October 2017

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

Harvesting Hops

Truly local brews begin on this Southwest sustainable hop farm

Susan McCabe and her friends at Ribbon Farm Hops are embracing a very old practice. In 2013, they set out to bring the ... 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

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

September 2017

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

August 2017

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

July 2017

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

Boston-Edison

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

Logistically Speaking

Lorron James Navigates Detroit's Future

Logistics is an ancient profession, as old as human civilization. For three million years, we were hunters and gatherers... 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

Gold Cash Gold

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

June 2017

May 2017

Beerlandia

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

April 2017