National Ice Cream Day 2015: Refreshing look at Detroit’s ice cream history

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with a historic look at how this frozen concoction was dished out in Detroit. … More National Ice Cream Day 2015: Refreshing look at Detroit’s ice cream history

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Casting Call! Notorious 313 True Crime & Ghost Tour Guides Wanted

Casting Call! Notorious 313 Detroit’s Original True Crime and Ghost Tours – the tours that made news around the world – are back! We need *Superstars* to join our team. Do you possess a flair for drama and love to be the center of attention? Can you weave a spell-binding tale from a few facts? Think … More Casting Call! Notorious 313 True Crime & Ghost Tour Guides Wanted

Cycling in the City: Detroit Bike History

While you’ll see a few brave souls battling the elements during inclement weather, during warm weather months, Detroiters – on bikes – hit the streets en masse. Cycling in the city on bike isn’t a new phenomena. An affinity for two-wheeled transportation dates back to the 19th century.  Cycling in the City: Detroit Bike History … More Cycling in the City: Detroit Bike History

Sordid criminal past is grave matter for U of M and other venerable US instutions

Thoroughly enjoying my latest read, Wicked Washtenaw County: Strange Tales of the Grisly and Unexplained by local author James Thomas Mann. Only half-way through this 120 page book, but I’ve already learned some interesting new historical tidbits. A) An Ann Arbor resident and convicted murderer who was sentenced to death by execution (1843) may have been … More Sordid criminal past is grave matter for U of M and other venerable US instutions