Event décor is a planner’s ally. It creates a mood, moves attendees through a space in a predetermined way and gives them something to talk about with people they may not know well. Of course, décor trends come and go. The popular trends tend to overstay their welcome; most planners would probably be happy at this point to never see another Mason jar. The best ones never go away forever, but get reinvented and imagined for each new generation.
Detroit’s Bayview Yacht Club turns 100 this year. Among the club’s many claims to fame is the invention of the Hummer in 1968 by bartender Jerome Adams. Forty-seven years later, Adams is the club’s bar manager, and the Hummer is still a hit.
—1.5 oz. Bacardi rum
—1.5 oz. Kahlúa
—2 scoops vanilla ice cream
—3-4 ice cubes
1. Blend all ingredients.
2. Serve in a rocks glass.
We asked Michigan’s experts in all things floral for their 2015 decor tips. Here’s what they told us.
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A: Honest and regular communication.
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A new Detroit Zoo mobile application, available for both the iPhone and Android, helps guests plan their visit, navigate the zoo and learn more about its inhabitants. The app’s features include a map featuring clickable locations with details about each; information about upcoming zoo events; a searchable database of every animal, habitat, attraction and facility; and more.
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Emerald City celebrates the holidays with a coolly elegant soiree.