Category: Fun Stuff

History of the North American International Auto Show

For more than 100 years, Detroit, the “Motor City,” has been home to the North American International Auto Show (the NAIAS). There’s a lot to love about this auto show, from its rich history to its present day marvels. While this auto show has existed since 1907, it didn’t become “international” until 1987. That’s when the Detroit Auto Dealers Association proposed the idea of making this auto show an international even instead of just a national one. International auto makers did feature their vehicles at the show starting in 1957, but it wasn’t until 1989 that they put “International” in the name and added an international advisor to the board….




Best Christmas Movies

  Families gather around the television every year to watch holiday movies but sometimes the same 24-hour marathon can get old. Fortunately there are plenty of other Christmas movies to choose from. Here are some of what we think are the best Christmas movies. Happy holidays!   Elf – Starring Will Ferrell, this comedy focuses on a somewhat abnormal character. The comedian plays a man who was raised by elves in the North Pole. After learning of his origins as a human, he travels to New York City in search of his real father. This movie is full of hilarious antics that will leave your gut hurting by the end…




Fun Fall Activities in Detroit

Detroit, Michigan is filled to the brim with fun activities for people to do all year-round. Here are some fun fall activities to do in Detroit as the weather starts to get cooler and the leaves change color. Fall Color Tours: Being outdoors is usually associated with spring and summer, but there’s something so scenic about crisp autumn air and colorful leaves. Check out any of these vibrant nature tours Go to a Cider Mill: Nothing quite says “autumn” like hot apple cider. Get fresh cider right from the source at a local cider mill. Michigan Renaissance Festival: Lasting until the second day of October, Ren Fest is here and…



Days Trips from Detroit

Many people don’t have the time to drive across the country in order to take a vacation. Thankfully there are plenty of spots within driving distance of Detroit that make for a relaxing getaway! From parks to the city to experiences you can’t have anywhere else, Detroit is at the center of it all. Here are a few of the best day trips from Detroit! Frankenmuth, Michigan – Pack up your Lincoln MKC and head 90 miles north to Michigan’s Little Bavaria. A distance easily traversed in a day, making the journey to Frankenmuth is just far enough to feel like you’ve gone somewhere new. Stopping by Birch Run outlets…



The Most Famous Artists to Come Out of Motown

No company has had more influence on the American music industry than Motown. This record label, which originated in nearby Detroit, has helped produce some of the country’s most iconic singers. However, there are a select few of those Motown musicians that have achieved the status of music legends! The following are some of the most famous artists to come out of Motown. Marvin Gaye: No singer brought more sensuality or soul into his music than Marvin Gaye. This Motown master produced hit after hit! Stevie Wonder: Since the beginning of his career in Motown, Stevie Wonder has been producing wonderful pieces of music for audiences all over the country…