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MELINDA ANDERSON, CREATIVE DIRECTOR @ DDF

Melinda Anderson, the creative director behind the Detroit Design Festival, combines her background in architecture with her love for travel and collaboration, to help bring Detroit a unique design experience each year. After she finished her architecture degree at the University of Michigan, Anderson lived in Berlin for a year before returning to Detroit. Since […]

TOP NEW DINING IN DETROIT

  Detroit’s restaurant landscape is changing and with that change brings delicious and diverse options, right to the neighborhood. Read on and visit some of our new favorites. Katoi If you haven’t heard about it yet, you’ve been covering your ears, because Corktown’s Katoi brings Thai-ish Detroit cuisine somewhere different and more fun than ever […]

JASON HALL, SLOW ROLL DETROIT

Jason Hall is one of the radical minds behind Slow Roll, the weekly bicycle ride that’s taken over Detroit. And it’s of no surprise, since he was born and raised right here in the city and his earliest memories involve a bicycle, friends and neighborhood exploring. “I’ve always been the independent kid. Skateboarding and bike […]

JOSH EPSTEIN & DANIEL ZOTT, JR. JR.

Jr. Jr., formerly known as Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., is touring this fall with their third studio length album and they’re making a stop in metro Detroit, their hometown, on Friday, Nov. 13 at Royal Oak Music Theatre. They’ve come a long way since their 2009 beginnings and 2011 debut, and even changed their name […]

KACEE MUST, CITIZEN YOGA

Kacee Must, 31, of Bloomfield Hills, has been practicing yoga since she was 12 years-old and now she’s opened two of her own studios, one in Royal Oak and the other in Detroit, and they go by the well-known name of Citizen Yoga. Must went to college at Northwestern University and went on to study […]

TOMMEY WALKER, DETROIT VS EVERYBODY

Tommey Walker, a native Detroiter and the man behind the brand DETROIT VS EVERYBODY, plans to open up his third apparel shop and second location in Eastern Market by August. DETROIT VS EVERYBODY has exploded internationally since the official Detroit debut nearly three years ago and has since gained attention from big names like Rick […]

YANNI DIONISOPOULOS, EXODOS ROOFTOP & LOUNGE

On a nice summer night, you can hear the DJ spinning and the party happening at what has become a summer (and now a year round) Greektown favorite for music, drinks and a fun time! For those of you who have enjoyed the scene at Exodos Rooftoop & Lounge in Greektown, you can thank Yanni […]

ROSLYN KARAMOKO: DÉTROIT IS THE NEW BLACK

As a Seattle native and a Detroit believer, Roslyn Karamoko, the mind behind the brand Détroit is the New Black, started her current gig in the city by a simple t-shirt. Her family and friends were reluctant about the idea of her living in Detroit when she made the move about two years ago and […]

JOEY MAALOUF, THE GLAM APP

Joey Maalouf, metro Detroit native and hair and makeup stylist, is co-founder of a new app called The Glam App, which allows customers to schedule a hair, nail or makeup appointment to their door. Customers can schedule day-of and have a stylist at their house within an hour of scheduling, or they can book the […]

NICK GORGA, HATCH DETROIT

Nick Gorga, a Detroit native, created a contest to bring together creative minds and retail pitches for the betterment of the community and called it Hatch Detroit. Hatch was founded in 2011 and the goal was to give the public a role in the redevelopment of Detroit. Five years later, over 12 businesses have permanent […]