Monday, December 31, 2012
Here are two dozen dinners, parties and other events happening on the last night of the year in Grosse Pointe and southeast Michigan.
From dancing and dinners to champagne toasts and late-night coney bars, there's lots happening on the last night of 2012 in the Grosse Pointes and southeast Michigan. Here's a roundup of events; add yours to the comments section here. Andiamo Trattoria in Grosse Pointe Woods will host New Years Eve event. Dinner seatings at 5 and 5:30, 7 and 7:30, 9 and 9:30. Last seating gets party favors and complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Complimentary limo ride home (local only). Piano player Dean DiPierro live from 10pm - 2am. (313) 886-9933 The Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe in Grosse Pointe will have a special performance with recording artist Rayse Biggs. On Dec. 31, there are two Seatings at 5 - 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. - 2013, $25 Cover Charge. 313-882-…
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Still looking for for a gift that will never go out of style, or a special engagement ring if you are going to pop the question on New Year's Eve? Here are some local jewelers to shop for that special gem.
A small gift can make a big impression, especially if it's jewelry. There is no shortage of fine jewelers in the Grosse Pointes and in St. Clair Shores, and just about any place one chooses to shop at will have a wealth of options to choose from, be they an affordable silver trinket or something bold and gold. "Christmas is the biggest engagement season," says Michael Agnello of Michael Agnello Jewelers, adding, "I hope the pattern sticks." His shop has been around for 37 years, so he should know. Plus, with the diamond engagement showroom they added a year ago, with more than 1,000 styles of engagement rings, customers can really sink their teeth into the ring-buying experience. Quality remains king when it comes down to buying an …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Here are two dozen dinners, parties and other events happening on the last night of the year.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
From dancing and dinners to champagne toasts and late-night coney bars, there's lots happening on the last night of 2012 in southeast Michigan. Here's a roundup of events; add yours to the comments section here. Northville Nite New Year's Eve from 4-7 p.m.; $2-$10. Travel “Through the Decades” this New Years Eve 2012; as you enter the gates you will travel back in time to the Roarin’ 20’s and travel through the decades all the way to the future. Activities include crafts, huge inflatable games, slot car racing, carnival games, entertainment and much more. Northville Rotary Club will be selling hot dogs, pizza, and beverages. New Year's countdown at 7 p.m. Call 248-349-0203. A bash with kids in mind at The Memory Room in Clinton Township …
Thursday, December 29, 2011
This flavorful fish is easy to prepare and adjusts well to any kind of seasoning, a Village Food Market butcher says.
Crab legs, beef tenderloin, shrimp. They are all wonderful options for a New Year's Eve feast. But don't forget the salmon! This heart-healthy and easy-to-prepare fish is a can't miss choice for guests, your special someone or just yourself. To find out the best way to prepare this omega-3 option, we checked in with Village Food Market, which actually has some of the best fish in town. Mike Bell, one of the Market's butchers, said the store offers three types of salmon--Norwegian, Chilean and Sockeye. The two former are farm-raised and the Sockeye is wild caught. "The Norwegian is a bolder fish, whereas the Chilean is a milder tasting salmon," Bell said. "The Sockeye has a richer flavor." Bell advises allowing a half pound of fish per …