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These Artists Turned A Whole Neighborhood Into Their Canvas

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 10.04.2016 | Arts

For one week late last month, the streets of a Detroit neighborhood turned into a massive outdoor artists’ studio, where the public could watch pain...

Better Than Bunnies This Easter

Amanda Gregory | Posted 05.25.2015 | Parents
Amanda Gregory

What does it say about love, caring and responsibility if you abandon your new pet to a shelter within a year? Living creatures are not disposable.

Can Shopping Local Save Detroit?

Amanda Gregory | Posted 04.22.2015 | Detroit
Amanda Gregory

If there is one thing in abundance in Detroit, it's saviors. From financiers to philanthropists to entrepreneurs, we have as many saviors as we do vacant lots. As a recovering participant in the "save Detroit" movement, let me tell you there is no one person, no one plan, no one answer for Detroit. And, more importantly Detroit doesn't need to be saved.

A Gesture for the New Year

Ben Evans | Posted 03.08.2015 | Arts
Ben Evans

The country was in a state of deep unrest and there were some difficult and longstanding questions to be answered concerning humanity, justice and the bewildering continuance of prejudice into the 21st century.

Poetry Month 2014: We Need Writers So We Can Continue to Exist

Terry Blackhawk | Posted 04.22.2014 | Detroit
Terry Blackhawk

We're past the halfway mark, but happy Poetry Month, anyway. It's still April after all. And while taxes (for most of us) are done, poetry is still going strong.

Detroit Is Better Than Any Other U.S. City And Here's Proof

Ryan Nickum | Posted 04.29.2014 | Detroit
Ryan Nickum

Take a deep breath, Detroit. Enjoy all that oxygen because in Philadelphia they're choking on air pollution. According to the American Lung Association, Philadelphia is one of the most polluted cities in the country.

Turning Life Into Art in Detroit

Auren Kaplan | Posted 03.29.2014 | Detroit
Auren Kaplan

They come to take part in the dream of turning what's ordinary into greatness, to turn an abandoned school gym into an environment for creativity, collaboration, and inspiration. If that isn't art, I don't know what is.

Because Eastern Market, That's Why

Amanda Gregory | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
Amanda Gregory

I suspect the reactions I received when telling people I was moving to Detroit were similar to those one might receive after announcing a plan to move to Yemen or to give up practicing law in order to farm tarantulas. Many just did not understand.

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.

Art, Food, Music: Eastern Market Spot Does It All

Model D | Nicole Rupersburg | Posted 03.05.2013 | Detroit

This story originally appeared in Model D. Trinosophes, a new art gallery and performance space in Eastern Market, has been hosting monthly events ...

Snyder Signs Major Bills in Detroit

Posted 12.19.2012 | Detroit

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder made a stop in Motown Wednesday to sign several pieces of Detroit-related laws that are unlikely to be as controversial as h...

WATCH: Detroit's Favorite Pizzeria Owner On How He Got His Start

Posted 12.12.2012 | Detroit

This post originally appeared on the Detroit Urban Innovation Exchange. Dave Mancini, owner of Supino Pizzeria (one of Detroit's most popular and m...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Food, Pleasure, Art And Culture Come Together In Experimental School | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.09.2012 | Detroit

40 works of art and two specialty hogs: that's what guests will have a chance to bid on in a silent auction Saturday to benefit a new venture in Detro...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

PHOTOS: Telling The Story Of Detroit Through The Keepsakes We Cherish | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 09.22.2012 | Detroit

An exhibit created in conjunction with the Detroit Design Festival breaks down barriers between artists and spectators, letting visitors to, in fact, ...

What's Going On At The Eastern Market's Old R. Hirt Building?

Model D | Posted 07.10.2012 | Detroit

The hustle and bustle of Eastern Market is always apparent on Saturdays. Today though, marks the opening of Eastern Market Tuesdays which will run thr...

Corridor Sausage Gets Ready For Exponential Growth With New Space

Model D | JON ZEMKE | Posted 06.26.2012 | Detroit

This story originally appeared in Model D. The Corridor Sausage Co. has a new home in Eastern Market, signing a lease for its first production fac...

DPS Goes Green With Gardens At 45 Schools

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 04.24.2012 | Detroit

The Detroit Public Schools system has experimented with using gardening in the lesson plans of individual schools for over a decade. Now, with the hel...

Get Stuffed At The Holiday Food Bazaar

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.09.2011 | Detroit

You can start fattening up for the long winter at Friday night's Second Annual Holiday Food Bazaar in Eastern Market: On offer are two kinds of sausag...

Two by Earth, Three by Fire: Detroit Revisited

Lester Sloan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lester Sloan

Ironically, it is still Detroit that gives the suburbs a sense of place and America a reason to hope.