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
25F Light Snow
Snow. High near 28. East northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Snow before 7pm, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing drizzle between 7pm and 1am, then snow likely after 1am. Low around 19. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Cloudy, with a high near 26. North wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Light and variable wind.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Snow and freezing rain likely before 11am, then freezing rain likely between 11am and 3pm, then rain likely after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Rain likely before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Detroit News and Events
"The governor believes that building more detention facilities won't solve our immigration crisis," a spokeswoman said
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He had a 1995 felony conviction for aggravated assault that should have prevented him from buying his gun
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Shortly after Gov. Whitmer last week announced her appointment of Doug Ross as her senior adviser for Michigan prosperity, outrage followed.
"This is the place I learned my craft," he said. "I thought this could be helpful for students.”
The city of Detroit is beginning to implement its plans paid for by the Strategic Neighborhood Fund
Nick Castellanos, entering his age-27 season and coming off the most productive offensive season of his career, spent the offseason on the trade block.
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With his team fuming after an ugly loss at Penn State on Tuesday night, Beilein and his staff figured the time was right for the students to do a little introspection.
Michigan coach John Beilein turned to freshman David DeJulius as the first guard off the bench over sophomore Eli Brooks for the first time all season in Saturday's win.
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Ian Elliott is a former student government president at Central Michigan University
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says Amazon proved its critics right by canceling its planned New York City campus
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The victims of a disgruntled employee who opened fire at an industrial warehouse were co-workers ranging from an intern to the plant manager
Gary Martin brought his gun to a meeting Friday in which he was going to be fired
New Haven defeated Roseville, 64-55, Saturday afternoon in the Macomb Area Conference boys basketball Red/White final.
The Wildcats finished off the Vols on a national stage, just what they needed days after letting one slip away.
Danielle Minott's 3-pointer with 1:02 left proves to be the difference as the Eagles ends a five-game losing streak.
Kawanise Wilkins had a season-high 26 points as Western Michigan narrowly defeated Miami (Ohio) 84-79 in overtime on Saturday.
Matt Haarms gave No. 12 Purdue a boost of energy. Carsen Edwards added the scoring punch. Together, they were a knockout combination.
Anthony Mantha scores twice, including with 7 seconds left to tie it, but Travis Konecny's goal 1:27 in overtime wins it for Philadelphia.
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After almost two decades, she's closing up shop to retire, and because of changing shopping habits and improved methods for treating breast cancer
U-D Jesuit put together a 13-2 run on Sunday at Calihan Hall to pull away from Detroit Catholic Central, 63-54.
It stretches belief that Sabree would have so little knowledge of his wife's business, particularly since it dovetails so neatly with his own.
Walberg writes: "After two years of the Trump presidency, America’s economic engine has been reignited."
The Wings recalled defenseman Filip Hronek from Grand Rapids Saturday, two days after sending down defenseman Dennis Cholowski.
Heather Nauert was a Fox News Channel reporter with little foreign policy experience when she joined the State Department less than two years ago
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U-D Jesuit 63, Detroit Catholic Central 54
Michael Annett stretched the Speedweeks streak of first-time winners to three with a victory Saturday in the Xfinity Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway.
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Detroit Tigers infielder Niko Goodrum to throw ceremonial first pitch at the Lakeland Highlands Babe Ruth Baseball Opening Day.
Northbound I-75 closed for three hours Saturday while clean up crews remove 50 tons of spilled salt
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Detroit Red Wings plays the Philadelphia Flyers in an NHL game in Philadelphia, Pa. on Saturday, February 16, 2019
A federal appeals court affirmed a lower court ruling that said Derrick Maye’s constitutional rights were violated
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John Beilein talks about his team playing "good Michigan basketball" in Saturday's 65-52 win over No. 24 Maryland.
People crowd Cobo Center for the 2019 Detroit Boat Show on Saturday, February 16, 2019.
$5.9M Oakland Township country manor features a helicopter hangar and landing pad
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