Ahoy!

Milwaukee’s Captain Frederick Pabst, in his sea-captain days, crossed paths with another captain — Detroit shipping king and mega-millionaire industrialist Eber Brock Ward.

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Christmas and Loneliness

A letter from sad William Woodbridge to his daughter Juliana, 1842.

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Elmwood Cemetery tour this Saturday

I will be giving a tour of historic Elmwood Cemetery on Dec. 17, 11 a.m., with the League of Adventurous Detroiters.

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Celebrate Repeal Day with me!

We’ll be toasting Detroit’s long love affair with booze at The Sugar House on Repeal Day, Dec. 5, 2011.

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