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Ashley’s Trappist Beer Dinner

Ashley’s Trappist Beer Dinner

On Thursday night, my wife & I attended the Trappist Beer Dinner, the kickoff event for the Belgian Beer Festival at Ashley’s Restaurant in Westland. The eleven day event is the Midwest’s largest Belgian Beer Festival, and one Ashley’s owner and management work tirelessly for months to make the high quality event that it has become. The festival features […]

Parmenter’s Cider Mill- A Photo Essay

Parmenter’s Cider Mill- A Photo Essay

Leaves changing colors, pumpkin pie, Halloween decorations- these things signify fall here in the Midwest. Another tradition many families have is a visit to a cider mill. On a crisp, sunny Sunday in mid-October, Janeen and I headed to Parmenter’s Cider Mill in the Detroit suburb of Northville. Parmenter’s is a small, family-run operation a […]

The Detroit Beer Company

The Detroit Beer Company

On Saturday, October 8th, my friend, Keath and I dropped our wives and his step-son at the Fox Theater for the “So You Think You Can Dance” concert. We wanted a place to watch the football that was on in the late afternoon, as well as the Detroit Tigers playoff game that evening. I had […]

An Evening aboard The Detroit Princess

An Evening aboard The Detroit Princess

Detroit, for all of it’s economic woes , is in a geographically beautiful location. Never has this been more apparent to me than on Friday night when a couple of friends, my wife and I boarded the Dinner Cruise of the Detroit Princess Riverboat.   I first heard of the boat in May of 2009 […]

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