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…

Bioremediation 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…

Mark Your Calendars

Comedy Dates April 18, 8pm @ Joey’s Comedy Club in Livonia – I’ve been invited to participate in their annual Ladies Night of Comedy. I’m sharing the stage with some of Detroit’s funniest women. May 8, 8pm @ Monte’s in Mt. Clemens – I’m MCing this show.  The truly hilarious  Bob Phillips is the feature…

We’ll Be Moving Soon

This blog will be moving to a new site in early September.  The new site is more visually appealing and easier for me to administer.  Details are coming soon.

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…

Detroit Summer

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.