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Deep Thoughts at a Toad The Wet Sprocket Concert

Two nights ago, the male half of The Blood Sucking Lawyers called with an offer of a free concert ticket for the next night (last night).  Apparently, the female half … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · 10 Comments

Social Kitchen and Bar

A few weeks ago the Pieholes were at camp and Boom Boom and I found ourselves with a lot of time on our hands.  With the new house sucking a … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · 23 Comments

Music for Walking

This morning my wife Boom Boom, a friend, and a coupla thousand other women are participating in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day here in Michigan.  They’re going to be joining … Continue reading

August 16, 2013 · 9 Comments

Michigan Beer Fest 2013!

Last Friday was the Michigan Brewers Guild’s Summer Beer Festival for 2013.  (For background, check out my post from 2012.) Just earlier that morning, I wrote the following in this … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 14 Comments

Time to Get My Drink On!

This weekend is the 16th Annual Michigan Brewer’s Guild Summer Beer Festival!   It’s where more than 50 of  Michigan’s Craft Brewers serve up over 350 beers in downtown Ypsilanti, … Continue reading

July 26, 2013 · 8 Comments

Calling All Local Food and Drink Bloggers!

I’ve started up a Meetup.com group for local bloggers/writers and we’re getting together next week.  The definition for “local” is going to be pretty loose.  So if you’re in Ann … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 24 Comments

Ann Arbor’s All Abuzz

It’s going to be an interesting weekend here in Ann Arbor. First, the University of Michigan’s team is in the Final Four of the NCAA Men’s basketball tournament.  We’ve lived … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · 10 Comments

Ann Arbor Eats – Isalita

I finally got in. In late December there was an outbreak of restaurants that opened up in Ann Arbor that included three fine dining options – Kuroshio, Vellum, and Isalita.  … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · 28 Comments

Laurentide Wine Tasting at The Last Word

I went to one of The Produce Station’s monthly wine tastings a couple of weeks ago at The Last Word.  I was only 50-50 on whether I’d write a post … Continue reading

January 29, 2013 · 4 Comments

Guilty Pleasures – Fiddler on the Roof

It’s theater time again! For those of you in Michigan, Young People’s Theater is putting on their production of  Fiddler on the Roof this weekend.  Tickets are available through the … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · 11 Comments