Welcome To Detroit
Motown or the Motor City - Detroit is famous as the automobile capital of the world. Many may not realize that Detroit has an international riverfront, with Windsor, Ontario Canada across the river, a major casino destination, an amazing collection of pre-depression skyscrapers and the second largest theater district in the country.
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Known for auto shows, recently created Autopalooza (really a bunch of different auto events throughout the year) is a great place to start, visitors should also consider taking in some of the less expected events in Detroit such as Youmacon (similar to Comicon, but for Japanese pop culture), the annual Michigan Elvisfest and the Movement Electronic Music Festival. Search for top events in Detroit
Downtown - Detroit's business district, the second largest theatre district in the US, sports stadiums and casinos.
Midtown-New Center - The center of arts and culture in the city, with great art galleries, museums and food and drink.
East Side - Detroit's eastside, home of Belle Isle Park, a Detroit gem, this 982-acre island park is situated on the Detroit River between the United States and Canada.
Southwest Side - Home of the Detroit Tigers baseball stadium and a great place to explore ethnic foods and restaurants.
West Side - Primarily residential area, home to historic neighborhoods and LGBTQ friendly Palmer Park.
Hamtramck-Highland Park - Highland Park has been in decline and caution should be taken visting this area. Hamtramck is known for its roots as a Polish community and its great nightlife, bars and restaurants.
Weather Forecast for Detroit
A slight chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Blustery, with a west northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
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Detroit News and Events
After six decades, the final Impalawill roll down the line Thursday. Its many admirers will keep the spirit of the car alive.
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The Chevrolet Impala has become an American icon and has also produced some classic commercials
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When Ben Bredeson, Michigan's longtime starting left guard and two-time captain walks into a room of offensive linemen preparing for the NFL Combine, it has a familiar feeling.
Vehicles arrives at the TCF Center for the 68th annual Detroit Autorama in Detroit.
Henry Payne, auto critic for The Detroit News, reviews the 2020 Chevy Corvette C8 Stingray.
Orchard Lake St. Mary's beats Brother Rice, 74-40 during their Catholic League semi-finals game at Marian High School, Wednesday night, in Birmingham
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