Celebrate Spring with a Fresh, New Look
After you spring forward this month into daylight saving time, why not turn back the clock? Minimally invasive cosmetic treatments can help you look younger, healthier, and more refreshed with little to no downtime and with fewer risks than surgery.
The Way It Was – Drink Golden Jersey Milk
1936 The “Got Milk?” ad campaign to chug down more moo juice has been wildly successful since 1993, but in the 1930s, this eye-catching neon sign did the trick. The imposing cow urging passers-by to “Drink Golden Jersey Milk” kept vigil over the entrance to the main office of the Detroit Creamery Co. at Grand […]
Contributors: March 2014
Christopher Cook, Joe Vaughn, Patrick Dunn, Ben Curry, Dana Casadei
Happy Accidents … and Carefully Laid Plans
Story ideas come from many avenues. Some are painstakingly researched by Hour Detroit staffers or freelancers before they get the go-ahead. Others are generated by news — significant metro Detroit happenings in politics, sports, and the like. Then there are the stories found by accident. For example, about a year ago, I visited a restaurant/bar […]
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New & Notable
Releases from local writers and publishers
Local artist’s work gets inside the mind of a serial killer on HBO’s True Detective
For Oakland University basketball coach Greg Kampe, a ‘stepping stone’ job turned into a 30-year commitment
Crooning for Cabaret
A sultry musical genre finally makes its mark in Detroit
Hamtramck Historical Museum reaches beyond town’s Polish roots to include current population mix
Wheels of Commerce
A few hardy Detroit entrepreneurs are using bikes for more than just recreation or to simply get around
Michigan’s roads are falling apart, and short-term patches won’t solve long-range infrastructure needs.
Michigan looks to sweeten its maple syrup output
Cabbage Patch Café offers scones, desserts, and dinners-to-go.
Pizza with Panache
Ocean Prime’s Adam Polisei brings a gourmet twist to an approachable meal.
Clintondale High’s ‘flipped’ school is getting results — and global attention.
2014 Restaurant of the Year
Marais’ chef/owner David Gilbert has brought world-class, top-end dining to Detroit.
Even More Beer
Breweries across the state — and metro Detroit — expand to meet demand.
New Michigan law allows restaurant-goers to take their own bottles to dinner
Restaurant veteran Molly Abraham noshes around town, tracking down some top spots.
Man’s Best Friend
Spring Accessories to Make Sure You’re Best Dressed to the K9’s
Not So Healthy Holidays
Not feeling like being nutritious all month? There are quite a few “national” observances set aside to suit many tastes. Here are just a few:
Trying to eat healthier? Campaign aims
to help consumers combine taste
Steep Learning Curve
Educating the Motor City about the world’s most popular beverage