Birthday Tea at The Whitney, Midtown

As some of you probably noticed over social media this past week, I made it back home! And just in time for my birthday, no less. Knowing I’d be missing the British Isles and that I love any excuse to dress up, my mom booked us a table for afternoon tea at The Whitney. It’s a gorgeous old building right…
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Winter Sale Roundup

Late winter gets a pretty bad reputation for being dark and gloomy. Yes, it’s cold out, and I know all of the pretty Christmas lights are gone. But don’t despair just yet! The days are actually getting longer, little by little. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and museums are ripe for exploring. And it’s also the best time…
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The Winter Rose

The first days of winter have finally found Michigan – and along with the long nights come the rose hued pastel sunsets that start in the afternoon. Belle Isle is one of my favourite places to catch these light shows, and is a great excuse to wait out the rush hour traffic this time of year. Tonight, the air was just…
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Wine Tasting at The Royce

Over the past couple of weeks, The Royce has become a solid staple in the neighbourhood. The Royce overlooks Grand Circus Park right in the middle of the city, they’ve got a sleek, modern interior and walls lined to the brim with fantastic wines. All of them are fantastically priced too. As part of their philosophy, the owners Angela and Ping wanted…
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Upper Peninsula: Copper Country Roads

  Taking Highway 41 up to the Keewenaw Peninsula through Copper Country is a transcendental experience this time of year. The road to Copper Harbor twists and turns, ducking under canopies of golden leaves one minute and jutting out alongside Lake Superior the next. The Native Ojibwa people called Lake Superior “Big Shining Sea Water”, and on a sunny day nothing seems…
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