Regional Feature: A Uniquely Modern Farmhouse
When the homeowners were looking for an Up North feel in suburban Detroit, they found the perfect spot just minutes outside of downtown Brighton.
Focus On: Valentine Distilling
As president and founder of Ferndale’s Valentine Distilling, Rifino Valentine set out to create an extraordinary company built on a reputation for high quality.
Focus: HOPE Continues to Strive for Equality
Unlike most mundane annual reports, Focus: HOPE’s 2021 Data Report brims with exciting accomplishments, positive numbers, and optimistic news concerning this vibrant nonprofit association.
Regional Feature: The Shinola Hotel
Located on storied Woodward Avenue, the Shinola Hotel renovated two historic buildings -- the old T.B. Rayl & Co. sporting goods and hardware store and a former Singer sewing machine store -- and built three new ones with a nod to the architecture of Detroit’s past.
The Motor City Lyric Opera
Along with a supportive board and the consistent contributions of Aretha Franklin for over 20 years, the Motor City Lyric Opera brings a highly musical and artistic performance to grade schools with messages that address bullying and promote kindness.
Peer into Prison Lives and Livelihood
Incarceration within the ominous walls of one of the world’s largest prisons would be dreadful, but a visit to the on-site museum can be fascinating – particularly because Cell Block 7 was an active part of the penitentiary until 2007.
Regional Feature: J. William Construction
In Bloomfield Hills is a French Country Traditional home with fascinating design elements in every room. To build this exclusive respite, the homeowners partnered with Jeff Dotson of J. William Construction, and together they created an exceedingly detailed home that combines old favorites with new inspiration.