All posts by Courtney Probert

Tours de Noel—Holiday Homes Tours in the Old West End

Whether you’re an Old West Ender, a fan of the area, or want to learn more about the historic neighborhood, everyone enjoys tours of the grand houses that make up the Old West End. Tours de Noel explores five decorated homes, along with hidden gems: First Congregational Church, Glenwood Lutheran Church, and the Milmine-Stewart Home/ OWE

Coffee Meets Sunday Bike Rides

Join Wersell’s Bike Shop and the cyclist community for a brisk ride through Toledo. The biweekly mountain trail/urban bike ride meets every other Sunday morning, taking a trip through the Old Orchard neighborhood, Ottawa Park, and the Jermain/Ottawa mountain bike trail, then on to downtown to make coffee shop stops. Once filled up on delicious

Prismatica Brings Light to Detroit

Witness the city of Detroit in a whole new light. The interactive art installation, Prismatica, is now in Beacon Park, amazing those who walk by. Giant, colorful and reflective prisms line the pathways of the park, allowing visitors to see the city in every color of the spectrum, or as dancing colors by spinning the

Expecto Bar Crawl Takes Over Downtown

Wizards, muggles, and witches–– get together for the big Harry Potter event of the year––Expecto Bar Crawl. Participating bars, HomeSlice Pizza, The Blarney, Fleetwood’s, Black Cloister, Bronze Boar, Cock n’ Bull and Downtown Johnny’s, will mix up tasty concoctions for themed drinks. Ticket purchasers will be granted a souvenir cup, a wizard lanyard (required for

Downtown419 Trolley Hops Return

Tis the season for festive trolley rides. The Downtown419 Trolley Hop is back for another cheerful year, making stops at Plate One, Mutz, and Fleetwood’s Tap Room. Get into the spirit as the trolley cruises through downtown, celebrating the holiday with illuminated lights. Alcohol is permitted on the trolley, so any drinks you don’t finish

Splice Festival Showcases Dynamic Music

By blending live performance with technology featuring composers and performers, SPLICE Festival II hopes to continue growing strong relationships between the two talents who are dedicated to creating dynamic live music. The three-day festival features various concerts, talks, and workshops pertaining to the development, performance and theory of music. $20 for access to all events