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Detroit Historical Museum

Detroit Historical Museum

Detroit Historical Museum is one of America’s finest and oldest museums dedicated to preserving the history of Detroit. Discover over 600 historical artifacts and experience 300 years of Detroit’s metropolitan history at the museum. History of the Detroit Historical Society & Detroit Historical Museum In 1914, attorney and historian Clarence M. Burton donated his collections … Read more
Detroit Pizza Tour - Best Pizzas in Metro Detroit

Detroit Pizza Tour – Best Pizzas in Metro Detroit

Inspired by a story on the best pizzas in metro Detroit, I have landed on a noble goal: get an accurate education in Detroit pizza. In my research on Detroit pizza, I was pleased to discover that Detroit is considered by James Beard Award-winning food journalist Alan Richman to be the 3rd best pizza city … Read more

5 Flavorful Michigan Breweries Worth The Drive

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy Michigan’s numerous, unique beers. For many Michiganders, summer and beer go hand-in-hand. Drive through Mitten towns on any given summer weekend, and you’ll likely spot folks sitting on their front porches, sipping on the cool, flavorful drink. Michigan, of course, has endless top-notch choices when it comes to … Read more
More Great Corned Beef Sandwiches in Detroit

More Great Corned Beef Sandwiches in Detroit

It was probably foolhardy to attempt a list of only five great metro Detroit corned beef sandwiches. We headlined the list “great” not “best” — because, as we acknowledged in the introduction, metro Detroit is full of places serving terrific versions of this indulgent sandwich. Nevertheless, so many readers wrote to rave about their own favorite places … Read more
Great New Brunches in Metro Detroit

Great New Brunches in Metro Detroit

Going out for brunch is totally optional. Maybe that’s why people enjoy it so much: It’s a luxury, plain and simple. The food is always indulgent, cocktails are allowed, and no one at the table has to do the dishes. We never tire of brunch, which is why we’re always on the lookout for more … Read more
Great Spots for Indian Restaurants in Detroit

Great Spots for Indian Restaurants in Detroit

What do we think of when we think of Indian food? It’s a catchall term for a widely varied cuisine – no surprise when talking about a country of more than 1.2 billion people, multiple languages, and distinct regions. Here are the 5 best Indian spots in Detroit to experience different flavors. Metro Detroit is … Read more