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February 1896, young Journalist Milton J. Carmichael watches from the newsroom of the Detroit Evening Journal on Larned at Shelby as convention attendees arrive on trains at the Detroit’s Union Depot and the Michigan Central Station – both on Fort St.
What next happened is documented by hospitality industry experts such as Business Management professor Robert Ford of Central Florida University who wrote:
Credit for all photos on this blog post: Victoria Araj
The following is a guest post by Victoria Araj, writer for Quicken Loans and Managing Editor and Publisher of the Quicken Loans Zing Blog. With degrees from MSU and U of M, her allegiance to the Mitten State is indisputable. She loves politics, decorating, photography, fashion, music and the Detroit Red Wings. With a camera always in-hand, you’ll likely find her snapping photos of Detroit while hanging out with family and friends.
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Slows Bar BQ, in Detroit's Corktown District.
The following is a guest post from Alex Beaton, Founder/Director of Business Development & Marketing forThe Awesome Mitten. She writes: When you grow up in Traverse City, you grow up in a bubble. I’m not complaining, mind you; this bubble has lakes abound and a reputation as a destination for foodies and wine connoisseurs alike. But a bubble it is nonetheless. To the typical Traverse City native, Detroit is an airport and the occasional place you visit to see a Tigers game or a concert, but it’s certainly not a vacation destination. After two of our resident Traverse City feature writers at The Awesome Mitten moved there recently, I’ve been bombarded with things we need to feature and places I “ABSOLUTELY” have to check out. So a weekend trip was planned.
With the holidays around the corner, gift ideas can often be hard to come by – especially for the Detroit-centric receiver. What do you get for the sports nut that has every game-worn jersey or the DIY pro who makes gifts before you can buy it for her? It’s hard enough to come up with gift idea for your parents who have been around long enough to collect a plethora of unwanted, useless things, luckily, you can kick back and relax this season, because we’ve got you covered. We introduce to you, the…
Chic, eclectic and surprising are all words that describe the Peacock Room, one of Detroiters’ favorite boutique shops.