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Born in Detroit but inspired by Rome, SheWolf takes diners on a culinary journey

The Art of Gifting

Metro Detroit tastemakers from all walks of life offer a glimpse of what’s on their holiday wish lists. From artwork to leather goods and apparel to record players, their picks run the gamut of this season’s most popular gifting items. As different as they may be, for these four locals, the spirit of giving, eating good food, and spending time with loved ones always tops the list.

Precious Metals

Layering necklaces, stacking rings, and placing bangle upon glitzy bangle: a definitive guide to mixing the season’s must-have jewelry

The Makings of the Shinola Hotel

When the Detroit brand’s first foray into hospitality opens its doors, it’ll offer customers a more intimate way to connect with its products and experience the values central to its mission

Best Dressed 2018

Pulling back the curtain on this year’s selection of the region’s most stylish denizens

Deeply Rooted

Influenced by their ancestors, Native American artists celebrate indigenous culture through traditional and contemporary dance, music, and more

Sanctuary for the Senses

Castalia in Midtown offers a cocktail experience unlike any other

Mental Health: Let's Talk About It

Shedding light on a subject long deemed taboo

State of the Arts

These Businesses Are Planting Purpose in Metro Detroit — Through Food

Hour Detroit’s food issue explores sustainable restaurants, organizations, and more

3 Eateries that Focus on People, Profit, and the Planet

These triple bottom line businesses are part of Detroit’s FoodLab organization

A Zen Monk on Her Vegetarian Diet

Myungju Hillary talks spirituality, a plant-based diet, and more

Michigan-Made, Mother Nature-Approved Tools for Your Kitchen

Ditch disposables and opt for reusable products

Your Guide to Environmentally Friendly Organizations in Metro Detroit

These 10 local businesses are paving the way for a healthier and happier planet

A Deeper Look into the Racial and Ethnic Tensions Dividing Metro Detroit

From the city to the suburbs, existing segregation could be hindering the region’s progress

50 Years Later: A Look Back at the Tigers’ 1968 World Series Win

The underdog team staged a mighty comeback during the historic season

Getting Ready with a Drag Queen

Emma Sapphire gives a behind-the-scenes look at a pre show beauty routine

Blown Summer Style Challenge: Be Brave With This Season's Sheer Fabrics

Billowy silhouettes and scintillating jewelry create an ethereal appeal

Best of Detroit 2018

Our reader's picks for the Best of Detroit winners in food, drink, leisure, people, and services

Your Guide to Michigan’s Odd and Unusual Festivals

We rounded up some of the state’s most niche events, celebrating everything from fishflies to Elvis

City Guide: Exploring Metro Detroit From A to Z

From the arts to the Detroit Zoo, here are some must-see area attractions and events

Why Abdul El-Sayed's Run for Governor Is for Real

Can a political rookie from Michigan become America's first Muslim governor?

Our Kids Ruined a Perfectly Good Band

For The Hard Lessons, love and family won out over fame

6 of the Spookiest Destinations in Metro Detroit

A new approach to tourism in Detroit hopes to capitalize on the public’s hankering for a good ghost story

The Common Cure

Cats and dogs get many of the same cancers we do. Could they be the key to unlocking new treatments that help us — and our pets — beat the disease?

A Peek Inside One of Michigan's Five Nudist Resorts

Turtle Lake Resort is the land of the free and the home of the bare

Favorable Winds

Hoisting the sails (and an adult beverage or two) with the nation’s oldest boat club

Michigan Filmmaker Hosts Adult Summer Camp

Participants relive their childhoods and forge new friendships

Best of Detroit 2017

Our reader's picks for the Best of Detroit winners in food, drink, leisure, people, and services

Detroit 1967

Casting Distance

Travel along M-72 and you’re only steps away from the ‘holy water’ for generations of trout anglers

2017 City Guide: Hidden Detroit

Unlocking the secrets to some of the city’s lesser-known gems

La Vie en Rose

Vintage bridal looks for a timeless and unforgettable wedding celebration.

Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville Offers Cozy Comfort

Stay for a spell at resort, which features Cottages at Water’s Edge for ultimate rest and relaxation

Welcome to Pheasantville

Thundering Aspens Sportsman Club is bringing back a favorite of hunters

Love a Parade

Detroit’s 90th Thanksgiving Day show is a tradition — especially for volunteers

Detroit, Reimagined

The Venice Biennale exhibit has been praised and panned, pondered and protested. And come February, the locals will get their chance to weigh in.

From Their Table to Yours

For generations, families have been passing down recipes that have stood the test of time

Pirate of the Great Lakes

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

Red, White, and Booze

Getting into the voting spirit with election-inspired cocktails

Sensory Symphony

The already-picturesque Porcupine Mountains transform with brilliant fall foliage

Champion For Children

Dr. Mona gained fame as a ‘water warrior,’ but her long-term crusade is fixing all of Flint’s social ills

Clearing The Air

Living in Wayne County’s polluted ZIP codes has been linked to asthma and other health conditions, but activists and policymakers — and even some industries — are working to address regional environmental issues

Curing Implicit Bias

How thoughts and perceptions health care providers unconsciously harbor can affect health care for minorities — and what can be done about it

Communing With Nature

Pray among the pines in Hartwick Pines State Park’s log-cabin chapel

Birth of a Legend

Cutting to the core of Paul Bunyan's true Great Lakes origins

Designed by Detroit

From bags to neckties, get to know some of the local fashion scene’s brightest homegrown talents

A New Day for DPS?

