Out and About: Discover the History of Northville

Just less than an hour’s drive from the skyscrapers and freeways of the RenCen, Northville’s farmers market continues on Thursdays through October. A lovely place to relax, Northville is awash in architectural character of days gone by, with restored Victorian homes, a historic downtown, and unique antique exhibitions.

Regional Feature: The Detroit Athletic Club

Built over 100 years ago, the prestigious Detroit Athletic Club, a seven-story edifice designed by famed architect Albert Kahn, is still standing strong, and so is the membership within it. Executive manager Ted Gillary credits this to a number of factors, the most important being the community. “We have built a community that creates relationships, a place where people find a home,” he says.

Focus On: N. Reding & Sons, LLC

With a love for metalwork and building classic cars, Jeremy Domanik was looking for a way to blend his hobby and a career. In January 2015, he and his wife Beth began laying the groundwork for a new business built on his joy in creating something new from something old.

Building Community: Rebel Nell

Rebel Nell, however, has been empowering women in these very same ways for the last five years, employing the disadvantaged and abused and educating them so they can live a safe, healthy, independent life of their choosing. They do this surrounded by fellow women who believe in them.