Posts Tagged ‘Detroit’

The Robots Are Coming to Cobo Center

Israeli teams will come to Detroit for an international competition, known as the FIRST Championship. By Sara Berkowitz Eaker Featured photo courtesy of Technion The future is technology and that future will be well represented at the 2019 FIRST Championship April 24-27 at Cobo Center in Detroit, featuring a celebration of space, innovation and STEM —…

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Schmoozing with Zach Berg

The DJN chats with cheese expert and co-founder of Mongers’ Provisions. By Allison Jacobs Featured photo by Benjie Klein 1. How did decide to become a cheesemonger? I really have to credit Zingerman’s with getting me into cheese. I had been working in food since I was a young boy. I got a job at…

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Scottish Salmon and Cous Cous Recipe

Aaron Lowen of Empire Kitchen and Cocktails shares his salmon and cous cous recipe to add to your dinner rotation this week. By Aaron Lowen Chef and Chief Operating Partner,  Empire Kitchen and Cocktails Featured photo by Hayden Stinebaugh   For the salmon, we use fresh Scottish salmon, seared and basted with a compound butter…

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Schmoozing with Jordan Wolfe

The DJN chats with the real estate developer who invests his time and energy into revitalizing the city of Detroit. By Allison Jacobs Photos courtesy Jordan Wolfe   1. You “accidentally” fell into real estate – how did this happen, and what has contributed to your success. When I moved back to Detroit in 2008…

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Stand with Trans To Host ‘Be the Light’ Workshops

Stand with Trans series will focus on raising diverse, authentic Jewish families. Through a grant from the Jewish Women’s Foundation, Stand with Trans will offer a series of workshops — “Be the Light” — geared to Jewish parents that deal with a variety of topics surrounding raising LGBTQ+ children. Topics will include creating an LGBTQ+…

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A New Generation of Jewish Families in Detroit

Meet Jewish families who are committing to raising their children Jewishly in the city. By Stacy Gittleman Photos by Elayne Gross Naysayers be darned, like the city itself, the Jewish community within Detroit’s neighborhoods is coming back. Over the last five years, a slow but steady increase of Jewish single professionals moved into the city.…

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Three New Detroit Restaurant Week Dining Destinations to Try

If you have yet to venture to Detroit this winter, restaurant week is the perfect excuse to bundle up and explore. Here are three new spots added to this year’s line-up! By Allison Jacobs   1. Lumen (Beacon Park) Situated in the midst of the spacious Beacon Park, this visually attractive restaurant is a hot…

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May Detroit Community Birthright Trip Now Open

Featured photo courtesy of Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit There’s no better way to dethaw from these freezing temperatures than to do it in Israel. Registration for Federation’s Detroit Community Birthright trip, May 8-20, is open. Anyone who has ever gone on a Birthright Israel trip will tell you it is the experience of a…

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Want to See ‘Hamilton’ at The Fisher Theatre?

Get tickets for “Hamilton” and give back to one of these local fundraisers. By Julie Smith Yolles Photos courtesy of Joan Marcus So many tickets, so few left. If you didn’t purchase the Broadway in Detroit subscription by the time “Something Rotten” opened at the Fisher Theatre in September, you were basically SOL (Severely Out…

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Detroit’s Peacock Room Preserves Detroit’s Architectural History

Rachel Lutz helps return retail elegance to the city of Detroit. By Lauren Hoffman, Contributing Writer The story of the Peacock Room is the story of drop ceilings. Or rather, the story of finding what’s underneath them. “You don’t get the real richness of Detroit without really peeling back the layers,” says Rachel Lutz, founder…

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