Cadillac’s New Electric Vehicles and Other Top Stories This Week

Catch up on the latest news reported by ’Hour Detroit’ including the death of Willie Hernández, a collaboration between the Pistons and Todd Patrick, and more.
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The Future is Electric at Cadillac

GM’s flagship brand is charging its batteries at both ends of the price spectrum. Recently, Cadillac invited Hour Detroit to attend an exclusive tour of its new design studio for its all-electric luxury sedan, Celestiq, and to get a first look at their newest addition: Optiq, a luxury compact SUV. 

Detroit Pistons Announce Retail Collaboration with Todd Patrick

The Detroit Pistons have announced a retail collaboration with luxury menswear brand, Todd Patrick, that will see the production of six unique cut-and-sew clothing items exclusively available for purchase on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023.

Former Detroit Tiger Willie Hernández Dies at 69

Legendary Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Guillermo “Willie” Hernández passed away Monday night at age 69, at his home in Sebring, Florida. Hernández was born and raised in Aguada, Puerto Rico. A young prodigy at 18, he was traded to the Detroit Tigers in 1984, and helped deliver a triumphant World Series win over the San Diego Padres, throwing the final pitch of that game. 

Grab a Drink at These 10 Metro Detroit Speakeasies

Prohibition has long been dead, but the speakeasy-style bars of the Prohibition Era are making a comeback. Recently, metro Detroit has seen the revival and opening of several speakeasies — complete with hidden doors and passwords required for entry. These are the ones Hour Detroit has gotten wind of including where to find them, and where needed, how to get in.

Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum Faces Threat of Demolition

Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum is a beloved Farmington Hills destination, but now its longtime location could be demolished under a proposed redevelopment project in Hunter’s Square, the plaza on 14 Mile and Orchard Lake Road where the museum is located.

Eric Saarinen Returns to Bloomfield Hills

The award-winning filmmaker is coming home to continue the preservation of his family’s architectural legacy. In our latest issue, Hour Detroit caught up with Saarinen to talk his life and career.

12 Metro Detroit Holiday Markets to Shop This Season

The holiday shopping season is rolling in fast, and if you’re looking to skip big box stores and score some sweet deals on locally made goods this year, look no further than a holiday market. These seasonal shopping pop ups host a plethora of area small businesses selling everything from home goods and clothing to artwork, baked goods, and so much in between. Here are 10 in and around Detroit to explore for the 2023 holidays. 

Glenlore Trails Aurora Now Open

Glenlore Trails has announced the return of its popular winter walk-thru “Aurora, which opened for the season Friday, Nov. 17, 2023. It will remain open every Thursday through Sunday, except major holidays, until Dec. 30.

Object Lesson: Masonic Temple

One hundred and three years ago this Thanksgiving, crews broke ground on the downtown architectural masterpiece that is Masonic Temple. Here are a few things you may not know about the “house” that Jack saved.

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