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Why Abdul El-Sayed's Run for Governor Is for Real

Can a political rookie from Michigan become America's first Muslim governor?

Review: Inside Detroit Vegan Soul’s New Westside Location

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

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

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

Red Dunn Kitchen Boasts an Imaginative Menu with Plenty of Originality

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

The Common Cure

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?

The World Is Their Oyster

Chefs’ fresh, flavorful fare that highlights seafood from near and far makes a trip to Ferndale’s Voyager memorable

Family Meal

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

Beachy Keen

This casual and fun menu will ensure you spend minimal time in the kitchen and maximum time outside

Best of Detroit 2017

Our reader's picks for the Best of Detroit winners in food, drink, leisure, people, and services

How to Pair Cheese and Chocolate

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

Detroit 1967

2017 City Guide: Hidden Detroit

Unlocking the secrets to some of the city’s lesser-known gems

La Vie en Rose

Vintage bridal looks for a timeless and unforgettable wedding celebration.

Vibrant and Distinct

Ann Arbor’s Cardamom serves up utterly fresh, sophisticated, and authentic Indian fare

The Hand That Feeds

Corktown grocery store aims to bring the neighborhood 100 percent locally sourced goods

Beyond Beer

Great Baraboo Brewing Co. was founded on suds, but there’s plenty else to like

Love a Parade

Detroit’s 90th Thanksgiving Day show is a tradition — especially for volunteers

Detroit, Reimagined

The Venice Biennale exhibit has been praised and panned, pondered and protested. And come February, the locals will get their chance to weigh in.

From Their Table to Yours

For generations, families have been passing down recipes that have stood the test of time

Pirate of the Great Lakes

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

Red, White, and Booze

Getting into the voting spirit with election-inspired cocktails

Champion For Children

Dr. Mona gained fame as a ‘water warrior,’ but her long-term crusade is fixing all of Flint’s social ills

Clearing The Air

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

Curing Implicit Bias

How thoughts and perceptions health care providers unconsciously harbor can affect health care for minorities — and what can be done about it

Birth of a Legend

Cutting to the core of Paul Bunyan's true Great Lakes origins

Designed by Detroit

From bags to neckties, get to know some of the local fashion scene’s brightest homegrown talents

The Village Market

The Trattoria inside Plymouth's Cantoro is like a visit to a small Italian town

A New Day for DPS?

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

2016 Best Dressed List

This year’s picks come from all over the metro Detroit map — from the entertainment industry and sports world to boardrooms and courtrooms

Old Favorites

Reilly Craft Creamery scoops out traditional flavors — but their vegan vanilla gelato is a hit, too

Takin' it to the Streets

Performers from Detroit’s small busking community face an unclear city ordinance — and some friendly competition

A Finer Diner

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

100 Years of Thunder

UAW-GM sponsorship gives new life to the Spirit of Detroit HydroFest

A Tale of Two Michigans

A Troll explores the Upper Peninsula, one pasty at a time

Ode to Michigan Foods

Join Hour Detroit at the table for a taste of the Great Lakes State’s most iconic dishes

Who are you Calling a Fudgie?

Not much says Michigan like Mackinac Island, and not much says Mackinac Island like fudge.

Pizza Perception

A completely fair and balanced five-sense approach to establishing Detroit-style pies as the nation’s best

A Taste of Home

A native metro Detroiter living in Brooklyn yearns for the almond boneless chicken of her youth

The Coney Challenge

American or Lafayette? Here’s how to decide which dog cuts the mustard once and for all

Preserving a Tradition

In the northern Michigan village of Bellaire, family and friends carry on ‘Smokehouse Tim’s’ legacy

Sunday Dinner, Five Days a Week

Supino Pizza owner pays homage to his family through La Rondinella’s authentic Italian regional dishes

A Different Dog

A wizened look beyond the coney to metro Detroit’s alternative hot dog offerings

Compassion Fatigue

HIV is still a health problem, but getting the public to notice is an uphill battle

Still Reeling?

Michigan’s film industry is uncertain after the end of the state’s financial incentives

Strait Outta Downtown

Apartments and homes along Detroit’s riverfront take advantage of the city’s greatest natural asset

Hatching a Concept

Atomic Chicken’s ‘chef-driven fast food’ idea comes home to roost in Clawson

Recipe: Shades of Kale

Former garnish veggie now sits atop Jeff Baldwin’s ‘most requested’ salad list

Life's a Picnic

Tips for planning the ultimate family-friendly spread

Cream of the Crop

We tried a bunch of cool locally made ice cream — here’s the scoop

Fun by the Ounce

Sweeties candy and ice cream shop is a joyful addition to Kercheval Avenue shopping

Fresh Look

Roadhouse Roots

Karl’s Cabin is taking American comfort food to new heights

A Ginger Tale

Its factories are long gone, but 150-year-old Vernors is still ‘Detroit’s drink’

Best of Detroit 2016

Readers crown more than 300 totally awesome Best of Detroit winners

Jam-Packed Piety

Operated by a community of monks, the Jampot sells organic confections in Michigan’s Upper (upper) Peninsula

20/20 Hindsight

A look back at the people covered by Hour Detroit since 1996

Good Reads

The Motor City stars in recent books

A Side Order of Jazz

Friday nights in Dearborn are hopping at Joe’s Top Dog Restaurant

Street Wise

Local entrepreneurs are putting the Motor City on the fashion map

Call of the Forest

Executive chef Nick Janutol’s menu at reimagined Birmingham restaurant is brimming with originality

Tapas Tonight?

