Pieces With A Past

Inside some of the shops pushing Detroit’s vintage and repurposed fashion forward

In the midst of a creative movement in Detroit, clothing is becoming a prominent facet of the city. Many of the younger ... READ MORE

The Quest for Eldorado

Eldorado General Store does not symbolize the quest for unimaginable wealth, but the freedom for one Detroiter to follow her dreams

For four to eight weeks out of the year, Erin Gavle, her boyfriend, Chris Miele, and their dog, Mr. B, set off from thei... READ MORE

Talking History

Introducing history-lovers to Detroit’s chronicled characters, tour-guide Bailey Sisoy Isgro is an equivalently exuberant character

American playwright Arthur Miller once said, “There are no such things as stories, only characters.” In other words, peo... READ MORE

Couple Crafted

The couple behind the handcrafted furniture design studio and workshop, Ali Sandifer

On a Sunday evening in Abir Ali and Andre Sandifer’s Boston Edison home, a delicious aroma of chili permeated throughout... READ MORE

Wright House, Right Time

Inside Frank Lloyd Wright’s Palmer Woods masterpiece

A world-class city has world-class architecture, and Detroit is no exception. Masters worked here: Kahn, Saarinen, Yamas... READ MORE

“Handufactured” in Detroit

From the farthest reaches of the Pacific Northwest, Corbé ceramics has found a home in North End

Right about the time Ryan and Kaitlyn Lawless were getting married, they were also starting a ceramics business and cons... READ MORE

Woodbridge: Victorian Detroit

A stroll through a historic neighborhood and all its creative, diverse, and resourceful neighbors

One stroll through Woodbridge, and it’s impossible not to feel the deep history of this place. Hundred-year-old trees li... READ MORE

A Solid Foundation

A hotel made by, of, and for Detroit

It’s dusk and the lights twinkling over the bar look like fireflies flitting about in a firehouse. What was once the Det... READ MORE

Force of Nature

Charles McGee continues to find new ways to create and capture the harmony of coming together

Falling in love is the most human thing a human being can do. Staying in love, suspended in that state of wonder, howeve... READ MORE

A Spotlight On The Redford Theatre

A dedicated group of movie lovers are keeping a piece of Detroit’s past vibrant and relevant for all generations

Built in Detroit’s most dynamic architectural period, the impeccable Redford Theatre approaches its 90th birthday in gra... READ MORE

A Place of Worship

Rappers, rock bands, hip-hop artists, and classical pianists are congregating — and recording — in a 146-year-old Corktown church

Churches are symbols of fellowship and mankind’s desire to connect to a higher power and in that regard, so is music. Ju... READ MORE

Fashion Forward

A fashion-focused incubator to help aspiring clothiers navigate the production and professional facets of fashion in the Motor City

The notion that “clothing shouldn't be quiet” is a cornerstone of Daun Smith's fashion brand Visual Noise Detroit. And, ... READ MORE

Designs Develop Characters

The costume makes the man, or woman, at Michigan Opera Theatre

Have you ever wondered why some films, like The Great Gatsby, Braveheart, or The Grand Budapest Hotel make you fall in l... READ MORE


Pillars of the Community

Detroit’s Boston-Edison neighborhood is nothing if not rich in history, once home to icons such as Henry Ford, Joe Louis... READ MORE

G.A.R. Building

“G.A.R. Memorial Hall Dedicated, Grand Old Men Now Snugly Housed” announced the Detroit Free Press on January 16, 1901. ... READ MORE

Scott Hocking

Not Your Average Scrapper

The 1,500-square-foot, second-floor walkup on Detroit’s North End that serves as the studio for artist Scott Hocking loo... READ MORE

1701 Bespoke

The Perfect Fit

He dresses impeccably. On the streets of Detroit, hanging out at one of his favorite coffee shops or restaurants, Nels... READ MORE

Rubber Soul

Meet the Sneakerhead Who's Revolutionizing Resale

What happened to the Space Jam generation? What became of the kids who grew up watching Michael Jordan deliver one of th... READ MORE

In the Key of D

His name may not be as familiar as some of Detroit’s jazz greats – think Thad Jones, Howard McGhee and Marcus Belgrave –... READ MORE