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From festive holiday experiences and award-winning musicals to deals and shopping galore, check out these fun things to do in Metro Detroit this Thanksgiving weekend. By Amy Gill Hadestown at the Fisher Theater – Nov. 23 – Dec. 5 This incredi…

From streamlining your social calendar to eating dessert before dinner, 7 tips on staying healthy as Thanksgiving — and, close behind it, the festive season — approaches. BY JACLYN TROP It’s the most wonderful time of the year — and, perhaps,…

We searched the state for present-worthy trinkets, gadgets, treats and more — and they’re all designed or produced right here in the great state of Michigan! By the SEEN Team Shopping small and shopping local is one of our missions at SEEN Ma…

Surprise dad with a creative gift this Father’s Day from this month’s SEEN Marketplace picks Forget the bottle of booze or new tie — this Father’s Day, dads deserve something a little more creative. Check out these gift ideas, which range fro…

Get creative this Valentine’s Day with these at-home date night ideas By Zoe Makhool Feature photo via letsroam.com 1. Virtual Cheese and Wine Tasting Join Rochester Wine, Birmingham Wine and The Cheese Lady of Rochester for a virtual wine and cheese tasting this Valentine’s Day at 5:00 pm! …

Roses are red, violets are blue…whatever your Valentine’s Day plans, we have the perfect outfit for you! By Mia Morelli Feature photo via @taylor.g.simpson Valentine Vogue 1. Knit Face Mask, $275, Louie Vuitton; 2. Balenciaga Scribble Logo-Print Silk Blouse, $1,650, Neiman Marcus; 3. LPA Ski…

From drive-by parades to virtual parties, creative and fun ways to honor your big day while social distancing By Nicole Glynn Sure, birthdays are best celebrated surrounded by friends and family. Unfortunately, blowout bashes aren’t in the cards these days. The good news: Your birthday can s…

From dropping off flowers to baking delicious treats and more, here’s how you can brighten a fellow mom’s day this May 10 By Kerry Doman At LittleGuide Detroit we hear from and see moms making it work EVERY SINGLE DAY. No matter how many kids you have, your job status or your home situation,…

Need some recipe inspo for your next holiday party? Check out these simple, tasty apps By Kirsten Johnson Holiday time is here, and with it, an onslaught of parties and family gatherings. Whether you are attending or hosting this year, these easy appetizers — one vegetarian and one vegan — w…

From wine and spirits to accessories and more, The SEEN team shares the best local items we’re giving to our family and friends this year. By Chelsie Dzbanski For My Mom SHOP:Funky bracelet, My House of Style.   For My Husband SHOP:A bottle (or three) of his favorite bourbon from ML Spirits.…

Need some tips on how to throw the perfect holiday party? Metro Detroit event planners share their best advice. By Rachel Pepe Whether you are a seasoned host or beginner, it can be difficult to pull a holiday party together at home without the right décor, food and entertainment. We talked …

Stumped on gift ideas? Surprise your loved ones this holiday season with these experiential gifts that will create lifelong memories. By Ri’An Jackson Athletics: For the Sport Lovers Outdoor Adventure Center 1801 Atwater St., Detroit 844-622-6367 michigan.gov/oac Archery is a sport of arm st…

Want to add a special spin to your holiday gifting? Try your hand at making your own! Even if you’re not the creative type, these ideas are ready for crafting novices and aces alike. By Kelly Wilson 1. Herbal Tea Blends: Create your own aromatic, relaxing blend of herbs perfect for warming y…

Celebrate the nation’s birthday with a doggie pool party, festivals, and, of course, fireworks! Compiled by Ri’An Jackson Featured photo by Jessica Barris June 26-July 4 Clawson Fourth of July Festival Fireworks Clawson City Park 935 N. Custer Ave., Clawson At the Clawson Fourth of July Fest…

Looking for things to do to celebrate Memorial Day this year? Enjoy the weekend with parades, a flower sale, carnival and more! Compiled by Ri’An Jackson May 25-27 Civil War Remembrance at Greenfield Village 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday-Monday The Henry Ford Museum…

