midtown Detroit location continues to be under construction and is set to open in the fall. Chris Knape, a spokesman for Barfly, said an exact opening date should be announced in the coming weeks. He said the company hopes to have the 11,000-square-foot location – the largest of its kind for a HopCat bar so far – open by Thanksgiving.
The company will begin hiring up to 150 staff members for the bar and restaurant in September.
The Detroit Economic Development Corporation approved a plan on Monday that would preserve the baseball field at the former Tiger Stadium site in Corktown, while turning a large piece of the property over to Detroit Police Athletic League, a youth sports organization.