Detroit is the New Black <span class='image-credits'>Erin M. Miller</span>
Detroit Robolights outdoor display at MOCAD <span class='image-credits'>Nick Hagen</span>
Signal-Return in Eastern Market <span class='image-credits'>Nick Hagen</span>
John K. King Used and Rare Books <span class='image-credits'>Nick Hagen</span>
Duly's Place in Southwest Detroit feeds locals 24/7. <span class='image-credits'>Nick Hagen</span>

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Feature Story Designers and entrepreneurs are working to make Detroit a fashion hub.

Designers, nonprofits and entrepreneurs work to make Detroit a fashion hub

As volatility threatens to disrupt the global fashion industry, could Detroit’s manufacturing history make it the apparel hub of the future? Industry experts weigh in about the city’s skilled workforce and entrepreneurial spirit.


Feature Story Que Roland

Where coworking meets culture: Seat Detroit aims to build community for entrepreneurs

Seat Detroit aims to offer more than a desk to work and free coffee — founder Que Roland says she's building community in new Eastern Market space.

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From Port Huron to South Haven: How the Great Lake to Lake Trail links up Metro Detroit communities

It may be frigid outside, but plenty of Metro Detroiters are still getting out on their local trails frequently. What they may not know is that some trails stretch all the way across the state.

Longform One of Cherry Health's dental clinics.

Here's how Michigan providers are improving whole-body health by integrating dental and primary care

The negative effects of poor oral health extend into all elements of patients' lives. But Michigan providers have begun to address that by introducing integrated oral care into their practices.

Feature Story With its brick homes and park, Russell Woods has been piquing Realtors' and buyers' interest.

Livernois, Woodward corridors and Russell Woods areas to watch in 2020, Realtors say

Looking to buy a house in 2020? These are the areas to check out, according to Detroit Realtors.

Feature Story Ivy Kitchen and Cocktails in East Village

Entrepreneur Nya Marshall brings Ivy Kitchen and Cocktails to Detroit's east side

Native Detroiter and entrepreneur aims to give back to her community with new upscale restaurant, Ivy Kitchen and Cocktails.

Feature Story Gwen Meyer and Alison Heeres are the farmer and chef behind Coriander Kitchen in Jefferson Chalmers.

From the east side to northwest side, here are the hottest Detroit neighborhoods for dining in 2020

Fine dining, coffee shops and everything in between are in store for Detroit diners this year.

Feature Story The Dequindre Cut

2020 vision: The people, trends, projects, and stories we're watching

The Model D team weighs in on the people, projects, trends, and stories to watch out for in 2020 and shares what they're excited for in the new year.


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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.

All provide the foundation for multiple ...

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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, ...