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Editor's Picks

Power Positions

From behind the bench to inside the executive boxes, the Detroit Lions are among the league leaders in diversity

Spicy Storefront

Keego Harbor’s Indo restaurant proprietors serve up appealing traditional family cuisine from Java

Dream Upward

Cranbrook has helped inner-city high school students get into college for 50 years
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The Way It Was

Commercial Comedy

Second City and Planet Ant Theater alums Sam Richardson and Tim Robinson spoof local ads for Comedy Central’s Detroiters TV pilot

The Write Idea

A literary nonprofit supports authors and tackles a blighted Detroit neighborhood one house at a time

The Happy Warrior

Out of bankruptcy and free of emergency management, Mayor Mike Duggan works long hours to rebuild Detroit — and he’s having a ball
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More »Food

Fresh Bites

News and notes about the metro Detroit food scene from Molly Abraham and the Hour Detroit staff.

Web Exclusive: Summer’s Last Stand

Grosse Pointe Farms bakery rolls out DIY lemonade bars to parties, events

Variations on a Classic

The Root’s James Rigato offers an alternative to backyard grilled chicken
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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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More »Health

Road to Recovery

Whether they find solace in 12-step programs or a different approach, former addicts find their own paths

The Battle Within

On the outside, lupus patients may appear fine, but on the inside, they are in pain.

Work Time Workouts

Chained to your chair? Here are some ideas to get fit while at the office.
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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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Seven Great Places To Eat

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Lady of the House
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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...

  • The Illusionist


    Direct from Broadway, the Illusionist is the worldÕs best-selling magic show, showcasing the jaw dropping talents of seven of the most incredible...

  • Mine More Coal


    An exhibit of the powerful poster campaign used by the American government for support during World War I. These posters that were directed at coal...

  • 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...

  • Dinosauria


    The country’s largest dinosaur exhibits returns to the Detroit Zoo. Visitors go back to the Mesozoic era with 40 animatronic prehistoric...

  • 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,...

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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.

'I Was There' Moments

Letter From the Editor

Contributors: September 2015

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Detroit Bests

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.

Best of Detroit 2015

Once upon a time, Hour Detroit readers picked their legendary favorites...
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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 Spring 2015 Health Guide is your resource to finding the best doctors, dentists, chiropractors and more! View the latest interactive issue.

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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