Friday, December 31, 2010

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM MDP!!!!
~Be safe,responsible, & have fun!!:-)~

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Rock The Boat NYE annual celebration

Photo Credit: Detroit Princess Boat Website
Ring in the new year off the glittery night waters of the Detroit River this New Year's Eve!! The Detroit Princess Boat is hosting its 6th annual "Rock The Boat" New Years celebration and you can enjoy the experience!

The event will include a full dinner, entertainment, and a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are $79.50 with taxes and gratuity. To purchase tickets, visit http://www.detroitprincess.com/ or you can order by phone by dialing 877-336-2628.
HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!!!!!

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Friday, December 24, 2010


HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL!!!

Sunday, December 12, 2010

George Zaharoff comes to MI's Luomo Vogue

Photo Credit: Zaharoff's Fall/Winter 2010 Look Book

Mark your calenders! Chicago-based menswear designer, George Zaharoff will appear at Luomo Vogue on Telegraph Road, December 18th from 12 p.m. to 4p.m! He will be offering a 10% discount from all made-to-measure suits and offer styling for customers.

Zaharoff is presenting his Fall/Winter menswear collection. The collection consists of a rich blend of Italian wool fabrics of blue and grey. To learn more about Zaharoff's vision behind creating the collection, visit here to view the Examiner article. You can also view samples of the pieces from the collection in the slide show provided with the article.

Don't miss out! For more details on George Zaharoff's collection, visit http://www.zaharoff.com/.
Luomo Vogue. 6520 Telegraph Road. Bloomfield, MI. (248) 855- 7788
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Empowered Flower Girl LLC enpowers young girls

Photo Credit: Sean Murphy Photography
Giving Back & Self-Enpowerment. With so many everyday-pressures and growing pains, teens and pre-teens may feel trapped to conform. It's easy to feel obligated to follow the crowd rather than uphold the confidence to be your own person.

But Rasheda Kamaria is setting out to motivate youth to believe otherwise--believe in themselves with her organization, Enpowered Flower Girl. Kamaria is a long-time mentor, dance instructor, and writer who created EFG in 2010. I sat down with Kamaria who shared her purpose for EFG and its significance.

What is the primary focus of EFG?
"I wanted to start a company that inspires young people and celebrates their contributions to society. Some youth have been conditioned to think their age limits them. The Enpowered Flower Girl embraces youth and empowers each individual to live without limits. I believe this can be achieved by mentoring and coaching them."

In January, EFG will dedicate its site to mentoring and promoting the State of Michigan's 'Mentor Michigan"resource center and Mentoring.org.
EFG encourages your support! 25% of EFG's t-shirt sales will be given to one local organization .

Women shirts are $20.00 and girls' t-shirts are $17. They come in wisdom white, hot chocolate, and powerful pink. Visit EFG's website to purchase a t-shirt. To read more on what Rasheda Kamaria shared about EFG, check out the Examiner article in its entirety by clicking HERE . For more information on Enpowered Flower Girl, visit the official website.

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Sunday, November 28, 2010

38th Annual Noel Night 12/4


Photo Credit: UCAA Noel website
The holiday season is in full swing and what better way to celebrate than a cheerful night of outdoor fun?! Indulge in the holiday spirit at the 38th annual Noel Night ,December 4th, 5:00-9:30p.m. in Midtown Detroit Cultural Center. There will be over 60 Midtown venues participating in this year's Noel Night. The venues include: The Detroit Institute of Arts, the Detroit Science Center, the Charles H. Wright Museum, and the Detroit Public library.
Noel Night is a free event, open to the public. There will be several outdoor activities to enjoy that include horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday shopping, family craft activities, and over 120 musical performances in theatre and dance groups. A free shuttle service will be available between venues and parking will also be available. Don't miss out! For more information, contact the UCAA at 313-577-5088 .
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Sunday, November 14, 2010

How to Dress The Part

In today's job market, it's so much more important to dress the part of the job you want. But no need to stress. Check out a few tips on how to put together the look,courtesy of Detroit Style- Job Attire

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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Rock the Vote!!

