Chadsey High opened on Columbus Day, 1931, which served as the inspiration to name its athletic teams The Explorers and its yearbook The Compass.
On Nov. 23, The Detroit Institute of Arts will unveil its long-awaited renovation and expansion, a high-profile makeover that includes a new wing designed by Michael Graves.
Sometime between the 1990s and today, crafts evolved from homely kitsch to quirky cool. The new generation of handmade goods is the handiwork of metro Detroit's growing subculture of do-it-yourself crafters, a group of mostly 20- and 30-something women.
Since losing his teenage son to suicide seven years ago, the former Lions quarterback has led a crusade to recognize and treat the signs of depression, especially in young people
Former dancer Edward Villella keeps on his toes as artistic director of the visiting Miami City Ballet
From a cramped Detroit radio studio, the Lone Ranger galloped into the imaginations and hearts of millions of listeners
Last month, the first graduating class of University Preparatory Academy (UPA) High School in Detroit marched across the stage of the Detroit Opera House.
Grocery shopping is easier for harried parents when their young children don’t beg for constant attention. At least that’s the idea behind Meijer’s video-equipped shopping carts.
Four decades is a long time, and the buffer of those years lends a certain remove. But metro Detroiters old enough to be aware of the violence of July 1967 will always recall the where and the when, if not necessarily the why. They share their memories on the following pages.
Soap star and model Michelle Ray Smith ties her success to a good attitude
When the permanent MGM Grand Detroit opens its doors this month, diners will be in luck. Aleene Jinn Hang talks to a couple of noted chefs as they lay their cards on the table.
Barbra Streisand appeared on the Jack Paar Show in 1961 when she was a little-known singer performing at Detroit's Caucus Club
Mitt Romney would be the only president born and bred in Michigan. He’s rich, with donors lining up to give him even more money. And he’s spending all of his energy on winning.
He was once a Pistons star, but today he’s a key player in what may be his most challenging game yet: Getting Detroit to bounce back through residential development.
Amid the Super Bowl hoopla, and behind the cranes and construction, a group of developers put their money and reputation on the line to rebuild downtown Detroit.
Dr. Death, aka Jack Kevorkian, is scheduled to be released from prison this month. Will he keep his promise not to partake in another assisted suicide?