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This fall, say hello maple and so long pumpkin spice

Measured against the same quarter last year, sales of maple-flavored beverages have almost doubled

Alaskan adventure inspires halibut meals at home

Alaskan halibut has no rival — it tastes mild and slightly sweet with a creamy, satisfyingly meaty texture

3 regions in New York that produce the best wine

The state produces red wines with success, even as it continues to turn out its more-famous whites

Ginger Tea is a soothing drink

It is also a potent, clean-out-your-sinuses beverage

Wednesday, Oct 18


Gene tumor boards guide cancer care

Panels of experts analyze patient’s cancer genes and match treatments to mutations that seem to drive the disease

Tuesday, Oct 17

Least, most affordable places for your holiday vacation

Vacationers will spend big to go to Honolulu, far less to visit Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Monday, Oct 16


Study: U.S. health care denials on rise

A poll suggests 50 million insured Americans have been denied essential treatments


‘Grandma’ still working at Mich. McDonald’s at age 92

Almost everyone who works with Mary Smith calls her “Grandma”

Sunday, Oct 15


Should you add a loan to your shopping cart?

The next time you shop online, you may be offered a new way to pay — a personal loan with fixed monthly payments

Liz Weston: Learn from NFL players who go broke

The destructive financial behaviors that many players demonstrate are also common outside professional sports


‘Campus corgi’ spreads smiles at University of Michigan

UM’s unofficial “campus corgi” stands tall as a growing celebrity among students


How to navigate downtown during Sunday's marathon

Fort Street, the beginning and end of the Detroit Free Press Marathon, has been closed Saturday morning to traffic

Saturday, Oct 14


McBrayer: Enjoying fullness of life is path to wisdom


It is the journey itself that births and fosters wisdom — even the journeys that seem to be dead ends


Key questions, answers about Trump’s health care move

Experts say the consequences will vary depending on how much money you earn, the state you live in, and other factors.


Making a ‘green house:’ Bring the outside in with plants

Under the radar as a design trend, suddenly houseplants – and the containers for them –are hot

Bridal industry disrupted as marriage rates fall

Even as wedding rates fall, a frenzy is underway to claim a foothold in the existing space

Friday, Oct 13


Feighan: No way to predict next mass shooting, dad says

Retired Detroit cop Mark Bando who lost son in Pulse tragedy says Las Vegas shooting 'brought back bad memories'


U.S. obesity problem is not budging, new data shows

Overall, obesity figures stayed about the same: About 40 percent of adults are obese and 18.5 percent of children


It’s Boy Scouts vs. Girl Scouts with new scouting move

A potentially bitter competition was triggered by the Boy Scouts’ dramatic move to admit girls throughout its ranks.


Welcome Mat: June & December opens first retail space

Michigan-based textile company June & December will open their new store in Berkley with a grand opening on Oct. 21.

Thursday, Oct 12


Style: Inspiration from an interior design legend

Bunny Williams’ designs have been featured in all the top decorating magazines, from Architectural Digest to Veranda

Solutions: Spending time inside? Renew your rooms


Seasonal flourishes add a festive touch to your everyday items

Design Recipes: 10 ideas for a dressed-up Halloween


You can decorate your home for the fall season as well

Handmade: ‘Knit Wits’ are warming hearts and bodies

Volunteers make blankets for patients at Beaumont Hospital

Plumber: Confusion about stainless steel sinks


Molded or drawn stainless steel sinks are found in most kitchens

Design time: Finding a clock that makes your home tick


The household clock has become less of a necessity and more of a personal choice


Dining: Tiny River Bistro has a certain chic

Celebrity chef Max Hardy has returned to his place of birth with a 16-seat spot