In 1977 Star Wars breaks box office records, Elvis dies, and Michigan’s tallest building is erected, The Renaissance Center. The Ren Cen is seven connected spirals of skyscrapers and Michigan’s most elaborate maze. Getting lost in the spiral is a Detroiter’s rite of passage!
At its highest point, the Ren Cen's central tower
Nordstrom recently featured work by Detroit artist Shaina Kaszelan in their ad campaign for their collaboration with Vans. For a limited time, customers buying a pair of white vans will receive a free customization kit including puffy paint and rhinestones. Everything needed to make your own works of art.
The sweet shout-out is the culmination of a relationship
Liz Blondy opened Canine to Five back in the middle of the 2000s when Midtown was still known as the Cass Corridor. This was back in pre-Whole Foods Detroit, when Cass past Wayne State was an avenue you sprinted your bike through at night.
This was the neighborhood of the
Life Remodeled Brings People Together To Rebuild Detroit's Communities
In the beginning there was one. In 1941 a Farmer’s Market opened in downtown’s Cadillac Square. Soon after, in the 1950s, this market was split in two: An Eastern and a Western Market.
Eastern Market was, well, where it still is, in the Eastern Market neighborhood.
Mink made a big splash in small town Detroit when it was announced as the first restaurant by the newly formed group, Backbone Hospitality, the supergroup formed when the ladies behind Folk and Marrow/The Royce upped the restaurant game for everyone and join forces. Add chefs
Photographer Chris Gerard is Christian Alexander Gerard. You think you know someone until you realize you’ve had their name wrong the whole time. You think you’ve got someone pegged as one thing (solid product photographer) until another thing emerges.
In the case of the latter, an
The White Stripes played their first show at the Gold Dollar Detroit on August 14, 1997, in the club’s opening year. Over the next five years, the Cass Corridor venue would become the IT place to experience live music. That was before the Internet when
Coup D'état is the latest and long overdue project from our favorite girl-about-town/country Angela Wisniewski aka Hey Angela. We've been inspired by her style for years. Now she's given us permission to take some for ourselves.
With Coup D'état, Angela has put her years of travel
Kwaku Osei-Bonsu's interest and inspiration in food came from his parents. His mom’s from Memphis, and his dad’s from Ghana. Raised in a suburb just outside Detroit, he grew up “playing around with different seasonings and flavors.”
After high school, he left for DC to study marketing at Howard University. Then moved to