Best of Detroit 2015

Once upon a time, Hour Detroit readers picked their legendary favorites...



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Legendary princes and princesses, potion-makers, and maybe even an ogre or two.

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 

Mary Barra, General Motors

 

Local Loudmouth

Geoffrey Fieger, Attorney

 

Choice For A Local Political Dinner Companion 

Mayor Mike Duggan

 

Detroit Ambassador 

Kid Rock

 

DJ (Non-Radio) 

DJ Captn20 (aka Nick Haddad), skamartist.com/captn20

 

Local Comedian (Tie)

Mike Stanley, Detroit

Leslie Ann Thompson, Royal Oak 

 

Local Band — Covers (Tie) 

Magic Bus, magicbusband.com

Rockstar, rockstaronline.net 

 

Local Band — originals

Rio & The Rockabilly Revival, rioandtherockabillyrevival.com

Bartender (Tie) 

Mike Durrant, The Emory, Ferndale; theemory.com

Shane McGrath, The Oakland Art Novelty Company, Ferndale; theoaklandferndale.com

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

 

Maître D’  

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

 

Chef (Tie)

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

Derik Watson, Bistro 82, Royal Oak; bistro82.com

 

Sommelier 

Retailer (Tie)

Jennifer Laurie, Nino Salvaggio; ninosalvaggio.com

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

Restaurant 

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

 

Personal Trainer

Female 

Lisa MacDonald, fitnessdriven.com

Male 

Brad Goodstein, retrofitstudio.net

 

Local Politician To Recall 

Gov. Rick Snyder

 

Political Rising Star

Mike Duggan, Detroit

 

Independent Store Owner (Tie) 

Jeff Selik, Hillside Furniture

Gretchen Valade, Capricious, Dirty Dog Jazz Café, Morning Glory Coffee and Pastries

 

Colorful Character 

Charlie LeDuff, Fox 2 News, Author

 

Cicerone

Robert Vedder, Powers Distributing; powersdistributing.com

 

Detroit Filmmaker 

Rola Nashef, Detroit Unleaded

 

Fine Artist 

Tony Roko

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