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Metro Detroit! This is Halloween 2022! In this video I will be covering my top picks for parties and events for adults around the Metro Detroit area, happening at the end of September and all throughout October, because just one day for Halloween is NEVER enough!



Please note for these events you will want to get a babysitter and leave the kiddies at home. For over 40 kid and family friendly Halloween things to do happening around Metro Detroit during the month of October, please see my video on the Best Kid Friendly Halloween Events and Activities 2022 HERE


Now! For all things spooky and fun, let’s dive right into our list of the best Halloween events in Metro Detroit for adults!



The Rocky Horror Picture Show

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Halloween 2022 is right around the corner and we have 40+ awesome kid friendly events and activities right here in Metro Detroit to get out and enjoy with the family this October! So get those jock-o-lanterns carved, get your costume ready and let’s dive right in!

We’re going to start off with our Top 3 Halloween/October event recommendations for the month, but be sure to review the rest of the list below for links to all of the spooktacular things to do to make the most of your Halloween season!

Terror on Tillson Street

Last Two Weeks of October
117 Tillson St #121, Romeo, MI 48065

Terror on Tillson Street is a free, family friendly event which takes place every year in Romeo, MI during the month of October. Typically when you visit…

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There’s nothing better on a warm, Michigan summer night than taking in some live music at one of the many venues around Metro Detroit. We’re now heading into August 2022 (how did THAT happen?) and it’s going to be a HUGE month for concerts, so if you have yet to get tickets to one of these shows, do so now!

Whether you enjoy rock, pop, jam bands, country, hip-hop, soul, folk, reggae, or electronic, there is a concert for you! With so many great shows coming up this month, let’s dive right in! Here are our top picks by date!

Coheed and Cambria

August 2
The Crofoot
​​1 S Saginaw St, Pontiac, MI 48342

For artist info and tickets visit

One Republic
August 2
Pine Knob Music Theatre
33 Bob Seger Dr, Clarkston, MI 48348

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Heading into the final month of summer, there are a ton of fantastic family events & activities happening in Metro Detroit! Here are our top, must see, must do picks for August 2022 that you won’t want to miss!


#1 King Tut Exhibit
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 E Warren Ave, Detroit, MI 48201 

Happening now through September 16, don’t miss your chance to see the King Tut exhibit at the Wright Museum in Detroit! 2022 marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb and this impressive exhibit is divided into five sections for the whole family to enjoy - An introduction to Ancient Egypt, The Archeological Discovery, The Private Pharaoh, The Public Pharaoh, and The Royal Burial. This installation…

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Metro Detroit is packed full of fun and exciting happenings from concerts, sporting events, attractions, festivals & events with new things being added every day. Whether you’re craving excitement, some pampering, outdoor activities, or a place to have an amazing meal and a cold drink, Metro Detroit delivers. Below are our top four new things in the Metro Detroit area that we recommend getting out to enjoy!

#1 The Big Bounce House America
Fraser, Michigan

While this event has already passed through the Detroit area for 2022, we felt it is still well worth the mention in hopes of it returning in the future. The Big Bounce House America, Guinness-certified as the world’s largest touring bounce house, was recently in Fraser in June of 2022…

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When moving to a major city, it is easy to fall for the idea that all neighborhoods in the city are exorbitantly expensive. Media like TV shows and movies often portray urban cities like there isn't room for affordable living, but that just isn't true—especially in Detroit.

You do not have to live outside of Detroit in order to find affordable neighborhoods. In fact, we have found and listed five of the most affordable neighborhoods to buy homes in Detroit below. From the convenience of getting to downtown and low monthly payments on your mortgage, you simply cannot go wrong living in one of these great Detroit neighborhoods.

Eliza Howell

Eliza Howell Amenities

  • Eliza Howell Park
  • Proximity to downtown Detroit
  • Proximity to the…

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Best Lakes in Troy

Michigan is known as "The Great Lakes State," so it's no surprise that boating, fishing, and enjoying the water are favored activities here. The city of Troy is no exception, and while it takes a bit of a drive to get to either of the closest Great Lakes, there are fortunately several smaller options much closer. Some lakes are even within Troy's city limits. Keep reading to discover the six best lakes near Troy, Michigan, to spend the day doing fun outdoor activities.

Sylvan Glen Lake

Sylvan Glen Lake Amenities

  • 16 acres
  • Shore fishing
  • Largemouth bass
  • Bluegill
  • Black crappie
  • Spotted bass
  • Pumpkinseed

Sylvan Glen Lake is in the park that bears its name in north-central Troy. There is a dirt road and a small dirt…

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Moving to Novi, MI Living Guide

Living in Novi, MI

Widely regarded as one of the best Detroit suburbs, the Novi community is a beautiful city in Oakland County with an estimated population of 60,000 residents. It's conveniently located near Downtown Detroit and is among the fastest-growing cities in the Great Lake State.

Characterized by spectacular malls like Twelve Oaks, top auto manufacturers, excellent institutions, and adventure-filled recreational centers like Paradise Park, Novi is a great place to live.

Thinking of moving here? Here's a relocation guide covering the cost of living, job market, where to eat, and even alternative routes to use to access this beautiful Michigan suburb. Keep reading to learn everything there is to know about moving to Novi.


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Popular Home Builders in Troy

Home Builders in Troy, MI: Troy's Most Popular Home Builders Guide

Troy, MI, has a population of about 88,000 and is the most populous city in Oakland County, MI. Approximately six miles north of Detroit, this suburb is growing quickly, and new construction is popping up everywhere to help service the new population of people moving to Troy.

Troy is an affordable city, ranking fourth on Money's list in 2018. The city is growing; those hoping to build a home in Troy or to remodel or add to an existing home will find many qualified builders from which to choose. Here is a list of some of the most popular home builders in Troy.

Captivating Homes and Remodeling

Captivating Homes and Remodeling is a general contracting firm that builds new…

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Moving to Troy, MI Living Guide

Living in Troy, MI

Located in Oakland County, Troy real estate makes up a large town of 87,000 people. It's a northern suburb of Detroit and is found just about six miles from the Downtown Detroit area. An important business and shopping destination, Troy, Michigan, offers a desirable lifestyle for those hoping to buy luxury homes or Troy townhomes. It's recognized for its park system, love of sports, and restaurant scene. With a range of neighborhoods and amenities, Troy may be the ideal place to buy for many people. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know before moving to Troy.

Table of Contents

  • How Much Does It Cost to Live in Troy?
  • What Are the Best Jobs in Troy?
    • Popular Industries in Troy
  • What Is There to…

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