City of Detroit Chief Storyteller
Program treats participants like ‘more than a number’
Wrongly imprisoned for nearly 10 years, Davontae Sanford works to steer others away from a criminal justice system that failed him
This casual and fun menu will ensure you spend minimal time in the kitchen and maximum time outside
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
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
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.
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.
Ann Arbor’s Cardamom serves up utterly fresh, sophisticated, and authentic Indian fare
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
Corktown grocery store aims to bring the neighborhood 100 percent locally sourced goods
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
Great Baraboo Brewing Co. was founded on suds, but there’s plenty else to like
For generations, families have been passing down recipes that have stood the test of time
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
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
The Trattoria inside Plymouth's Cantoro is like a visit to a small Italian town
Reilly Craft Creamery scoops out traditional flavors — but their vegan vanilla gelato is a hit, too
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
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
A small but mighty Spencer is making an impression on the Ann Arbor restaurant scene
Old school meets new school
Psychedelic Healing Shack of Detroit aims to help others heal themselves and the community
Atomic Chicken’s ‘chef-driven fast food’ idea comes home to roost in Clawson
Former garnish veggie now sits atop Jeff Baldwin’s ‘most requested’ salad list
We tried a bunch of cool locally made ice cream — here’s the scoop
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
Sweeties candy and ice cream shop is a joyful addition to Kercheval Avenue shopping
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
Karl’s Cabin is taking American comfort food to new heights
On gratitude—and figuring out what holds us back
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
Friday nights in Dearborn are hopping at Joe’s Top Dog Restaurant
Executive chef Nick Janutol’s menu at reimagined Birmingham restaurant is brimming with originality
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
Royal Oak’s La Dulce takes traditional small-plates dining to new heights.
Russian monastery serves up Eastern European dishes to a devoted following.
Detroit Marshmallow Co. owner opens a Grosse Pointe Park dessert café location.
Jambalaya according to Lula’s Louisiana Cookhouse’s John Beilfuss.
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.
Community-based project helps Detroit students learn about literacy while creating art for public library.
Detroit’s internationally celebrated Mosaic Youth Theatre troupe approaches its 25th year of helping students excel in the arts — and beyond
When VA treatments don’t work, Michigan veterans turn to medical marijuana to ease their mental and physical pain
Craft beer popularity to spur a doubling of Michigan’s hop farm acreage
Even during Michigan beer’s golden age of growth, success hasn’t come easy for brewmaster Scott King
Bucharest Grill’s most popular wrap has earned a place in the pantheon of Detroit foods
Corktown’s Rubbed reboots, branching out to offer ‘steakhouse vibe’ dinner service
Firebird Tavern’s Tony Piraino serves it up hot
When it comes to St. Patrick’s Day revelry, Old Shillelagh knows how to throw a party
For nearly 40 years, a not-so-trendy gathering place has held down the fort in the suddenly popular Milwaukee Junction
Detroit’s eccentric past and present make for a hell of a party at the Marche du Nain Rouge
Refugees fleeing hardship in their home country start anew in southeast Michigan — and give back by helping others
Looking to exercise your creative muscles? Local artisanal workshops let you try your hand at something new.
On a rebounding stretch on Second Avenue in Midtown, Selden Standard's Andy Hollyday takes casual high-end restaurants to the next level
Freshness reigns supreme at the imaginative Chartreuse Kitchen & Cocktails in Midtown
Jim Brady’s Detroit owner sets out to recreate the feeling of his grandfather’s famed saloon
Dearborn Meat Market serves affordable old favorites with a twist
Rugby Grille’s Damian Yopek’s classic coq au vin is his kind of home cooking
When all else fails, an old-school matchmaker just might be the answer
Director, President, and CEO of the DIA
New restaurant in The Belt is the type of place to get Miller High Life and a burger or craft cocktail and sophisticated sturgeon
“I’m a huge fan of Selden Standard,” says Brennan Calnin, formerly the executive chef at Townhouse Detroit.
At Mabel Gray, James Rigato’s masterful dishes are turning an unlikely location into a destination
Whiskey-centric gathering spot in Grosse Pointe pays homage to the Prohibition-era booze runners