Ayla owners Narmeen Gaeta and Nadia Sesi.

From a distance, the world of high fashion seems an insular realm separate from reality. But a visit to Main Street’s Ayla & Co. eschews any preconceived notions of fashion’s surreal associations.


Michigan alum Logan Light balances the weekend triumphs of his EDM band, Mako, with a more traditional workday — finishing his last year of law school at New York University and working as a summer associate.

Mutual fatigue is something we all share — at least, everyone tells us we’re sleep deprived and we dazedly agree.

826michigan offers tutoring sessions for children aged six to 18.

826michigan provides services such as writing workshops, field trips, drop-in tutoring, publishing and outreach projects that are meant to fuel creativity, at no cost to students. The programs for these projects are designed to be fun and productive, as 826 emphasizes the importance of one-on-one attention and assistance for each student who works in the writing lab.

The Fair Food Network provides services for SNAP participants.

One of the most well-documented and controversial aspects of the United States is its complicated relationship with food. Through years of unsustainable agricultural practices, the U.S. faces shortages of fresh food, particularly in impoverished communities.