Royal Oak’s La Dulce takes traditional small-plates dining to new heights.

Old World, New Tricks

Russian monastery serves up Eastern European dishes to a devoted following.

Sweet Success

Detroit Marshmallow Co. owner opens a Grosse Pointe Park dessert café location.

Southern Strength

Jambalaya according to Lula’s Louisiana Cookhouse’s John Beilfuss.

Eat Globally, Act Locally

Get the authentic flavor of favorite ethnic foods right in your kitchen with these Michigan-made products.

City Guide 2016

Exploring metro Detroit mile by mile.

Mile By Mile: 5 - 8 Mile

City Guide 2016: Mile by Mile

Mile By Mile: 9 - 12 Mile

Nine Mile symbolizes the beginnings of suburban sprawl — and white flight.

Mile By Mile: 13 - 16 Mile

To "Little Vietnam" and beyond.

Mile By Mile: 17 Mile - Hall Road

In many ways, Hall Road just might be the most American of all of the mile roads.

An Unorthodox Church

In suburban Detroit, St. Sabbas Orthodox Monastery is heaven on Earth.

Making a Movement

Paxahau celebrates a decade of keeping Detroit’s Movement electronic music festival running.

La Belle Fleur

Florals are an enduring fashion motif, and today’s freshest arrivals range from subtle lace patterns that evoke delicate leaves to botanical-inspired prints.

Growing Appeal

Craft beer popularity to spur a doubling of Michigan’s hop farm acreage

Third Time's a Charm?

Even during Michigan beer’s golden age of growth, success hasn’t come easy for brewmaster Scott King

Ode to Shawarma

Bucharest Grill’s most popular wrap has earned a place in the pantheon of Detroit foods

Artfully Casual

Corktown’s Rubbed reboots, branching out to offer ‘steakhouse vibe’ dinner service

Chill Fighter

Firebird Tavern’s Tony Piraino serves it up hot

Drink Recipe: Irish Mule

When it comes to St. Patrick’s Day revelry, Old Shillelagh knows how to throw a party

Hitting Z Spot

For nearly 40 years, a not-so-trendy gathering place has held down the fort in the suddenly popular Milwaukee Junction

Doubling Down

Nearly two decades after voters rolled the dice on casinos, has the city and state hit the jackpot or is it even money? One safe bet: The house always wins.

Creative Value

The Kresge Foundation's Annual $25,000 unrestricted grants help Detroit's burgeoning artists

A Date With the Devil

Detroit’s eccentric past and present make for a hell of a party at the Marche du Nain Rouge

Extraordinarily Good

Freshness reigns supreme at the imaginative Chartreuse Kitchen & Cocktails in Midtown

Spirited Inspiration

Jim Brady’s Detroit owner sets out to recreate the feeling of his grandfather’s famed saloon

Family Style

Dearborn Meat Market serves affordable old favorites with a twist

Simple Pleasures

Rugby Grille’s Damian Yopek’s classic coq au vin is his kind of home cooking

Solid Standby

New restaurant in The Belt is the type of place to get Miller High Life and a burger or craft cocktail and sophisticated sturgeon

From Tires to Tequila

Using agave crops from their ancestral Jalisco, Mexico, property, a Southwest Detroit family is creating award-winning spirits

Holy Schvitz

A new generation reconnects with Old World traditions at a storied Detroit bathhouse

The Look of Love

Bridal fashion doesn’t necessarily have to be wed to tradition.

Cravings: Brennan Calnin

“I’m a huge fan of Selden Standard,” says Brennan Calnin, formerly the executive chef at Townhouse Detroit.

Hip in Hazel Park

At Mabel Gray, James Rigato’s masterful dishes are turning an unlikely location into a destination

Six Appeal

Whiskey-centric gathering spot in Grosse Pointe pays homage to the Prohibition-era booze runners

Special Sauce

Wright & Co.’s Dan DeWall uses pork shoulder, an inexpensive and delicious choice for hearty ragu

Motorless in the Motor City

Out of necessity or by choice, a growing number of area commuters are adapting to life without an automobile

Tiny Houses, Big Dreams

More people across the country are downsizing their homes — and their lives. Will this trend gain traction in metro Detroit?