The Motor City has been abuzz for the last two weekends, starting with the beats of Movement Festival, and quickly followed by the roar and races of the Grand Prix. But the fun of summer is just beginning, so check out this week’s Buzz and get ready for many more weekends of excitement to come.
Detroit Young Professionals is taking nominations for their 4th Annual DYP Vanguard Awards. The group focuses on getting…you guessed it…young professionals, together and engaged in events, activities and networking opportunities throughout the city. So if you know a young professional who is making their way as a business or community leader, nominate them today!
Ok, well they may not be the kind of fossils you’d find at the Science Museum, but they are the kind that you’d be happy to sport on your wrist. The founder of Fossil Inc has leased space in New Center’s Argonaut Building at CCS as their new location for the company’s manufacturing of watches and bicycles. Not a bad new thing to stamp as “Made in Detroit”!
Good thing the El Guapo Food Truck is on wheels, because the redevelopment for the incoming Buffalo Wild Wings, set to grace the corner of Randolph and Monroe, has them calling a new corner their home – right at Campus Martius and Cadillac Square. Hey, better for us…that’s one less block to walk from the downtown area to get our favorite Korean Short Rib BBQ Tacos!
Detroit Harmonie is launching a new dinner series, starting Thursday, June 28th. Each month, they will feature cuisine from various parts of the world, combining amazing cuisine with the amazing Detroit community to make for a great dinner and conversation. So bring your friends, make new ones and enjoy delicious foods. This month the cuisine will represent the Caribbean Islands. So for $20 enjoy a three-course meal and remember to BYOB. Come hungry, leave happy, but don't forget to make your reservations!
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The holiday weekend may be over, but we’re feeling pretty generous
over here at After 5 Detroit – so we want to keep the holiday feeling
going by giving you free tickets to some of the hottest events coming
up. So enter fast, because these tickets will go fast!
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Moving sucks. No matter if you move two doors down or two states
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While Detroit is known for its world-class manufacturing in
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Memorial Day weekend is the official kickoff to summer, and here in
Detroit, we know how to do it right! With the Movement Festival
packing downtown with over 100,000 visitors, there are stages, parties
and after parties to check out and enjoy.
Thursday evening at 6:00 pm, join Red
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