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Traveling? Here Are 10 Bed and Breakfasts to Visit in Michigan

Your next home-away-from-home is just a short road trip away

10 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (June 22-24)

Celebrate the official start of summer at the local events

Detroiters Will Soon Be Able to Buy Cookies from a Vintage Milk Truck

Ferndale’s Detroit Cookie Company is preparing a 1967 Divco truck to sell ice cream sandwiches, coffee, and cookies on the go

June Food News: Openings, Closings, and Events

Your monthly serving of what’s new in Detroit’s dining scene

Punk Graphics, Shepard Fairey Exhibits to Debut at Cranbrook Art Museum

Galleries will feature DIY-style posters, zines, and album covers

10 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (June 15-17)

Your weekly dose of things to do around the city

What Dads Really Want for Father's Day

We asked metro Detroit fathers dads what they want on their big day

6 Food Bloggers to Follow According to Chow Down Detroit

Metro Detroit’s biggest foodie shares the top accounts on his timeline

Detroiters Share Memories, Pay Tribute to Anthony Bourdain

The late chef and TV host will be remembered for his penchant for food, culture, and for his affinity for the city of Detroit

Drybar Opens Its First Michigan Salon in Downtown Birmingham

The ultimate blowout experience has (finally) arrived

10 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (June 8-10)

Comedy shows, concerts, outdoor markets, and more are headed to metro Detroit this weekend

3 Must-See Films at This Year’s Arab Film Festival

The annual event aims to amplify the voices of marginalized communities and give perspective to issues faced by the Arab world

Lake Michigan Shore Wine Festival Makes its Move

Crowds drive event’s switch to larger grounds

Shared Plates: June 2018 Winner

Recipe: Homemade Pasta Carbonara

Organizers of Motor City Pride Reflect on What ‘Pride’ Means to Them

What the annual two-day event – and the word itself – really means. And what it doesn’t.

10 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (June 1-3)

Kick off the month with comedy shows, country music, street fairs, and more

An Expert’s Guide to Summer Grilling

Chef Keri Winne offers insight for barbecue season

6 Must-Visit Doughnut Destinations in Metro Detroit

A half-dozen locations to indulge on National Doughnut Day

11 Metro Detroit Eateries to Visit on National Hamburger Day

May 28 — Mark your calendars

15 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (May 25-28)

Enjoy parades, fairs, outdoor activities, and more this Memorial Day weekend

A Quick Look at the 2018 Movement Music Festival

Highlights, headliners, and more to expect at this weekend’s event

6 Minutes with Betsey Johnson

The famed fashion designer unveiled her latest assortment of clothing and accessories at Somerset Collection

The Grind Doesn’t Stop: Fasting During Ramadan as a Marathoner

This Muslim runner is the first Syrian Six Star World Marathon Majors finisher

10 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (May 18-20)

Shop for flowers, check out Star Wars costumes and sketches, meet comic book heroes, and more

Michael Bolton Praises Detroit in New Documentary

The Grammy award-winning singer celebrated the past, present, and future of the Motor City in his ‘American Dream: Detroit’ film

Motor City Comic Con Returns to Novi

The family-friendly event will feature hundreds of actors, writers, artists, and creators

May Food News: Openings, Closings, Events, and More in Metro Detroit

Michigan summers brings new restaurants, open patios, and wine festivals

Michigan Wine, Remixed

Local wines come to downtown Detroit in rebooted annual event

Flower Day Returns to Eastern Market This Weekend

Here’s how to make the most of the event

Artwork to Humanize the Incarcerated

How creative expression in Michigan prisons is fostering growth, creating connections, and saving lives

10 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (May 11-13)

Wrestling matches, films, live music, and more

A Photographer’s Tribute to Henry the Hatter

Corey Turner’s photo series on the iconic Detroit hat brand, explores men’s style, the evolution of the city’s retail market, gentrification, and more

Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2018

Still need to get a gift for mom? Check out these metro Detroit shops.

Q&A: TechTown Detroit’s Gerry Roston on Digital Data and Privacy

With the rise of home technologies and social media, what information is being gathered about you?

Finding Treasure: A Quick Guide to Antique Appraisal

Could that old vase in your attic be valuable? We talked to a local appraiser to find out.

10 Things to Do This Weekend (May 4-6)

May the Fourth be with you as you celebrate Cinco de Mayo and more at these local events

Race Over to These 13 Derby Day Events

Place your bets on a good time at these metro Detroit celebrations

The Detroit Photographer Celebrating the Female Body from Behind

In Kacy Johnson’s traveling ‘Female’ project, beauty is truly skin deep

Shared Plates: May 2018 Winner

Recipe: Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos

To Market, to Market

Michigan Wine & Cider Festival at Eastern Market May 24

Muralist Desiree Kelly Hosts First Solo Exhibition in Ferndale

The Detroit native will display her distinctive urban-style portraits inside AtomArt Gallery in May

Celebrate International Jazz Day with the Dell Pryor Gallery

How the institution is honoring the genre. Plus, more venues to enjoy live sets

10 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (April 27-29)

Enjoy the spring weather this weekend at one of these metro Detroit concerts, shows, and plays

'Grazie Mille’ For the Memories

Adventures abound in Italy with Michigan winemaker, grape growers

The Dinner Series Addressing Privilege Through Food Comes to Detroit

Tunde Wey makes a case for a socially driven dining experience that goes beyond the plate

