Hour Detroit cover - October 2013
|Former editors||Rebecca Powers|
|Categories||Local interest magazine|
|Company||Hour Media, Inc.|
|Based in||Metro Detroit|
Hour Detroit is a monthly city magazine covering the Metro Detroit area. The magazine uses a glossy oversized format and features content on restaurants, arts and entertainment, and trends in fashion and décor. It began publication in 1996 and is a member of the City and Regional Magazine Association (CRMA). In addition to the print edition, it has a subscription service available for the iPad.
- 2012 FOLIO's Ozzie Award: Best Use of Photography, Consumer Under 100,000 Circulation
- 2009 City and Regional Magazine Association General Excellence Award
- 2004 City and Regional Magazine Association General Excellence Silver Award
The company also publishes DBusiness, Detroit Home, and Metro Detroit Bride. The company formerly published Absolute magazine and New York Home. Hour Media's subsidiary Target Distribution handles in-room hotel distribution of Metro Detroit Guest and Resource Guide.
In 2005 Hour Media established New York Home, a bimonthly luxury home decor and design magazine. They acquired Absolute magazine, a publication focused on the luxury lifestyles of affluent New Yorkers, in 2006. Both New York Home and Absolute magazine have ceased publication. In 2013, Hour Media acquired Greenspring Media Group, publisher of Minnesota Monthly, from American Public Media Group.
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