Voting is a an amazing right---so exercise it! Your vote counts!! Go to you local polls to vote!
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Sunday, October 24, 2010

FALL/HOLIDAY 2010 SCENTS

(Play For Her Intense by Givenchy)
Photo Credit: Google Image Search
Check out the Fall 2010 Fragrances that are sure to please at Detroit Style-Examiner.com:Fall 2010 fragrances

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Saturday, October 2, 2010

Fashion In Detroit 2010 10/22 & 10/23


Mark your calenders and take out your best attire because Fashion In Detroit is back for its 2nd year!! Local designers and the fashion community have much more to look forward to this year with plenty of amazing fashion talents. Fashion In Detroit will be held at Motor City Casino Friday, 10/22 & Saturday, 10/23. For full details on events and purchasing tickets, visit Examiner's Detroit Style page here! You can also follow FID on Twitter

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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Detroit Restaurant Week 2010 9/24 -10/3

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Support the city while dining at the best and finest restaurants it has to offer during Detroit Restaurant Week.Detroit Restaurant Week is produced by Paxahau Event Productions as part of the DigDowntown.com program, which is funded by Business Leaders for Michigan, the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, the Hudson-Webber Foundation, The Kresge Foundation and the Downtown Detroit Partnership.Detroit Restaurant Week will be held from Friday,9/24 to Sunday,10/3. Each of the 18 Detroit restaurants will serve a decadent three-course meal for just $28 per person!


The following 18 restaurants are participating in DRW this year(Click the link to view the menu choices);

For more information on DRW, visit the DRW website.

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Thursday, September 16, 2010

Detroit Fashion Week 9/19-9/25

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Detroit Fashion Week is days away. The runway is paved, the models are prepped, the locations have been picked, and the agenda has been set. Are YOU ready? Check out the Detroit Style article at Examiner to get full details on Detroit Fashion Week , purchase tickets, and direct link to the official website. Click on the link below for more information.



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Wednesday, September 15, 2010

DIY Street Fair


Where can you find unique local musicians, enjoy the best local cuisine, and beautiful art? The DIY Street Fair,of course! This year’s DIY Street Fair because there’s plenty of fun activities for the public to enjoy in the hear of Ferndale.

The DIY Street Fair takes place in Ferndale on E. Troy Street on 9/17-9/19. Per usual, the DIY invites local bands, artists, crafters, businesses, brewers, and restaurants to open their doors to the public for this annual 3-day event. This year's musical lineup includes 43 musicians. American Mars ,The Blueflowers , Jason Drake, and Volebeats are among the list of performers set to perform this year. Howe’s Bayou, The Fly Trap, Club Bart, Wab,Moo Moo’s, and The Emory are the seven local restaurants that will participate.

There’s even a Kids Zone that will feature several fun items for children to enjoy that include are but not limited to a puppet theater and “Arts and Scraps”. If that’s not enough, there are an assortment of artists, crafters, and organizations to view and purchase from at the Marketplace. Attendance is free.
For more information, visit the official DIY Street Fair website

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Thursday, September 9, 2010

FASHION'S NIGHT OUT 9/10 Events in MI

New York Fashion Week began today & Detroit Fashion Week begins Sunday 9/19. How do you plan to celebrate? Shopping,of course! Fashion's Night Out was first held in 2009 as a prelude to all of Fashion Week's excitement and events. This year FNO has gone global and Michigan has joined in the on the party! Saks Fifth Avenue of Somerset mall and Birmingham shopping district will be participating in the FNO event held 5-10p.m. For more information on the fashion event click on both links. Don't miss out!!!

FNO Birmingham events

Troy Saks Somerset event

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Friday, September 3, 2010

31st Detroit International Jazz Festival


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Sit back and relax to the soothing sounds of smooth jazz music. The 31st Detroit International Festival will be held this Labor Day weekend, 9/3-9/6. Attendees can expect a plethora of jazz performances that include pianist Mulgrew Miller, trumpeter/composer Terence Blanchard, saxophonist Branford Marsalis, Detroit Symphony Civic Jazz Orchestra, and Michigan State University Jazz Orchestra with Mulgrew Miller and Gary Smulyan.
The opening night to DJF will include a jazz/gospel vocal ensemble by the group, Take 6 with the Mulgrew Miller Trio. Roy Haynes is also among the artist s that will perform on 9/3. There will also be numerous Detroit bands and ensembles that are set to perform at the festival this year. Evening jam sessions will be held at the Detroit Marriott in the Renaissance Center at 11:00p.m. ,each night of the festival as well. The other events include a Jazz Tent with artists, writers and musicians , Kid Bop Tent with stories, songs, tap dancing, and other activities for children to enjoy, fireworks on 9/4 at 11p.m., and festival puppets.

