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Smithsonian Director Christopher Wilson on His Path from Detroit to D.C.

The University of Detroit Jesuit High School, the University of Michigan, and Wayne State University graduate talks about his moments with Rosa Parks and Michelle Obama, why Lin-Manuel Miranda ghosted him, and more
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A Post-COVID Silver Lining Might Mean Opportunity for Workers With Disabilities

Labor force participation for people with disabilities is 3 percentage points ahead of where it stood pre-pandemic

Editor’s Letter: Spring in Detroit

In this month's letter, 'Hour Detroit' editor Kate Walsh talks opening day, our annual City Guide feature, and supporting the Ukrainian community
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Ben Wallace to Release ‘Undrafted’ Cannabis Line

The Detroit Pistons star has partnered with Michigan cannabis company Rair
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Michigan’s First Cannabis Consumption Lounge is Opening in Hazel Park

The business launches private events this month
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Prosecutor Karen McDonald Says There’s ‘No Roadmap’ for The Oxford Case

The Nov. 30 mass shooting — and a novel effort to hold the alleged gunman’s parents accountable — thrust McDonald into the media spotlight

Editor’s Letter: This Month Marks the 300th Issue of ‘Hour Detroit’

Editor Kate Walsh on the magazine’s milestone and selecting the 2022 Restaurant of the Year

Looking Back at 300 Issues of ‘Hour Detroit’

Stroll down memory lane with us this month as we celebrate 300 issues of insight, style, and fun
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If Cannabis is Legal, Why Is the Illicit Market Still Thriving?

Michigan legalized possession of marijuana and recreational marijuana use for adults in 2018, but black market pot continues to exist
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Historian Jamon Jordan Is on a Mission To Tell the Stories of All Detroiters

The educator was named the city's first official historian in October
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7 Burning Questions for 2022

Will Gretchen Whitmer be reelected? Will Detroit allow recreational pot shops to open? How will Coleman Young II and once-nemesis Mike Duggan get along? Our panelists make their predictions.
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A Who’s Who From Elmwood Cemetery’s 175 Years

Elizabeth Denison Forth, Rosa Slade Gragg, and Coleman A. Young are among the notable figures at Detroit elite’s resting place of choice
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Editor’s Letter: One Last Time…

In his final letter, Dan Caccavaro reflects on his time as editor-in-chief of ’Hour Detroit’ magazine
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Reginald Turner Jr. on 1967, BLM, and Overseeing Aretha’s Estate

The Detroit legal eagle is the new president of the American Bar Association
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What Happens When a Local Hero Becomes a Suspected Hoaxer?

Nikki Jolly, an LGBTQ activist from small-town Jackson, was charged with arson when his house burned down under mysterious circumstances
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‘Exiled to Motown: A History of Japanese Americans in Detroit’ Opens This Weekend

The exhibit will be at the Detroit Historical Museum through October
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Editor’s Letter: So This Is Normal?

In his July letter, editor in chief Dan Caccavaro talks lifting COVID-19 restrictions, cover star Martha Reeves, and more

How Trump and Biden Compare on Key Michigan Issues

Trump vs. Biden is this fall’s main event. Here's your election breakdown.

Would-Be Olympians and Paralympians on Their Shot at Gold Being Postponed

You can’t rush perfection. But can you put it off for too long?
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John James Runs a Cautious Race Versus Gary Peters

For someone hoping to flip a Michigan seat to red, the GOP Senate hopeful is running an awfully low-profile campaign

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