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
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
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.
On a rebounding stretch on Second Avenue in Midtown, Selden Standard's Andy Hollyday takes casual high-end restaurants to the next level
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
Out of necessity or by choice, a growing number of area commuters are adapting to life without an automobile
A visit to the DNR’s Outdoor Adventure Center is like taking an up north field trip right in downtown Detroit
Director of the Detroit Revitalization Fellows
Over the next decade or two, you may not recognize metro Detroit — or what the auto industry produces
A portrait of Ford Motor Co. auto design manager Earl Lucas Jr. at the peak of his creative powers
After a nearly 35-year perch atop metro Detroit’s restaurant scene, Jim and Mary Lark bid a fond farewell to their acclaimed European-style country inn
Santa keeps track of who’s been naughty and who’s been nice. So do we. Here are the newsmakers who have had an impact on metro Detroit.
Some tobacco shops offer delicious exceptions to Michigan’s smoking ban
Townsend's Drew Sayes and Damien Yopek as well as Myles Anton from Traverse City represent local culinary scene
21-year-old photographer Vuhlandes focuses on the blight, the guns, and the faces of his west-side neighborhood to document a Detroit that often goes unseen
Michigan Tea Week to feature tastings, food pairings, etiquette education, and more
DSO to debut innovative composer Tod Machover’s Symphony in D — a work blending traditional instruments with everyday sounds of the city
At first glance, vintage menus have noticeably low-sounding prices, but a closer look reveals our changing culinary tastes
A small room at The Whitney features the legendary green spirit — with a local twist
Local cider mills help capture the spirit of fall
A recap of this year's FashionSpeak conference in Detroit and an exclusive interview with fashion designer Kevan Hall.
Elliott Broom leads the operations staff of the DIA through crises big and small, ensuring that — despite relentless transitions — everything goes off without a hitch
Just in time for Halloween, a trio of Detroit-area natives are resurrecting an ‘Evil’ franchise
Since 1904, Jacoby's has been dishing out German comfort food to rival Grandma's
McClary Bros. founder Jess McClary discusses her appearance on the ABC show.
From behind the bench to inside the executive boxes, the Detroit Lions are among the league leaders in diversity
Keego Harbor’s Indo restaurant proprietors serve up appealing traditional family cuisine from Java
Cranbrook has helped inner-city high school students get into college for 50 years
Alan Cumming tops the bill as Cabaret 313 season tickets go on sale August 1
If you insist upon taking pictures of what’s on your plate, they should at least be good. Here’s some advice.
Are crickets the new bacon? Local advocates explore raising insects for food.
Real photo postcards offer snapshots of Michigan history — and fetch some pretty hefty prices
Dark sky parks like Mackinaw City’s The Headlands are preserving the nighttime view
The influential MC5’s hometown of Lincoln Park hosts 50th anniversary exhibit and concert
From Aretha and George Clinton to The Roots, the stars are coming out to help Chene Park celebrate its 30th season on the riverfront
Craft brewers push their way into premium space once reserved for the big boys
Bill Eisner has dedicated more than 50 years to documenting Detroit fires, firefighters, and the history of the Detroit Fire Department
For 10 years, Dearborn’s Arab American National Museum has been telling the community’s unique stories
With the help of local companies’ products, men can put their best faces forward
Celebrating a century of admiring the scenery and hoisting the sails at the BYC
Culture thrives on the west side of the state's must-see art destination
Detroit has known about Jessica Hernandez and The Deltas for years; now the rest of the world is discovering them
Arsenal of Democracy Museum is a hands-on tribute to efforts on the homefront
Downtown Home & Garden maintains a distinctly Ann Arbor appeal
The remarkable 1935-36 season was a great time for Detroit sports fans. Nearly 80 years later, efforts are underway to revive ‘Champions Day’.
2014-15 Michigan Teacher of the Year, Melody Arabo breaks down stereotypes about harmful classroom behavior in book
A pair of home-grown illusionists star as part of an international tour of jaw-dropping tricks that amaze and amuse
Motown Museum to celebrate 30th anniversary with a poetry slam, membership card, and more ways to ‘Come and Get These Memories’
Approaching 70, Bob Seger is on the road again with the Silver Bullet Band to support his popular recent release
Pawn shop turned farmstead-cuisine restaurant feels like home sweet home
Exploring the story behind a familiar statue, and why the man had a Michigan county named after him