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4 Kid-Friendly Activities to Do in Metro Detroit this MLK Day

Museum exhibitions, arts and crafts, and educational film showings fit for the holiday

Automakers Show Environmentally Conscious Cars at the 2019 Auto Show

Cadillac, Tesla, and Guangzhou Automobile Group make the case that electronic vehicles will be a trend in 2020

A Peek into Pinky’s, Royal Oak’s Next Rooftop Bar

The 150-seat space features pink decor and an outdoor garden

Ford’s Mid-Winter Festival at Michigan Central Station Promises a Spectacular 3D Light Show

Live graffiti painting, fire pits perfect for marshmallow roasting, and local shopping are scheduled for the event

4 Ways to Celebrate the 2019 Auto Show

Worthy of leaving the Cobo Center a few minutes early

Contributors: January 2019

Hour Detroit, January 2019

10 Things to Do This Weekend (January 18-20)

There’s a number of concerts, films, and comedy shows perfect for your weekend

North American International Auto Show Charity Preview

A Moment of Mindfulness

Ditch the mid-day meeting with a self-care solution

Spotlight On Snakeskin

Inspired by serpent scales, winter’s top footwear trend makes a strong and seductive statement

Time Off

Parks & Rec Diner offers a quiet and tasty escape

48 Hours With ... Jim Jalove

Group Fitness Manager, Equinox Bloomfield Hills

Driving Force

Letter from the Editor, January 2019

Exploring MOCAD’s Upcoming Exhibit Useless Utility

Curator Jova Lynne captures a time where labor and play co-exist

5 Food Trends to Follow Right Now

From vegan hot spots, to izakayas and food trucks-turned-restaurants

A Health Resolution That Extends to the Office

A greener workspace makes for a better year

Motown Museum Explores the Beginnings of Berry Gordy Jr.’s Motown Hitsville U.S.A.

For the 60th Anniversary of Motown Records, a never-before-seen selection of artifacts are on display

All About the Zip Sauce

Food blogger and Instagram sensation, Seoung Lee, a.k.a. @chowdowndetroit, says Eddie’s Gourmet in Oak Park arguably makes the best in town

Cocktail Recipe: Campus Martius Coffee

Upward Bound

As the city aims to remake itself into an urban center, will downtown Royal Oak businesses endure the growing pains of development?

Machine Learning

The next wave of artificial intelligence is making critical decisions in health care

The Gallery 2019

The 13th annual Gallery gala took place at the MGM Grand Detroit on Jan 12. The event, serving as a kickoff to the North American International Auto Show, featured a collection luxury automobiles valued at more than $10 million. Proceeds raised from the silent auction benefited C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital.

12 Hours With a Cirque du Soleil Aerial Artist

Julie Dionne and her team swing from chandeliers, hanging over 30 feet high

What’s in the Stars for Detroit

Under the pseudonym AstroTwins, celebrity astrologers Ophira and Tali Edut found their calling as undergraduates at the University of Michigan. Here, the identical twins share their predictions for metro Detroiters.

A Survivor’s Story

A West Bloomfield resident shares his memories of living under occupied Poland during World War II

Holiday Schmooze 2018

The ACS Foundation hosted its Holiday Schmooze at the Townsend Hotel on Dec. 12. Guests of the event enjoyed live music from the Killer Flamingos and a strolling dinner, while raising funds to provide health education, medical care and supplies to the people of Cordoba.

A Trusted Adviser’s Insight Goes Beyond Research Data

Red Carpet Affair at the Motown Mansion

On Dec. 8, the Historic Boston-Edison Association held its Red Carpet Affair at the Motown Mansion. Guests were treated to a strolling dinner, an open bar, live music, and a tour of four historic homes in Detroit.

Swinging Sensation

Detroit’s Got Spirits

Inside the local craft distillery boom from Ferndale to Ann Arbor and beyond

The New Year Calls for a Fresh Start

Eating in Translation

What happens when centuries-old vegetarian traditions are transported across oceans

These Oprah-Approved Vegan Handbags Are Designed in Auburn Hills

The Lake Orion resident behind K. Carroll Accessories shares her success story, from being an unemployed mother to a booming business owner

The Way It Was

Nash Metropolitan, 1958

Food Recipe: Middle Eastern Spiced Roasted Carrots

The mother-daughter team behind recipe development site, Crowded Kitchen, cooks up mindful dishes starring ingredients from local makers

Heavyweight Estate

Cadillac King Don Massey's property hits the market

Metrics of Mary Jane Motoring

Research in a modest lab at John R and Mack addresses questions about cannabis and driving and takes me back to my wayward youth

Under Wraps

Lionel Perkins, senior project design engineer for camouflage at GM North America, unveils his latest project

The Meat of the Matter

The latest West Village eatery, Marrow, carves a space for Detroit’s meat-eaters

Driver's Ed

We’ve got auto questions, leading authorities have answers

Corktown’s Cork and Gabel Fuses Italian, German, and Irish Cuisine

Chef Matt McGrail opens the restaurant and beer hall this week, to much anticipation

4 Things to Do in Metro Detroit This New Year’s Eve

From all-night parties to low-key gatherings, we’ve got you covered.

