Dill-Vodka Martini

By Ed Sikov Cocktail Chatter When we left our hero, he had just ruined yet another dinner party with a rare but deadly combination of bad memory and gracious seasonal taste. I had made dill-infused [...]

By |2012-09-27T09:00:00-04:00September 27th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Listen to your friends, Gemini!

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes Venus is squaring Mars, boosting creative and sexual tensions. Impulse and ego are very strong here, not true love. Commitments to a higher cause can prove dramatic. Promises of love [...]

By |2012-09-27T09:00:00-04:00September 27th, 2012|Entertainment|

Goodbye, Mr. Phipps

Across 1 Pirate drink 5 ___ Virgin (character in 19-/43-Across) 8 Spencer-Devlin's sport 12 Like Obama's office 13 Takes out of the text 15 Blown away 16 Queens tennis stadium 17 Tatum of "The Bad [...]

By |2012-09-27T09:00:00-04:00September 27th, 2012|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Laughing Through The Tears At Go!

By John Quinn The sheer wealth of original comedy available to local audiences is remarkable, given the relatively few artists who are proficient in improvisation and sketch comedy. It is no career for the faint [...]

By |2012-09-27T09:00:00-04:00September 27th, 2012|Entertainment, Theater|

Keeping The Art Alive

Thirty-six years ago, Robert Louis Kidd and Ray Frost Fleming opened a Birmingham landmark: the Robert Kidd Gallery. Partners in business and in life, the pair founded the establishment on Townsend Street in 1976, a [...]

By |2012-09-27T09:00:00-04:00September 27th, 2012|Guides, Home|

The Not-So Bible Belt

By Crystal Proxmire For her first-ever visit to Ferndale, Alisha Virani's friend Liz Salazar picked the Rust Belt as a must-see [...]

By |2012-09-27T09:00:00-04:00September 27th, 2012|Guides, Home|

Making Your House Blossom

By Jerome Stuart Nichols For most people, the only time they step foot in a flower shop is when there's a wedding, funeral or first date in the near future. Flowers can be more than [...]

By |2012-09-27T09:00:00-04:00September 27th, 2012|Guides, Home|

AIDS Walk Michigan

DETROIT - On a sunny, cool Saturday morning, AIDS Walk Michigan - Detroit walkers strutted along behind the awesome and energetic Cass Tech High School Marching Band. The band, in their snappy green and white [...]

By |2012-09-27T09:00:00-04:00September 27th, 2012|Michigan, News|

Hungry for Equality, week 8 Quotes

"I won't starve today. I won't even really be hungry. But I am starved to have the conversation about perspective and other words like: equality, democracy, freedom, civility, society." - Julie Marcos "Unfortunately, I've been [...]

By |2012-09-27T09:00:00-04:00September 27th, 2012|Michigan, News|

Christopher Gorski of Detroit GT

BY Crystal Proxmire Between Ourselves Christopher Gorski is a 42-year-old Ferndalian who turned his hobby into a unique tee shirt business. Find him in the Rust Belt Market or at various events in the famous [...]

By |2012-09-27T09:00:00-04:00September 27th, 2012|Michigan, News|

Bryan Fischer

Hey, did you know that September 23 was "Bisexual Visibility Day"? I, personally, did not. So if you did nothing to celebrate, perhaps you can be forgiven since this bisexual day only exists, in official [...]

By |2012-09-27T09:00:00-04:00September 27th, 2012|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

Vote this November

By Eric W. Rader Speak Out Mitt Romney has certainly had a bad month. Over the course of the last few weeks, the Republican presidential nominee has made a series of political gaffes and misstatements. [...]

By |2012-09-27T09:00:00-04:00September 27th, 2012|Opinions, Viewpoints|