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Branches Crew Benefit Gala 2017

On Oct. 6, Branches Crew hosted its Inaugural Benefit gala. The "Streets of Detroit" themed event took place in the Detroit Historical Museum. Guests sipped cocktails, enjoyed a strolling dinner, and wandered the Streets of Old Detroit exhibit. The gala raised funds for Branches Crew, a nonprofit that supports underprivileged kids in Macomb and Oakland County.

Toasting Hope Tasting Event 2017

On Sept. 28, Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan hosted its annual Toasting Hope Tasting event. Over 300 attendees tasted varieties of beer and wine, participated in live and silent auctions, and enjoyed a selection of crudités, appetizers, and desserts. Proceeds supported the Epilepsy Foundation and its mission to help, manage, and ultimately cure epilepsy.

Detroit Wine Stroll 2017

On Sept. 30, The Detroit Art Deco Society held its annual Detroit Wine Stroll. The walk through Detroit started at Angelina's Italian Bistro. Attendees enjoyed some of Detroit's architecturally significant buildings, as well as select wines and appetizers at eight unique venues.

This Detroit Fashion Brand is Tackling the City's Dropout Problem

One in four Detroit students will not graduate high school.

How Crowdfunding is Helping Detroit Families Stay in Their Homes

The Tricycle Collective has a unique approach to helping Detroiters fight tax foreclosure

Savor Detroit, Fall 2017: October 6

From October 2-6, Hour Detroit held its biannual event Savor Detroit. The five-night series featured custom menus developed by the city’s most celebrated chefs for one-of-a-kind four-course meals complete with thoughtfully selected wine pairings. Friday's meals were prepared by chef Michael Barrera of Prime+Proper and Chef Joe VanWagner of Bistro 82. A portion of the proceeds benefited Eastern Market, which since the 1800s has gradually become a cornerstone, nourishing its residents by providing fresh and nutritious food throughout Southeastern Michigan.

Savor Detroit, Fall 2017: October 4

From October 2-6, Hour Detroit held its biannual event Savor Detroit. The five-night series featured custom menus developed by the city’s most celebrated chefs for one-of-a-kind four-course meals complete with thoughtfully selected wine pairings. Wednesday's meal was prepared by Chef Jordan Hoffman of Parc and Chef Joe Flores of The Peterboro. A portion of the proceeds benefited Eastern Market, which since the 1800s has gradually become a cornerstone, nourishing its residents by providing fresh and nutritious food throughout Southeastern Michigan.

Savor Detroit, Fall 2017: October 5

From October 2-6, Hour Detroit held its biannual event Savor Detroit. The five-night series featured custom menus developed by the city’s most celebrated chefs for one-of-a-kind four-course meals complete with thoughtfully selected wine pairings. Thursday's meals were prepared by Chef Ernesto Antopia of Cafe Cortina and Chef Craig Myrand of Diamonds. A portion of the proceeds benefited Eastern Market, which since the 1800s has gradually become a cornerstone, nourishing its residents by providing fresh and nutritious food throughout Southeastern Michigan.

Savor Detroit, Fall 2017: October 3

From October 2-6, Hour Detroit held its biannual event Savor Detroit. The five-night series featured custom menus developed by the city’s most celebrated chefs for one-of-a-kind four-course meals complete with thoughtfully selected wine pairings. Tuesday's meals were prepared by Chef Rebecca LaMalfa of Standby and Kate Williams of Lady of The House. A portion of the proceeds benefited Eastern Market, which since the 1800s has gradually become a cornerstone, nourishing its residents by providing fresh and nutritious food throughout Southeastern Michigan.

Savor Detroit, Fall 2017: October 2

From October 2-6, Hour Detroit held its biannual event Savor Detroit. The five-night series featured custom menus developed by the city’s most celebrated chefs for one-of-a-kind four-course meals complete with thoughtfully selected wine pairings. Monday's meals were prepared by Chef Jennifer Jackson Voyager and Alex Knezevic of Vertical. A portion of the proceeds benefited Eastern Market, which since the 1800s has gradually become a cornerstone, nourishing its residents by providing fresh and nutritious food throughout Southeastern Michigan.

