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Penny Red’s Review

Penny Red’s Review

Maria Maraldo, Guest Writer

May 16, 2019

A new Fried chicken joint, named Penny Red’s, is one of the many restaurants that have recently opened at  the Shinola Hotel in Downtown Detroit. Owned by a New-York based group called NoHo hospitality, the casual beer hall and fried chicken restaurant is located in the back of the Shinola buildin...

Robbed of two hours after going to see new “After” movie

Robbed of two hours after going to see new “After” movie

Elizabeth Flower '20, Copy Editor

May 13, 2019

I have never felt more like I had just wasted two hours of my time than when I left the movie theater after seeing the new teen romance movie “After”. Directed by Jenny Gage, this film is based on the book After by Anna Todd. However, the term “book” is used loosely-- although “After” was even...

Honest John’s offers great atmosphere, even better food

Honest John’s offers great atmosphere, even better food

Matthew Kornmeier '21, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

For all people who love divey restaurants with great atmosphere and even better food, Honest John's is your kind of place. Located on Seldom Street in downtown Detroit, a breakfast and lunch spot by day is a great spot for people who love good food and don’t mind a divey atmosphere. All over th...

Free Solo will rock your world

Free Solo will rock your world

Olivia Mlynarek '19, Web Editor

April 23, 2019

Imagine climbing a mountain with no ropes or anything  to secure you. For free solo climber Alex Honnold, this is just a typical excursion for him. The documentary, “Free Solo”  follows Alex Honnold, a free solo climber who takes on the challenge of climbing El Capitan-- a 7,569 feet tall ...

“The room where it happens”

“The room where it happens”

Olivia Mlynarek '19, Web Editor

April 22, 2019

I’ve been a fan of Hamilton ever since it became wildly popular a couple years ago. Since I first heard the songs, I instantly knew I liked it because of how it broke musical standards. I’m not huge fan of musicals mostly because I get sick of the repeating melodies and find them boring at t...

Pastries galore

Pastries galore

Charlotte Parent '21, Copy Editor

April 17, 2019

Canelle by Matt Knio, located in the heart of the rapidly-growing urban area of Detroit, is a proper French patisserie. I went there one chilly afternoon with my family and was pleasantly surprised. I’d heard about Cannelle before, mainly from my mom offhandedly mentioning one of her friends who went ...

My View: Spag Burger delivers on food, lacks outside appeal

My View: Spag Burger delivers on food, lacks outside appeal

Spencer Rajewski '21, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

Burger lovers, prepare for the newly-opened burger joint, Spag Burger, on E. 9 Mile in Eastpointe. Specializing in craft sandwiches and shakes, this modern diner opened up on March 18, 2019 and offers carry out and dine-in options. Spag Burger is a family collaboration between Chef John Spagnuolo and ...

Rapper’s new album allows audience to experience a wide variety of emotions

Rapper’s new album allows audience to experience a wide variety of emotions

Ian Foy '21, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

Juice WRLD is fairly new to the rap game, considering his first album came out  in early 2018 when he dropped “Goodbye and Good Riddance”, which I believe was one of the best 2018 albums. However, he took a fall when he dropped his second album in late 2018 with Future called “WRLD on Drugs” and ...

Detroit Vegan Soul Offers Unique Vegan Experience

Detroit Vegan Soul Offers Unique Vegan Experience

Kari Ronning '20, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

Detroit Vegan Soul sits in the middle of St. Agnes street tucked between older brick buildings with green vines and modern undertones. The restaurant gave a healthy and friendly appeal. Each table was clean and nicely set with glasses, napkins, and silverware. Our server let me sit wherever I ...

Spring fashion: simple pieces to dress up any closet

Spring fashion: simple pieces to dress up any closet

Sarah Stevenson '19, Web Editor

March 22, 2019

Embroidered sweatshirts Not only are fashionable sweatshirts great for the weather transition between winter and spring, but this clothing item adds a simple, yet necessary detail to any outfit. By pairing an embroidered sweater or sweatshirt with simple pieces, it can easily dress up the look in an...

Cannelle, a Detroit bakery, attracts new customers with stellar pastries

Cannelle, a Detroit bakery, attracts new customers with stellar pastries

Sumner Verlinden '20, Staff Writer

March 17, 2019

I recently visited Cannelle by Matt Knio located at 45 West Grand River, just one block from downtowns shopping district on Woodward. My first thought when I arrived there was shock. The outside of the building is so grand but simple, which I assume pulls many customers inside. The inside of the ...

New movie displays the importance of female empowerment in the workplace

New movie displays the importance of female empowerment in the workplace

Julia Ambrozy '20, Page Editor

March 9, 2019

What Men Want is a classic twist on the original film What Women Want released in the 2000. It is a romantic comedy that takes the viewers through a journey of a successful business woman and her struggles of being the only woman in a workplace full of men. The main character Ali Davis, played by...

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