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2013 Restaurant of the Year: At Your Service

(Video) A tucked away northern Italian outpost in Troy keeps special-occasion white-linen dining alive.

Mark Kurlyandchik Talks Trash on ‘Stateside with Cynthia Canty’

Hour Detroit Senior Editor Mark Kurlyandchik discusses the state of Michigan's trash and his article, "Waste Matters," on Michigan Radio. The interview originally aired...

The Renovated Maple Theater Is Ready for Its Close-up

The curtain rises this month on the renovated Maple Theater in Bloomfield Township.

CD Review: Ethan Daniel Davidson’s ‘Silvertooth’

On Davidson’s first new album in seven years, the newly settled folk troubadour weaves a number of classic struggles throughout.

Speaking Up

How a childhood of whispers brought on by premature birth led one young man to surgery and a new voice.

In the Swim

Ten swimwear picks that let you reveal – or conceal – as much as you dare.

Welcome Back, CityLoft!

Somerset Collection’s pop-up shop returns this summer, anchoring the rebirth of storied shopping festival Downtown Detroit Days.

Hat Trick: Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Kid Rock, and Henry the Hatter Join Forces

When Kid Rock teams up with the DSO at the Fox Theatre May 12, the musicians will be sporting dapper fedoras from Detroit’s Henry the Hatter.

April ‘Michigan Wine Month’ Events

Last year, Gov. Rick Snyder designated April “Michigan Wine Month” as a way to recognize the achievements and economic contributions of the Michigan wine industry.

CD Review: Kathy Kosins’ ‘To the Ladies of Cool’

Metro Detroit native Kathy Kosins tips her hat to the West Coast Cool Jazz style of the 1950s.

Rescued Grizzly Cubs Make Their Debut at the Detroit Zoo

What started out as a sad story for three grizzly cubs has turned out to have a happy ending at the Detroit Zoo.

Oil Tycoon T. Boone Pickens Shoots the Breeze on Wind Energy and Natural Gas

In May 2009, Hour Detroit spoke with oilman T. Boone Pickens about energy alternatives, a conversation that, in light of spiking gas prices, merits revisiting.

From the Archive: Notable Detroiters Recall Their First Cars

Like a first kiss, our first car is an indelible — and usually fond — memory. We asked 14 metro Detroiters to recall the wheels (clunkers included) that set them in motion.

Paul Gross Explains Our Wacky Winter Weather

Winter temperatures are predicted to return to metro Detroit this week after a dramatically mild start to the season.

From the Archive: Mitt Romney Through the Years

Following Mitt Romney’s eight-vote Iowa victory, Hour Detroit revisits two interviews with Michigan’s native son.

From the Archive: ‘Easy Riders,’ August 1999

Forget light rail: The answer to Detroit's commuter woes may be as simple as hopping on a comfy new luxury bus.

Carmen Marc Valvo Dishes Out Fashion Advice

The man who has dressed Beyoncé, Princess Madeline of Sweden, Oprah, and Kate Winslet offered a little fashion advice for holiday dressing.

New Allegations Emerge in Year-Old Royal Oak Shooting Death

A lawsuit suggests a money motive in Gary Harmon Lupiloff killing.

Farewell to Dr. Death

One reporter's thoughts on the legacy of Jack Kevorkian.

David Meister Dishes Fashion Advice

In town from Los Angeles for the annual Crohn’s & Colitis fashion show and fundraiser at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, fashion designer David Meister paused to talk with Hour Detroit at Saks Fifth Avenue in the Somerset Collection.