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
Singer grew up on Joy Road near Rouge Park, attended middle school and high school in West Bloomfield
Clothing showcase glimpses into the lives of the Roddises, an upper-middle-class family who found success in the lumber and veneer industry
Detroit Public Schools Community District board member; President/CEO of Develop Detroit
Theater plans to hold grand opening for new space this month
The Metropolitan Building, 1927
From fine dining to undie runs, there’s plenty to do around metro Detroit this Valentine’s Day
President Emeritus, Wayne State University
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.
It won’t be easy, but the city can be a national model for inclusive economic redevelopment
Abbott-Detroit automobile, 1911
Congressman of Michigan's 13th Congressional District
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
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?
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
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
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
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.
Detroit Artifactry builds a business around eclectic home decor
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
It doesn’t sound fancy, but Pop’s For Italian serves up extremely well-prepared Italian dishes paired with an ambitious wine program
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
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
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
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 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
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
Executive Director of the Detroit Food Policy Council
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
We talk with the architect and co-founder of McIntosh Poris Associates
Old school meets new school
Few images suggest the lackadaisical days of summer better than this photograph of the Harvey C. Jackson family
Psychedelic Healing Shack of Detroit aims to help others heal themselves and the community
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
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
DSO to honor David Bowie with symphonic covers concert
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
Musician and activist talks Flint water crisis
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
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
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.
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 internationally celebrated Mosaic Youth Theatre troupe approaches its 25th year of helping students excel in the arts — and beyond