Sherwood Brewing Co. Makes a Case for Strip Mall Eats

Top-notch ingredients make this Shelby Township restaurant a solid neighborhood hangout

A Look Back at the Firefighters Who Helped Fight Devil's Night

Following a mid-80s peak, Detroiters seem to have beaten back the flames of Halloween-time arson

Somerset’s St. John Boutique Welcomes New Collection

Saturday Fashion Event to spotlight office clothing

This Royal Oak Café Offers an Oasis for Local Vegans

Health-centric food and drink options shine at Cacao Tree

Robots are the Future, and These Detroit Girls Will Be Building Them

An all-girls robotics team is opening doors for women in STEM.

How You Can Shop to Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Featuring English Gardens, Margot European Day Spa, Vera Wang, and more.

Old Traditions Meet New Ideas at Greenfield Village’s Annual Hallowe'en Festival

The historic site delivers an upgrade from ordinary trick-or-treating

10 Things To Do This Weekend (October 13-15)

Your weekend guide to metro Detroit

Here's What Actually Happens When You Donate Your Body to Science

Answers to all the questions you've always wanted to ask.

Hamtramck is Trying to Save its Historic Negro League-Era Ballpark

It's one of the last remaining in the country.

Getting By in Oakland County

It's still one of the country's wealthiest places, but the aftershocks of the Great Recession have left many struggling to get by – or get ahead.

Why Tillson Street Just Might Be the Place to Trick-or-Treat This Halloween

A scary block party spurs the Village of Romeo's annual Halloween tourism boom

6 of the Spookiest Destinations in Metro Detroit

A new approach to tourism in Detroit hopes to capitalize on the public’s hankering for a good ghost story

Molly's Picks: Livernois Tap and M Cantina

Restaurant veteran Molly Abraham noshes around town, tracking down some top spots

Print Your Best Artwork on Your Morning Latte at This Birmingham Cafe

From intricate latte art to unexpected flavors and a unique setup, Birmingham Roast is worth a visit

Inside a Workout at Troy's Area 45 Fitness

This gym offers metro Detroiters a new type of workout, one sensor at a time

Cocktail Recipe: The New Bullshot

Max Mara Photo Exhibit Makes a Stop at Somerset Collection

Images focus on celebrities in the brand’s classic outerwear

10 Things To Do This Weekend (October 6-8)

Metro Detroit will be jam-packed with concerts, comedy, and more

Politics You Can Eat

In Detroit, improving residents’ access to fresh, healthy foods is rooted in the struggle for social justice

The Rescuers Downriver

When a group of volunteers saw their local shelter needed help, they decided the best solution was to adopt it

Recipe: Grilled Lamb with Sweet Potatoes

City Kitchen’s juicy take on an Australian rack of chops

Making Bad Wine Extinct

Better education and new technologies are improving nearly everyone’s output

Forget the Pumpkin Spice Latte, Try These Seasonal Specials at Local Cafes

Meadow Brook Hall's Gourmet Wild Game Dinner 2017

On Sept. 28, Meadow Brook Hall hosted its 12th annual Wild Game Dinner and Auction. Guests enjoyed a four-course wild or mild game dinner prepared by Executive Chef Patrick Gazzarato, live and silent auctions, cocktails, and more. Proceeds benefitted the interpretation and preservation of the National Historic Landmark.

Meet the People Who Made Recycling Happen in Detroit

For a long time, Detroit was the largest city in America that didn’t recycle. It took a major DIY citizen effort to change that.

An Hour With... David Bateman

Indie Film Score Composer

Those Who Can, Do

Letter From the Editor

Contributors: October 2017

The Way It Was

Detroit Lions' Alex Karras, 1970

Shared Plates: October 2017 Contest Winner

Recipe: Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Top Docs List 2017

Career Mastered Power + Worth Mixology 2017

On Sept. 26, Career Mastered hosted its Power & Worth Women's Mixology event at the Federal Reserve Bank in Detroit. During the invite-only event, guests enjoys cocktails, conversation, and a panel featuring women setting the stage for advancing women's leadership and careers. Panelists included Amanda Lewan, co-founder of Bamboo Detroit; Anika Jackson, president at Jackson Land Holding Co.; and Gail Perry-Mason, senior director of investments at Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. Proceeds benefited Excel Village Youth whose mission is to create winning futures by mentoring and providing career planning to girls in grades 5th-12th.

Food As Entertainment

The Conserva delivers vibrant, bright cuisine with originality and vision

The Common Cure

Cats and dogs get many of the same cancers we do. Could they be the key to unlocking new treatments that help us — and our pets — beat the disease?