9 Independent Book Stores Worth a Visit in Metro Detroit​

Plus, hand-picked selections to add to your reading list

Meet the Group Working to ‘Keep Belle Isle Beautiful’

How the Belle Isle Conservancy is preserving the island’s natural beauty

Hour Detroit Wins 14 ‘Excellence in Journalism’ Awards

10 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (April 20-22)

Celebrate your refund (or at least the end of tax season) at one of these metro Detroit events

Pretty/Ugly Exhibit Explores the Beauty of Flaws

MOCAD Teen Council implores youth artists to depict the importance of self-empowerment

Food News: Menu Changes, Openings, and Events in Metro Detroit

Spring has sprung and so has the Detroit food scene

10 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (April 13-15)

Don't let superstition keep you indoors this Friday the 13th weekend

5th Annual Freep Film Festival Returns to Detroit

This year’s event will include the largest lineup to date

Blake’s Introduces New Hard Cider to Benefit LGBTQ Civil Rights Organization

The tropical blend is the first installment in the brand’s Kinder Cider Series

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Metro Detroit

A list of green, earth-loving activities to enjoy throughout April

Celebrate National Pet Day by Adopting a Furry Friend

Check out these adoptable animals waiting for their forever homes in metro Detroit

Your Guide to Volunteering Around Metro Detroit

From animal shelters to river clean-up efforts, there are plenty of ways to get active in your community

Q&A: Karissma Yve, Creator of Xenophora

The Brightmoor native discusses the meaning behind her jewelry, her journey to Paris Fashion Week, and beyond

10 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (April 6-8)

April doesn't just bring showers - it also brings concerts, plays, ventriloquist acts, and more to metro Detroit

The Commons Opens in Islandview

The cafe and laundromat will serve as a community center for Detroit’s Islandview neighborhood

Shared Plates: April 2018 Winner

Recipe: Hoisin Lettuce Cups

Annual Italian Film Festival Returns to Detroit in April

Enjoy award-winning films and shorts straight from the home of the Renaissance

Health Extra: How to Combat Seasonal Allergies

A local allergist and a community herbalist offer their tips for weathering allergy season

10 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (March 30 - April 1)

Featuring Easter events, concerts, comedy shows, musicals, and more

Women Wednesday Spotlight: Gina Reichert

Meet the artist and designer connecting arts, culture, and neighborhood development in Banglatown

Lumen Detroit Opens in DTE’s Beacon Park

The brasserie-meets-beer garden is another bright spot on the Detroit dining scene

Health Extra: Don’t Panic When Vertigo Suddenly Hits

The most common cause of dizziness is not as scary as you think

The Strange Michigan Legends We Tell Around the Fire

As Marche Du Nain Rouge approaches, check out these other local folklores

10 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (March 23-25)

Celebrate the first official weekend of Spring with the Nain Rouge, Pink, Dan Savage, and others

Local Communities to Participate in March for Our Lives

Metro Detroiters will join the international movement on March 24

Meet Me in the Middle

Skipping the semi-dry whites? You’re missing out

Women Wednesday Spotlight: Anika Goss-Foster

Meet a fierce advocate championing inclusion and equity for Detroit’s future

14 Metro Detroit Dining and Drinking Events to Check Out This Spring

The new season brings Easter brunches, baking competitions, pop-up bars, and more

10 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (March 16-18)

Including March Madness events, classic films, comedy shows, dance troupes, and more

Go Local with These 7 Michigan-made Jellies, Jams, and Preserves

Celebrate National Berries and Cherries month with these sweet and spicy picks

Women Wednesday Spotlight: Fatou-Seydi Sarr

Meet the social justice activist who embraces being a happy troublemaker

Celebrate Pi Day With These Local Favorites

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

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

10 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (March 9-11)

Spring forward with concerts, Broadway performances, fundraising events, and more

Women Wednesday Spotlight: Kiki Louya and Rohani Foulkes

Meet the founders of The Farmer’s Hand, Detroit’s fresh food and artisan product destination

Do You Remember These Discontinued Kellogg’s Cereals?

Take a walk down memory lane for National Cereal Day

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

V313 will feature food, presentations, music, and more

Food Hall and Restaurant Incubator to Open in Downtown Detroit

The Galley Group is set to bring a new concept to the Federal Reserve Building This Fall

10 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (March 2-4)

Musicals, comedy shows, films, and more

Shared Plates: March 2018 Winner

Recipe: Sweet and Savory Kale Salad

‘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

Celebrate National Read Across America Day with these local voices

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

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

Food News: Events, Openings, Menu Changes, and More

What's new in metro Detroit's dining scene

New CCS Exhibit Explores LGBTQ+ Perspectives

Desire as Politics reflects on a range of identities, social constraints, and prejudices unique to the community

Shared Plates: February 2018 Winner

Recipe: Sweet Potato Burger Topped with Lemon Mayonnaise

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

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

Say Hello to North Pier Brewing Company

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

Think Outside the Box of Chocolates This Valentine’s Day

Sister Pie offers two unique flavors perfect for the holiday

Love at First Sip

Michiganders dish about their love affairs with local wine

Beacon Park Hosts Free February Flicks

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

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