Best of Detroit 2014

Thousands of Hour Detroit readers go ‘on the record’ with their picks for the Best of Detroit 2014!



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DETROIT TIGERS PLAYER

Miguel Cabrera

DETROIT LIONS PLAYER

Calvin Johnson

DETROIT PISTONS PLAYER

Andre Drummond

DETROIT RED WINGS PLAYER

Pavel Datsyuk

LOCAL SPORTS STAR

Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers

CHOICE FOR A LOCAL CELEBRITY DINNER COMPANION

Kid Rock

TOP DOMESTIC AUTO EXECUTIVE (TIE)

Alan Mulally, Ford Motor Co.
Mary Barra, General Motors

LOCAL LOUDMOUTH

Charlie LeDuff, Fox 2 News/author

CHOICE FOR A LOCAL POLITICAL DINNER COMPANION

Mayor Mike Duggan

DJ (NON-RADIO)

Maxine Michaels, facebook.com/maxine.michaels.1

LOCAL COMEDIAN

Leslie Ann Thompson, Royal Oak

LOCAL POLITICIAN TO RECALL

Robert Ficano

BARTENDER (TIE)

Kaytee Querro, The Oakland Art Novelty Company, Ferndale; theoaklandferndale.com

Pam Pearse, Kabin Kruser’s, Rochester; kruseandmuerrestaurants.com

Mike Durrant, The Emory, Ferndale; theemory.com

MAÎTRE D’

Jim Lark, The Lark, West Bloomfield Township; thelark.com

 LOCAL BAND — COVERS (TIE)

Rock Steady, facebook.com/RockSteadyBand/info 
Big Will & the 360 Degrees Band, bigwillonline.com

 LOCAL BAND — ORIGINALS​

Rio & The Rockabilly Revival, rioandtherockabillyrevival.com

CHEF

SINGLE LOCATION

James Rigato, The Root Restaurant & Bar, White Lake Township; therootrestaurant.com

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

Aaron Cozadd, Union Joints (Union Woodshop, Vinsetta Garage, Fenton Fire Hall, Clarkston Union)

SOMMELIER

RETAILER

Ted Ross, Vince & Joe’s; vinceandjoes.com

RESTAURANT (TIE)

Joseph Allerton, Roast, Downtown Detroit; roastdetroit.com

Zharko Palushaj, Tre Monti Ristorante, Troy; tremontitroy.com

PERSONAL TRAINER

FEMALE

Jennifer Gray, bodybyjenn.com

MALE

Brad Goodstein, retrofitstudio.net

POLITICAL RISING STAR

Mike Duggan, Detroit, (D)

INDEPENDENT STORE OWNER (TIE)

Mary Liz Curtin, (Leon & Lulu)
Gretchen Valade, (Capricious, Dirty Dog Jazz Café)
Ann Stevenson, (Union General Store)

DETROIT AMBASSADOR

Kid Rock

COLORFUL CHARACTER

Charlie LeDuff, Fox 2 News/author

 CICERONE

Annette May, beer manager at Merchant’s Fine Wine, Dearborn; merchantsfinewine.com

 DETROIT FILMMAKER (TIE)

Colin Duerr, colinduerr.com
Harvey Ovshinsky, facebook.com/harvey.ovshinsky

 FINE ARTIST

Tony Roko

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