SEEN Managing Editor Stephanie Steinberg joined Channel 7’s Anu Prakash to share great Valentine’s Day gift ideas. Need some V-Day ideas to treat your special someone? Watch the segment above for gifts you can find locally. Shop the gifts in store or order them online on the SEEN Marketplace…

For all you single ladies who feel left out during Valentine’s Day, have no fear, because SEEN is here to tell you how you can treat yourself without a date. By Alexa Caccamo It’s that time of the year again ladies, Valentine’s Day. Every year it’s the same old thing. We open Instagram or Fa…

Want to make this Valentine’s Day extra special? Impress your special someone with one of these romantic dates in Detroit. By Alana Blumenstein Featured photo via The Apparatus Room  1. Dinner at The Whitney 4:30-9 p.m. The Whitney 4421 Woodward Ave., Detroit  Treat your date like royalty on…

SEEN Managing Editor Stephanie Steinberg joined Channel 7 WXYZ-TV anchor Anu Prakash to share some great last-minute gift ideas. Doing some last-minute shopping? We rounded up quick-and-easy last-minute gifts from local shops in Metro Detroit . Watch the segment above to get ideas for kids, …

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Looking for the perfect gift for the sports lover in your life? Here are 5 picks sure to please even the pickiest of athletes. By Drew Amato Sponsored by Mullybox 1. Football Lover: Fantasy Fateball, $19.99 Start ‘em, sit ‘em, trade ‘em? Get the football fan in your life the Fantasy Fateball…

Interior designer Rita O’Brien shares her favorite holiday decorating tips. Plus, take a 3D tour of her home to see how she decorates! By Taylor Morris Photography by Brett Mountain SEEN visited the bright and merry Troy home of Rita O’Brien, founder and owner of Rita O’Brien Design Group, t…

Wow your loved ones with three creative, easy and affordable ways to wrap your gifts this holiday season. By Krista Szklarski  Ready or not, the holidays will be here in just a few short weeks! After picking out special gifts for everyone on your list, it’s time to dive into the wrapping! A …

The holiday season is a time for gratitude and giving to others. Whether it’s donating food, money or your time, there are several ways to give back to the Metro Detroit community this season. By Cassie Kunze  Alternatives For Girls 903 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit 313-361-4000 Alternatives For G…

It’s time to deck the halls — the holiday season is here! Submit your holiday decor photos to cdzbanski@seenmediagroup.com by Dec. 19 for a chance to be featured in SEEN.  By Chelsie Dzbanski  Do you love decorating for the holiday season? Are your neighbors always complimenting your impress…

Holiday shopping is just around the corner, so we put together the best markets Metro Detroit has to offer. At these markets, you’ll discover one-of-a-kind finds for everyone on your list. By Cassie Kunze Mistletoe Market Nov. 10-11 Ray Wiegand’s Nursery & Garden Center 47747 Romeo Plank…

SEEN talked to Poesy, Tootie and Tallulah’s, Green Daffodil and Leon & Lulu to see what holiday treasures they have in store and how they’re welcoming shoppers this season. By Mary Meldrum The holiday season is an opportunity to keep money circulating in the community by patronizing smal…

Give friends and family a gift that’ll keep on giving through the new year. By Grace Derocha From events to gifts and cooking to travel, the holidays are often hectic with stressed schedules and monetary demands. In fact, a 2015 Healthline study showed 62 percent of people feel stressed duri…

As grand marshal, NFL broadcaster Jim Nantz will parade his love for Thanksgiving down Woodward Avenue. By Andy Reid Featured photo courtesy CBS Three words pop into legendary CBS sports broadcaster Jim Nantz’s head when when he thinks of Thanksgiving: family, feast and football. He’s not fa…

Check out made-in-Michigan gifts that support the Metro Detroit community and organizations with a cause. By Cassie Kunze With the holiday season around the corner, gift buying can be stressful trying to find the perfect item for a family member or a co-worker. Instead of mindlessly buying g…