Smart Cities: Detroit, Michigan (National Geographic)

Inside Jack White's new vinyl-pressing paradise (Rolling Stone)


For Jews from the former Soviet Union, New Year’s Eve always involves a Christmas-style tree (Jewish Telegraphic Agency)


How to learn Russian: A U.S. News guide (U.S. News & World Report)


Celebrities to companies want Matthew Richmond’s paper dresses (SEEN Magazine)


Children are Covid-19 long haulers, too (Elemental)

Step inside the twisted world of Detroit's Theatre Bizarre (Detroit Free Press)

Inpatient Drug Abuse Treatment

COVID-19 takes dark toll on substance use disorder (The Detroit News)


Veils handcrafted with Swarovski crystals (SEEN Magazine)


Drugs, sleeplessness, isolation: The downside of being a dance musician (the Guardian)

These kid actors with special needs are getting standing ovations (Detroit Free Press)


Covenant House responds to homeless youth in need during COVID-19 (The Detroit News)


Feel Good Foodie Yumna Jawad shares the secrets of the art of cooking (SEEN Magazine)

Which Christians is Trump willing to protect? (the Atlantic)

Detroit's skyrocketing rents threaten longtime shops (Detroit Free Press)


How interior designers are helping businesses during the pandemic (Hour Detroit)

The roots of techno: Detroit’s club scene 1973–1985 (Red Bull Music Academy)

Happy 20th birthday, Harry Potter; here's to the boy who took us to Hogwarts (Detroit Free Press)

Socialization therapies at Michigan hospitals help address kids' emotional needs (Hour Detroit)

Flotation therapy and cryotherapy: Do they really work on sports injuries? (SEEN Magazine)


Kickboxing: The mind-body connection (Hour Detroit)

Road Trip

After visiting every country on Earth, Jessica Nabongo hits the road in the U.S. (Roadtrippers Magazine)

How music is being used to treat autism (the Guardian)


A spin on frequency: A history of dance music radio in Detroit (Red Bull Music Academy)

Running helped Bloomfield Hills widow overcome her deep grief (Detroit Free Press)


Moby on new memoir, the decade in NYC that changed his life (Rolling Stone)


Detroit Dog Rescue responds to needs of furry friends during COVID (Detroit Jewish News)



Online Violin Class

A connected future: How universal internet access could change life as we know it (partnership between The Daily Beast and Verizon)


7 best wines and Champagnes to stock up on for the holidays (partnership between Detroit Free Press and Busch's Fresh Food Market)

Living Room

10 home appliances & décor products that make ideal holiday gifts (partnership between Bustle and Walmart)


9 ways to boost your mood that can take very little effort (Beachbody On Demand)


Host the perfect holiday party with these seven easy ideas (partnership between Rochester Democrat & Chronicle and Marketview Liquor)

Wine Toast

The perfect wine for your next night in, according to your sign (partnership between Elite Daily and Barefoot Wine)

ClassPass founder on success: “You can’t accomplish anything without a team” (partnership between USA TODAY and Bumble Bizz)


InStyle’s Laura Brown: "You’re not going to get somewhere distinct without your personality" (partnership between USA TODAY and Bumble Bizz)


Away’s Steph Korey: “We’re having a moment right now of empowering women” (partnership between USA TODAY and Bumble Bizz)


Meet the surfer-turned-humanitarian who’s bringing clean water to the world (partnership between Vox and Dockers)


How to have a healthy relationship at home (Beachbody On Demand)


5 tips for setting goals for 2021 and beyond (Beachbody On Demand)


Meet the maker: Wallace Detroit Guitars (Shinola)

Holiday Snacks

This quiz matches you with the perfect snack for your Zodiac sign (partnership between Elite Daily and Pop-Tarts)

Breakfast Date

7 dating app profiles for every type of snack lover (partnership between Elite Daily and Pop-Tarts)

Woman on her Tablet

Programmatic ad targeting types: Effective methods for audience targeting (Adelphic)


By the numbers: How holiday donations help all year (partnership between Detroit Free Press and Salvation Army)


5 tips to finding your ideal home (partnership between The Detroit News and Toll Brothers)

Work Environment

Turn a closet into a home office in 6 easy steps (Beachbody On Demand)


Boutique fitness studio shaping up as a fully digital business (Frontier Communications)

Meal Prep

Skills training helps alleviate barriers to employment (partnership between Des Moines Register and Goodwill)


#RollUpOurSleeves with Daniel's Music Foundation in New York City (Shinola)

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Ashley Zlatopolsky is a Detroit-based storyteller with more than 10 years of experience. She writes, edits and creates content strategy for publishers, brands and private clients.

Her work includes editorial, branded content, thought leadership, SEO, traditional and affiliate marketing, ghostwriting, web and newsletter, e-commerce, UX and scripts.

With 45+ cover stories published worldwide, her writing can be found in Rolling Stone, The Washington Post, National Geographic, Billboard, the Guardian, The Daily Beast, USA TODAY, the Detroit Free Press, U.S. News, The Atlantic, Business Insider and more.

Additional clients Ashley has worked with include Shinola, Beachbody On Demand, Red Bull, Little Caesars Arena, StockX, City of Detroit and Healthy Women, among others.

She has also developed branded content for select brands such as Verizon, Barefoot Wine, Coca-Cola, A&E, Pop-Tarts, Chevrolet, BMW, Saks Fifth Avenue and Walmart.

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