For more information on Detroit International Jazz Festival,visit Detroit International Jazz Festival website

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Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Art, Beats, & Eats 2010


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The Ford Arts, Beats & Eats returns for its 13th year this Labor Day weekend,9/3-9/6!! Arts, Beats, & Eats is an annual summer festival by Oakland County that celebrates art, music, and tasty food. The festival is presented by Citizens Bank and has moved to downtown Royal Oak this year. The art ranges from ceramics and glass to wood and sculptures in the Juried Fine Art Show. There will be plenty of music to listen to and enjoy in various genres with more than 200 performances on 10 stages. From pop to rock, Art,Beats, & Eats has it all. The eats are pretty impressive too. 53 restaurants will serve up their best cuisine at the festival (Sangria Tapas Cafe,Mezza Mediterranean Grille ,Coldstone Creamery , and D'Amato's are among this year's participants).
The hours are from 11:00a.m. to 11:00 p.m. from Friday, 9/3 through Sunday,9/5. On Labor Day,9/6 the hours are 11:00 a.m. to 9:00p.m.The city of Royal Oak offers several parking structures and lots for attendees with a fee of $15 per day. However, Royal Oak High School and Hazel Park Raceway are also offering parking for $10 per car and a free shuttle to and from the festival. For additional parking information,click here. For more information, visit the official page: http://www.artsbeatseats.com/ . Daily updates will also be provided on the official Twitter page. Have a HAPPY,SAFE MEMORIAL DAY!!!

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Sunday, August 29, 2010

Fall Trends 2010 & Creating The Look


Michael Kors Fall 2010 Ready-To-Wear Collection
Photo Credit: Style.com
With Labor Day lingering around the corner, it's time to pack away those swim suits and say good bye to summer. But no need to be sad because that just means it's time to prepare and SHOP for that new fall wardrobe!! Check out the some of the latest Fall 2010 Trends and learn how to style the look yourself! Fall Trends 2010 & How To Create The Look


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Sunday, August 22, 2010

Budweiser Superfest 2010

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Grab tickets to one of the hottest and most soulful nights this summer in the D! Budweiser Superfest returns this year, on Saturday,8/28 at the Detroit Fox Theater. R&B singer, Anthony Hamilton headlining the list of soul singers set to perform. Jaheim, Raheem Devaughn, and Detroit native, KEM are also among the many that will perform.Tickets are $49.75, $69.75, and $89.75. They can be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, the Fox Theatre, Joe Louis Arena box offices, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy at all Ticketmaster locations, Ticketmaster.com or at livenation.com. To purchase tickets via credit card by phone, call (800) 745-3000. For more information on Budweiser Superfest 2010, call (313) 471-6611 or visit, http://www.olympiaentertainment.com/events/eventDetail.jsp?id=3759. The Budweiser Superfest 2010 begins at 7p.m.


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Saturday, August 21, 2010

Troy Restaurant Week 2010

Enjoy a delicious, hearty lunch or a three-course dinner at some of the finest restaurants during Troy Restaurant Week! From 8/22 to 8/27, 16 Troy restaurants are offering a $15 lunch and a $30 dinner special. Troy Week Restaurant Week is sponsored in partnership with the Troy Chamber of Commerce.Habitat for Humanity Oakland County is the charity partner this year. Troy restaurant participants are encouraged to donate a minimum of $5 to receive a Habitat for Humanity gold hammer lapel pin. Proceeds from Troy Restaurant Week will support Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County; proceeds will also help build and renovate houses for local families in need. For more information on Troy Restaurant Week, visit http://www.troyrestaurantweek.com/index.php and follow them on Twitter. The following restaurants are participating in Troy Restaurant Week:
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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

DREAM CRUISE season returns!

