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Duly's Place in Southwest Detroit feeds locals 24/7. <span class='image-credits'>Nick Hagen</span>
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Feature Story Amy Haimerl

24 hours in Detroit: Shady Ladies founder Amy Haimerl's top food and drink spots in the city

Amy Haimerl, author of "Detroit Hustle" and founder of Shady Ladies Literary Society, shares her top spots for shopping, eating, and drinking in Detroit.

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Harambee Home School Cooperative supports early education in Detroit

How one Detroiter is creating her own child care options using a cooperative model.

Feature Story Ghost Light Open Mic. Photo by Doug Coombe.

Does Detroit have a singer/songwriter scene?

Detroit is known for its jazz, blues, and soul. Rock and roll, garage rock, and punk, you bet. Rap. R&B. The birthplace of techno. But acoustic guitars?


Feature Story One of the new EV chargers in Beacon Park.

New charging stations in Detroit's Beacon Park amp up electric vehicle awareness

The four gas-pump-like electric vehicle charging stations at Detroit’s Beacon Park are more than just a convenience for the region’s electric vehicle owners.

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Ruth Ellis Center helps LGBTQ youth feel "celebrated" through integrated primary and behavioral care

The Ruth Ellis Center Health and Wellness Center, an integrative health clinic opened in 2017, provides a wide range of services for the young people it serves.

Feature Story Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Nick Hagen.

Downriver communities aim to shed industrial image, reclaim waterfront

Ecorse was once a summer destination for Detroit’s middle class. Could it be again?

Feature Story Santo Santo is housed in a former car wash in West Village.

Inside new Villages studio Santo Santo, where yoga practice and dance parties meet

In terms of yoga instruction that’s focused on form and alignment, Santo Santo won’t be for those who seek a more traditional practice. But that's not what founder Samantha Jameson is going for.

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How a Detroit healthcare organization is helping those struggling with addiction find hope

Opioid overdose deaths are on the rise in Detroit. After a lifetime of addiction, one Detroiter found the road to recovery with the help of a local nonprofit health care clinic.


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New ideas and forward-thinking actions are all part of the arts in the D. Visual artists, including painters, sculptors, designers, architects; and musicians working in nearly every genre (or sub-genre) under the sun and moon are here doing their funky thing.

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Several enclaves around eastbound Jefferson boast fine urban living options, from historic homes to high rise apartments and condos — some riverside, others inland, but all close to downtown and Belle Isle. Known as "The Villages," they include Indian Village, English Village, ...