10 Things to Do in Metro Detroit This Weekend (Dec. 21-23)

The city is stirring with holiday shows, sing alongs, and more

Fine Art and Fashion Collide at the Detroit Institute of Art’s Latest Exhibit

Ruben and Isabel Toledo: Labor of Love takes over the museum until July

Blues Band Larkin Poe Talks Music, Gender, and Edgar Allan Poe

Tonight, sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell touch down at El Club in Detroit for the latest stop on their U.S. tour

A Final Toast to Bernie Rink, Pioneer of Boskydel Vineyard

Iconic winemaker leaves rich legacy behind after death

10 Things to Do in Metro Detroit this Weekend (Dec. 14-16)

Holiday events continue to takeover the Motor City

8 Standout Sales for Last Minute Holiday Shoppers

Your wallet is going to thank you.

Spirit of Giving Gala 2018

The Franklin Wright Settles hosted its Spirt of Giving Award gala at the DTE Energy One Center on Dec. 8. Donations from the event benefited the organization's mission to provide educational programs to children in need.

DoubleTree Hotel Grand Opening Preview 2018

The newly renovated DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton in Bloomfield Hills, formerly the Kingsley Inn, held its grand opening preview on Dec. 6. Attendees toured the 150,000 square-foot space, which includes 144 updated hotel rooms, a bar and New York style deli.

Ferndale’s Antihero Serves Japanese Plates You’ve Been Craving

From kimchi to crispy ramen, and high balls to habchi, this Izakaya bar is worth waiting in line for

Buying into Violence This Holiday Season

With mature-rated video games continuously topping adolescents’ holiday wish lists, parents must confront dangers that their children often face at home, on their own television screens.

Detroit Historical Society Ball 2018

The Detroit Historical Society held its Historical Society Ball at the Lexus Velodrome on Dec. 8. The black-tie event garnered donations for the museum’s educational initiatives to expand its award-winning programming to serve high school students and help design an intergenerational curriculum.

Fontbonne Auxiliary White Christmas Ball 2018

St. John's Fontbonne Auxiliary hosted its 65th annual White Christmas Ball on Nov. 30 at the Detroit Athletic Club. The ball raised funds to construct a patient family day lounge for St. John’s new stroke unit, which is scheduled to open this year.

Kendra Scott Grand Opening Party 2018

On Nov. 29, Kendra Scott hosted their Twelve Oaks’ storefront grand opening. Attendees enjoyed cocktails, sweets, and 20 percent off all of purchases, with proceeds benefiting charity Fleece & Thank You.

Dashing Through the Snow in Royal Oak

The city’s Holiday Glow event includes horse-drawn carriage rides, hot-air balloons, and freshly baked goods

The World's Fastest Pizza Maker Reveals the Science Behind Detroit Mootz Pizzas

Six-time winning chef of the prestigious World Pizza Games, Bruno DiFabio, brings his famous-New York pies to the Motor City

The Way It Was

1956, Hudson's Northland in Southfield

10 Things to Do in Metro Detroit this Weekend (Dec. 7-9)

This weekend is jam-packed with films, musicals, and concerts

Kidney Ball 2018

On Dec. 1, the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan hosted its 14th annual Kidney Ball at the Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit. Guests participated in live and silent auctions that raised funds for the organization to prevent kidney disease and improve the lives of those living with it.

St. Joe's Holiday Ball 2018

St. Joe’s Holiday Ball, presented by St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor Hospital, was held at the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center on Dec. 1. Attendees contributed towards strengthening St. Joseph’s cancer care program, as well as rebuilding and expanding its Cancer Center.

Joebar and Frame Whip Up Kevell-Worthy Noshes for Hanukkah

The Hazel Park restaurants are hosting a holiday soiree for all

My Two Christmases

An Armenian-Iranian, Detroit-based writer reflects on transposing the holiday across continents

Project Hope Holiday Luncheon and Boutique 2018

On Nov. 28, the Women’s Division for Project Hope hosted its Holiday Luncheon and Boutique at the Forest Lake Country Club in Bloomfield Hills. Guest enjoyed lunch and a curated selection of brands offering products perfect for the holiday season. Project Hope serves to develop lasting solutions to health crises and self-medical help through educational courses.

Capuchin Sock Dinner 2018

Detroit’s Capuchin Soup Kitchen hosted its 46th annual Sock (Support Our Capuchin Kitchen) Dinner on Nov. 30 at the Cobo Center. Funds raised at the gala’s silent auction supported the organization’s mission to supply food and other essentials to the impoverished.

