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6 Last-Minute Date-Night Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Because your significant other is worth more than a simple movie and dinner

And the 2019 Restaurant of the Year Is: Prime + Proper

A polished ambience and masterful dishes at downtown Detroit’s Prime + Proper, reimagine the ethos of the American steakhouse

A Local Love Doctor Answers Your Biggest Relationship Questions

From friends and families, to financial ambiguities, Dr. Terri Orbuch has answers

Spicy Peanut Soba Noodles

The mother-daughter team behind recipe development site, Crowded Kitchen, cooks up mindful dishes starring ingredients from local makers

Home for Chinese New Year

An Ann-Arbor-based writer realizes the true way to celebrate has nothing to do with firecrackers or shiny envelopes

Pure and Simple

Drawing inspiration from the spring bridal runways and celebrity brides alike (we’re looking at you, Priyanka Chopra), this season’s wedding fashions marry minimalism and romance, with sleek yet scintillating silhouettes, dainty accessories, and the underpinnings to match

Live Long and Prosper

Ann Arbor’s Forever Labs builds a thriving business banking stem cells on the prospect of future cures and life extension

4 Ways to Celebrate the 2019 Auto Show

Worthy of leaving the Cobo Center a few minutes early

Spotlight On Snakeskin

Inspired by serpent scales, winter’s top footwear trend makes a strong and seductive statement

48 Hours With ... Jim Jalove

Group Fitness Manager, Equinox Bloomfield Hills

Motown Museum Explores the Beginnings of Berry Gordy Jr.’s Motown Hitsville U.S.A.

For the 60th Anniversary of Motown Records, a never-before-seen selection of artifacts are on display

Upward Bound

As the city aims to remake itself into an urban center, will downtown Royal Oak businesses endure the growing pains of development?

Machine Learning

The next wave of artificial intelligence is making critical decisions in health care

12 Hours With a Cirque du Soleil Aerial Artist

Julie Dionne and her team swing from chandeliers, hanging over 30 feet high

A Survivor’s Story

A West Bloomfield resident shares his memories of living under occupied Poland during World War II

Swinging Sensation

These Oprah-Approved Vegan Handbags Are Designed in Auburn Hills

The Lake Orion resident behind K. Carroll Accessories shares her success story, from being an unemployed mother to a booming business owner

Heavyweight Estate

Cadillac King Don Massey's property hits the market

Metrics of Mary Jane Motoring

Research in a modest lab at John R and Mack addresses questions about cannabis and driving and takes me back to my wayward youth

Under Wraps

Lionel Perkins, senior project design engineer for camouflage at GM North America, unveils his latest project

Driver's Ed

We’ve got auto questions, leading authorities have answers

4 Things to Do in Metro Detroit This New Year’s Eve

From all-night parties to low-key gatherings, we’ve got you covered.

It’s a #WonderfulLife

Powered by likes and public approval, how social media is squandering the holiday spirit

2018 Candy Cane or Coal?

Santa has been keeping tabs on who’s been naughty and nice over the past year. He’s his jolly old self when awarding candy canes for good deeds but look out — he’s got an icy-cold North Pole attitude when punishing bad behavior.

New Year’s Eve, Brooklyn Style

Tips for celebrating 2019 from the pros at Brooklyn Outdoor

A Mother Without Borders

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

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

Q&A: Nancy Barr, Curator of Photography at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Plus, information about the DIA’s upcoming exhibit, Lost & Found

Add These 6 Titles to Your Summer Reading List

New and notable reads to enjoy through the season

Q&A: Douriean Fletcher, Jewelry Designer for ‘Black Panther’

During a visit to Detroit, the creative will give a behind-the-scenes look at the film’s accessories

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

5 Tips for Crafting Floral Designs Like a Pro

Natalia Januszewski creates an arrangement that adds drama to even the most minimalist spaces

The Gentleman’s Guide to Style

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

Meet the Michigan Native Known for His Palm Beach Landscapes

Keith Williams’ inherent knack for landscaping blossomed from his Bloomfield Hills yard

Q&A: Karissma Yve, Creator of Xenophora

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

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

Fashion Report: Spring’s Top Trends

Get the look with the season’s best dresses, tops, accessories, and more

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

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Curtis Sullivan, owner and operator of Vault of Midnight stores in Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids, wants to be known as more than just a local comic book shop.

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

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

Stationary for Your Sweetheart

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

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

Plus, bridal looks with vintage flare

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

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?

