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Sandra Block

9 Books That Redefine 'Crazy'

Sandra Block | May 28, 2015 | Books
Instead of using labels like 'crazy' to define a complex human being, these books present complicated characters who show us the nuances of mental illness.

11 Must-Visit Food Halls Across the U.S.

Zagat | May 28, 2015 | Taste
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Today's food halls are far more ambitious, taking in some of the finest chefs, artisans and purveyors in town.
Rep. Sandy Levin

Is TPP the Most Progressive Trade Agreement in History? Not If You Need Access to Affordable Medicines

Rep. Sandy Levin | May 28, 2015 | Politics
The May 10th Agreement struck the right balance between the need to promote innovation and the need to protect public health. TPP must meet the standards set in the May 10th Agreement. Right now, it does not.
Laura Grier

Top Five Detour Adventures You Need to Know About Between Las Vegas and Denver

Laura Grier | May 28, 2015 | Travel
I discovered that some of these places are way easier to find than you would think.
Kelly Frazier

Detroit's Own Blackman & Arnold Reunite For Big Show at Royal Oak Music Theatre

Kelly Frazier | May 27, 2015 | Detroit
We all know the big name artists who are the faces their respective genres in Detroit; whether its hip hop, techno, rock, jazz, or whatever. The conduit between all the thriving scenes in the city are the actual real deal musicians;...

The 10 Best Burgers in America

Fodor's | May 28, 2015 | Taste
No food spans the gap between high-end and budget dining like the classic American burger.
Nicole Jankowski

Come Back, Detroit

Nicole Jankowski | May 28, 2015 | Detroit
When my wanderlust sets in, and I find myself in a cafe on Bourbon Street or sipping a martini on Duval in sunny Key West, the strangers there inevitably ask me where I am from. Detroit, I will tell them, knowing where this conversation will lead us.
Dale Hansen

Religion Doesn't Create Terrorists. Society Does

Dale Hansen | May 27, 2015 | Politics
If the goal is to stop this sort of organized violence that plagues the world, then finding other ways to provide disaffected youth the money, protection, inclusion and social bonding they are missing that lead them to become outlaws in the first place should be our top priority.
Michele Oberholtzer

Regression Analysis: Thousands of Detroit Properties "Revert" Back to Government Ownership

Michele Oberholtzer | May 26, 2015 | Detroit
As of today, May 26, thousands of Detroit properties will slip soundlessly from private to government ownership through a little-known aspect of the tax foreclosure process known as "reversion."

14 Things Only People With Tough Names Understand

TueNight | May 22, 2015 | Women
I grew up with a tough name. Siobhan Adcock. Look at it. There's almost no part of that name that's not sort of a pain in the ass.
Margie Warrell

How to Raise Brave Girls

Margie Warrell | May 21, 2015 | Parents
Too often, somewhere between wearing tiaras and leaving school, we dial down our dreams and reset our sights as the realities of the real world crush in on us.
Letasha Irby

Why I Stood Up to Lear Corporation's CEO to Demand a Safe Workplace and Fair Wages

Letasha Irby | May 20, 2015 | Business
Lear should be setting an example for the rest of the industry, but instead they are paying us barely enough to make ends meet. Lear can afford to treat their workers with respect. By choosing not to, Lear is forcing my family, and others like mine, to live from paycheck to paycheck.

The 5 Best Hotels for Memorial Day Travelers

Hipmunk | May 20, 2015 | Travel
Whether you're looking to honor our nation's armed forces on historic battlefields, or simply ready to ditch the suit and hit the beach with a drink in hand, here are five destinations that will help you do it in style.

The 10 Best Taco Spots in the U.S.

Fodor's | May 20, 2015 | Travel
The perfect taco packs a lot of flavor into every single bite.

10 Hottest Bourbon Bars Across the U.S.

Zagat | May 20, 2015 | Taste
These 10 bars will keep your glass filled with the good stuff.
Map Happy

The Rules of Airbnb Sex

Map Happy | May 23, 2015 | Travel
Give me a second while I mull this over, pause, slightly gross out and then somewhat reluctantly accept that we're all human beings here.
Sahaj Kohli

14 Common Misconceptions About People Who Go to Therapy

Sahaj Kohli | May 20, 2015 | Healthy Living
I periodically hear questions or comments that remind me going to therapy is not as normalized or as acceptable as I had hoped. So in an attempt to shed light on the truth about seeing a therapist and raise awareness, here is a list of 14 things you shouldn't assume about people who go to therapy.
Kelly Frazier

Singer-Songwriter TORRES Blasts Off Into a Cosmic Journey On Her New Album Sprinter, Set to Play Show at UFO Factory in Detroit

Kelly Frazier | May 20, 2015 | Detroit
There's a bit of a personal struggle in the songs of Mackenzie Scott, the Brooklyn-based musician known as TORRES. A voice that's inner being is fighting the ills of denial and isolation while trying to not get caught up in the intoxicating realities of life.
Jerry Foley

A Goodbye After 20 Years of Directing Late Show With David Letterman

Jerry Foley | May 20, 2015 | Entertainment
In the early evening of May 20 the words "used to be" will be grafted to the end of my name. I will be referred to as "the former director" of Late Show With David Letterman. Along with the name change, comes the surrender of an all-access pass to New York City.

The 7 Most Underrated American Food Cities in 2015

Thrillist | May 19, 2015 | Taste
We thought it worthwhile to give props to seven more gastronomically obsessed towns.
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