Shared Plates: December 2018 Winner

Recipe: Lebanese Okra Stew

Comeback Catering

Dish, in Detroit, pushes through hard times with consistently delicious food

Molly's Picks: Gogi Seoul Kitchen & Crispelli's Troy

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

Good for the Soul

Southern traditions get a healthier spin on Detroit’s east side

Transient Treasures

Intricate piping makes holiday cookies (almost) too precious to eat

Dessert in a Glass

Skip the pie. This holiday season, satisfy your sweet tooth with a fine port wine.

It’s a #WonderfulLife

Powered by likes and public approval, how social media is squandering the holiday spirit

An Hour with ... Ricki Friedman

Founder, Break the Weight

Meet the Makers: Tait Design Co.

How an after-work hobby ascended to a booming business

2018 Candy Cane or Coal?

Santa has been keeping tabs on who’s been naughty and nice over the past year. He’s his jolly old self when awarding candy canes for good deeds but look out — he’s got an icy-cold North Pole attitude when punishing bad behavior.

A-List: Plan Ahead

Stylish organization tools for the New Year

New Year’s Eve, Brooklyn Style

Tips for celebrating 2019 from the pros at Brooklyn Outdoor

Get Glam

Whether you’re prepping for a family gathering, the annual office bash, or a glitzy gala, these local beauty resources level up your beauty game

Pick Your Performance

In its 202-year history, the German story of The Nutcracker has been translated and reimagined so many times, there now exists a production for all. Here, a few renditions coming to metro Detroit.

Contributors: December 2018

Hour Detroit, December 2018

Legal Practice

A historic playhouse in Detroit teaches local lawyers how to get into character

Main Review: SheWolf

Born in Detroit but inspired by Rome, SheWolf takes diners on a culinary journey

Food Recipe: Braised Beef Brisket

Chef Aaron Lowen, of Empire Kitchen & Cocktails, shares one of his favorite holiday recipes

Cocktail Recipe: Ask Your Mum

The Art of Gifting

Metro Detroit tastemakers from all walks of life offer a glimpse of what’s on their holiday wish lists. From artwork to leather goods and apparel to record players, their picks run the gamut of this season’s most popular gifting items. As different as they may be, for these four locals, the spirit of giving, eating good food, and spending time with loved ones always tops the list.

Precious Metals

Layering necklaces, stacking rings, and placing bangle upon glitzy bangle: a definitive guide to mixing the season’s must-have jewelry

The Makings of the Shinola Hotel

When the Detroit brand’s first foray into hospitality opens its doors, it’ll offer customers a more intimate way to connect with its products and experience the values central to its mission

In a Flash

Michigan wineries turn to technology to boost quality

Hob Nobble Gobble 2018

Ford hosted its Hob Nobble Gobble black-tie gala at Ford Field on Nov. 16th. Guests enjoyed dinner, carnival rides, and had the opportunity to meet singer Jesse McCartney. The event garnered funds to support the Parade Company for its yearly production of America’s Thanksgiving Parade.

Detroit Aglow 2018

On Nov. 19th, Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP) kicked off the holiday season with its 35th annual Detroit Aglow at the MGM Grand Detroit. Funds raised at the event support DDP’s mission to grow, strengthen and maintain budding businesses in Detroit.

10 Things to Do in Metro Detroit this Weekend (Nov. 30-Dec. 2)

Traditional holiday events return to the city to begin the new month and ring in the Christmas season

CREW Detroit Keynote Speaker Luncheon 2018

Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Detroit held their 2018 keynote speaker luncheon at the Village Club in Bloomfield Hills on Nov. 14. Attendees enjoyed lunched while communication expert Sarita Maybin served as the event’s lecturer. Funds raised at the event promoted the organization’s task to foster the growing network of female professionals in Detroit’s commercial real estate industry.

Camelle Watson: Nurse by Day, Influencer by Night

The owner of W. Vintage Vibe shares how her love of fashion, family, and social media launched her online retail business

Iggy’s Eggies Serves a Weekday Breakfast Worth Waking up For

The downtown Detroit walk-up window is the latest addition to burger joint Lovers Only

St. Jude Detroit Gala 2018

On Nov. 15, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital hosted their Detroit Gala at the Henry Ford Museum, where attendees were treated to cocktails and dinner. The event’s live and silent auctions supported St. Jude’s mission to find a cure for children battling cancer.

Netflix’s Newest Series Spotlights Motown’s Greatest Hits

Creator Josh Wakely animates Detroit’s music legacy through “Motown Magic”

Your Guide to Dining in Detroit Metropolitan Airport

Navigating DTW terminals for the best local food options

Boro Resale Is Your Sustainable Black Friday Shopping Spot

Owner Miriam Pranschke fosters personal style through consignment fashion

Art and Retail Collide at Detroit's Selection

Rita Sayegh opens up shop at Lisa Spindler’s private studio