The best Coney Island hot dogs in Detroit

The distinctive chilli-topped Coney Island hot dog is considered Detroit’s signature snack food, with no other city or state celebrating it with quite so much spirit. Perhaps it’s Detroit’s claim to the Coney Island dog’s creation that gives the city such pride, or perhaps it’s … Continue reading
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Walk where the stars once walked: A guide to Motown Detroit

Established by Berry Gordy Jr. in 1959, Motown Records was the self-proclaimed “Sound of Young America”. However, it was also the sound of an America in flux. Inaugurated at a time when Detroit was riding high as the capital of the automotive industry, it captured the … Continue reading
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A guide to the best bowling alleys in Detroit

Recent years have seen the much talked about revival of Detroit. Once primarily known for its association with cars and Motown music, Motor Town is now making waves as a vibrant arts and entertainment hub. But amidst this resurgence, old time favourites haven’t been forgotten. … Continue reading
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A neighbourhood guide to Corktown, Detroit

The place where it all began is the place where it begins anew. At least that’s true for Detroit‘s Corktown neighbourhood. Located just to the west of the city’s downtown, Corktown is Detroit’s oldest surviving district, with a history going back to 1834. And now, in the … Continue reading
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Detroit Tech and Design: The Rebirth of Motor City

Motown. Motor City. But there’s another nickname that suits Detroit‘s character best of all, these days: Renaissance City. Certainly, the past 50 years haven’t always been kind to this once-mighty industrial capital. But while Detroit’s fortunes have risen and fallen, thanks to a startling new surge in … Continue reading
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