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A Mother Without Borders

How a former educator in Grosse Pointe Park became an immigration activist

A Family Affair

Out of a quaint office space of their grandfather’s former business, owners of Downey Brewing Co., are making some of the best beer and hard cider in Dearborn

A Food Truck so Good

It’s now a full-service Caribbean restaurant

A Political Plate

Where Dearborn’s Arab political players meet, eat, and congregate to create change

Making Magic

Molecular gastronomist Jordan Dalaly proves eating is a multisensory process

Sanctuary for the Senses

Castalia in Midtown offers a cocktail experience unlike any other

Gathering Spot

Eastern Market restaurant finds its groove after a rocky beginning

Restaurant Hazel, Ravines, and Downtown Opens in Birmingham

Beth Hussey and Emmele Herrold establish the needed neighborhood hangout

A Lesson in Authentic Indian Street Food at Neehee's

The Troy location offers food for all of your senses

All-Day Breakfast at Troy's First Watch

Mission BBQ Opens in Troy

A new restaurant serves summer favorites with a side of patriotism year-round

The Return of Home Economics

Across the city, talented chefs, bakers, and all-around do-gooders are finding ways to teach kids how to cook again

New Brewery Alert: Barrel & Beam

The Marquette-based brewery focuses on farmhouse and barrel-aged ales

The 'Dirty Gurlz Happy Hour'

Here's Why Petoskey’s Bay View Resort Is Under a Magnifying Glass

The history, facts, and recent allegations against the National Landmark

Expand Your Personal Library with These 6 Titles

New and notable reads to satisfy your inner bookworm

These Businesses Are Planting Purpose in Metro Detroit — Through Food

Hour Detroit’s food issue explores sustainable restaurants, organizations, and more

3 Eateries that Focus on People, Profit, and the Planet

These triple bottom line businesses are part of Detroit’s FoodLab organization

A Zen Monk on Her Vegetarian Diet

Myungju Hillary talks spirituality, a plant-based diet, and more

7 Places to Get an Acai Bowl in Metro Detroit

Your guide for the Instagram-worthy dish

Every Day is Throwback Thursday at This Roseville Steakhouse

Mr. Paul's Chophouse has remained consistently delicious for more than 50 years

Fountain Detroit Opens a Summer Barbecue Hotspot

The Campus Martius Park destination offers a beachside experience

Meet the Detroit Startup Churning Out ‘Adult’ Cotton Candy

Spun Sugar puts spiked and sophisticated spins on the childhood favorite

This Family-Owned Butcher Shop Serves Detroit’s Top Restaurants

Ferndale’s Farm Field Table supplies grass-fed beef that’s a cut above competitors

Add These 6 Titles to Your Summer Reading List

New and notable reads to enjoy through the season

A Local Shop Makes the Case for Rolled Ice Cream

I-CE-NY is the go-to spot for this new trend

Outdoor Entertaining: Put the ‘Great’ in Your Party on the Lake

Sophisticated recipes, guides, and tips for a nautical brunch

A Look Inside Bob’s Jukebox Emporium

Morningside resident Bob Welke is the man to call for vintage music machine repairs, restorations, and more

Checking in With Electric Six

With more than 20 years in the business and 14 albums under their collective belts, a cult-favorite band rocks on

4 Years In the Making, Planet Ant's Sci-Fi Rock Opera Takes Off

Meet the costumers, composers, and performers who made it happen

Birdie’s Something Chocolate Makes a Ganache With Panache

The local business is making sweet success out of a family recipe

The Detroit Hot Spot With Dual Personalities

Part restaurant, part night club, we explore the many facets of Sweet Soul Bistro

7 Michigan Breweries Worth a Trip

Check out these must-visit locations during your summer travels

Meet the Southwest Detroit Pizzeria Serving Sospeso

PizzaPlex in southwest Detroit is challenging what it means to be a new business on the block

Molly's Picks: Christine's Cuisine and Trattoria Serventi

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

The Gentleman’s Guide to Style

From grooming to shopping, a comprehensive directory for stylish men in metro Detroit

A Prime + Proper Progress Report

The Detroit steakhouse is on its way to becoming one of downtown’s destination dining spots

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

The Guilt-free Truth about Truffles

From ingredients to packaging, this sweet treat offers a healthy twist on snacking

City Bakery Finds a Home Inside the Fisher Building

Detroit gets a taste of New York with the bakery's first Midwest expansion

Woman to Woman: A Candid Conversation on Body Image

Producer Alyonka Larionov and plus-size model Leah Vernon discuss their struggles with eating disorders