10 Things to Do This Weekend (September 29 - October 1)

Kickstart October at one of these Metro Detroit events

Celebrate National Pizza Month at These 14 Metro Detroit Pizzerias

7 Proven Fall Tips for Detroit Gardeners

Gardened out? If you can muster just a weekend’s worth of energy now, you’ll thank yourself next spring.

MCCF Comedy and Cocktails 2017

On Sept. 15, Macomb Community College Foundation hosted its 4th annual Comedy and Cocktails event at the Lorenzo Cultural Center in Clinton Township. Guests were treated to cocktails, appetizers, a raffle and silent auctions, a seated dinner, and a performance by Forbidden Broadway. Proceeds benefitted the arts and cultural programming of Macomb Community College.

Uncork for a Cure 2017

On Sept. 14, University of Michigan hosted its 2nd annual Uncork for a Cure. The sold out event was held at Bacco Ristorante in Southfield. Guests enjoyed delectable dishes created by several James Beard Foundation Award nominees, including Luciano Del Signore, James Rigato, and Andy Hollyday, as well as Bacco Ristorante's executive chef, Gabriel Botezan. Guests uncorked fine wine provided by Madeline Triffon, the master sommelier of Plum Market. Proceeds from the event supported the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center Breast Oncology Program and the breast oncology surgical fellowship, which assists patient care and research.

The Beer of Bourbon Country Arrives in Michigan

Bottling the flavors of Kentucky

Detroit’s New Lululemon Partners with Downtown Boxing Gym

The athletic wear company’s downtown space will focus on community engagement

Why you should drink the F-ing Merlot

Michigan winemakers believe the beleaguered grape deserves your attention

Ferndale Street Fair Celebrates a Decade of DIY

The festival will feature artwork, food vendors, and musical acts

10 Things To Do This Weekend (September 22-24)

Celebrate the beginning of fall with a Lego convention, a DIY street art fair, and more this weekend

Six Metro Detroit Jewelers to Know Now

We scoured Renegade Craft Fair and found unique earrings, bracelets, necklaces, and more

Celebrate Fall at These 10 Metro Detroit Orchards

Ted Lindsay Foundation Celebrity Golf Outing 2017

On Sept. 11, the Ted Lindsay Foundation hosted its 17th Annual Celebrity Golf Outing at the Detroit Golf Club. Attendees played on the the driving range and the putting green, participated in an 18-hole scramble, and bid in live and silent auctions. Proceeds from the event benefitted the foundation and it's mission to support research and educational programs focusing on the cause and management of Autism Spectrum Disorders.

New Day Hope Shines Gala 2017

On Sept. 8, New Day Foundation for Families hosted its annual Hope Shines Gala inside Shed 5 at Eastern Market in Detroit. Guests enjoyed dinner and music, as well as live and silent auctions. Proceeds benefitted the New Day Foundation and its mission to provide financial assistance and emotional support to cancer patients and their families.

Belinda Sue Fund Zoo Walk 2017

On Sept. 17, the Belinda Sue Fund hosted its 6th Annual Zoo Walk at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak. Participants walked to raise awareness for ovarian cancer. Proceeds of the Zoo Walk funded research for an early-detection tool and helped raise awareness for the disease.

MOCAD’s New Facade is a Beacon of Positivity

The exhibition is a reinstallation that originally appeared on the building in 2007, but holds new meaning ten years later

American Heart Association

At Bat

Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute

Beaumont Health Foundation

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit

Brain Injury Association of Michigan

Canterbury-on-the-Lake

The Center for Neurological Studies

The Children’s Center

Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation

Coalition On Temporary Shelter (COTS)

Community Living Services Inc.

The Detroit Capuchin Ministries

Eastern Market Corp.

Easterseals Michigan

Franklin Wright Settlements Inc.

Gifts For All God’s Children

Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program at the U-M Depression Center

Henry Ford Game On Cancer

House of Providence

Kevin’s Song

Life Directions

Make Your Date Detroit

McLaren Oakland Foundation

National Council of Jewish Women

National Kidney Foundation

North Star Reach

Ronald McDonald House Charities

Rugiero Promise Foundation

Services To Enhance Potential

Southwest Solutions

The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW)

U CAN-CER VIVE

United Way for Southeastern Michigan

VIP Mentoring

Wolverine Human Services

Home Self-Improvement

Rent-to-own tiny houses could put the American dream within reach