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Memorial Day Weekend: Outdoor Barbecues, Mead Festivals, and More

From weekend dining to Detroit airport food.


Here are a couple picks for Memorial Day Weekend dining. Stay tuned for updates and hit up the tipline with any additional suggestions.

  • Rock City Eatery brings back brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Sunday.
  • Bistro 82's brunch returns Sunday. Check out the menu.
  • B. Nektar Meadery will debut new, seasonal brews as well as old favorites at Spring Fest, May 23 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Ferndale. The event features DJ sets and plenty of food trucks.
  • Drifter Coffee's launches May 24 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Woodbridge Community Garden. The Hero or Villain food truck will be on site.
  • Motorcity Wine is throwing its annual 4-day party with live music and barbecue by chef John Breeland.
  • Parker Street Market is hosting a block party from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday with music, food, and drink. The event will help raise money for the market's expansion project. Donations of any amount include a free beer ticket.

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