Monday, December 17, 2012
Chelsea Menswear is donating a portion of Kid Rock's Made-in-Detroit brand sales to the Roosevelt High School Music Department.
Chelsea Menswear will donate 10 percent of Made-in-Detroit brand sales through the end of the year to the Roosevelt High School Music Department. Made-in-Detroit, owned by Kid Rock, is known for making donations to local charities. Kid Rock recently donated money to the Wyandotte Marching Chiefs after they performed with him on Thanksgiving day for the Lion's halftime show. The band incurred $2,400 in transportation costs getting to and from rehearsals, leading up to the big day. When Kid Rock learned about the money the band needed, he sent a letter and a $2,500 check. Peter Rose, owner of Chelsea Menswear, said the store owners and employees were moved by Kid Rock's generosity. "We were inspired by Kid Rock paying for their …
Friday, July 29, 2011
A flash mob assembled at Biddle and Elm during a Friday night event in downtown Wyandotte.
Street performers, artists and musicians filled the streets of downtown Wyandotte Friday night for the city's first Art, Music + Performance. A flash mob also assembled near Biddle and Elm for a 7:30 p.m. show. (Click on the video above to watch the performance.) The owners of River's Edge Gallery, Willow Tree and Chelsea Menswear & Shoes helped coordinate the night, along with the Wyandotte Downtown Development Authority. Organizers said it's possible this could become a regular event in addition to the monthly Third Friday celebrations.
Friday night event will fill the void of Third Friday, which was canceled this month due to the art fair.
Street performers, artists and musicians will fill the streets of downtown Wyandotte until 9 p.m. tonight. The city's first Art, Music + Performance is an additional event on top of the monthly Third Friday celebrations. The July Third Friday event was canceled as it came during the same week as the Wyandotte Street Art Fair. Business owners still wanted to have an outside event in July and through their collaboration, Art, Music + Performance was born, according to Natalie Rankin, director of the city's Downtown Development Authority. The owners of River's Edge Gallery, Willow Tree and Chelsea Menswear & Shoes helped coordinate the event, which will offer free trolley rides up and down Biddle throughout the evening. "This mini-event will …