Powered by likes and public approval, how social media is squandering the holiday spirit
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.
Tips for celebrating 2019 from the pros at Brooklyn Outdoor
How a former educator in Grosse Pointe Park became an immigration activist
Citizen Yoga founder, Kacee Must Leeb reflects on her sister’s suicide, its impact on her family, and her road to finding purpose
Like many metro areas across the U.S., finding a therapist in and around Detroit can prove to be difficult. But, a change in perception, accessibility, and compatibility can make all the difference.
Numbers don’t lie. From being ranked as the most stressed-out city in the United States to the shortage of mental health care providers in Wayne County to Michigan’s rising suicide rate, metro Detroit lacks a clean bill of health in the matters of mental health. We’ve done the math.
New innovations that revolutionize traditional approaches to counseling
The history, facts, and recent allegations against the National Landmark
New and notable reads to satisfy your inner bookworm
Hour Detroit Editor Steve Wilke tries an unconventional method of kicking a years-long habit
New and notable reads to enjoy through the season
Morningside resident Bob Welke is the man to call for vintage music machine repairs, restorations, and more
With more than 20 years in the business and 14 albums under their collective belts, a cult-favorite band rocks on
Meet the costumers, composers, and performers who made it happen
From grooming to shopping, a comprehensive directory for stylish men in metro Detroit
Producer Alyonka Larionov and plus-size model Leah Vernon discuss their struggles with eating disorders
Flint boxer Claressa Shields may have Olympic gold medals under her belt, but she’s just getting started
From the arts to the Detroit Zoo, here are some must-see area attractions and events
After cutting undergraduate programs, a beloved liberal arts college looks to reinvent itself
The team bringing internet service to residents in three Detroit neighborhoods is building more than a wireless network — it’s building community
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
Martial arts instructor trains people to defend themselves and take a stand against dangerous lifestyles — literally
Environmental groups want to clear the air about the fuel behind a little-known power system
Inside a former window dresser’s eclectic West Village home
How current U.S. immigration policy divided an Ann Arbor family
These three women-owned businesses are unstacking the deck
What does that mean for Detroit's legacy automakers?
A pastor and a rabbi are making 'interfaith' more than just a buzzword
For The Hard Lessons, love and family won out over fame
The American dream is no longer in suburbia
How the weight-lifting, piano-playing, former football player became part of the Roman Catholic hierarchy
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
Here’s how a Holly handyman became Michigan’s heavyweight champ of oversize produce
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
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
Before you hit the pavement, experts advise learning your body’s cues for the greatest benefits, least injuries. Plus training and eating plans and a guide to local races
Founder, City Living Detroit
Anxiety disorders and depression are often faceless — as well as misunderstood and mistreated
Local health professionals are using gaming technology and other apps to analyze pain, educate students, and more
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.
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
Officials say the increase in heroin addiction is linked to the proliferation of highly addictive painkillers that are overprescribed.
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
Bucharest Grill’s most popular wrap has earned a place in the pantheon of Detroit foods
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.