In Case You Missed It: Top Stories from the Week (April 25-29)

Tigerlily restaurant to open in former Antihero space, Lions select Aidan Hutchinson as No. 2 NFL Draft pick, Lizzo is bringing her tour to Detroit this fall, and the auto show sets the date for its first indoor-outdoor event
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Lizzo is performing at Little Caesars Arena this October. // Photograph courtesy of AB+DM

Lizzo will perform her biggest Detroit concert to date this fall.

The Detroit native will take to the Little Caesars Arena stage on Oct. 6. Ahead of the show, Lizzo’s next album, Special, will be released in July.

Detroit Auto Show sets date for its first-ever indoor-outdoor event.

Scheduled for Sept. 14-25, the auto show has plans for vehicle activations, free community activities, the return of its Charity Preview, and a rebranded logo.

A proposed spaceport project could make Michigan the next space state.

The Upper Peninsula’s Granot Loma — one of the largest log cabins in the world — is the location for a proposed rocket-launch site, the first of its kind in the Midwest.

President Biden selects a Michigan native as U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.

Biden announced on Monday that Bridget Brink, a career foreign service officer, is his nomination. The president also met with Mayor Mike Duggan that day.

Detroit Lions select U-M’s Aidan Hutchinson as the No. 2 pick in NFL Draft.

Hutchinson grew up in Livonia and played high school ball near the team’s training facility. “It was the Lions all the way,” he said. “The whole draft process I wanted them to pick me.”

Tigerlily is slated to open later this year in the former Antihero space, pictured above. // Photograph courtesy of Hometown Restaurant Group

A new restaurant and tiki bar will open in the former Antihero location.

Tigerlily will open in the Ferndale space sometime this year. It will serve Asian cuisine, feature a sushi bar, and house a separate bar called Mai Tiki.

Mike Posner shares sentimental video with Big Sean following Coachella.

Big Sean brought out Posner as his special guest during his set at the festival’s second weekend. In an Instagram video, Posner thanks him for the experience and reflects on their friendship.

Paul Whelan’s family pushes for his release from Russian labor camp.

The Novi resident is serving a 16-year sentence. Whelan questioned why he was “left behind” a day after former U.S. Marine Trevor Reed was freed in a prisoner exchange.

A floating house near Douglas and Saugatuck opens for the season.

Known as the Floathouse of Saugatuck, the Airbnb is located at Tower Marine on Kalamazoo. There’s access to the waterfront pool at the marina, and it comes with its own kayaks.

Detroit Riverwalk is named the best in the nation.

For the second year in a row, the riverwalk was ranked No. 1 in USA Today’s reader’s poll. The riverwalk also recently made our roundup of the top recreation spots in the area.

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