The Woodward Dream Cruise returns this summer for its 16th year! The Woodward Dream Cruise is one of the largest one-day automotive events in the world and an annual-beloved Michigan tradition. It’s the one day of the year that car enthusiasts polish up and pull out their favorite classic cars for a day of cruising in the sunshine. The Woodward Dream Cruise is from 9a.m. to 9p.m. and will run along Woodward Avenue from Ferndale to Pontiac. There will be several Cruise eve and Cruise day events held in each participating city. For example: In Berkely there will be a Classic Car Parade held Friday, August 20 at 6:30 p.m., Ferndale is hosting its official Woodward Dream Cruise Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 5p.m. and its 16th Ferndale's Classics & Cruis'n Legends Vehicle Show. There are plenty of more city events, vendors ,and entertainment to enjoy this weekend. If you’re looking for a good meal there are also a variety of options. The official WDC restaurants are The Post Bar Ferndale in Ferndale, Pasquale's Restaurant, and Duggan’s Irish Pub in Royal Oak. For a full detailed list of WDC events in each city, click on the link http://www.woodwarddreamcruise.com/About/EventsParking.aspx. Also, for more information on the Woodward Dream Cruise visit http://www.woodwarddreamcruise.com/Home.aspx

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Sunday, August 8, 2010

5 of the hottest MID-SUMMER CLEARANCE SHOES


Photo Credit:Macy's.com -Violet by Michael Kors
MID-SUMMER SHOE CLEARANCE!!!
If you love shoes, but can't always afford to splurge then fear no more. Because tis the season for mid-summer sales. All the best designer shoes at affordable prices! Whether your a pump or wedge girl, this is the time to be buying summer sandals. Check out this article on some of the hottest clearance shoes out there. You might get inspired or see a pair of shoes discussed in the article that you gotta have.
http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-52080-Detroit-Style-Examiner~y2010m8d8-5-Hot-MidSummer-Clerance-Shoes

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Thursday, August 5, 2010

U of M' s Newly Built High-Tech Dorm



Photo Credit:Detroit Free Press
Today ,The University of Michigan revealed its first residence hall to be built in over 40years. The new dorm will house 450 students and was $175 million to build.The new dorm,The North Quadrangle Residential and Academic Complex (aka known as the North Quad ),will include several high -tech features ,along with the basic student and faculty facilities. Fora peek of the dorm and more information visit the freep link: http://www.freep.com/article/20100805/NEWS06/100805028/1318/U-M-blends-living-academics-in-first-new-dorm-built-in-40-years

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Tuesday, August 3, 2010

FASH BASH 2010,8/26


The DIA & Somerset's Saks Fifth Avenue bring you FASH BASH!
The event takes place Thursday, August ,26 and begins at 6p.m. For more details, click on the link ! http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-52080-Detroit-Style-Examiner~y2010m8d2-DIA--Troy-Saks-Fifth-Avenue-Present-FASH-BASH



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Wednesday, July 28, 2010


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Detroit Fashion Week is hosting a model casting showcase.Check out the link for more information:http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-52080-Detroit-Style-Examiner~y2010m7d28-DFW-Model-Casting


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Photo credit: Blackglama

In case you've been living under a rock these last few weeks, Janet Jackson is the newest iconic face to grace the Blackglama ads. Check out the details behind why she was chosen and catch a glimpse of the other famous faces to have graced the famous fur label ads over the decades.

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Saturday, July 24, 2010

DETROIT'S BIRTHDAY!!!

HAPPY 309th BIRTHDAY DETROIT!!!!

