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Monte Carlo Night 2018

On March 10, the Detroit Boat Club Crew held its second annual Historic Night on the Water at the Belle Isle Boathouse in Detroit. The Monte Carlo-themed event featured cocktails, casino games, and more. Proceeds from the event benefited the restoration of the 1902 Boathouse and other programming.

Empty Bowls Detroit 2018

On March 9, Empty Bowls Detroit held its annual fundraiser at Eastern Market in Detroit. Detroit musicians performed while attendees enjoyed a strolling dinner featuring homemade soups, bread, cheese, and dessert. Proceeds benefitted Cass Community Social Services.

Canines and Couture 2018

On March 11, Detroit Dog Rescue hosted its annual fundraising event, Canines and Couture, at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham. Attendees were treated to a fashion show starring DDR's adoptable dogs and some of metro Detroit's media personalities, a strolling lunch, and more. Proceeds benefited the nonprofit in its mission to humanely rescue homeless and stray dogs.

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Women Wednesday Spotlight: Fatou-Seydi Sarr

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Celebrate Pi Day With These Local Favorites

Offerings include special pies from Achatz, Grand Traverse, Zingerman’s, and more

Maty’s African Cuisine Brings Authentic Senegalese Food to Detroit

The Old Redford restaurant is the first of its kind in the city

Start Your Spring Cleaning With These Stylish Storage Picks

This season, stow your home goods in these chic boxes, baskets, and bins

Detroit-based Ash & Erie Develops Clothing Line for ‘Shorter Guys’

Former Shark Tank contestants discuss their brand and offer fashion tips

Nosh Pit Detroit Food Truck Finds a Permanent Home in Hamtramck

The vegan and vegetarian restaurant takes the spot of the former Yemans Street pop-up

Meet the Makers: Cream Blends

A Southfield wife and husband put their business chops to the test with a natural bath and body product line

Q&A: Local True Crime Podcaster on Popularity of the Genre

Nina Innsted of the Already Gone podcast discusses why she thinks true crime is such an obsession

New Burger Spot Opens Today in Detroit’s Capitol Park

Lovers Only restaurant’s hamburgers feature pasture-raised Michigan beef in a fast-casual setting

The Way It Was

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Women Wednesday Spotlight: Kiki Louya and Rohani Foulkes

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Lights! Camera! Auction! 2018

On March 3, Eton Academy held its annual "Lights! Camera! Auction!" gala and fundraiser in Birmingham. As the academy's largest fundraising event of the year, the evening included a formal, sit-down dinner prepared by Forte Belanger, raffles, auctions, and more. Proceeds from the event benefited the school in its mission to support and educate students with learning challenges.

How Local and Federal Laws Impact Michigan’s Beer Industry

The effect of politics on consumers and brewers

Taste Test: Michigan Dill Pickles

Hour Media evaluates five local favorites on the basis of texture, taste, and tang

Do You Remember These Discontinued Kellogg’s Cereals?

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Cocktail Recipe: Improved Gimlet

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Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund Dinner 2018

On Feb. 24, the Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund held its 13th annual Dinner, Dance, and Auction event at MGM Grand Detroit. Guests enjoyed live and silent auctions, entertainment from Mainstreet Soul, and more. Proceeds benefited the organization, which supports injured soldiers by paying their living expenses and provides assistance to the families of the fallen.

Test Your Knowledge at These Trivia Nights in Metro Detroit

Including quizzes from Sporcle, Quizzo, My Trivia Live, and more

One-Day Vegan Festival Comes to Detroit’s Eastern Market

V313 will feature food, presentations, music, and more

Detroit’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary

A look back at the party's history

Molly's Picks: Bolero Latin Cuisine & Eatori Market

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Food Hall and Restaurant Incubator to Open in Downtown Detroit

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Autorama Returns to Detroit for Its 66th Year

The annual event will showcase 800 hot rods and custom cars at Cobo Center on March 2-4

Shared Plates: March 2018 Winner

Recipe: Sweet and Savory Kale Salad

Detroit’s Inferiority Complex? Not Any Longer.

Letter From the Editor

Contributors: March 2018

It’s a New Semester for Marygrove College

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Dine to Donate 2018

On Feb. 24, Figo Salon held a fundraising event for ALS Awareness and Research at their Birmingham location. The Dine to Donate fundraiser featured a five-course menu prepared by Chef Anthony Lombardo of SheWolf, floral designs and decor by John Gerych, and more. Proceeds of the event benefited awareness and research of the neurological disease.

Exploring the Art of Over-the-Top Cocktails

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Recipe: Irish Lamb Stew

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‘The Lost Tapes: Malcolm X’ Debuts Tonight on the Smithsonian Channel

Through rarely seen archival footage, the episode aims to engage, inform, and inspire

Notable Women Writers to Add to Your Reading List

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10 Things to Do This Weekend (Feb. 23-25)

Close out the month with yoga and wine, Michigan beer, and more

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New CCS Exhibit Explores LGBTQ+ Perspectives

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Top Chiropractors 2018

Shared Plates: February 2018 Winner

Recipe: Sweet Potato Burger Topped with Lemon Mayonnaise

Motor City Mardi Gras 2018

On Feb. 10, Washtenaw Community College held its annual Motor City Mardi Gras event in the Morris Lawrence building of its Ann Arbor campus. Guests of the "Hippest Party in Town" enjoyed food prepared by guest chefs, music from the Motor City, and more. Proceeds from WCC's largest fundraiser benefitted the WCC Foundation, providing scholarships and other means of financial assistance for students.

