Saturday Aug 16
Easy day trips for the last days of summer
The last few weekends of summer are coming quickly, and the sun setting earlier each night is a reminder to take advantage of the last gasps of the season before autumn arrives.
Yard sale fans cruise the highway looking for bargains
It's not November, but for Jane Williams, it was Black Friday. "It is the Black Friday for me," she said.
Duggan's water plan taps need for change
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan goes over the city's 10-point plan to make it easier for customers to settle delinquent acounts as Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones, left, listens.
Walleye fishing slowed, but fish were still caught in 16 to 20 feet in Brest Bay when using spoons or crank baits such as wiggle warts, tail dancers or rattling Hot-n-Tots.
Fast boats and good times
From power boats and antiques to Shakespeare and blues, there's lots to do this weekend.
Detroit Free Press
Bargain hunters: Shop Michigan's Longest Garage Sale, Yard Sale trail
Yard sale fans will be in their glory at two events: Michigan's Longest Garage Sale and the Yard Sale Trail.
The artwork is part of the Greatest Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen, a global event to raise money for charity.