Michigan is home to camps for youngsters with cancer, diabetes, special needs, and ventilators, for example. Ironically, by bringing kids together who share a common health problem, the kids can take a break from being identified by their illness and feel normal.
In downtown Detroit during the ’40s, dapper gentlemen had an embarrassment of wardrobe riches to choose from. Emporiums catering to well-dressed males included Whaling’s, J.M Citron, S.L. Bird & Sons, Hughes & Hatcher, Kilgore and Hurd, Scholnick’s, Capper & Capper, and Harry Suffrin.
It shares the ground floor of the new Westin Book Cadillac with Michael Symon’s high-powered Roast, offering a casual but still-dramatic setting that combines a hint of the building’s vintage in the black-painted, structural-steel columns and exposed ceiling, which contrast nicely with contemporary furnishings.
If metro Detroit political leaders were characters in a TV medical drama, they might be estranged parents so embroiled in a stubborn custody dispute that their sick child nearly dies while they bicker.