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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)

Art exhibits, musicals, and concerts take over metro Detroit this Valentine's Day weekend

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

How the non-profit’s coat, sleeping bag project continues to expand

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

Michiganders dish about their love affairs with local wine

The Way It Was

1975, The Brazeal Dennard Chorale

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)

Celebrate Valentine's Day (or Galentine's Day) early at one of these metro Detroit events

Keep Your Skin Naturally Hydrated This Winter With These Local Products

Plus, expert tips for keeping skin moisturized

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

Grab your girlfriends and celebrate friendship this February

Stationary for Your Sweetheart

Share sweet sayings with your special someone this Valentine’s Day with stationery by Michigan-based makers

To Eat or Not to Eat That Paczki

Should you really indulge in that treat after the Paczki Run? An expert weighs in.

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

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

Love Dogs Returns to MOCAD

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

Making Sense of ‘Meritage’

How the badge indicates that an American wine blend reaches Bordeaux-level quality

Foodtography 101

Sarah Fennel, the Detroit-based blogger behind Broma Bakery, shares her secrets

An Hour With ... Angela Aufdemberge

President and CEO, Vista Maria

Local Winter Activities Worth Bracing the Cold

Metro Detroit’s parks are prime for winter adventures

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.

10 New Art Exhibits to Visit This Winter

From real tears to Detroit maps, these openings span a variety of themes and mediums

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

Cocktail Recipe: Man on the Moon

10 Local Events Honoring Black History Month

Puppet shows, plays, photography, and more

10 Things to Do This Weekend (February 2-4)

February brings folk musicians, Irish dance groups, and more to metro Detroit

The Fisher Building Is a One-Stop Shop for the Alternative Bride

Plus, bridal looks with vintage flare

The City Bakery Opens Inside the Fisher Building

It is the bakery’s first location outside of New York and Japan

Recipe: Veal Spiedini with Saffron Potatoes

Café Cortina’s Anthony M. Giannola recreates a childhood favorite

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.

Winter Music Mash Mixes Local Music with Shopping Small in Downtown Dearborn

The free, one-day music festival kicks off this Saturday

10 Things to Do This Weekend (January 26-28)

Classic rock, comedy shows, country music, and more

Food News: Openings, Closings, Menu Takeovers, and More

2018 is off to an exciting start for metro Detroit’s dining scene

You Deserve the Gift of Good Health

Your Guide to Dining During the North American International Auto Show

Hop on the People Mover and check out these local eateries

3 Ways to Maintain Your New Year’s Resolutions in 2018

Tips for turning resolutions into habits, courtesy of organization expert Brittany Adams

The Faces of Michigan Wine: Josh Morgan

To say that 2017 was a pivotal year for Josh Morgan would be putting it mildly.

10 Things to Do This Weekend (January 19-21)

Dog shows, concerts, films, and more

10 Things to Do This Weekend (January 12-14)

Cirque du Soleil Crystal, Kids Comic Con, Jill Jack's Birthday Bash, and more

14th Annual Meridian Winter Blast Returns to Campus Martius

The three-day festival will host exciting new attractions and returning favorites

The Way it Was

Packard Motor Car Company, 1912

This Jefferson-Chalmers Café Combines Cool Vibes With a Cryptic Name

Coffee and (______) is a small-town social center in the big city

Introducing the Nordin Brothers: The Duo Behind the Detroit Design Center

You may not know their names, but chances are, you've seen their art

Meal Prep Services: What to Know Before Committing to the Trend

Plus, tips from a metro Detroit-based dietitian on getting the most out of your meals

Recipe: Salmon Burger with Microgreens from Western Market

Meet the Makers: Pingree Detroit

The brand is employing veterans to craft upcycled leather totes and journals

It's Game On for Detroit's 'Bar Arcade' Scene

M-Brew, Pop + Offworld, and Ready Player One pair microbrews with retro video games

The Face of Restoration - Ellen A. Janetzke, M.D., P.C.

Dr. Ellen Janetzke, an accomplished plastic surgeon — together with her qualified staff — offers the most current surgical and nonsurgical alternatives so you can look your best.

There's No Stopping Jill Jack

The Award-winning Detroit musician releases her 12th album — and starts a new artist development company

Shared Plates: January 2018 Winner

Recipe: Ancho and chili-roasted delicata squash with tahini maple vinaigrette, pomegranate seeds, and toasted hazelnuts

7 Decadent Fragrances for Home and Body

Add allure to your vanity this winter with these luxurious scents

This New Technology May Allow Researchers to 'Edit' Our Genes

CRISPR could prune some inherited diseases from the family tree

Trust, but Verify

Letter from the Editor

Contributors: January 2018

10 Things to Do This Weekend (January 5-7)

Kick off 2018 at these concerts, art exhibits, and performances

Michigan’s Craft Distilleries Are Setting Their Sights on Bourbon

Proof that the best things require patience

U-M's Winter Theater Series Is Tackling Today's Major Social Issues

The three-week festival runs January 17 through February 3

How One of Detroit's Legendary Steakhouses Almost Didn't Happen

Even a catastrophic fire couldn't stop Capers

What You Need to Know About Oil and Gas Drilling in the Suburbs

Energy companies are staking out new territory in metro Detroit

An Hour With ... Richard Broder

Owner and CEO, Broder & Sachse Real Estate Inc.

