Posts Tagged ‘Belle Isle Aquarium’

Belle Isle Aquarium. Photo by John Vavrek

Fill Those Tanks!

Memorial yoga event and fundraiser to aid Belle Isle Aquarium. What if I told you nearly the same amount of money originally earmarked 120 years ago by the Michigan Legislature to build the Belle Isle Aquarium — $150,000 — is all that’s needed to complete the full restoration of the remaining 10 of 56 tanks…

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The Yenta

Matt Prentice’s Detroit Prime restaurant on Northwestern Highway in Farmington Hills will open to the public Aug. 31, following two nights of fund-raising events. Prentice describes the restaurant as “a meathouse” rather than a traditional steakhouse. Most entrees will be under $20 … Sweet Dreams Fine Pastries and Coffee House, 4153 Orchard Lake Road, is now a kosher bakery under the certification of Kosher Michigan … Sweet Earth Ice Cream and Yogurt of Birmingham has opened a second location in downtown Royal Oak, 303 S. Main St. … DJ Head, Detroit’s Grammy Award-winning producer and DJ will be the headliner during special events AirTime Trampoline (coming to Troy this September). DJ Head has produced songs with Eminem, Jay-Z and Proof … June Moon Furniture Store (2743 Coolidge Highway in Berkley) is soon to celebrate its one-year anniversary. It will be holding its very first floor model sale through Labor Day, then all new samples to follow … In honor of its 100th anniversary, the Belle Isle Aquarium re-opened to the public on Aug. 18. You can take your family the first Sunday of each month and the second and third Saturdays of each month from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at no charge. More information at

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