Detroit Public Schools gets a fresh financial start this fall, but some say Michigan lawmakers have set the state’s largest district up for failure

2016 Best Dressed List

This year’s picks come from all over the metro Detroit map — from the entertainment industry and sports world to boardrooms and courtrooms

Takin' it to the Streets

Performers from Detroit’s small busking community face an unclear city ordinance — and some friendly competition

Living in the Light

The aurora borealis shimmer above Isle Royale National Park

A Finer Diner

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

100 Years of Thunder

UAW-GM sponsorship gives new life to the Spirit of Detroit HydroFest

A Tale of Two Michigans

A Troll explores the Upper Peninsula, one pasty at a time

Ode to Michigan Foods

Join Hour Detroit at the table for a taste of the Great Lakes State’s most iconic dishes

Who are you Calling a Fudgie?

Not much says Michigan like Mackinac Island, and not much says Mackinac Island like fudge.

Pizza Perception

A completely fair and balanced five-sense approach to establishing Detroit-style pies as the nation’s best

A Taste of Home

A native metro Detroiter living in Brooklyn yearns for the almond boneless chicken of her youth

The Coney Challenge

American or Lafayette? Here’s how to decide which dog cuts the mustard once and for all

Preserving a Tradition

In the northern Michigan village of Bellaire, family and friends carry on ‘Smokehouse Tim’s’ legacy

Compassion Fatigue

HIV is still a health problem, but getting the public to notice is an uphill battle

Still Reeling?

Michigan’s film industry is uncertain after the end of the state’s financial incentives

Strait Outta Downtown

Apartments and homes along Detroit’s riverfront take advantage of the city’s greatest natural asset

Life's a Picnic

Tips for planning the ultimate family-friendly spread

A Ginger Tale

Its factories are long gone, but 150-year-old Vernors is still ‘Detroit’s drink’

Best of Detroit 2016

Readers crown more than 300 totally awesome Best of Detroit winners

20/20 Hindsight

A look back at the people covered by Hour Detroit since 1996

Good Reads

The Motor City stars in recent books

Street Wise

Local entrepreneurs are putting the Motor City on the fashion map

City Guide 2016

Exploring metro Detroit mile by mile.

Mile By Mile: 5 - 8 Mile

City Guide 2016: Mile by Mile

Mile By Mile: 9 - 12 Mile

Nine Mile symbolizes the beginnings of suburban sprawl — and white flight.

Mile By Mile: 13 - 16 Mile

To "Little Vietnam" and beyond.

Mile By Mile: 17 Mile - Hall Road

In many ways, Hall Road just might be the most American of all of the mile roads.

An Unorthodox Church

In suburban Detroit, St. Sabbas Orthodox Monastery is heaven on Earth.

Making a Movement

Paxahau celebrates a decade of keeping Detroit’s Movement electronic music festival running.

La Belle Fleur

Florals are an enduring fashion motif, and today’s freshest arrivals range from subtle lace patterns that evoke delicate leaves to botanical-inspired prints.

Doubling Down

Nearly two decades after voters rolled the dice on casinos, has the city and state hit the jackpot or is it even money? One safe bet: The house always wins.

Creative Value

The Kresge Foundation's Annual $25,000 unrestricted grants help Detroit's burgeoning artists

A Date With the Devil

Detroit’s eccentric past and present make for a hell of a party at the Marche du Nain Rouge

From Tires to Tequila

Using agave crops from their ancestral Jalisco, Mexico, property, a Southwest Detroit family is creating award-winning spirits

Holy Schvitz

A new generation reconnects with Old World traditions at a storied Detroit bathhouse

The Look of Love

Bridal fashion doesn’t necessarily have to be wed to tradition.

Motorless in the Motor City

Out of necessity or by choice, a growing number of area commuters are adapting to life without an automobile

Tiny Houses, Big Dreams

More people across the country are downsizing their homes — and their lives. Will this trend gain traction in metro Detroit?

Day Tripper

A reporter tours Detroit, one Uber ride at a time, to see what he can learn about the company and its drivers

The Big Picture

Amid renewed interest in rethinking regional transportation, several projects aim to overhaul how we get around in metro Detroit

The $6,800 Car

Elio Motors plans to take on the big automakers with a three-wheeled vehicle that gets 84 miles per gallon

Upward Mobility

Ann Arbor’s Mcity could put Michigan on the map as a hub for autonomous vehicle development

2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Unwrap the unexpected and unusual from heartwarming stocking stuffers for the little ones to toast-worthy drink accessories for the adults

The Call of Iron County

The pull of the IronLine sled dog race is helping a southwest U.P. community gain traction as a winter destination

Heavy Lifting

From a raised foundation to reclaimed stone walls and repurposed timber, a lovingly restored 1850s farmhouse blends old and new

Inside the House of Truth

A tiny, one-room space in Center Line becomes a launching pad for the careers of professional wrestlers

From a Dark Place

After losing his sight, an artist’s journey to reinvent his life is a lesson in overcoming obstacles

Erasing the Past

In southwest Detroit, a tattoo removal program helps former gang members leave stigma behind

Life in the Cadaver Lab

For future doctors, Wayne State University’s body bequest program isn’t all about death — it’s about learning the science of healing

Running for Her Life

Founder of Rock CF nonprofit fights back against genetic lung disease


Having ‘The Conversation’

End-of-life-care issues are becoming part of the national dialogue

Extremely Personal Choices

More women opt for a double mastectomy, but does it really prevent anything?