CityLoft gives shoppers taste of Somerset in Detroit
Posted by Staff on Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 12:00:00 AM EST
Somerset Collection, Michigan's foremost upscale retail center, is opening its Detroit outpost at 10 a.m. today, creating the first downtown presence for a major department store since Hudson's closed its flagship store 28 years ago.
The farmers market-style collection of boutiques from retailers including Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and Henri Bendel will operate the last Thursday, Friday and Saturday of the month through at least September.
As the first major retail project of its kind in Detroit, Somerset Collection CityLoft will "increase awareness of what retail can become in Detroit" while serving as "a 3-D billboard for Somerset," said Nathan Forbes, managing partner of the Forbes Co., which owns and manages Troy-based Somerset.
Read more at DetNews.com.
Family Fun Day at the Detroit Children's Museum
Posted by Kapri Banks on Thursday, July 22, 2010 at 10:00:00 AM EST
The Detroit Children’s Museum is pleased to announce its first PNC Family Fun Day Saturday, July 24, 2010 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Visitors to the museum can enjoy free admission and an array of special activities, including arts and crafts, storytelling, games and a special guest appearance by “Dan Dan the Choo Choo Man” from 12-3 p.m. (weather permitting).
The Children’s Museum, a partnership between Detroit Public Schools and the Detroit Science Center, has long been one of Detroit’s cultural gems. Now part of the Detroit Science Center experience, the Children’s Museum features a collection of more than 100,000 artifacts, a “touch the stars” planetarium; a new pre-school area, and hands-on art and activity stations. The museum offers visitors a unique look at world cultures, art, history and science.
28th Annual Metro Detroit Youth Day
Posted by Staff Writer on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 7:00:00 AM EST
More than 30,000 kids are expected to attend the 28th Annual Metro Detroit Youth Day on Belle Isle. Metro Detroit Youth Day is the largest youth event in Michigan. The event offers kids a day of athletic activities, sports clinics, games, contests, entertainment and motivational speakers. The event also awards scholarships to dozens of area kids. This year's event is set for July 14 from 8:30 a.m - 2:30 p.m.
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Movies in the Park
Posted by Kapri Banks on Thursday, July 01, 2010 at 2:00:00 PM EST
Looking for a great place to watch a movie? Head over to Belle Isle for Movies in the Park.
The Detroit Recreation Department is showing FREE movies July 1, 8, 15 at the Belle Isle Remick Band Shell.
Enjoy pre-show activities beginning at 6 p.m. and the movies will start at dusk.
It's FREE to attend! Just bring your snacks, blanket and chair.
Movies in the Park Schedule:
July 1 - Imagine That
July 8 - Astro Boy
July 15 - Monsters Vs. Aliens
For more info 313-628-208.