- America’s Test Kitchen
Public television’s most watched cooking show.
For people who love to eat.
- Kitchen Window
Commentaries on food and entertaining.
- Mangiare Bene!
The Akmon’s food blog.
- Maple Creek Farm
A family farm in southeast Michigan, serving metro Detroit (Randy’s CSA).
- Slow Food USA
Taste, tradition, and the honest pleasures of food.
- The Splendid Table
Providing abundant information on food preparation, appreciation, and culture.
- Red Cedar
The Akmon’s new blog. They wanted to strike it out on there own.
- Tiamhdha Ailin Browne
- Daniel Johnson
Former Judah Johnson frontman, current freelance writer.
Music & Alt Weeklys (Detroit, Ann Arbor, etc..)
- Deep Cutz – Uncutz
A Dialogue with Music…
An online magazine devoted to sharing its wit and insight into music, film, and other media ephemera.
“I write about stuff that I hear. Music, rumors about music…” -Elle
- Eat This City
2 guys 1 cup.
- Metro Times
Detroit’s most popular alternative weekly
Detroit’s Anti-Blog promoting all the great talent in/around Detroit music, art, etc…
- Motor City Rocks
I think they were first at the whole Detroit music blog thing. They died for a while but are back now.
- Real Detroit
Detroit’s “pay attention to us too” alternative weekly.
Blog by Livonia/Ann Arbor based indie label (featuring members of Javelins, Pop Project, Child Bite, and lots more).
Live studio sessions from your favorite elitist acts.
- NPR: Monitor Mix
NPR blog written by Former Sleater-Kinney member Carrie Brownstein.
- Pitchfork Media
Clumsy pretentious reviews from clumsy pretentious snobs.
Licking up everything Pitchfork drops.
- Common Dreams
Progressive news and crazy leftist articles.
- Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
Defending freedom in the digital world.
- Daily Kos
Lapdogs for the Democrats.
Preservation & Urban Planning
- Model D
The story of Detroit’s transformation — growth, development, neighborhoods, arts, culture and more.
Kevin Rose’s (former TechTV host) pet project gone big time. Social bookmarking anyone?
- Gig Posters
Fantastic archive of concert posters and beautifully illustrated flyers.
Social music site. Music and event recommendations based on what you listen to.
- Tree Hugger
I think the name says it all.
Content Management System Stuff (in use on ID)
The best CMS out there. Completely open source and easily customizable.
Prevents comment spam.
- Compact Monthly Archive
Displays a compact monthly archive instead of the default long list WordPress provides.
Allows PHP tags inside of WordPress posts.
- Get Recent Comments
Displays the most recent comments or trackbacks with custom formatting.
- Permalink Redirect
Ensures that pages and entries are always accessed via the WordPress permalink.
- Popularity Contest
Enables custom ranking of posts by popularity.
- Related Posts
Returns a list of related WordPress entries based on active/passive keyword matches.
- WordPress Database Backup
Enables on-demand backups of a WordPress database.
Adds a Useronline feature to WordPress.