About Mary Quinley

Mary Quinley is an award-winning journalist who writes for magazines, newspapers and online publications. She is the author of the book 52 Ohio Weekends: Great Getaways and Adventures for Every Season. Mary resides in Metro Detroit most seasons. In the winter, she heads to southwest Florida to enjoy beach towns, back roads and happy hours. Family and friends are priorities 24/7.

The Best Contemporary Art Galleries in Detroit

The Detroit art scene runs the gamut from the treasured world-class Detroit Institute of Arts to the recycled trash of the Heidelberg Project and the hip eclectic Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. A vibrant, made-only-in-Michigan Detroit Artists Market complements the ever-changing artistic landscape of galleries in Detroit. … Continue reading

The Best Live Music Bars in Detroit

In the 1960s, music lovers worldwide celebrated the hatched-in-Detroit Motown sound. Twenty years later, the techno movement was born in Motor City. Today, Detroit’s music scene, from rock, jazz and blues to country and metal – and every genre in between – continues to thrive. … Continue reading

A Beginner’s Guide to Detroit: Motor City USA

  Eons after massive ice beds melted and long-necked creatures ceased to roam, Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac and comrades paddled their canoes onto the shores of le detroit (the strait). It was July 24, 1701. With the savvy French fur-trader Cadillac at the helm, the ambitious … Continue reading