The Greatest (Woman) Of All Time

Flint boxer Claressa Shields may have Olympic gold medals under her belt, but she’s just getting started

City Guide: Exploring Metro Detroit From A to Z

From the arts to the Detroit Zoo, here are some must-see area attractions and events

Maty’s African Cuisine Brings Authentic Senegalese Food to Detroit

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

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

Taste Test: Michigan Dill Pickles

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

Molly's Picks: Bolero Latin Cuisine & Eatori Market

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

It’s a New Semester for Marygrove College

After cutting undergraduate programs, a beloved liberal arts college looks to reinvent itself

Meet the Digital Stewards of the Equitable Internet Initiative

The team bringing internet service to residents in three Detroit neighborhoods is building more than a wireless network — it’s building community

Exploring the Art of Over-the-Top Cocktails

We gave five of metro Detroit’s top bartenders full creative freedom to craft their most avant-garde concoctions. What we got exceeded our highest expectations

Recipe: Irish Lamb Stew

Andiamo/Joe Muer Seafood Executive Chef Jim Oppat serves a family staple

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

What's new in metro Detroit's dining scene

The Charm Is in the Details at Cellar 313

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

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

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

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

Cocktail Recipe: Man on the Moon

The Philosophy Behind Intentional, Unconventional Home Decor

Inside a former window dresser’s eclectic West Village home

An Anatomy of Deportation: Jose Luis Sanchez-Ronquillo

How current U.S. immigration policy divided an Ann Arbor family

Chef Kate Williams Continues to Impress With Lady of the House

Inside the lovely, lively Corktown restaurant

Your Guide to Dining During the North American International Auto Show

Hop on the People Mover and check out these local eateries

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

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

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

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

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

Michigan’s Craft Distilleries Are Setting Their Sights on Bourbon

Proof that the best things require patience

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

Even a catastrophic fire couldn't stop Capers

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

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?

Food News: Detroit Welcomes Multiple New Eateries This Month

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

Molly's Picks: Atwater in the Park and Nick's 22nd Street Steak House

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

Rebuilding the Bridges Between Detroit's Jewish and African-American Worshippers

A pastor and a rabbi are making 'interfaith' more than just a buzzword

Elevate Your Holiday Recipes With These Six Spices

From the classic to the unconventional

Cocktail Recipe: Coquito

Hour Detroit's managing editor shares her recipe for a Puerto Rican holiday tradition

Review: Inside Detroit Vegan Soul’s New Westside Location

It's one of several restaurant openings in Grandmont Rosedale this year

Sanders' Flagship Store Gets a Sweet Update

The Clinton Township candy shop boasts two chocolate fountains

Michigan's Wine Industry is Adding $5 Billion to the Local Economy

There are more than 130 wineries statewide

Recipe: Pannukakku

The Conserva’s Matthew Baldridge takes on his grandmother’s Finnish custard pancakes

Our Kids Ruined a Perfectly Good Band

For The Hard Lessons, love and family won out over fame

This Bank-turned-restaurant is Another Reason to Love Clarkston's Dining Scene

The Fed Community is serving up good food in a kid-friendly atmosphere

Cocktail Recipe: Run For Your Money

River Bistro is One of Detroit's Hottest New Restaurants – and It's Not in Downtown

The Northwest Detroit restaurant is just the beginning for the hometown chef

Michigan's Microbrew Scene is Stocked with Some Edgy Labels

But when does clever cross the line?

Are the Detroit Suburbs Headed for Trouble?

The American dream is no longer in suburbia

Red Dunn Kitchen Boasts an Imaginative Menu with Plenty of Originality

Expect the exceptional at the Trumbull & Porter hotel’s restaurant

Could this Detroit Native be the Next Pope?

How the weight-lifting, piano-playing, former football player became part of the Roman Catholic hierarchy

Ready Player One Opens in Downtown Detroit

Nostalgia is the name of the game at this arcade bar and restaurant

New Menu Updates to Check Out This Fall

This Royal Oak Café Offers an Oasis for Local Vegans

Health-centric food and drink options shine at Cacao Tree

Print Your Best Artwork on Your Morning Latte at This Birmingham Cafe

From intricate latte art to unexpected flavors and a unique setup, Birmingham Roast is worth a visit

Cocktail Recipe: The New Bullshot

Meet the People Who Made Recycling Happen in Detroit

For a long time, Detroit was the largest city in America that didn’t recycle. It took a major DIY citizen effort to change that

Mark and the Giant Pumpkin

Here’s how a Holly handyman became Michigan’s heavyweight champ of oversize produce

Celebrate National Pizza Month at These 14 Metro Detroit Pizzerias