Variety Detroit helped debut Emagine Royal Oak and Star Lanes.
Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan held a reception at its Finance Park in Detroit to honor the Champions of the New Economy.
A Benefactor Party was held at the home of Gail and Lois Warden as a prelude to a major fundraiser held at the Detroit Zoo.
The Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce in Rochester Hills held its 10th annual Celebration Dinner at the Royal Park Hotel.
American House Foundation and Wayne State's Institute of Gerontology held a fundraiser for metro Detroit's seniors in need on May 5.
The Detroit Institute of Arts held a reception and tour to celebrate the naming of a gallery of contemporary African-American art.
The winds of economic recovery have helped boost the number of sailboats and sailors for the 2011 Bell’s Beer Port Huron to Mackinac Race, to be held July 23 at the southern edge of Lake Huron. Hosted by the Bayview Yacht Club in Detroit, the 87th regatta will host 220 boats and some 2,500 sailors — the most in five years, say race officials.
More than 200 guests attended an authentic barbecue and wine tasting party at the residence of Michael Ogurek on June 12 in celebration of a tour of metro Detroit by Chilean-based Carolina Wine representatives Julio Perez del Rio and Mercedes de la Vega. The event was hosted by Kevin D. Chaney & Co., Wine Brokers, and National Wine & Spirits. Photos by Patrick Gloria
Texas de Brazil, a Dallas-based chain, opened a restaurant featuring southern Brazilian cuisine on June 14th inside the Compuware Building in downtown Detroit. The 7,000-square-foot eatery is the 20th location for the Dallas-based chain. Photos by Patrick Gloria
Cornerstone Schools celebrated its 20th anniversary at Andiamo Banquet Center in Warren on May 19. More than 500 members of the Cornerstone community were in attendance.