10 Things to Do This Weekend (Feb. 16-18)

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The Charm Is in the Details at Cellar 313

A charming interior meets well-curated wines at this quaint Grosse Pointe hotspot

Making the Case for a Less Sedentary Lifestyle

Martial arts instructor trains people to defend themselves and take a stand against dangerous lifestyles — literally

2018 Restaurant of the Year: Parc

Excellent food, exceptional service, and a crisp and formal but distinctly unstuffy atmosphere sets Parc in Campus Martius apart

Say Hello to North Pier Brewing Company

Benton Harbor-based brewery crafts Belgian and European-inspired ales

Meet the Makers: The Empowerment Plan

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For MLN8, the Magic Started With a Subscription Service

Meet the forthcoming conglomerate using unconventional ways to celebrate and support Detroit’s African-American community

Spring Calls for a Fresh Start

Think Outside the Box of Chocolates This Valentine’s Day

Sister Pie offers two unique flavors perfect for the holiday

Avalon’s Cafe Is a Bakery With More Than Just Bread

Once tiny bakery’s Woodward outpost includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner — and drinks, too

What’s the Source of the Steam Pouring Out of Detroit’s Sidewalks?

Environmental groups want to clear the air about the fuel behind a little-known power system

Love at First Sip

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The Way It Was

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Beacon Park Hosts Free February Flicks

Cozy up this winter with movies, refreshments, and activities in the park

Netflix Set to Bring Local Author’s Horror Novel to Life

Sandra Bullock stars in the film adaptation of Ferndale author/musician Josh Malerman’s original thriller

10 Things to Do This Weekend (Feb. 9-11)

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Keep Your Skin Naturally Hydrated This Winter With These Local Products

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13 Things to Do with Your Girlfriends for Galentine’s Day

Grab your girlfriends and celebrate friendship this February

Stationary for Your Sweetheart

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Off to the Races 2018

On Feb. 2, the Berkley Education Foundation held its 9th Annual Off to the Races event at Club Venetian in Madison Heights. The evening included hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, live and silent auctions, simulated horse racing, and more. Proceeds benefited the Berkley School District.

To Eat or Not to Eat That Paczki

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Molly's Picks: River Bistro and Ford's Garage

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Love Dogs Returns to MOCAD

PetCalls’ annual Valentine’s Day fundraiser invites pooches to the party

Making Sense of ‘Meritage’

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Foodtography 101

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Local Winter Activities Worth Bracing the Cold

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Detroit Yacht Club Officers' Ball 2018

On Jan. 27, the Detroit Yacht Club held its 142nd annual Officers' Ball in Detroit. The ball, which began in 1878, is one of the longest-running formal events in Michigan. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a formal dinner, the traditional Grand March processional, dancing, and more. The ball is the first major event celebrating the DYC's 150th anniversary.

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Empowerment Plan Fundraiser and Grand Opening 2018

On Jan. 25, Empowerment Plan held its 5th annual fundraiser at their new facility in Detroit. Attendees enjoyed specialty food and drinks from local restaurants and bars, live music, photo booths, and more. Proceeds from the fundraiser benefitted the nonprofit organization in its efforts to secure homes and jobs for Detroit's homeless community.

Contributors: February 2018

Love (and Steam) Is in the Air

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AutoGlow 2018

On Jan. 19 at Ford Field, the 2018 AutoGlow was hosted by Lisa and Bill Ford and Kathy and Jim Hackett. The "An Evening in Casablanca" themed event featured delicious food and live entertainment. All net proceeds benefited the Children’s Center of Wayne County, which offers more than 20 programs to over 7,500 children and families annually dealing with issues including abuse, neglect, mental illness and behavioral problems.

NAIAS Charity Preview 2018

On Jan. 19 at Cobo Center, guests enjoyed a first look at the North American International Auto Show at the Charity Preview. The black-tie event benefitted a wide range of children’s charities, such as the Boys and Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan. The fundraiser has raised more than $112 million for southeast Michigan children's charities since the gala was established in 1976.

The Gallery at NAIAS 2018

On Jan. 13, The Gallery returned to Cobo Center, officially kicking off the North American International Auto Show. During the 11th annual event, guests enjoyed a strolling dinner and had the opportunity to see a multimillion dollar collection of world-class automobiles, including brands such as Aston Martin, Bentley, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, and Rolls-Royce.

NAIAS Industry Night Private Preview 2018

On Jan. 17, Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit hosted a private preview for Industry Night of the North American International Auto Show. A dinner at the Chef's Table at the Foundation Hotel followed the event. Detroit influencers, including Goodwill automotive partners, were in attendance.

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