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Things to Do in Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts

One of America’s finest art museums can be found on Woodward Avenue in Detroit, Michigan. Housed in a Beaux-Arts style white marble building, the collection within is even more spectacular than its fabulous exterior. With a massive arched façade and a copy of Rodin’s The Thinker out front, the main entrance reminds visitors that the Detroit… Continue reading Things to Do in Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts

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Things to do in Detroit: Belle Isle

Historic Belle Isle is a 982-acre island park in the Detroit River. When standing on one side of the island, you can see the Detroit skyline while on the other is that of Windsor, Canada. Belle Isle is a fabulous low-cost, Detroit attraction. With many recreational and cultural activities to engage in, it is truly… Continue reading Things to do in Detroit: Belle Isle

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Historical Walking Tour of Downtown Detroit

For centuries Detroit has been a happening place. After the Beaver Wars of the late 17th century, Wyandot, Ottawa, and Ojibwe settled in the area. In 1701, Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac and other French settlers came to the region. With its prominence on the Detroit River, Detroit was an important port. During the War… Continue reading Historical Walking Tour of Downtown Detroit

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Detroit’s Eastern Market

What's better than enjoying food or history separately? Savoring the two together, of course! Detroit's Eastern Market serves up tasty delectables and a rich heritage. Arched, red-brick sheds harken back to the turn of the century with their industrial chic exteriors. Underneath the towering ceilings of the pavilions, farmers and vendors from all around Detroit… Continue reading Detroit’s Eastern Market

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Detroit Renaissance

"Will you be dining in?" asked a young man wearing a retro, pointed, diner hat. We had arrived at American Coney Island in Detroit—a coney dog mecca for almost a century. Michigan takes their coneys seriously. After all, the sauce-covered hot dog is reputedly a Michigan creation. A devout lover of the Detroit coney (an… Continue reading Detroit Renaissance