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Editor's Picks

Smooth Operator

Elliott Broom leads the operations staff of the DIA through crises big and small, ensuring that — despite relentless transitions — everything goes off without a hitch

Dead Again

Just in time for Halloween, a trio of Detroit-area natives are resurrecting an ‘Evil’ franchise

Oma Rules!

Since 1904, Jacoby's has been dishing out German comfort food to rival Grandma's
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More »Community

The Way It Was

The Bus Stops Here

One bench at a time, Sit On It Detroit founders are making the wait a bit better for urban commuters

Field of Dreams

Mosaics on the dugouts are the latest parts of Stoepel Park’s recovery

Letter Perfect

Letterpress goods live on with the Detroit Wood Type Co.
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More »Food

Clear Choices

Glass half empty or ...? Who cares? It’s the shape that matters

How Not to Travel the Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail

When visiting Southwest Michigan, a little planning goes a long way

Red-Letter Days

Always strong in white wines, Michigan Wine Competition results show progress in pinot noirs, cabernet franc, and more
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More »Fashion

Physical Education

Who said active wear has to look like a baggy pair of sweats and an old T-shirt? We’ve sported some of today’s best athletic-inspired fashion to make the back-to-school season a little more energetic

Grooming for Success

With the help of local companies’ products, men can put their best faces forward

Health and Beauty Products

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From a Dark Place

After losing his sight, an artist’s journey to reinvent his life is a lesson in overcoming obstacles

Erasing the Past

In southwest Detroit, a tattoo removal program helps former gang members leave stigma behind

Life in the Cadaver Lab

For future doctors, Wayne State University’s body bequest program isn’t all about death — it’s about learning the science of healing
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More »Travel

Floating Over Fall

Michigan’s autumn colors dazzle from any angle,but a breezy hot air balloon flight offers a bird’s-eye view of the season’s most spectacular displays

We're No. 3

Despite the short season, Michigan boaters are seriously smitten with life on the water

Over the River

Michigan’s bridges range from busy and controversial to historic and crumbling
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Six Great Places To Eat

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Mabel Gray / The Root
Bravo's Top Chef

Bistro 82
The Hill Seafood and Chop House
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Brion Wong
Lady of the House
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Big Rock Chophouse
Tre Monti Ristorante
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Chartreuse Kitchen & Cocktails
J. Baldwin's
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Event Calendar

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Arts & Entertainment Listings

  • Detroit City


    Detroit City is a multiyear initiative highlighting Detroit artists in a global context over a three-part series: Detroit Affinities, Detroit...

  • The Nataki Way: 35th Anniversary of the Nataki Talibah Schoolhouse of Detroit


    The Nataki Way: 35th Anniversary of the Nataki Talibah Schoolhouse of Detroit celebrates three decades of hard work by the Nataki Talibah...

  • I, Charles H. Wright: My Story


    #The Wright Man: His Life and Legacy# features the history of Charles H. Wright, founder of the museum. The exhibition surveys Wright’s early...

  • Bent, Cast, and Forged: The Jewelry of Harry Bertoia


    In commemoration of Harry Bertoia’s 100th birthday, #Bent, Cast, and Forged: The Jewelry of Harry Bertoia# is the first museum exhibition...

  • Capital City Film Festival


    For its 5th year Capital City features 70 films, including three world premieres and nine Michigan premieres, 24 local, national and international...

  • Burroughs: The Movie


    Long unavailable in any format, and believed to be a lost film, Burroughs: The Movie directed by Howard Brookner, is a one-of-a-kind, intimate...

  • Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem


    Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem directed by brothers Ronit and Shlomi Elkabetz, features the story of an Israeli woman seeking to finalize a...

  • Whistle Blower


    Whistle Blower directed by Yim Soon-rye, is a Korean film featuring the story of a journalist who receives an anonymous call that denounces that...

  • Guster


    Since banding at Tufts University in 1992, the indie-alternative group has produced seven critically acclaimed albums. Their music is packed with...

