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Mix local brews with local art at this weekly showcase of affordable pieces by Detroit area artists.
The DIA and Conde Nast have partnered together to present an exhibition of Bruce Weber's photographs. These photographs capture the rich culture of Detroit through intimate and striking images of the city's people and places. The exhibition is free with museum admission.
Jack White annouces a headline show in support of his new and highly anticipated album, Lazaretto. Grab your copy when it's released on June 10th, and be sure to come to this show, presented by The Crofoot and AEG Live.
Every Thursday evening through August, the Detroit’s historic Whitney mansion will host a party in its illustrious garden sanctuaries. Built in 1894 for lumber baron David Whitney Jr., the elaborate structure now serves as a sort of time capsule in the center of Midtown, allowing you to escape the incessant buzz of city life and peak into a previous chapter of Detroit. Nosh shrimp and oysters at the raw bar or enjoy champagne and wine specials amongst the vibrant flowers. If appetizers won’t satisfy, the full dinner menu will also be available. Happy hour begins at 5:00 p.m. with live entertainment running from 6:30 to 8:30.
3rd Street Bar, Metro Times Detroit , Dangerously Delicious Pies Baked in Detroit, Coors, Coors Light, and Southern Comfort all present Thursdays at 3rd Street. Head downtown every Thursday, 'til someone calls uncle, for a supreme happy hour with amazing drink specials, Dangerously Delicious Pies and the best local bands on Detroit's baddest patio- rain or shine.
Restless, nocturnal dance-fiends should head to Detroit’s Temple Bar the first Friday of every month for a pleasurable evening of pretty lights and a sweaty dance floor at Sexual Tension Detroit. Beginning in 2011 as a series of late night dance parties in the city’s Islandview neighborhood, Sexual Tension evolved into “a dance experience unrivaled to that which a nightclub can contain.” Featuring resident DJs Jerry Downey and Dustin Alexander, as well as a monthly rotation of special guests keeping things fresh and interesting, supplying the sounds of house, techno, and “sleazy disco” music. (By Amanda Mooney)
Don't miss Planet D Nonet, Detroit's award-winning sing band.
If you like your sandwiches made for you, show up at lunchtime as the focaccia comes out of the oven. It might be topped with organic roasted zucchini, tomatoes, basil and Parmesan. Avalon has branched out from the baguettes and crusty peasant loaves that have brought bread-starved customers flocking for years. Now brioche, scones and cinnamon rolls expand the meaning of “bread.”
THE MAJESTIC CAFE SAYS: Under the direction of our new chef, Raven Crane, the Majestic Cafe boasts an entirely new menu rooted in American comfort foods with a modern spin. Chef Raven’s approach emphasizes quality, fresh, ingredients – many from local suppliers. In the summer months, the Cafe will even feature produce grown in our own organic community farming plot. Whether it’s appetizer selections ranging from housemade mozzarella sticks to mussels; a selection of more than a dozen burgers and sandwiches; or one of our hearty entrees – the new Majestic Cafe menu offers something for everyone – including vegetarians and vegans. The Majestic Cafe is open Tuesday – Sunday until 2am. Happy hour drink specials are available Monday – Friday from 3pm – 6pm. Brunch is available Saturdays until 3pm, and Sundays until 6pm.
It’s been 60 years since Mario Lelli opened this inviting Italian spot. Just down the street from the Hilberry Theatre, generations of theatergoers have enjoyed multicourse meals here. This is exactly the kind of place people think of when they think Italian restaurant. All the favorites from veal Tosca and spaghetti Bolognese to shrimp scampi and chicken cacciatore are served by a competent waitstaff in a series of rooms. Get everything from the humble chicken mariata soup ($4.50) to the mammoth chateaubriand for two ($65).
733 Saint Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226
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