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Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Vitamin Schtick Lip Balm by Lip Smackers


Photo Credit:Walgreens.com

In case you missed it,Glaceau Vitamin Water and lip balm favorite, Lip Smackers team up for a flavorful new lip balm.Who knew lip balm could be healthy and yummy too?! Check it out and where you can grab your own tube:

http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-52080-Detroit-Style-Examiner~y2010m7d14-Vitamin-Schtick-Lip-Balm-by-Lip-Smackers
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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Black & White Party by Charles H.Wright Museum

Celebrate. Party. Dance. Remember. It's been a year since Michael Jackson's sudden death. To honor and celebrate his musical legacy,the Charles H. Wright Museum is hosting a black and white party ,Friday June 25th.This evening’s events include: “Two Left Feet” Hustle instruction by Sylvia Simone of The Rhythm 107.5 FM WGPR, ballroom dancing instruction with Fast Freddy, a Michael Jackson karaoke and dance competition, drinks, and prizes! Tickets are $20 for members ,$30 for non-members, & $35 for VIP tickets that include a buffet and a complimentary individual membership to the museum. The party is from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. For more information, visit http://maah-detroit.org/events/. To purchase tickets for the event(while still available),visit (313) 494-5800.

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

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Celebrate and pay tribute to the King of Pop while crusing on the Detroit River. On Thursday, June 24th, the Detroit Princess boat is hosting a Michael Jackson Memorial cruise to honor and celebrate Michael Jackson’s music legacy. All his classic hits will be played all night. The memorial cruise comes in two sessions. The first session boards 5:00-6:00 p.m. and cruises 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $35 for adults and $20 for children. The cruise includes live music, a cash bar, and hors d'oeuvres. The second session is $20 but limited to 18 and older. Boarding is from 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Cruising is from 10p.m. to 12a.m. A cash bar and refreshments will also be available on this session. For more information on the Michael Jackson Memorial cruise, call one of the three numbers provided,(517) 622-8989 or visit http://www.detroitprincess.com/index.php

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Monday, June 21, 2010

White & Black Party Dressing Ideas


Tis the season for all white or even white and black parties. So be prepared and look cool and fabulous with a few dressing tips and ideas! Check out Examiner's Detroit Style article for information:


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Detroit Target Fireworks tonight!!!!

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Don't miss out on the Target fireworks in downtown Detroit at 10:06 p.m. Grab your riverside seat asap!! For more information on the fireworks, visit http://www.theparade.org/riverdays.php

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Tuesday, June 15, 2010

River Days Festival 6/18-6/21

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River days are back! The River Days Festival returns for its 4th year this summer, from Friday 6/18 to Monday,6/21. Each day the festival begins at 11:00 a.m. and ends at 11:00 p.m.This year's festival includes the Target Fireworks,5K River Days Run 6/19 , and Pooch-a-Palooza 6/20.Admission is $3 and free for seniors (65 and older) and children 6 and under.There's also other opportunities for the public to gain free admission: Friday,6/18 is "Free Friday". Admission is free from 11:00a.m. to 5:00 p.m. If that's not enough, there's "First Hour Free" promotion from 11:00 am to 12:00p.m. 6/19 & 6/20. So there's no excuse to miss out! For more information on the River Days Festival ,call 313.963.8418 or visit http://www.detroitriverdays.com/ .

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Monday, June 14, 2010

Wizard Of Oz at Detroit Symphony Orchestra 6/19

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Enjoy the magic and wonder of a childhood favorite:click your heels twice to revist the classic
adventure down the yellow brick road.The Wizard Of Oz comes to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Saturday,June 19th.The tickets are $55 for Floor & Dress Circle seats, $35 for Main Floor, $65 for box, $25 for Mid Balcony, and $19 for Upper Balcony seats.Showtime is at 8p.m. Tickets can be purchased at Detroit Symphony's website
For more information on prices and seating, visit http://www.detroitsymphony.com/.
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Thursday, June 10, 2010

GUCCI for UNICEF

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Gucci & UNICEF unite for a worthy cause. From April 15th to February 18th, 2011,
the Gucci store in Somerset mall is donating 25% of its retail earnings from the ‘Gucci for UNICEF’ special edition handbag to the United Nations Children's Fund organization.
To find out more about the cause and where you can purchase the Sukey special edition bag, visit the link: http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-52080-Detroit-Style-Examiner~y2010m6d9-GUCCI-FOR-UNICEF

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Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Best of Detroit Hour Party 2010

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What’s the best Italian spot in Michigan? Best local news station? Or the best place to shop for local deals? Find out and party with them!. The 251 best of the D are celebrated and recognized at Hour Detroit Magazine’s annual party at Motor City Casino Thursday, June 24. Standard tickets are $85 and include access to the main event from 7 p.m. to midnight. Music includes Will Sessions, Mega 80s, Killer Flamingos, and DJ powdrblu.

