Smart homes open the doors to new technological potential, but they can also open the virtual door to intruders and hackers.
New taproom located in Cass Corridor will serve the growing region
Stores such as Detroit Farm and Garden, Made Floral, and more have the plants and tools to help your garden grow
Stroh's Beer, 1907
Enjoy the weekend with shopping, dance and theater performances, and art exhibits.
New emphasis to focus on year-round cleanup.
It’s not always the best choice for behavioral and nonmedical emergencies, but metro Detroit agencies and partial programs can help
Through art, music, and other programs, young patients maintain their identities, ease stress and anxiety
James Ansell layers in the flavors and techniques in this spring-inspired dish
Being sustainable and stylish don't have to be mutually exclusive as local brands get creative with recycled materials, give back to the community
Before you hit the pavement, experts advise learning your body’s cues for the greatest benefits, least injuries. Plus training and eating plans and a guide to local races
With locations in Rochester Hills, Detroit, and Birmingham, fast-casual concept has its roots in the Mediterranean (by way of South Africa, Washington, D.C., and Las Vegas)
Henry Ford doctor says he believes procedure will become standard for patients older than 65 in the next few years
The ability to move is associated with long-term health and well-being, and the stakes are even higher for older adults
While there is no cure for Hidradenitis Suppurativa, changing the way I eat helped me heal after years of suffering and misdiagnoses
Brys Estate’s winemaker crossed an ocean to work in Michigan
Even with rain in the forecast, there are still plenty of things to do around the city
On March 31, the Wolverine Human Services celebrated its 30th Anniversary Awards and Scholarship Banquet at the Detroit Athletic Club. Guests enjoyed a cocktail hour and seated dinner before the ceremony honoring founder Robert Wollack. Wolverine Human Services is the only child-welfare agency in the state of Michigan that provides a full continuum of care, with over 450 youth residing in its facilities on a daily basis.
A pair of cousins steer a new course, hope to boost support for similar businesses in Detroit
Lawsuit could eventually result in the same basic decision that happened in Granholm v. Heald and pry the regulations open even further
For the active, distracted, and routinely high-strung, it can offer a deeply healing experience. Believe me, I tried it.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder usually manifests differently, making diagnosis difficult for those unfamiliar with the symptoms
Fashion shows across the globe inspire spring style close to home
Investors are betting that family-friendly minor league baseball will work in Macomb County
Gear up for a new season with local clothing options
Event organized by Eastern Market letterpress shop to feature readings from local poets and writers, art exhibitions, workshops, and more
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On March 27, Hour Detroit magazine held a special celebration at Bistro 82, the Royal Oak establishment that won the Restaurant of the Year distinction for 2017.
Carving out the right amount of time for your professional and personal life doesn’t have to feel like a circus act. Here’s how to find a better path
On March 25, the Founders Junior Council for the DIA celebrated its annual masquerade event at the DIA, Cirque. During the sold-out, formal event, guests enjoyed a mythological-themed drinks and dancing, pulling inspiration from from all over the world. Proceeds benefited the DIA.
Anxiety disorders and depression are often faceless — as well as misunderstood and mistreated
When you simply want a quiet evening somewhere you just know you’ll have an outstanding meal, a visit (or revisit) to this classic New Center spot is in order
Russian Five's jerseys worn during the ’97 Stanley Cup playoffs among the mementos waiting to be displayed at Little Caesars Arena
Pilot program aims to fight childhood obesity through grocery store tours, school nutrition classes, and health screenings
Local health professionals are using gaming technology and other apps to analyze pain, educate students, and more
Unlocking the secrets to some of the city’s lesser-known gems
Kick off the month April with gut-busting comedy, acrobatics, and artists performing for good causes
The Latest Trends in Skin, Beauty, and Wellness Offered by Michigan’s Rejuvenation Experts
Short-lived adventures in not drinking Michigan wine
A rocker’s philanthropic legacy lives on through music therapy
On February 23, local brides and grooms joined Metro Detroit Weddings for a Luxury Bridal Show at the Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit. Guests enjoyed cocktails and appetizers while meeting with the area’s top wedding industry professionals.
On March 4, the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit hosted its 2017 NEXTGen Detroit Epic event at the Fillmore in Detroit. Guests enjoyed cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and standup comedy from Curb Your Enthusiasm’s JB Smooth. Proceeds benefited the organization and the needs of the Jewish people, building a vibrant future in Detroit.
On March 4, Eton Academy hosted its largest fundraising gala of the year, Mission: Possible, at the school in Birmingham. Guests enjoyed a formal sit down dinner catered by Bacco Ristorante, silent and live auctions, and more. Proceeds benefitted the academy, ensuring students with learning differences have the right environment and tools to succeed and thrive.
