Posts Tagged ‘metrodetroit’

OVER THE EDGE DETROIT: RAPPEL DOWN FIRST NATIONAL BUILDING

Ever wanted to rappel down a building? Over the Edge Detroit is giving you the chance! Simply raise a minimum of $1,000, which will be donated to the Detroit2Nepal Foundation (D2N), and you will secure your spot to descend 25 stories in the heart of the city and join the party that greets you when you reach the bottom!

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This amazing event will take place from May 5th-7th at the First National Building in Detroit. If you are interested in participating, click HERE

 

GIVEAWAY TIME: RIDE DETROIT WITH THE HANDLEBAR!

We are SO excited about this giveaway! Not only do we get to giveaway a ride on The HandleBar to TWO lucky winners and THREE of their friends, we also get to ride along with you! We can’t think of a better way to kick off spring in Detroit than pedaling around the city we love!

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What is The Handlebar Detroit?

The HandleBar is Detroit’s first and only 16-person pedal powered party on wheels! Grab your friends and let their company driver navigate as you pedal your way around downtown Detroit, stopping at areas of interest (bars, restaurants, etc.) along the way. Bring your own food, pick a designated route or choose your own, crank up the music and enjoy a great time with friends on The HandleBar!

More information about the company and the world’s first pedal pubs they are proud to operate can be found by clicking here.

If you are interested in booking your own party, check out the availability by clicking here.

The Giveaway.

Win a tour on the pedal pub that started it all in Amsterdam 19 years ago, but right here in Detroit. We have partnered up with the founders and are selecting TWO winners to get FOUR seats each for a ride on Thursday, April 28th 6-8pm with The Chicks!

*Please make sure you are available on April 28th from 6-8pm and have some pals in mind to bring along for the fun! If you are not available, we will pick another winner.

Enter to win.

The winners of the giveaway will be selected in a random drawing through Rafflecopter (see below). Here’s how it works:

  • Login using your email or Facebook.
  • Simply click on the different entry options and follow the directions.
  • The more entries you complete on the Rafflecopter form, the higher your chances are of winning.
  •  We will contact the winners personally and announce the lucky people on our social media!

Good Luck! Giveaway runs through Friday, April 22nd at Midnight.

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LOLA MARIE GIVEAWAY

When we stumbled upon this adorable baby shop, we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share it with our readers. What better way to introduce you to this Michigan based mother-daughter business than with a giveaway?!

Lola Marie began from the desire to dress their little ones in trendy, yet safe and sustainable fashions. Their mission and commitment to their shoppers is to only ever use natural and organic materials that are free of common allergens to both give you piece of mind when shopping Lola Marie and help keep our environment green for baby’s future! All items are custom designed and hand-crafted using fabrics that are Certified Organic Cotton by Global Organic Textile Standards (GOTS).

You can shop their items online at their etsy shop or visit them at various Detroit area art shows! Learn more at by clicking here.

The Giveaway.

One lucky baby will win a matching legging & headband set (size small). We are OBSESSED with the smarty pants print!

Smarty Pants set ($42 value)

Smarty Pants set ($42 value)

Enter to Win.

The winner of the giveaway will be selected in a random drawing through Rafflecopter (see below). Here’s how it works:

  • Login using your email or Facebook.
  • Simply click on the different entry options and follow the directions.
  • The more entries you complete on the Rafflecopter form, the higher your chances are of winning.
  • We will contact the winner personally and announce the lucky person on our social media sites!

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Tre Monti’s New Menu Items

As you may know, Courtney and I are HUGE fans of Tre Monti in Troy. We loved the fine dining experience we had at this award winning restaurant, which you can read all about HERE.

We are excited to announce that they have added some EXCELLENT new offerings to their menu – just in time for summer! The menu is provided below in it’s entirety. We highly recommend that you give Tre Monti a try and let us know what you think!

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LOCAL, SEASONAL DINING AT THE ROOT

Fresh, local ingredients, a menu full of carefully thought out options and a perfectly calming ambiance is what makes this White Lake spot a sought after one. The Root Restaurant and Bar is one of a kind and they keep proving this through their award winning, made from scratch cuisine. Whenever I write about a place, I like to read more about them to make sure I don’t miss a thing. As I was browsing The Root’s website, I came across a quote that I think represents them as a whole, “we have the belief that nature and the farmers do the hard work for us and we are summoned to showcase them through our commitment to our craft.” Enough said! (more…)

Indulge at Sweetwater Bar & Grill

Looking for a place to indulge in some guilty pleasures? Sweetwater Bar & Grill is your place. Chicago-style deep dish pizza, meaty wings & a variety of beers on tap are the specialties of this spot. Need I say more? I’m imagining you are already on your way there and have no need to read the rest, but just in case you need some more convincing…

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7760 Cooley Lake Road Waterford, MI

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January Giveaway: CJ’s Brewery & Detroit Grooming Co.

To start 2015, we have teamed up with two of our favorite Michigan businesses, CJ’s Brewery & Detroit Grooming Co. for January’s giveaway. So that means twice the greatness for the New Year!

This giveaway is perfect for the bearded man who likes beer, a woman with a bearded man who both like beer, or anyone who likes to support Michigan businesses, eat good food, drink good beer and use quality products. (more…)

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