Savor Detroit, Spring 2018: April 24

From April 23-27, Hour Detroit held its biannual event Savor Detroit. The five-night series featured custom menus developed by the city's most celebrated chefs for one-of-a-kind four-course meals complete with thoughtfully selected wine pairings. Guests also enjoyed unique art installations for the ultimate culinary experience. Tuesday's meal was prepared by Chef Paul Grosz of Cuisine and Chef Doug Adams of The Woodsman Tavern. A portion of the proceeds benefited dozens of local charities participating in the Give Detroit Challenge.


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Savor Detroit Food & Wine Festival 2018

On Aug. 10, Hour Detroit held its Savor Food & Wine Festival at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak. Guests enjoyed various wine and craft cocktail tastings, as well as food from various Michigan vendors while viewing the zoo's award-winning habitats. The 2-day culinary extravaganza showcased the best wineries, breweries, distilleries, restaurants, and food purveyors. A portion of the proceeds benefited the Detroit Zoological Society in its mission to support and save wildlife.

Savor Detroit Food & Wine Week 2018: Celebrity Cruises' Grand Red Affair

On Aug. 9, Hour Detroit hosted its Celebrity Cruises' Grand Red Affair at the Polk Penguin Conservation Center and the Wildlife Interpretive Gallery at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak. Guests of the high-end tasting event enjoyed gourmet chocolate, cheese, coffee pairings, and live entertainment. As part of Hour Detroit's Savor Food & Wine Week, the event showcased the best wineries, breweries, distilleries, restaurants and food purveyors.

Uptown Jazz Summer Cruise 2018

On Aug. 7, Infinity-Ovation Yacht Charters hosted an Uptown Jazz Summer Cruise along the Detroit River. Guests boarded the yacht a Port Detroit Dock, and set sail, enjoying a strolling dinner, craft cocktails, and modern jazz performances by the Motor City Horns. The sold-out cruise is a part of the yacht charter's Summer Cruise Series, which partners with various local charities. The Uptown Jazz Cruise partnered with the Coalition on Temporary Shelter (COTS).

Christmas in July 2018

OOn July 17 local non-profit Gifts For All God's Children celebrated 30 years at its sixth annual Christmas in July event at Villa Penna in Sterling Heights. WJR host Guy Gordon and guests enjoyed dinner, an auction, and entertainment provided by Rennie and Esther Kaufmann. Santa Claus also made a guest appearance. Proceeds from the event benefited the organization, providing funds for school supplies, summer camps, Christmas gifts, holiday events, and a tutoring program for at-risk children.

Automotive Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2018

On July 19, the Automotive Hall of Fame held their annual induction ceremony at the MGM Grand Detroit in Detroit. The induction and awards gala ceremony welcomed five new members into the Hall of Fame. Inductees included Mike Jackson, Frank Stronach, Tom & Ray Magliozzi, and Kiichiro Toyoda. Over 650 guests were in attendance.
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