Dec 212019
 

Tuesday, January 14, 6:30 pm, Civic Center Library

Remember the Caucus Club, Carl’s Chop House, Machus Red Fox? While some restaurants come and go with little fanfare, others are dearly missed and never forgotten. Through stories and recipes nearly lost to time, author Paul Vachon explores the history of the Motor City’s fine dining, ethnic eateries, and everything in between. So pull up a chair–he’s got tales to share!

Registration is required for this adults only program. Register online or call 586.574.4564.

Oct 252019
 

Wednesday, November 6, 6:00 pm, Dorothy Busch Branch

Romie Minor, librarian/archivist for the Burton Historical Collection at the Detroit Public Library and head archivist for The Parade Company in Detroit, will present a historic and entertaining behind-the-scenes look at the second-oldest Thanksgiving parade in the United States, featuring historic photographs and anecdotes from his book Detroit’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Registration is required for this program. Register online or call 586-353-0580.

Jun 282019
 

Thursday, July 11, 6:30 pm, Civic Center Library

Lost Car Companies of DetroitFrom the more than two hundred auto companies that tried their luck in the Motor City, just three remain: Ford, General Motors and Chrysler. But many of those lost to history have colorful stories worth telling.

Local author and historian Alan Naldrett will discuss these tales from his new book about the rise and fall of several of these lost car companies and how these short-lived businesses still had an impact on the auto industry of today.

Registration is required. Register online or call 586.751.0770.