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Editor’s Letter: Best of Detroit 2024

I think it's only fitting that the Best of Detroit issue is published in June.For us, it feels like the end of a school...

Best of Detroit 2024

Featuring more than 200 categories, Best of Detroit 2024 is your guide to the top places, people, attractions, and more the area has to...

Study Breaks: Intriguing Findings From Researchers Across Michigan

Rise and shine? It’s no surprise that getting too little sleep can leave you feeling irritable. In fact, according to a new study by University...

Local Landmarks: Southfield’s Favorite Patriotic Elephant

Since 1971, Tammy the elephant has been a favorite friend to kids of all ages who have spotted the 11-foot fiberglass statue on northbound...

Detroit Zoo Reveals New Design for Their Iconic Water Tower

The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) unveiled a new design for the nearly 100-year-old Detroit Zoo water tower on May 21 as part of their...

Hour Detroit Wins Five Excellence in Journalism Awards

Hour Detroit magazine’s contributors received five awards — including three first-place wins — on May 15, at the 2023 Excellence in Journalism Awards. Four Hour...
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Editor’s Letter: In Memory of Samantha Woll and Guy Stern

How to pitch a story to Hour Detroit is one of the exercises we work on with our editorial interns.Most interns have had experience writing news...

Remembering Guy Stern

Several years ago, Guy Stern decided to write his memoir. He asked his wife, Susanna Piontek Stern, what she thought. “I only said, ‘You...

Remembering Samantha Woll

The one thing Samantha Woll’s family would like you to know is that Sam was the kindest person you could ever meet. “She treated...

Top Towns 2024: The Best Places to Live in Metro Detroit

Choosing the town in which you want to raise a family, buy your first home, or retire is a huge decision. It’s also very...

New “Hollywood-Style” Detroit Sign Cultivates Mixed Reviews

In celebration of the upcoming NFL Draft, the highly-anticipated Detroit sign was officially installed earlier this month. The sign was unveiled along eastbound I-94...

Detroit Photographer Vuhlandes Diagnosed With Leukemia

Detroit-raised photographer Vuhlandes is known for his authenticity in capturing the realities of Detroit’s west side, his home since he was 10. He maintains...
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Parents of Oxford Shooter Sentenced to 10-15 Years

Jennifer and James Crumbley, the parents of Oxford High School shooter, Ethan Crumbley, received a sentence of 10-15 years in prison today for the...

Detroit Underwater: A Closer Look at Flooding in Metro Detroit

It is still common for people to deny climate change, or its causes, or that anything can be done about it, claiming that a...

Michigan Activist John Sinclair Dies at 82

Iconic Detroit writer and activist John Sinclair died on Tuesday morning at the age of 82 after spending two weeks at DMC Detroit Receiving...

City Guide 2024: A Guide to Detroit’s Skyscrapers

We Detroiters like to think of our skyline as the most beautiful in the world. It’s always nice when we hear that others agree.“In...

City Guide 2024: A Newcomers Guide to Visiting Detroit

My life, like those of most Americans of a certain age, marched along to a strong Detroit backbeat: Henry Ford, Lee Iacocca, Motown, Eminem....

Tips on Sending Your Child to Their First Summer Camp

Attending summer camp for the first time can bring a mixed bag of emotions for kids. The excitement of meeting new friends and having...

How Lack of Childcare in Metro Detroit is Impacting Working Moms

Early one Friday morning six years ago, Christina DelPizzo was getting ready to leave her house to teach second graders at Detroit Country Day...

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