2014 Winter Blast and why you should make it in 2015

Winter Blast Detroit

The Meridian Health Plan Winter Blast presented by Quicken Loans has come and gone in the city of Detroit.  As per usual, it was an event full of fun and joy in Campus Martius Park, centrally located in the Downtown area of Detroit. The event ran from Friday, February 7th and concluded the evening of Sunday, February 9th. If you missed Winter Blast 2014, then you definitely need to make it for Winter Blast 2015. The highlights include ice sculptures, live music, a fantastic beer tent, and more.

Be sure to be in Detroit for the 2015 Winter Blast

2014 Winter Blast.

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The Winter Classic Has Come and Gone

January 1stAnn Arbor, Michigan—After years of preparation, the Winter Classic has come and gone. Although it didn’t quite go how we wanted, here in Metro-Detroit, Guiness Book of World Records crowd of 105,491 was full of celebration. As we’re sure you’ve heard by now, the Detroit Red Wings lost in a shootout when Toronto Maple Leafs center Tyler Bozak scored a low, stick-side, game winning shot on goaltender, and US Olympian, Jimmy Howard.

A hat covered in snow at the Winter Classic

A snow covered hat at the 13 degree Winter Classic in Detroit

Although the Winter Classic was the main event, holiday weekend was full of games and festivities in Downtown Detroit. Fans flocked in from all over the country and well into Canada in order to participate. The Westin Book Cadillac was the home base for Toronto fans who wanted to create a Sea of Blue in the Big House. In Detroit, at the Hockey Town Winterfest, fans enjoyed games of pickup hockey, replica locker rooms, and some lucky ones managed to catch a glimpse of the Stanley Cup. Continue reading