Participating Restaurants include Andiamo, Beans & Cornbread, Capital Grille, Buddy's, Beverly Hills Grille, & more! VIP tickets are $135 and include access to the Capital, Iridescence, and Amnesia’s VIP lounges from 6p.m to Midnight. For more information on the event and past coverage, visit http://www.hourdetroit.com/Hour-Detroit/Best-of-Detroit-Party/
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Monday, June 7, 2010

Summer Scents

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Make a splash this summer with fragrances that are light & delicious! Summer is all about ditching those heavy warm layers for lighter cool layers during the long sweltering days. Therefore it's important your summer scent is just as light yet still alluring. Check out the classic and upcoming summer scents available in stores :
http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-52080-Detroit-Style-Examiner~y2010m6d7-Summer-Scents

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Saturday, June 5, 2010

Summer Jamz 13 6/12 Chene Park




SUMMER JAMZ 13
Don't miss out on one of the most anticiapted conerts of the summer in the D! Summer Jamz returns to Chene Park for its 13th year June 12th, Saturday. Trey Songz, Omarion, and Waka Flocka are among the list of performers this year.Tickets are $35 for upper and lower pavilion and $25 for lawn seats. To purchase tickets, visit ticket master .com.For more information on Summer Jamz, visit http://www.cheneparkdetroit.com/ or call 313-393-0292 .
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Thursday, June 3, 2010

Red Bull Air Race 2010

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Ready. Set. Fly! The Red Bull Air races are back and in full swing this weekend! The Red Bull Air events take place Saturday,June 5th & Sunday,June 6th over the Detroit river in Windsor. Saturday is the day of qualifying races ; events begin at 11am.The Pre Show & Entertainment event is from 12:15pm to 2pm both race days. The public pit walk lane is from 6-7pm. Sunday marks the day of the air race competitions .The races begin 1:15p.m and the award ceremony wraps up the event 4:20 p.m.

The prices for the race days are as follow:
Saturday, June 5 - Adults: $10.00 & Children (6-15 years old): $5.00
Sunday, June 6 (Race Day) : Adults: $20.00 &Children (6-15 years old): $10.00
Two-Day- (June 5 & 6) - Adults: $25.00 & Children (6-15 years old): $10.00

For more information on the race events,visit http://www.redbullairrace.com/cs/Satellite/en_air/Event/Windsor,-Canada-021242804141808

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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Back to Back Soul Music concerts at Chene Park 6/4 &6/5



Erykah Badu takes stage with her neo -soul classics and music from her new album,New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh) Friday, June 4 .Upcoming soul, artist,Janelle Monae and Rock and hip hop band, N.E.R.D will also perform. Tickets are $75, $55, & $35.
ALSO:
Catch award winning artist and producer, Babyface and R&B group,After 7 in concert Saturday, June 5.The concert is part of Chene Park's Friday Soul Series (moved due to scheduling) at 8p.m. Tickets are $57,37, & $22. For more information,visit http://www.cheneparkdetroit.com/Comments or Questions??? E-mail me at metrodivapages@gmail.com

Sunday, May 30, 2010

HAVE A SAFE & HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY!!!!

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Live feed of Kwame Kilpatrick's sentencing


Check out the live feed of former Detroit mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick's sentencing on clickondetroit.com :



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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

19th Annual Susan G. Komen Detroit Walk


It's time to pull out and strap up those walking shoes again! Komen's annual Race for Cure is back to Detroit and is looking for your participation! Team Registration ended but individual online registration is still available until May 20 at midnight.
If you can't participate, you can also donate funds towards the cause which go towards Komen's research grant program. The Detroit Komen Race takes place at Comerica Park ,Saturday-May 20th from 7a.m. to 8:45a.m.. For more race locations and dates, visit http://www.karmanos.org/detroitraceforthecure/index.asp.
To register and for exact pricing,visit the link http://www.karmanos.org/detroitraceforthecure/registration.asp

