Jocelynn Brown The Detroit News Published 7:50 PM EDT Oct 12, 2018 Saturday a.m. Downtown Wayne will host its third annual Chocolate Walk. Participants will explore the historic downtown area, while collecting individual chocolates at participating locations. Proceeds will benefit Wayne Main Street’s programs and services. 10 a.m. Sat. Tickets are $12 advance, and $15 at registration (if available). The walk begins at Wayne Historical Museum, 1 Town Square, Wayne. Visit downtownwayne.org for tickets. p.m. Back by popular demand, the children’s concert series, “Guy Louis: World of Music at Meadow Brook Theatre,” returns. This cultural music celebration features Native America (drum, shakers, flute, whistle), Renaissance Europe (lute), Africa (percussion), India (sitar, tamboura and tabla), and Modern America (PRS Hollow Body Electric Guitar). 1 p.m. Sat. $10, $8 each for groups of eight or more. On the campus of Oakland University, 378 Meadow Brook … [Read more...] about 48 Hours: Best things to do
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By Mark Medina | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: September 24, 2018 at 8:00 am | UPDATED: September 24, 2018 at 8:08 am Just like what happened last year, Warriors coach Steve Kerr might chuckle to himself when he first addresses his team to open training camp. After all, how do you tell an NBA championship team how to improve? The Warriors do not need much of a to-do list. This is how things have played out in the last four years: While other teams stayed busy with spring cleaning, the Warriors dominated postseason games in April and May. While other teams remained consumed with summer projects, the Warriors spent their time in June winning three out of four NBA Finals and then restocking their roster a month later. But Kerr is a coach, so he has to criticize something until Warriors go 82-0. So below is a to-do list for each player. It might not ensure an undefeated record. The Warriors do not care about that. But it could help them hold onto their … [Read more...] about Warriors’ to-do list for 2018-19 season
Cincinnati is a city that often fails to get its proper due. Along with fellow Midwestern stalwarts St. Louis, Cleveland, Indianapolis and Kansas City, Mo., it’s often overlooked in favor of other metropolises perceived as being more glamorous. In a classic case of substance over style, the Queen City shrugs its shoulders and soldiers on — re-vamping, re-inventing and re-energizing itself — which ironically, adds style to its substance. One Cincinnati institution in need of no re-vamping, re-inventing or re-energizing is its terrific art museum, picturesquely situated in Eden Park and home to some 60,000 works spanning 6,000 years. Founded in 1881, it was the first museum west of the Alleghenies built specifically to showcase art. The collection includes the usual suspects — from Peter Paul Rubens to Pablo Picasso, but if you pay a visit before Aug. 12, you can take in one of the most eagerly anticipated exhibitions in recent years. “The Terracotta Army: … [Read more...] about Travelers overlooking Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky miss out on style, substance
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by The 52 Places Traveler Riding Silver Dollar City’s newest — and craziest — coaster, and other thrills from the wholesome Las Vegas with a Nashville twang. ByJada Yuan June 1, 2018 Our columnist, Jada Yuan, is visiting each destination on our 52 Places to Go in 2018 list . This dispatch brings her to Branson, Mo.; it took the No. 21 spot on the list and the city is the 15th stop on Jada’s itinerary. “I’m watching a middle school marching band perform ’60s pop,” texted Mekado Murphy, my New York Times colleague who had arrived just before I did to the Silver Dollar City Theme Park in Branson, Mo. I caught up with him at the entrance, as a gaggle of preteens was finishing a spirited brass rendition of the Rolling Stones’ “Satisfaction.” Both … [Read more...] about Place 15 of 52: A 10-Story, 90-Foot Vertical Drop, and Other Reasons to Visit Branson, Mo.
Summer is so, so close. If you’re anything like us, you’re just itching to get away. Whether filling that three-day Memorial Day Weekend is priority numero uno or you’re looking for an earlier May trip to beat the summer crowds, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite destinations to plan a spring escape. 5 PHOTOS Places to visit in May See Gallery Places to visit in May LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY Home to the state’s Urban Bourbon Trail, baseball, bluegrass, museums and the first event of horse racing’s Triple Crown, Kentucky’s largest city—which sits on the Ohio River—has been called one of the friendliest cities in the country. Pro tip: Spend a perfect weekend day in town by filling up on Southern staples at The Porch before popping into Woodford Reserve’s distillery for a tour and tasting. Why you should go in May: The Kentucky Derby. Need we say more? Extravagant hats, … [Read more...] about The 5 best (and actually affordable) places to travel in May