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
63F Light Rain
Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 61. North northeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Periods of showers. High near 70. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Showers likely, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 54. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunny, with a high near 78. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind 3 to 6 mph.
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Detroit News and Events
Jimmy Scandirito II cut up James "Skip" Scandirito buried most of him at a golf course. What's unknown is this: Will he inherit his father's money?
After being released from prison, exonerees aid others who also were convicted for crimes they didn't commit.
Stephen Lord, principal conductor at the Michigan Opera Theatre the past three years, has resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment
Industry experts warn the House budget could halt future road construction by barring many top road building firms from working with the state.
Richard Trumka calls for workers to voice opposition to trade deal with US, Canada and Mexico 'until it's worthy of the American worker'
“Michiganders turned out in historic numbers to get minimum wage and paid sick leave on the ballot, and we need to respect their wishes,” Whitmer said
Automakers and technology companies will have to build public trust over the next few years if they want to make money on autonomous vehicles
Pistons give up big man Jon Leuer, who was on the final year of his contract, and get assets. They'll have picks No. 15, 30 and 45 in Thursday's draft.
Visitors will have access to construction updates, project information and mobility pilot programs and technology
A month before national contract talks begin, federal authorities sending message to automakers, UAW: we're not finished.
Two teams with similar uncertainties but different directions will make uber-important first-round picks.
There’s a lengthy list of talented forwards, particularly game-breaking centers who appear to be capable of being important pieces of their organizations.
Jordan Brewer and Jordan Nwogu shouldn't be on the Michigan baseball team.
Speaking Tuesday, he pointed to two long-dead segregationist senators to argue that Washington functioned more smoothly a generation ago
Detroit's City Council is expected to take up a request that would extend the deadline for a redevelopment plan for the Joe Louis Arena site to 2021.
"Faced with criticism, a seemingly confident Whitmer did what white liberals have always done in playing games with the black community."
Attorney Philip Thomas said Eric Sabree has already handed over nearly 2,200 pages of records related to his family's properties.
The Ford Fireworks over the Detroit River will happen June 24. Here's what you need to know if you're attending
The rock 'em, sock 'em Jeep Gladiator is the best midsize off-road pickup ever. But how's it do at domesticated city life?
Instead of suiting up for Michigan State in the fall, Jase Bowen will officially begin chasing his dream.
College World Series scoreboard, schedule
Smith, with a two-round total of 7-under 133, will top a match play bracket of 64 golfers pared down from a starting field of 156.
A complete listing of the day's sports on TV/radio.
The Detroit News provides a daily look at all the action on the farm in the Tigers' system.
Andrei Vasilevskiy, Kucherov’s Russian teammate, won his first Vezina Trophy as top goalie in another bittersweet recognition for the Lightning.
The Pistons got a rotation piece and a first-round pick for Jon Leuer, which is a win-win.
Police Commissioner Richard Ross said he believed at least “several dozen” people would be disciplined and he expects some to be fired
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Thursday it shot down a U.S. drone amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington
Jordan Zimmermann lasted four innings (75 pitches) in his first start since April 25.
Greene, Boyd and Castellanos are doing their best to ignore the trade deadline chatter
I know when parents say they don’t have a favorite child, they are lying through their teeth, but this is blatant
If the medication were truly safe and effective for blood pressure control, you can be sure it would be marketed as a blood pressure pill
Is “Holey Moley” a game show where you whack a mole? Get dipped in Mexican chocolate sauce?
Eugene Bass Jr. was last seen about 1 p.m. May 23 on Midland near Auburn in Pontiac
A conservative group is running ads in Rep. Justin Amash's district urging support after he backed impeachment for President Donald Trump
The move is in response to several years marked by thick smoke hanging over the city from summer wildfires
Ballot language must be OK'd before 21-year millage to replace jail built in '50s goes to voters
Lawmakers credited former Rep. John Conyers Jr. for his role in championing the reparations for slavery after nearly 30 years of reintroducing legislation in Congress.
A federal court won’t reopen a dispute about whether a Michigan city violates the U.S. Constitution by marking tires to enforce parking rules
The abuse allegedly occurred over several years and was discovered in 2017 in Lansing
"The Democratic-controlled House should either impeach President Donald Trump or stop yapping about it. "
"Unless Nessel's team has evidence it hasn't disclosed, the charges should be permanently dismissed."
"When I last left you, I was boldly headed into the unknown, fueled by a recent dosage of chemo, and having no idea of where I was actually going."
"When starved for resources, local governments are left to adopt bad policies."
Biden might not remember, but the Internal Revenue Service leadership aggressively targeted conservative groups to undermine their voice in elections.
"Let's get the government out of workers’ way."
"The minimum wage should not keep workers in poverty, wherever they work."
"Through the expansion of food entrepreneurs of color, positive outcomes for Michigan children and families are on the rise."
Pirates 8, Tigers 7
Glitches with adaptive cruise-control and other advanced safety systems are replacing infotainment centers as a source of problems
While much of the automotive world is abandoning cars in favor of SUVs, Honda is increasing its stake in coupes and sedans
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These numbers were drawn Wednesday:
Outgoing Kansas City Mayor Sly James said that the fast-food chain should “stay in your lane”
Shooting guard and small forward Tony Snell was traded to the Detroit Pistons along with the 30th pick in the 2019 NBA Draft in a deal that sent forward Jon Leuer to the Milwaukee Bucks.
Rod Beard of The Detroit News projects the first round in the third version of his NBA mock draft.
Today's best images from around the world
Ted Kulfan of The Detroit News projects how he thinks the first round could go in his 2019 NHL mock draft.
The Lions rookies made sleeping bag coats as part of a community outreach program at the Empowerment Plan plant in Detroit.
The 30th Motor Muster auto show at The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan on June 16, 2019.
It's the 13th year of The Detroit News' Celebrate Michigan Photo Contest. Follow along as we present the finalists and then the winners.
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