Structures gain attention for their design as well as kitsch
Midtown neighborhood, 1929
City of Detroit Chief Storyteller
Turn of the century relic shows how Detroiters celebrated city’s 200th birthday
One-day event to feature more than two dozen acts
A beaded belt among goods used to seal the deal for Detroit’s Belle Isle
New photo-focused books tell a tale of ‘Two Detroits.’ Plus, See You in the Cosmos and The Detroit Public Library: An American Classic
Berkley’s shopping district, 1959
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
5 metro Detroit music venues to visit this season
Delray, circa 1939
These finds at metro Detroit stores have just the right amount of both, making them ideal picks for your little one
Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Diversity and Inclusion, TechTown
New documentary spotlights accomplishments of the NBA's second African-American head coach
Fair trade accessories symbolize community and charity for owner of Love Travels. Imports
Guyton was inspired to paint piece to honor civil rights icon's bus demonstration
Detroit-based The Fashion Massacre enters its eighth year in style
Travel along M-72 and you’re only steps away from the ‘holy water’ for generations of trout anglers
Collaborative community brings together musicians from across Detroit's fragmented music scene
Stores such as Detroit Farm and Garden, Made Floral, and more have the plants and tools to help your garden grow
Stroh's Beer, 1907
Investors are betting that family-friendly minor league baseball will work in Macomb County
Event organized by Eastern Market letterpress shop to feature readings from local poets and writers, art exhibitions, workshops, and more
Russian Five's jerseys worn during the ’97 Stanley Cup playoffs among the mementos waiting to be displayed at Little Caesars Arena
Two years before America entered WWI, a German plot sought to blow up crucial targets in Detroit and Windsor
Inside and out, a Palmer Woods remodeling project provides all the modern comforts while retaining historic grandeur
Unlocking the secrets to some of the city’s lesser-known gems
Housewives’ League of Detroit, 1932
For some, meal conjures up feelings of family, nostalgia, and cultural identity, but longtime custom may be in danger of fading away
The city was considered 'the Stove Capital of the World' in late 19th century
Clothing showcase glimpses into the lives of the Roddises, an upper-middle-class family who found success in the lumber and veneer industry
Theater plans to hold grand opening for new space this month
With a rich history of milestones and challenges, the Detroit Waldorf School celebrates 50 years as a unique, community-driven institution — and with record enrollment to boot
The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat – it’s all in a day’s work for players in the Detroit Roller Derby league
The Metropolitan Building, 1927
From fine dining to undie runs, there’s plenty to do around metro Detroit this Valentine’s Day
The piano is a reminder that even during the Great Depression, Detroiters could still dance the night away
Exploring the collection of gowns, gloves, and more at Northville's Lace Museum
Detroit's annual Dirty Show comes of legal age.
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.
For years, a small truck ferry owner has been hauling hazardous materials across the Detroit River and battling Ambassador Bridge owner Matty Moroun. But if he wins, he will probably put himself out of business.
In a tension-filled sociopolitical climate, the city's police department is deploying a tall order of synchronized on-person and in-car cameras.
Abbott-Detroit automobile, 1911
Throughout 2017, we explore Detroit’s history with 12 artifacts — starting with an invention that forever changed the city
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.
Meet some of the people (and their rides) that make up metro Detroit’s vibrant auto culture
Before she was Misty Knight, actress was a classical musician and track athlete at Renaissance High School
Fitting in family time is a snap at the Legoland Discovery Center Michigan
Former America's Got Talent contestant has racked up quite an impressive resume, but there's still 'a lot of work to do'
Michigan organizations foster hope for those who flee to the U.S. after losing their families to war and violence abroad
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?
New and Notable Books
Before a sex scandal brought him down, the 'Messiah in Mink' was one of the more prominent black celebrity preachers of midcentury America
Prisoners learn more than the technical skills needed to be a cook — they learn what it takes to be a chef
The Hour Detroit staff hands out annual gifts to those newsmakers who have been nice … and those who have been naughty. See who’s on our list this year.
How metro Detroit native Dylan Larkin became the Red Wings’ next great hope
Wayne County Prosecutor
Dearborn Mayor Orville Hubbard is still controversial, even 75 years after his election
Artist April Wagner has designs for Cobo Center partnership
Detroit’s 90th Thanksgiving Day show is a tradition — especially for volunteers
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
Detroit-based guitarist strikes a chord with In Transit concert series
Cranbrook Art Museum to host exhibition based on metro Detroit and Flint-area residents’ visits to The Truth Booth
Downtown Detroit’s Puppet Art Theater celebrates stories, folktales, and the art of puppetry from around the globe
Former Michigan Gov. G. Mennen “Soapy” Williams at the 1960 Democratic presidential convention in Los Angeles
Guaranteed college scholarships are transforming futures in several local school districts
What the Wasserman Projects’ permanent art exhibit says about diversity
The Noir City Film Festival is right at home at Detroit’s Redford Theatre
2016 Artist-in-Residence at the Detroit Jazz Festival
Detroit Dance City Festival pliés back into town
Composting group Detroit Dirt continues to unearth a wealth of success in the city’s urban farming community and beyond
Executive Director of the Detroit Food Policy Council
We talk with the architect and co-founder of McIntosh Poris Associates
Few images suggest the lackadaisical days of summer better than this photograph of the Harvey C. Jackson family
Born from a desire to change the city’s image, the Detroit pride T-shirt has grown into a fashionable summer essential
We speak to the Detroit 67 Project Director
When the flames arose on the afternoon of April 27, 1915, suspicions grew in some quarters
DSO to honor David Bowie with symphonic covers concert
Catfé Lounge is part yoga studio, part living room, and part adoption center
Musician and activist talks Flint water crisis
Annual Michigan event helps families and friends revive their loved ones’ unsolved cases
In 1971, David DiChiera was a lone wolf in the wilderness
Cobo Center unveils new outdoor space
On Opening Day in 1911, the Tigers locked horns with the Chicago White Sox during a raging snowstorm.
Freep Film Festival brings Detroit to the big screen.
United Auto Workers' Vice President brings a fresh face to the union.
Paxahau celebrates a decade of keeping Detroit’s Movement electronic music festival running.
Detroit’s Immigrant Affairs Director
Four Detroit furniture makers carve their niche in the industry with quality craftsmanship and customization