The Perna Team Blog - Blog Archive: July, 2023

As the sultry summer reaches its pinnacle in August, Michigan's dynamic spirit comes to life in a riot of colors, flavors, music, and artistry, illuminating the Metro Detroit region with a vibrant calendar of fairs and festivals. These gatherings are more than just events - they're a proud testament to Michigan's rich culture, creativity, and community spirit. From the nostalgic nod to the classic car culture at the Woodward Dream Cruise, to the celebration of local artisans at the Michigan Made Festival, the jubilant recreation of a 16th Century European village at the Michigan Renaissance Festival, and more - Metro Detroit in August 2023 is a veritable treasure trove of experiences waiting to be uncovered. Get ready to mark your calendars, as we…

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As the summer sun scorches the iconic streets of the Motor City, the music scene of Detroit reverberates with a vibrancy that can only mean one thing: peak concert season. In August 2023, stages across Detroit will come alive with a diverse line-up of performers, creating a symphony of sound that encompasses the city's rich musical heritage and its contemporary beats. Included in this month’s medley of music, the legendary Madonna returns home to LCA while Pine Knob comes alive with the sounds of Yelawolf and Jelly Roll. The blend of genres continues as legendary bands Lynyrd Skynyrd and ZZ Top visit Detroit Rock City, creating a month-long sonic spectacle. However, this is just the tip of the iceberg. Prepare for an August immersed in the rich…

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Ready your appetites, Metro Detroit, for a culinary journey that promises to tantalize your taste buds! Six gastronomic gems have emerged, each one offering a unique experience that's redefining Detroit's dining scene. From the tempting resurgence of HopCat Royal Oak, to the inventive Asian-steakhouse fusion at Hanah Street Local; the unique gluten-free innovation at Breadless Detroit, to the fire-inspired cuisine at Basan; the delightful French flirtation at Bar Pigalle, to the coastal Italian flavors at Mad Nice – each establishment holds a promise to take you on a thrilling culinary expedition. So loosen your belts, Detroit, as we embark on a savory tour of these six must-try eateries, each one certain to cater to a delightful dining experience!

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Navigating the labyrinth of mortgage lending can be akin to a high-stakes treasure hunt, laden with potential pitfalls, hidden traps, and misleading signposts. Knowledge is the ultimate power, capable of transforming the journey from a perilous expedition to a confidently managed venture. From the deceptive allure of the lowest interest rate to the peril of inadequate loan shopping, and from the myth of credit score damage to the dangerous shortcuts of prequalification, these mistakes have tripped up countless aspiring homeowners. Yet, by shedding light on these common errors, you can ensure a smoother voyage to the ultimate treasure - your dream home. Drawing on more than two decades of witnessing (and expertly averting) all manner of mortgage…

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