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Emma Klug

Emma Klug is a senior editor and digital content coordinator at Hour Detroit. In her role, Klug writes and edits stories on community, art, food, and lifestyle topics for hourdetroit.com, edits the Hour Daily newsletter, and is involved in planning and proofing the monthly print magazine. She also oversees the editorial web internship program for the magazine. A graduate of Columbia College Chicago, Klug has been with Hour Detroit since 2016. She has also contributed to Hour Media publications DBusiness magazine and Metro Detroit Weddings magazine. You can reach her at eklug@hour-media.com.

M-1 Concourse in Pontiac Breaks Ground, Set to Open in May 2016

M-1 Concourse, a mixed-use development in Pontiac that includes private garages and a 1.5-mile test track for car enthusiasts, broke ground Wednesday on the first phase of construction, which is scheduled to be completed next spring.

DIA to Reopen Ancient Middle East Gallery in October

The Detroit Institute of Art’s Ancient Middle East gallery will reopen in October after closing down in 2007 during museum renovations.

Royal Oak's O'Tooles to Open Second Location, Heading to Downtown Rochester

The owners of Royal Oak's O'Tooles Irish American Grill and Bar are expanding by adding a restaurant in downtown Rochester in October. The new eatery will feature a menu produced from local farmers and vendors.

Planet Fitness Plans Major Expansion Across Metro Detroit

Planet Fitness, the gym franchise known for its “judgment free zone” philosophy, plans to open nearly 20 locations over the next three years across metro Detroit.

Detroit Zoo Opens New $1.4M Wolf Exhibit

The $1.4 million Cotton Family Wolf Wilderness Exhibit opened today at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak, giving its new inhabitants — a male gray wolf named Kaskapahtew (Kaska), and a female gray wolf named Waziyata (Wazi) — the chance to explore their new home for the first time.

Ann Arbor-based Gluten Free Baking Mix Company Triples Growth

Among Friends Hand-Crafted Baking Mixes, an Ann Arbor-based company that makes gluten-free cookie and cake baking mixes, will expand its presence in Target and Kroger stores nationwide from 2,000 to 6,000 stores in the next few months.

Tropical Smoothie, Red Olive, Others to Open in New Bloomfield Hills Plaza

Red Olive Family Restaurant, Tropical Smoothie, and a UPS outlet are among the retailers and restaurants confirmed to locate at a new plaza along Telegraph Road, just south of Square Lake Road, in Bloomfield Hills.

U.S. Border Patrol Debuts New $14M Detroit Station

A new $14 million U.S. Customs and Border Protection station opens today on East Jefferson Avenue in Detroit. The facility is 12 times larger than the previous station and will accommodate nearly 100 agents.

La Dulce, a Tapas and Churros Restaurant, to Open in Downtown Royal Oak

La Dulce, a new restaurant in downtown Royal Oak that will feature small plates and Spanish-style doughnuts, is set to open in June.

Report: Michigan Lags Behind Other States in Growth of Women-Owned Businesses

Michigan is ranked 27th in the U.S. in terms of growth in the number of women-owned businesses, says an annual report commissioned by American Express. While there has been about a 57 percent increase in the number of women-owned businesses in the state since 1997, Michigan is below the national growth average of 74 percent.