Cocktail Recipe: Your Grandfather's Coffee

Molly’s Picks: Gaudino’s and Prime + Proper

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

Recipe: Sake-Steamed Manilla Clams

Ima's Mike Ransom's clams can be an appetizer or a full meal

Why Abdul El-Sayed's Run for Governor Is for Real

Can a political rookie from Michigan become America's first Muslim governor?

Winter Trend Forecast: Metallics

Art meets fashion when the season's edgy evening wear is framed by local industrial metal sculptures

Inside the Resurrected Takoi

The restaurant has survived arson and controversy to claim a top spot in Detroit's culinary scene

Female Entrepreneurs Are Staking Their Claim in Detroit

These three women-owned businesses are unstacking the deck

The Era of Autonomous Vehicles May Be Here Sooner than Expected

What does that mean for Detroit's legacy automakers?

10 Things to Do This Weekend (Dec. 29-31)

End 2017 on a high note at these metro Detroit events

Winter Gala 2017

On Dec. 9, the Italian Bar Association of Michigan hosted its 86th annual Winter Gala at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. Guests enjoyed cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, gelato tasting, and more. Proceeds from the event benefitted Friends of Foster Kids, a Michigan non-profit that supports the community's foster kids.

Fontbonne Auxiliary White Christmas Ball 2017

On Dec. 8, St. John's Fontbonne Auxiliary hosted its 64th annual White Christmas Ball at the Detroit Athletic Club. Guests enjoyed dinner, dancing, and more. Proceeds from the event benefitted St. John Hospital.

Jumanji Movie Premiere

On Dec. 19, the Jo Elyn Nyman Anchors Programs for Children held two jungle-themed movie premieres for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle at the Michigan Theatre in Ann Arbor and at the Celebration! North Cinema in Grand Rapids. Attendees enjoyed a VIP reception, a screening of the movie, and a post-premiere hot chocolate street party. The fundraiser benefitted the organization, which is Michigan's only statewide pediatric hospice and advanced illness support program.

St. Joe's Holiday Ball 2017

On Dec. 2, St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor hosted its annual holiday ball at the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center in Ypsilanti. Over 900 guests attended the Paradise Ball - A Night in Shangri-La, and enjoyed cocktails, dinner prepared by Forte Belanger, and performances by Intrigue. Proceeds from the black tie event benefitted St. Joe's palliative care program.

The Way It Was: Staff Edition

Christmas, 1957

Food News: Detroit Welcomes Multiple New Eateries This Month

Macarons, Italian food, tapas: December was a good month for Detroit’s food scene

Ring in the New Year at one of these 16 Metro Detroit Bars and Restaurants

Kickstart 2018 with good food, good drinks, and good friends

Motown Museum Receives $500,000 Grant for Expansion

The Hudson-Webber Foundation joins a growing list of organizations funding the project

10 Things to Do This Weekend (Dec. 22-24)

Get into the holiday spirit with festive light displays, jolly caroling, and classic Christmas films

Top Docs Party 2017

On Oct. 26, Hour Detroit's 12th Annual Top Docs Party was held at the Gem Theatre in Detroit. The professionals named on the 2017 Top Docs list celebrated with their colleagues and enjoyed cocktails, appetizers, and live entertainment. This year’s program also featured the Excellence in Care Awards presented by CIG Capital Advisors. These awards honored 5 unique stories of medical achievement, advancement, and collaboration.

Hour Detroit’s Chairs for Charity presented by Mahalo

On Nov. 2, the First Annual Chairs for Charity fundraiser showcased the talent of the local art and design community at the Garden Theater in Detroit. During the unique pop-up gallery of extraordinary chair installations, attendees sipped cocktails, enjoyed gourmet bites, and bid on the chairs to raise funds for dozens of local charities participating in the Give Detroit Challenge.

The Whitney

Beef Wellington - Diners love the Creekstone tenderloin of beef, showcased by foie gras, caramelized garlic and shallots, mushroom and truffle oil duxelle, seasonal vegetables, and Courvoisier cream.

Polka

Polka Combo - Savor the tastes of Poland, including stuffed cabbage, Polish kielbasa, pierogi, sauerkraut, potatoes, and pickles.

Diamonds Steak & Seafood

Warm Carrot Cake - Our “World Famous,” award-winning carrot cake served warm, with frosted-to-order cream cheese icing.

D'Marcos Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar

Linguine Frutti Di Mare - Linguine with white wine and a zesty red sauce are tossed with shrimp, clams, mussels, octopus, crab, and fresh oregano, making this pasta a delectable choice.

Iridescence

Rack of Michigan Lamb - A succulent, mouth-watering rack of lamb is served with Moroccan couscous, harissa yogurt, marcona almonds, and mint gremolata.