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Year-round dining options add flavor to Little Caesars Arena

  For decades, McIntosh Poris Associates has been designing beautiful architectural projects in and around Metro Detroit. Now, its work is growing in new and significant ways thanks to the city’s revival and new investors. Recently, McIntosh Poris Associates and Delaware North Sportservice, a division of global hospitality and food service provider Delaware North, began […]

Millennial Business Owner Looks to Revolutionize Auctions, Estate Sales For a New Generation

    Everyone thinks they have unpredictable work weeks, but Aaron Siepierski truly can claim that description. Siepierski is the owner of Aaron’s Estate Sales, a family-owned and award-winning estate-sale company based in Birmingham, Mich. Last week, Siepierski and his team put together one of the most well publicized and anticipated estates sales of 2017: […]

Art Center Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary Honoring ‘Art For All’

With a slogan like “art for all,” the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts, shows it is a regional art center committed to promoting visual arts experiences. The BBAC, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary milestone this fall, has been […]

5 Holiday Party Ideas to Create a Memorable Celebration This Season

With the holidays upon the workplace again, your company may be thinking about putting together an event for employees to celebrate the season together. As the economy has improved, more businesses are throwing holiday parties again. There are many types of parties out there, whether it is a small luncheon, an evening gala or just […]

Need to Get Together? Here are Five Meeting Spaces You’ve Got to Try

Hosting a meeting or conference has many details included. Arguably, the most important is location. You want to find a space that is comfortable, well-appointed and ready to tackle anything you need, including food and drink. Metro Detroit has some of the finest meeting spaces, ranging from historic locations to modern hotels to everything in […]

Metro Detroit Gears Up to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Fun, Food, Festivities

With its immigrant roots, its diverse population and its love for good times, Metro Detroit is the ideal place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. If you’re Irish or if you just enjoy green food and drink, there is something for everyone this year. The celebrations start early, typically around March 13 for the annual parade […]

Want All-Star Service? Ask The Townsend Hotel How to Do It

When you’re good, you’re good. And The Townsend Hotel is, let’s face it, pretty good. For a third consecutive year, Forbes Travel Guide has named Birmingham’s Townsend Hotel a four-star hotel, noted for its exceptional level of luxury and service. Additionally, The Rugby Grille, The Townsend’s fine-dining restaurant, is Forbes Travel Guide’s only 2015 recommended […]

BuzzFeed Scores with Local Content, Sharable Lists and, Of Course, Kitten Pictures

Jonah Peretti explains online wonder BuzzFeed’s popularity in one sentence: People are curious creatures who like to share information about themselves with others. Oh, well. Maybe two sentences: And they really like puppies and kitties. A lot. So much that they’re willing to surf the Web during all hours of the day in pursuit of […]

A Cup of Tea Reflects Craft and Community for This Attorney Turned Entrepreneur

A cup of tea may be one of life’s most familiar and comfortable beverages – its warmth and flavor serve as a soothing force against cold nights, cold viruses, cold hands or anything else that ails you. Under the careful management and reverence of Joe Uhl, tea takes on another important yet overlooked purpose: To […]

Holiday High Tea Unites Family, Friends for a Common Cause

For Birmingham business owner, Shirley Maddalena, every Christmas season begins the same way – she gathers with friends, family and work associates at the Townsend Hotel for its gracious high-tea ceremony. Not only does she enjoy the company, Maddalena relishes the event because it raises funds for one of her favorite Metro Detroit organizations. Each […]

National Retailer that Focuses on Local Products, Sustainability Moves into Oakland County

Retailers can be more than places to buy stuff – they can be places where the community can gather, where people share information and where that area’s “makers” can find a place to show off their wares. That is what the new West Elm store in Birmingham hopes to be, according to the retailer’s new […]