Cocktail Connoisseurs

A cocktail paradise, Corktown's Sugar House helped kickstart the craft cocktail movement in Detroit

“Look into the crystal ball and see your future.” Under dim lighting, the bearded man in front of me cleverly says this... READ MORE

Blue Hues, Southern Foods

Northern soul food delivered in Detroit style downtown

Nestled snugly on the second floor of a brick building at the corner of Times Square in downtown Detroit, SavannahBlue i... READ MORE

The Grey Ghost

The most notorious rum-running Detroit River pirate lives on in Brush Park

Dressed fedora-to-Oxfords in grey, a 1920s gangster boards his grey speedboat and takes off across the river. He’s on hi... 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

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

Wolf Moon Mixers

Inspired by the Hawaiian lifestyle, an all-natural, fresh juice and mixer business has been building in Detroit

What do glass jars, grapefruits, spirits, and manufacturing have in common? Three words: Wolf Moon Mixers.  Born out of... READ MORE

Open Water

There is only one authentic Detroit way to cool down on a hot, summer day — play in the Detroit river. When Alex Howb... READ MORE

Palate Pleaser

The Art, Drink, and Food of the Belt

For anyone planning to visit Standby or The Skip, be prepared to spend an extra 15 minutes adoring the artistic splendor... READ MORE

Gold Cash Gold

"LOANS." A prominent red sign hanging above points me toward my destination, a building with matching cardinal letters —... READ MORE


How Atwater Brewery is under the influence of Detroit

When you enter Atwater Brewery, behind their fabulous tap room on Joseph Campau in downtown Detroit, the scent doesn’t r... READ MORE

Rad Lib

What do Keegan-Michael Key (Key and Peel, Parks & Recreation, Playing House), Sam Richardson (Veep) and Tim Robinson... READ MORE

An Appetite for Antiquity

How one Detroit restaurateur uses the city’s artistic past to heighten the dining experience

It’s 5 o’clock on a Friday, and the seats at Antietam are filling fast. Suit-clad 20-somethings mingle at the bar while ... READ MORE

New Growth, Old Roots

A 18th Century Urban Tradition Makes a Comeback

  Searching for Boll Weevils With the Sugar Man: Wandering around a small garden, a man named George asked to bor... READ MORE

Check Your Normal at the Door

The Queen Presides At This Eccentric Weekend Watering Hole

Stop by the spirited Café d’Mongo’s Speakeasy in downtown Detroit for a drink on any Friday or Saturday night, and you’l... READ MORE