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Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Group Fighting To Save Detroit's 'Hamtramck Disneyland' House | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.01.2015 | Arts

Welcome to Disney’s very unofficial Northern outpost: It is almost hidden, appearing suddenly in the middle of an otherwise nondescript alley, and it's a necessary stop for any visitor searching for markers of the Motor City’s eclectic and original soul. It’s a frenetic, exuberant love letter to color, movement and play, never quite the same from one visit to the next. This is “Hamtramck Disneyland,” and, following the death of creator Dmytro Szylak, its future is at risk.

The Unfriendliest Cities In The U.S.

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Originally posted on Our annual Readers' Choice Survey always yields fascinating insights into your travel experiences--including th...

Song of Summer (And the Destinations Behind Them) | Posted 12.01.2016 | Travel

Even in these last few weeks of the summer travel season, we continue to hear summer songs that capture the spirit of the season or stir memories of waterside romance. But how many were inspired by an actual location?

Jack White Lends a Hand to Detroit's Masonic Temple

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.25.2013 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Detroit's Masonic Temple towers over the Cass Corridor, a midtown stretch containing two historic districts and some of the city's most striking design. Like the rest of the city, it had seen better days. Then Jack White, who grew up in Motor City, came along.

The Local's Lowdown on Detroit

Fathom | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel

Meghan McEwen of Designtripper lives the dream in Detroit, where she runs the impossibly cool and special hotel Honor & Folly. She took us on a tour of her favorite hometown spots.

Fodor's: 5 Reasons To Go To Detroit Right Now

Fodor's | Posted 09.10.2013 | Detroit

"Detroit just needs a little love," said the waitress chatting with my husband and me at Baker's Keyboard Lounge on 8 Mile in Detroit. The beleaguered...

Let's Pick Our Own Slogan For Detroit

Posted 05.07.2013 | Detroit

Detroit: It's American's greatest comeback city. Or at least, that's what the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (MDCVB) would have a national...

Here's One Way To Lure Tourists To Detroit

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2013 | Detroit

By Erica Hobbs DETROIT, April 26 (Reuters) - Detroit is not exactly among America's top 10 tourist destinations. But a local nonprofit...

This Might Be The Best Way To Travel Between Detroit And Chicago

Posted 05.25.2013 | Detroit

There's one more reason for Midwesterners suffering from wanderlust to look forward to summer. Hop a plane from a Detroit suburb to the Windy City in ...

Extreme Biking: Trail Could Stretch From Belle Isle To Wisconsin

Posted 03.07.2013 | Detroit

Michigan cyclists already eager for the spring thaw now have another reason to get excited. A plan to build a hiking and biking trail from Detroit to ...

Riding The Bus Just Got Easier For iPhone Users

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 09.30.2013 | Detroit

An app cooked up by a software developer in his free time and quietly released last month is making it easier for iPhone-carrying bus riders to get ar...

Coming To Detroit For The Auto Show? You Need This

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.14.2013 | Detroit

Out-of-town visitors coming to the 2013 Detroit auto show this month will likely know where to find the cars, but might be scratching their heads when...

Iconic Michigan Wilderness Area Could Get Special Conservation Designation

Posted 01.02.2013 | Detroit

The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, one of Michigan's most scenic landscapes, could soon be getting a special conservation protection designat...

80,000 Without Power In Metro Detroit

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 10.30.2012 | Detroit

UPDATE: 9:30 p.m. -- DTE Energy worked Tuesday to restore power to customers in Southeastern Michigan. 120,000 have lost power, and service has been r...

City Confidential: Discovering Detroit

Posted 10.28.2012 | Black Voices

Whatever you thought you knew about the Motor City, think again. America’s comeback city has plenty more to offer folks than just good ol’ America...

WATCH: Pure Michigan Video Spoofs Carly Rae Jepsen To Show State Is A 'Good Time'

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 09.10.2012 | Detroit

One week, 50 stops, 3,000 miles and a lot of granola bars later, Jeff Barrett can assure you there's a good time to be found in Michigan. The impet...

CORRECTION: Detroit's Abandoned Carnival

Posted 08.22.2012 | Travel

CORRECTION 8/22/12: It has come to our attention that the original story about an abandoned carnival has been misreported. We spoke with the project m...

This Detroit Travel Tale Does NOT Feature A Train Station Photo

Core77 | Posted 08.01.2012 | Detroit

We can't believe that Dave has been on the road for a month straight and he's saved the best for last. After wrapping up things in Chicago, Omaha and ...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Buy A (Virtual) Inch Of A National Park | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.05.2012 | Detroit

By selling off chunks of the Statue of Liberty, Yellowstone National Park and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore one inch at a time, one websi...

Delta Hub Makes Free Wi-Fi Deal

Posted 06.21.2012 | Detroit

Travelers considering a stop at Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) will have one more incentive to fly starting this fall: free wireless internet acce...

Summer Splash: Best Beaches In Metro Detroit (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.08.2012 | Detroit

With national vacation destinations like Traverse City and Petoskey right in our backyards, Metro Detroit's array of freshwater beaches don't always g...

LOOK: Otter Triplets Are Really, Really Cute

Posted 06.07.2012 | Detroit

Triple the otters, triple the fun! It looks like the Detroit Zoo's first baby river otters born in nearly 50 years are having a great time splashing a...

Mackinac Policy Conference: Carriage Rides And The Future Of Michigan

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.30.2012 | Detroit

While other Michiganders are returning home from Memorial Day weekends on the beach, movers and shakers from across the state are heading to a quaint ...

Remembering Military Men And Women At Historic Fort Wayne

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.26.2012 | Detroit

War reenactments, vintage baseball games, present-day soccer games, historical tours, flea markets, ghost hunts -- it's a wonder more people don't vis...

A Hot Spot For Light Art

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.24.2012 | Detroit

When it comes to light art, Detroit is the place to be. In the fall, two festivals will transform the city's nights with contemporary, multimedia a...