Café D’Mongo’s owner gets apology from man who damaged business in Downtown Detroit
A 21-year-old man, for zero reasons, decides to smash the front window at Café D'Mongo's in Downtown Detroit. He's been caught and arraigned, but really it's what happened next that makes the incident so much more than an act of vandalism.
Vigil by family, friends honor security guard killed in Greektown violence
After a string of violence in Downtown Detroit, the city is rolling out new plans to keep the streets safe this summer. The violence included a shooting in Greektown that took the life of a beloved security guard. Loved ones gathered outside the store for a vigil Thursday (April 20).
Good music mixed with great Laughs
Do you have love for R & B music? What about comedy? Well the two are merging for a fun evening in the D. The tour “Fall Back in Love Comedy and Music Jam,” makes their stop in Detroit Friday. The producer and host of the show, most known from “Wild’N Out”, comedian Rip Michaels paid a visit to “Live in the D” where he spoke about the show to host Tati Amare.
Tourist in your town features Wyandotte
It’s a small town with big city amenities, and easily accessible from just about anywhere in Southeast Michigan. “A lot of things that are really special about Wyandotte, first and foremost our location on the beautiful Detroit River; our proximity to Downtown Detroit, the airport, make us a great location; centrally located in a really special region of downriver,” Joe Gruber, Executive Director for the city of Wyandotte Downtown Development Authority told “Live in the D’s” April Morton.
Carriage rides, wine, and holiday fun
Cities in just about every community are dazzling with holiday lights, and if you’re looking for a unique cool way to take in all the festive fun, how about on a horse-drawn carriage? Now through December 30 carriage rides will take passengers throughout Downtown Detroit for a magical holiday experience. Pick up locations on Woodward near Campus Martius are on a first come, first serve basis and takes place Friday’s and Saturdays 6-11pm
Giant Arctic Slide, Bumper Cars, Arcade in the D
As the weather gets cooler, the Monroe Street Midway in Downtown Detroit is heating up with fun and excitement. “We wanted to capture that wintertime essence and still have something fun and active for people to move around and enjoy right in the heart of Downtown Detroit,” Kyle Black, the owner of Rollercade Detroit, told “Live in the D’s,” April Morton. During the summer, Rollercade Detroit runs the Roller Skating Rink at the Monroe Street Midway, now they are rolling out something new and unique: Bumper Cars! “We basically have a synthetic ice rink and we’re going to operate some bumper cars right on top of that ice.” Bumper cars at the Midway is just the tip of the iceberg. “The Arctic Slide it is 20 feet tall and 80 feet long and it is free for everyone. It’s a blast,” Justin Jacobs, Owner of Come Play Detroit, said. In addition to the Arctic Slide that’s free to the public, there’s a full arcade on-site located under a heated tent. “They have tickets so you can win prizes, and games for all ages,“ Jacobs said. The miniature golf has been transformed into “Puck Putt,” which is essentially “Putt, Putt” with a hockey theme.