The Parade Co. hosted The Ford Fireworks Rooftop Party on June 23 atop the Miller Parking Deck just west of the Renaissance Center. More than 2,000 guests enjoyed a strolling dinner by Andiamo's, live entertainment, games, and a fireworks display over the Detroit River.
The Garden Party Foundation hosted the Garage Party at a private residence in Bloomfield Township on Aug. 13. There, founders of the organization presented donations to Oakland Community College Culinary Studies Institute, the Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan, and the Children’s Tumor Foundation.
The Children's Leukemia Foundation of Michigan, in partnership with the Eastern Market Corp., held the inaugural Craft Detroit on Aug. 1 inside Shed 3 at Eastern Market. The event included gourmet food and craft cocktail stations from local sources.
The 20th Annual Woodward Dream Cruise, sponsored by Chevrolet, was held Aug. 16. The cruise, which celebrates classic car culture, took place along a 16-mile stretch of Woodward Avenue through nine host communities, including Berkley, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township, Ferndale, Huntington Woods, Pleasant Ridge, Pontiac, and Royal Oak.