Duo transforms former Frog Pond Village near Interlochen
Cue the "Downton Abbey" music: The Townsend Hotel in Birmingham has unveiled a new private dining and event space sure to please your inner aristocrat.
The Clancy Room is a study in modern elegance, with nearly 2,000 square feet of sophisticated art deco styling, marble floors, walnutpaneled walls, Baker blown-glass chandeliers and a striking solid-wood table that seats up to 30 guests for intimate private dinners.
Looking to boost attendance at your next meeting? Consider holding it at a family-friendly venue.
Increasingly, business travelers want to blend work-related travel with vacation. According to the Professional Convention Management Association’s 2015 survey, “Decision to Attend,” more than 50 percent of respondents indicated a desire to extend their stay or turn their trip into a vacation. And nearly one-half will bring someone with them (friend, family, companion).
The venue that launched Eminem is back, and it’s cleaned up its act.
Saint Andrew’s Hall, which has hosted the likes of Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Adele at shows when the megastars’ fans could fit in a smallish room, has unveiled its new Society Room, an upscale upstairs lounge space meant to attract event planners as well as concert bookers, and renovated its basement Shelter and main-floor hall.
Whether or not your event is black-tie, host it at the Detroit Zoo’s Polk Penguin Conservation Center and at least 80 guests will be wearing tuxedos.
The King Penguins, Gentoo Penguins, Macaroni Penguins and Rockhopper Penguins, to be exact. The stunning new center for the four species, designed by Jones and Jones and Albert Kahn Associates, resembles a gigantic Arctic glacier.
This past weekend, I had the privilege of attending a mixology class at coup d’etat in Uptown Minneapolis. The class was held in one of their semi-private dining areas, where 18 of us had the pleasure of creating five signature cocktails with our mixologist Alex.
From mini-golf to hiking trails to laser tag, these two Texas campgrounds are ready for your corporate retreat, team-building event or group meeting this summer.
From gardens to greenhouses, sculptures to wildlife, Michigan abounds with outdoor cultural attractions. For planners, that means a variety of venues from which to choose when searching for the perfect outdoor spot for a private event.
Roll out the red carpet! A movie theater gives your event Hollywood flash and sparkle. Big screens, plush seating, state-of-the-art audio-visual capabilities, and the latest entertainment await your guests in movie theaters across Michigan.
Not long ago I had dinner with several friends at Beau’s, a restaurant in Bloomfield. When dinner arrived, I didn’t like the side dish I’d ordered and so asked the server if I could choose something else. She agreed, and moments later the manager swooped over to check on me, suggest another option and make sure I was happy.