Outdoors

Green Garage: Building Detroit's sustainable future

Since opening in 2011, the Green Garage’s principal work has been forming a diverse, supportive, and accountable co-working co-working community and helping triple bottom-line businesses grow naturally. An old showroom for Model-T based vehicles, Green Garage is located at 4444 Second Avenue. Green Garage has transformed this once forgotten passage into a beautifully manicured landscape  full … Continue Reading →

Belle Isle Summer Saturdays (BLISS) wraps up with Belle Isle Beer Garden

The Belle Isle Conservancy is hosting the Sunset to Summer: A Belle Isle Beer Garden on Sept. 20, from 12 – 6 p.m. as part of the finale of Belle Isle Summer Saturdays (BLISS). It’s in addition to the programming that’s been offered all summer long. Attendees will have the opportunity to attend a free … Continue Reading →

Belle Isle Aquarium & Conservatory celebrate 110th birthday

It’s a party, and much more!  Visitors to Belle Isle this Saturday, August 16 will experience a multitude of events and celebrations.  The Belle Isle Conservancy and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are celebrating the Belle Isle Aquarium and Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory’s 110th Birthday from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., BLISS Summer … Continue Reading →

For Detroit, blizzards, floods, and whatever's next

Detroit is a tough city. Its industrial backbone, diverse origins and geographical location have created a community capable of dealing with whatever comes its way. This week’s flood was no exception. The city’s weather has been unpredictable for the entire year — beginning with epic snowstorms in the winter, a cool, cloudy July, and then … Continue Reading →

The Midwest's Hollywood

If you’re enjoying this beautiful Friday in the D, make sure you check out sets for the filming of Batman v. Superman. Crews were downtown outside the Detroit Courthouse Thursday, and there’s some leftover wreckage at Sixth and Abbott Streets today. Though other movies have been filmed in Detroit, this the largest production, with the … Continue Reading →