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Monday, May 17, 2010

Congratulations to Dearborn, MI native-- Rima Fakih on becoming the new Miss USA!!!!! Photo credit: Freep.com
*Rima Fakih is the first Arab American to win the pageant*

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Voice of Tiger Sports

R.I.P. ERNIE HARWELL

~You will be missed & remembered~

Saturday, May 1, 2010



Obama speaks at U of M Ann Arbor today
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Wednesday, April 28, 2010


INSIDE LOOK:
Check out Detroit Fashion Pages' interview with Detroit personal trainer and fitness coach, Sterling Wise. He discusses his fitness business, The Wise Decision, shares his personal style, and his future plans.http://www.detroitfashionpages.com/fashion/fashion-1591.asp

For more information on TWD personal training services visit,http://www.thewisedecision.com/
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Thursday, April 22, 2010

HAPPY EARTH DAY!!!!


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Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Dining in style at Ocean Prime


OCEAN PRIME
By:Raquel Parks
From the white sheer drapery around the windows to the delicious, unique dishes, Ocean Prime is the essence of sophistication and elegance in a dining experience.

Upon entry is a showcase of varied wines on display in glass and a wall of displaying the restaurant’s many positive periodical reviews. Take a few steps forward and you’ll see a warm, intimate lit bar area with glimmering granite, polished bar counter tops.

Step back and turn to the right into the main dining area with shiny, dark wooden floors . The daylight beams through the white sheer drapery, surrounding the windows. Each table is covered with white linen cloths, and black leather booths face towards the windows, serving as a portrait view to the restaurant.

Beyond the drapery, is a faint glimpse of the outdoor patio area with the same table white linen cloth tables and couches, with a fireplace, if needed, for a cozy, intimate setting.

The waitress or waiter escorts you to your table with a warm smile , the utmost pleasantry, and menu. Somehow you just know you’re in for a special treat.

Whether it be lunch or dinner, there are plenty of scrumptious dishes to choose from.
The “Raw Bar” includes several uncooked, cold seafood dishes sure to wet you appetite. The salad bar is a mixture of seafood items ,fresh vegetables, fruits, and the most lovable ranges chef made dressings.

The lunch menu offers a diverse selection of sandwiches that include a classic turkey club and Maryland Crab melt. The sandwiches(including your choice of side) were reasonably priced, ranging from $9 to $15 . Every sandwich is served with a serving of soup,salad, or fries.

The Deluxe Chicken sandwich, made with Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, Bacon, Cheddar, Bread & Butter Pickles, 1,000 Island Dressing is hearty and boasted flavor .The She-Crab bisque is creamy,warm yet light soup that perfectly compliments the sandwich. It arrives stacked with all the perfect delicious fixings.

The lunch menu also includes some diverse tasty dishes that range from a 10oz prime New York steak to the Colossal Shrimp Sautee pasta and even a Ginger Salmon.

Prime’s drinks menu is vast, offering a fine selection of sparkling, red, and white wines. Of course ,you can not mention Ocean Prime’s drink menu without boasting about one of its signature cocktails: Berries and Bubbles. The cocktail is a sweet and literally a bubbling beverage mixed with Belvedere Cytrus Vodka, Creme de Cassis, Marinated Blueberries and Strawberries, Housemade Sour, Domaine Chandon Brut. Perhaps one of the best parts of drinking the cocktail is watching it bubble upon arrival in front of you.

It’s only one of the special touches to presentation that make Ocean Prime a special place to dine, Ocean Prime is one of the most unique, elegant, and most delightful dining experiences. The pleasant service and attentiveness makes it easy to order to your liking. The chef’s detail to tasteful recipes and presentation allure you with every bite and the sophisticated atmosphere makes it hospitable in every way.

Whether it be an evening of cocktails and conversation, a mid-working day lunch, or dinner with a loved one or two, you’re sure to enjoy an experience at Ocean Prime. Ocean Prime is located on the corner of Big Beaver road and Coolidge Highway in Troy. 2915 Coolidge Highway,Troy, MI 48084,For more information call (248) 458-0500 or visit http://www.ocean-prime.com/


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