On March 11, McLaren Hospital celebrated its annual Crystal Ball at MGM Grand Detroit to benefit its Macomb Emergency and Trauma Services. Guests enjoyed a black-tie gourmet dinner, cocktail reception, a live auction and raffle, and thrilling entertainment from the Detroit Circus. In addition to the activities, special tributes were dedicated Daisy Award nurses and seasoned physicians.
On March 3, Cass Community Social Services hosted its annual Empty Bowls event at Eastern Market in Shed 5. The event, which raised awareness and funds for the organization's food program, featured live entertainment and local celebrities serving soup. Guests could also bid on custom-painted bowls created by celebrities such as rapper Big Sean. Cass Community Social Services serves one million hungry people every year, and provides those in need with basic living necessities, housing, job training and healthcare.
Seafood eatery features raw bar with oysters, craft beer and cocktails
Several Michigan breweries offer more authentic, Irish-inspired brews
Examining craft beer's low alcohol trend
Hour Detroit’s pie club slices into these decadent dishes from Dangerously Delicious Pies, Ackroyd's Scottish Bakery, and Achatz Pies
Housewives’ League of Detroit, 1932
Get primped to perfection with goods from Mills Apothecary, Sfumato Fragrances, Rebel Rush Cosmetics, and more
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He offers a take on a deceptively simple dish that hits all the notes: tradition, cultural, local, healthy, and delicious
Japanese-inspired eatery glimpses into a chef’s culinary journey from Michigan to Chicago to San Francisco and back home
It seems every time we turn our heads, a few more new spots open in metro Detroit. But that’s a challenge that we’re willing to tackle. Here are just five of our favorite spots that opened during 2016.
For Mary Jones, the tea business hasn't always been easy, but that hasn't stopped her from taking it on with personal flair.
For some, meal conjures up feelings of family, nostalgia, and cultural identity, but longtime custom may be in danger of fading away
On Feb 26, Painted Creek Productions presented the Taken Over movie premiere event at the Emagine Royal Oak Theatre. With over 400 people in attendance, the evening was called the largest local red carpet premiere of the year in the Michigan film industry. Among guests were actors Dennis Haskins from Saved by the Bell and TJ Storm from Dead Pool.
On Feb 25, Our Lady Star of the Sea School in Grosse Pointe held its annual fundraising auction at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. Guests enjoyed a strolling dinner and drinks while participating in live and silent auctions during the James Bond-themed event. All proceeds benefitted the school and quality education for all its students.
The city was considered 'the Stove Capital of the World' in late 19th century
Singer grew up on Joy Road near Rouge Park, attended middle school and high school in West Bloomfield
Clothing showcase glimpses into the lives of the Roddises, an upper-middle-class family who found success in the lumber and veneer industry
Detroit Public Schools Community District board member; President/CEO of Develop Detroit
Theater plans to hold grand opening for new space this month
With a rich history of milestones and challenges, the Detroit Waldorf School celebrates 50 years as a unique, community-driven institution — and with record enrollment to boot
Three Cats Café continues Leon & Lulu’s owners habit of honoring their furry friends
The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat – it’s all in a day’s work for players in the Detroit Roller Derby league
On Feb 19, a team of people currently participating in a gratitude training program called Masterful Living held a night of art, music and inspirational speaking at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. The goal of the night was to inspire the youth to help their community, while optionally dressing in pajamas! The proceeds from this event benefitted both Covenant House Michigan and the Ruth Ellis Center, who both aid at-risk, poor and homeless teens in the greater Detroit area.
On Feb 11, Rackam Choir, Detroit's oldest choir, hosted its annual fundraiser at the Mirage in Clinton Township. With a red carpet theme, guests enjoyed a strolling dinner, live music, living statues, an illusionist, and more. Proceeds benefitted the Rackham Choir and its educational opportunities for students.
Hot rods, cabaret, and a pottery exhibit are just some of the creative events happening around Metro Detroit this weekend.
On Feb. 10, Lighthouse of Oakland Country celebrated the 25th anniversary of PATH, the area’s only long-term transitional housing program, at the Birmingham Community House. Guests enjoyed dinner, powerful client stories, dueling pianos, and more. Including the PATH program, Lighthouse serves more than 16,000 people annually, 40 percent of which are children.
With impeccable attention to details and the subtle evolution of ongoing menu items, the staff at Bistro 82 keeps pushing the envelope in a tireless quest to seek perfection