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My Detroit

My Detroit: Auto Employee By Day, Robot Sculptor By Night

Posted 07.30.2013 | Detroit

Welcome to My Detroit, a sporadic feature in which HuffPost Detroit asks some of the interesting people with ties to the city what they love about it ...

WATCH: Spaghetti Western, Detroit Style

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.24.2013 | Detroit

A man wanders alone through a desolate urban tundra. He comes across strange street scenes, an art opening in the dark, billboards sending messages. T...

The Power of Ruin: Detroit and the Artistic Mind

Nancy Kotting | Posted 05.06.2013 | Detroit
Nancy Kotting

Detroit is functioning, excelling and overachieving in ways that do not have precedent anywhere else on Earth, and therefore it is profoundly difficult to recognize for those stuck in old paradigms, dreaming of resurrection and emerald cities.

My Detroit: Photographer Captures City From All Angles

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.04.2013 | Detroit

My Detroit is a series of Q&A profiles with our favorite denizens in and around the D. Ara Howrani had some big shoes to fill. His father, noted ph...

David Sands

Coolest Job Ever? | David Sands | Posted 01.27.2013 | Detroit

If you are a medical marijuana patient in Michigan and want to check your cannabis for the presence of molds or other impurities, one option would be ...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

LOOK: Detroit Icons Captured In New Book | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.24.2013 | Detroit

What do veteran punk rocker Iggy Pop, comedic actress Lily Tomlin and fashion designer Anna Sui have in common? They're all connected to Detroit -- an...

My Detroit: Urban Farmer By Day, DJ By Night

Posted 01.18.2013 | Detroit

My Detroit is a series of Q&A profiles with our favorite denizens in and around the D. It's easy to say you love Detroit. But Sara Aldridge actual...

Pumping Life Into Detroit's Retail Scene.. With Makeup

Posted 09.13.2012 | Detroit

Whip Hand Cosmetics can be found in their online store, as well as in fashion blogs and magazines, but the upscale makeup is actually made locally in ...

Kirsten Ussery and Erica Boyd Have Detroit Vegan Soul

Posted 09.14.2012 | Detroit

You might think that soul food and vegan dishes exist on opposite sides of the dietary universe. After all, soul food is a traditional African-America...

5 Metro-Detroit Breweries You Must Visit

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 10.30.2012 | Detroit
Jeff Sorensen

Most sporting events go together with beer like the Ninja Turtles and pizza. I'm not talking about that beer that dominates the store shelves. I'm talking about the beer that is made by people who actually care about the brew process and taste.

A Vintage Day Dress Tells a Modern Urban Story in Detroit

Alvita Lozano | Posted 10.13.2012 | Detroit
Alvita Lozano

Ms. Cara Lundgren, a long time vintage collector, dealer and stylist in Detroit agreed to a collaborative photo shoot modeling her wardrobe and showcasing an eclectic urban look.

Shared Spaces Make This Place Our Own

Jordi Carbonell | Posted 06.10.2012 | Detroit
Jordi Carbonell

Businesses are central in creating the spaces that make Detroit unique. It's there where we see our neighbors and friends. It's here where we buy our goods and get our services.

The Artist and the City

Amanda LeClaire | Posted 04.18.2012 | Detroit
Amanda LeClaire

Detroit suffers from both over-hype and public derision over the role of artists in the city's future.

It's Morning Again at Half Time in Detroit (VIDEO)

Toby Barlow | Posted 04.08.2012 | Detroit
Toby Barlow

With all due respect to Chrysler's work, I am much more interested in a very different, very short film, "9 Businesses," a sincere celebration of our city's entrepreneurs, local business people who have dreams, ideas and discipline.