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Michigan Fireworks Friday

Untitled by micigama Here's an awesome site by a real human listing Michigan fireworks displays. If you're taking advantage of Michigan's fireworks law which puts all kinds of explosive options at people's fingertips, have a look…
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Five Things you need to know about Michigan: Investing in our Future

Making the Mackinac Bridge We shared this on Facebook over the weekend, but this is a really cool video from the History Channel featuring some great old clips of the construction of the Mackinac Bridge in the 1950. Enjoy! Michigan…
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April is Michigan Wine Month!

Future wine.. by Daylily18 Governor Rick Snyder has declared April as "Michigan Wine Month" to honor Michigan's wide selection of quality wines and the wine industry's significant contribution to the economy. Sales of Michigan wine in the…
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NAIAS 2013

via Michigan in Pictures... Snapshots from the 2013 North American International Auto Show aka NAIAS 2013 aka the Detroit Auto Show started yesterday for media & industry. The public show runs Saturday, January 19 through Saturday,…
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Detroit Tigers face the San Francisco Giants in the 2012 World Series

The Detroit Tigers Theme Song was written by Ernie Harwell and set to a scene from the movie TIGER TOWN (1983), starring Roy Scheider. Time for a rental or NetFlix maybe? A few observations in the middle of a (so far) nightmarish Game…
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Pure Michigan Statewide Sing-along premiers

Rob Bliss & Jeff Barrett, creators of the fantastic Grand Rapids lip dub video premiered their Pure Michigan Statewide Sing-along at halftime of the Lions game on Sunday. It was filmed in 50 Michigan cities in 7 days. It's a pretty cool travelogue…
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Michigan Made Movie: The Giant Mechanical Man

Giant Mechanical Man Premiere by Sachyn In Michigan-made 'Giant Mechanical Man' rolls into theaters Sam Logan Khaleghi writes that Lee Kirk (screenwriter of “Pants on Fire”) makes his directorial debut with "The Giant Mechanical Man."…
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"Ernie" play about Ernie Harwell opens for second season

ernie harwell by mlephotos Mitch Albom has an interesting column on his play "Ernie" and Harwell's broadcasting style that re-opens for its second season at the City Theatre in Detroit. Mitch wrote the play at legendary Detroit Tigers announcer…
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DLECTRICITY, a new illuminated art festival for Detroit

DLECTRICITY is a new nighttime, outdoor contemporary art festival that will invite emerging and established artists, performers, lighting designers, and architects to make site-specific installations of light, sound, performance and projection…
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The Empowerment Plan making wearable sleeping bags

For many, the reaction upon seeing a homeless person is to let the eyes slide past and slip by. One Detroit designer chose instead to look, think and ultimately design a game-changing garment. It all started in industrial design professor Stephen…
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The Heart of Detroit: Cheryl Valentine

I like to see the metamorphosis of the students. When they come in knowing a little and leave knowing a lot, that's why I do it. ~Detroit School of Arts teacher Cheryl Valentine The Heart of Detroit is a weekly feature by Mitch Albom…