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
Indie Film Score Composer
Cats and dogs get many of the same cancers we do. Could they be the key to unlocking new treatments that help us — and our pets — beat the disease?
Meet metro Detroit's most stylish NFL player, dentist, nail salon owner, and more
D-Cyphering Jenny Risher’s new book and DIA exhibit
Even among strangers, you’re never alone when you gather for Chinese hot pot
Twenty years ago, two women had the vision to open an organic bakery in the Cass Corridor. They take a look back and share their vision for the future
U-M composers already have a Golden Globe and an Oscar. And perhaps this Sunday, a Tony, too
Office of the Chief LGBT Liaison, Detroit Police Department
Our reader's picks for the Best of Detroit winners in food, drink, leisure, people, and services
Local cheesemonger enchants taste buds with chocolate and cheese pop-ups
Through art, music, and other programs, young patients maintain their identities, ease stress and anxiety
Being sustainable and stylish don't have to be mutually exclusive as local brands get creative with recycled materials, give back to the community
Founder, City Living Detroit
Anxiety disorders and depression are often faceless — as well as misunderstood and mistreated
Unlocking the secrets to some of the city’s lesser-known gems
For some, meal conjures up feelings of family, nostalgia, and cultural identity, but longtime custom may be in danger of fading away
Singer grew up on Joy Road near Rouge Park, attended middle school and high school in West Bloomfield
Detroit Public Schools Community District board member; President/CEO of Develop Detroit
President Emeritus, Wayne State University
A heinous serial criminal. An alleged cover-up. A father fights to reveal the identity of his child’s murderer, the Oakland County Child Killer, 40 years later.
In a tension-filled sociopolitical climate, the city's police department is deploying a tall order of synchronized on-person and in-car cameras.
Vintage bridal looks for a timeless and unforgettable wedding celebration.
It won’t be easy, but the city can be a national model for inclusive economic redevelopment
Congressman of Michigan's 13th Congressional District
In 1985, the Detroit native's body was found at his California townhouse. Despite the discovery of new DNA evidence no one has pinned down who killed the man known as the Babe Ruth of bridge and why.
Disgraced and out of appeals, Detroit former mayor will still be sitting in a federal prison on New Year’s Day 2037. But could his corruption have, in an odd way, actually improved the city?
Movie reviewer for Live in the D
Prisoners learn more than the technical skills needed to be a cook — they learn what it takes to be a chef
Detroit Artifactry builds a business around eclectic home decor
Wayne County Prosecutor
It doesn’t sound fancy, but Pop’s For Italian serves up extremely well-prepared Italian dishes paired with an ambitious wine program
Detroit’s 90th Thanksgiving Day show is a tradition — especially for volunteers
The Venice Biennale exhibit has been praised and panned, pondered and protested. And come February, the locals will get their chance to weigh in.
For generations, families have been passing down recipes that have stood the test of time
This is the tale of Roaring Dan Seavey, the lakeman who absconded with a ship full of cedar and led authorities on a chase up the coast of Lake Michigan
Getting into the voting spirit with election-inspired cocktails
Detroit Flyhouse Circus School teaches kids (and adults) to channel their inner acrobat
Executive Director and Health Officer of the Detroit Health Department
A mass transit plan was almost derailed by the usual political potholes. But regional cooperation is finally in the hands of the voters.
How one architect is attempting to reimagine Detroit’s blight
Elegant dining in Rochester’s century-old Chapman House
Dr. Mona gained fame as a ‘water warrior,’ but her long-term crusade is fixing all of Flint’s social ills
Living in Wayne County’s polluted ZIP codes has been linked to asthma and other health conditions, but activists and policymakers — and even some industries — are working to address regional environmental issues
How thoughts and perceptions health care providers unconsciously harbor can affect health care for minorities — and what can be done about it
Fifty years ago this October, The Grande Ballroom became Detroit’s brick-and-mortar embodiment of the sex, drugs, and rock ’n’ roll era
Annual festival looks to the future
What the Wasserman Projects’ permanent art exhibit says about diversity
Cutting to the core of Paul Bunyan's true Great Lakes origins
From bags to neckties, get to know some of the local fashion scene’s brightest homegrown talents
Detroit Public Schools gets a fresh financial start this fall, but some say Michigan lawmakers have set the state’s largest district up for failure
This year’s picks come from all over the metro Detroit map — from the entertainment industry and sports world to boardrooms and courtrooms
Performers from Detroit’s small busking community face an unclear city ordinance — and some friendly competition
A coney island blossoms into Flowers of Vietnam on the weekends as a southwest Detroit chef works to bring his neighborhood a creative dining experience
Fifteen years after her untimely death the Detroit star still matters, but her legacy is in question
The Founders Junior Council’s longstanding Fash Bash has become one of the DIA’s most anticipated events
Composting group Detroit Dirt continues to unearth a wealth of success in the city’s urban farming community and beyond
UAW-GM sponsorship gives new life to the Spirit of Detroit HydroFest
A Troll explores the Upper Peninsula, one pasty at a time
Join Hour Detroit at the table for a taste of the Great Lakes State’s most iconic dishes
Not much says Michigan like Mackinac Island, and not much says Mackinac Island like fudge.
A completely fair and balanced five-sense approach to establishing Detroit-style pies as the nation’s best
A native metro Detroiter living in Brooklyn yearns for the almond boneless chicken of her youth
American or Lafayette? Here’s how to decide which dog cuts the mustard once and for all
In the northern Michigan village of Bellaire, family and friends carry on ‘Smokehouse Tim’s’ legacy
Supino Pizza owner pays homage to his family through La Rondinella’s authentic Italian regional dishes
The Rev. Joan Ross keeps the faith, fighting for families and residents in one of Detroit’s oft-neglected neighborhoods
A wizened look beyond the coney to metro Detroit’s alternative hot dog offerings
HIV is still a health problem, but getting the public to notice is an uphill battle
A small but mighty Spencer is making an impression on the Ann Arbor restaurant scene
Michigan’s film industry is uncertain after the end of the state’s financial incentives
Apartments and homes along Detroit’s riverfront take advantage of the city’s greatest natural asset
Old school meets new school
Psychedelic Healing Shack of Detroit aims to help others heal themselves and the community
Tips for planning the ultimate family-friendly spread
The Belle Isle Grand Prix brings money, commerce, and exposure to Detroit, but some parkgoers think reduced accessibility to the island doesn’t add up to a victory
Detroit Institute of Arts exhibition goes on a photographic tour of the United States of America
Catfé Lounge is part yoga studio, part living room, and part adoption center
On gratitude—and figuring out what holds us back
Its factories are long gone, but 150-year-old Vernors is still ‘Detroit’s drink’
Readers crown more than 300 totally awesome Best of Detroit winners
A from-the-bleachers look at Detroit City Football Club’s loud, proud fans
A maritime history collector is preserving the lore and legend of Downriver’s commercial shipping history, one replica at a time
Operated by a community of monks, the Jampot sells organic confections in Michigan’s Upper (upper) Peninsula
A look back at the people covered by Hour Detroit since 1996
The Motor City stars in recent books
Local entrepreneurs are putting the Motor City on the fashion map
How a turn-of-the-century Midtown castle became a lesson in sustainable living — and an urban guest lodge
Paddleboarding gains popularity on Michigan’s lakes and rivers
Get the authentic flavor of favorite ethnic foods right in your kitchen with these Michigan-made products.
The Brightmoor Maker Space seeks to build a community of craftsmen in one of Detroit’s most blighted neighborhoods.