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

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

Check Out These Local Retailers This Holiday Season

From gift shops to clothing stores and everything in between

Six Outerwear Trends to Wear This Winter

Brace yourself for frigid temperatures with haute coats and chic accessories

This Season's Hottest Gifts for Everyone on Your List

We sifted through nearly 500 items from local and national brands to help you find the perfect gifts for your friends, family, and coworkers.

Our Kids Ruined a Perfectly Good Band

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

Retail Report: Get Your Holiday Shopping Started at These New Metro Detroit Shops

There’s plenty of new, local retailers to meet all of your gift-giving needs

How to Look Sharp for Your Next Dinner Party

Detroit-based menswear stylist and blogger Michael-Anthony Spearman dishes out his best advice

Are the Detroit Suburbs Headed for Trouble?

The American dream is no longer in suburbia

Expert Tips for Making Your Lipstick Last

Lipstick enthusiast and founder of The Lip Bar Melissa Butler shows you how to make the season's top lipstick trends stay from home to happy hour

Could this Detroit Native be the Next Pope?

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

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

Black Diamonds Worthy of Your Wishlist

Add intrigue to your jewelry box this season

An Hour With... Aki Choklat

Fashion Accessories Chair, College for Creative Studies

New Frocks on the Block

Playing ‘what’s in our (shopping) bag’ with new Detroit retailers

Best Dressed 2017

Meet metro Detroit's most stylish NFL player, dentist, nail salon owner, and more

How Aaliyah Fans Inspired an Upcoming M.A.C. Cosmetics Collection

On the 16th anniversary of Aaliyah’s death, the Detroit-native’s legacy lives on.

Baking Basics

Must-have tools for your next sweet treat cook-off

Hop ’Til You Drop

D-Cyphering Jenny Risher’s new book and DIA exhibit

Family Meal

Even among strangers, you’re never alone when you gather for Chinese hot pot

Avalon International Breads Gives Rise to Change

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

Gift Ideas for the No. 1 Dad

Treat Pops to something extra special this Father’s Day with stylish accessories, gadgets, and treats

Who to Watch at the Tony Awards

U-M composers already have a Golden Globe and an Oscar. And perhaps this Sunday, a Tony, too

An Hour With... Dani Woods

Office of the Chief LGBT Liaison, Detroit Police Department

How to Pair Cheese and Chocolate

Local cheesemonger enchants taste buds with chocolate and cheese pop-ups

Socialization Therapies at Michigan Hospitals Help Address Kids' Emotional Needs

Through art, music, and other programs, young patients maintain their identities, ease stress and anxiety

Detroit Designers Embrace Challenges of Eco-Friendly Fashion

Being sustainable and stylish don't have to be mutually exclusive as local brands get creative with recycled materials, give back to the community

An Hour With... Austin Black II

Founder, City Living Detroit

Erasing the Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness

Anxiety disorders and depression are often faceless — as well as misunderstood and mistreated

Muskrat Dinners a Tradition During Lent Downriver

For some, meal conjures up feelings of family, nostalgia, and cultural identity, but longtime custom may be in danger of fading away

Detroit Actress Ryan Destiny Lights Up Small Screen on Fox Drama 'Star'

Singer grew up on Joy Road near Rouge Park, attended middle school and high school in West Bloomfield

An Hour With ... Sonya Mays

Detroit Public Schools Community District board member; President/CEO of Develop Detroit

Cozy Home Decor

Inspiration to make you feel at home

An Hour With... Irvin D. Reid

President Emeritus, Wayne State University

Left in Plain Sight in the Snow

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.

Eyes on Detroit

In a tension-filled sociopolitical climate, the city's police department is deploying a tall order of synchronized on-person and in-car cameras.

La Vie en Rose

Vintage bridal looks for a timeless and unforgettable wedding celebration.

Essay: Detroit Can Beat the Gentrification Game

It won’t be easy, but the city can be a national model for inclusive economic redevelopment

An Hour With ... John Conyers Jr.

Congressman of Michigan's 13th Congressional District

Who Killed Barry Crane?

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.

Did Kwame Kilpatrick Actually Help Detroit?

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?

An Hour With... Greg Russell

Movie reviewer for Live in the D

Culinary Program at Michigan Prison Nourishes Raw Talent

Prisoners learn more than the technical skills needed to be a cook — they learn what it takes to be a chef

Lost and Found

Detroit Artifactry builds a business around eclectic home decor

An Hour With... Kym Worthy

Wayne County Prosecutor

By Any Other Name…

It doesn’t sound fancy, but Pop’s For Italian serves up extremely well-prepared Italian dishes paired with an ambitious wine program