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),


Local Comedian (Tie)

Mike Stanley, Detroit

Leslie Ann Thompson, Royal Oak 


Local Band — Covers (Tie) 

Magic Bus,



Local Band — originals

Rio & The Rockabilly Revival,

Bartender (Tie) 

Mike Durrant, The Emory, Ferndale;

Shane McGrath, The Oakland Art Novelty Company, Ferndale;

Kaytee Querro, The Oakland Art Novelty Company, Ferndale;


Maître D’  

Zharko Palushaj, Tre Monti Ristorante, Troy;


Chef (Tie)

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

Derik Watson, Bistro 82, Royal Oak;



Retailer (Tie)

Jennifer Laurie, Nino Salvaggio;

Ted Ross, Vince & Joe’s;


Zharko Palushaj, Tre Monti Ristorante, Troy;


Personal Trainer


Lisa MacDonald,


Brad Goodstein,


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



Robert Vedder, Powers Distributing;


Detroit Filmmaker 

Rola Nashef, Detroit Unleaded


Fine Artist 

Tony Roko

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