  • The Secret of NIMH


    As part of the Toyota Family-Friendly Film Series, The Secret of NIMH tells the animated story of Mrs. Brisby, a mild-mannered mother mouse with an...

  • AmericaÕs Got Downton


    Direct from LondonÕs West End comes Seabright ProductionsÕ AmericaÕs Got Downton featuring actor, impressionist and YouTube sensation, Luke...

  • Bad Jews


    There’s nothing like a death in the family to bring out the worst in people. #Bad Jews# presents this unhappy truth in a dark comedy about...

  • Movement Electronic Music Festival


    The annual three-day festival presents electronic music performed by both local and international music artists during Memorial Day weekend.

  • A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur


    #A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur# by Tennessee Williams, set in the mid-1930s in a cramped St. Louis apartment, tells the story of Dorothea, a high...

  • Roadside America: From the Lens of John Margolies


    It’s an all-American road trip you won’t want to miss. #Roadside America: From the Lens of John Margolies# takes you on a drive through...

  • Here Hear


    Artist and dancer Nick Cave presents #Here Hear,# his collection of thirty sculptural soundsuits, wearable performance suits designed for sound,...

  • Josephine Ford Cancer Center -Downriver Tulip Bulb Sale


    STOP and Sell the Tulips! Josephine Ford Cancer Center in Brownstown Township is having a fall bulb sale to raise money for the Game on Cancer Team...

  • New Exhibits at the BBAC


    Abstract paintings from Nancy Thayer, while not precisely a retrospective, will take a broad look at her decades long career. We will also be...

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More »From the Magazine

We've Got Mail

Praise us or pan us, but just put it down in words. Bravos or boos, we want to hear from you.

Letter From the Editor

Contributors: October 2015

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More »Special Sections

Children's Health - Building a Solid Framework

Make no bones about it, a lifetime of good health begins in childhood.

Luxury Test Drive September 2015

The definition of luxury has gone through some dramatic changes in recent years. But like art, you’ll know it, even if you can’t easily define it.

Shop Hour September 2015

Autumn in the Mitten State

Now that summer is winding down and the family vacations, reunions, weddings, and graduations are memories, it’s the season to do something for you.

Health & Beauty - Solutions to Change Your Life

Healthy habits can help control your weight, improve your mental health, prevent disease, boost your energy, and leave you feeling happier and more relaxed.
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Detroit Bests

Hour Detroit's Best Dressed Celebration 2015

On Sept. 24, Hour Detroit magazine hosted its annual Best Dressed party at the Fillmore in Detroit, featuring our best dressed winners from the September issue. The elaborate fashion show was presented by Somerset Collection and styled by Neiman Marcus. The celebration benefited the DIA Founders Junior Council.

Hour Detroit’s Best of Detroit Party 2015 Recap Video

Hour Detroit brought the Best of Detroit issue to life at the 10th annual Best of Detroit Party on June 19 at MotorCity Casino Hotel.
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Metropolitan Detroit Guest Guide

The 2015 Metropolitan Detroit Guest Guide is your resource to finding the best dining, culture, shopping, entertainment, and much more! Pick up a copy today or view the new interactive issue.

Metropolitan Detroit Dining Guide

The 2015 Metropolitan Detroit Dining Guide is your best resource for restaurant reviews, menus, and savings in the metro Detroit area. Pick up a copy today or view the interactive issue.

Health Guide

The Fall 2015 Health Guide is your resource to finding the best doctors, dentists, chiropractors and more! View the latest interactive issue.

Give Detroit

A charitable registry listing a variety of non-profits in the metro Detroit area.

Michigan. The Great Beer State

Michigan. The Great Beer State is your best resource for beer news and information from the Michigan Brewers Guild. Pick up a copy today or check out the online edition.

Michigan Wine Country

Michigan Wine Country is your best resource for wine news and information from the Michigan wine industry. Pick up a copy today or check out the online edition.
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