Collected by Holman Chung
1601 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226, USA
For a respite from busy downtown Detroit, take a walk through Grand Circus Park. Established in 1850, the park is home to several statues and old-fashioned fountains, including the Russell Alger Memorial Fountain, which dates to 1921. A stroll...
330 Oakwood Blvd, Detroit, MI 48217, USA
This family-run southwest Detroit institution has been in business since 1968, serving Italian cuisine in a charming atmosphere. The menu offers an extensive selection of homemade pastas, prime cuts of meat, and fresh fish thoughtfully prepared to...
2601 W Fort St, Detroit, MI 48216, USA
Reimagined Motor City is now relying less on the automobile and more on the energy and vision of entrepreneurs who are taking the city in new directions while building on its remains. Johnny Noodle King, a ramen bar in an old industrial...
1900 Atwater St, Detroit, MI 48207, USA
If you are looking for a quick escape from the bustle of the city, head for William G. Milliken State Park and Harbor, a green oasis in downtown Detroit. The harbor features a 63-foot replica of the Tawas Point lighthouse and offers several...
1128 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226, USA
Probably not one for vegetarians, Roast celebrates animal proteins in all their meaty marvelousness. Be bold and try cuts like tongue, ear, and cheek—in the hands of a great chef, you’ll be amazed at how delicious they can be. Even diners on a...
4240 Cass Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
The light-filled retail space that is Nora on Cass Avenue is a haven of good design, unusual gifts, and all manner of tempting delights you didn't know you needed. The site claims Nora is a collection of "Scandinavian housewares, Japanese pottery,...
460 W Canfield St #101, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
Just next door to its sister shop, City Bird, Nest is under the same ownership and shares the same unique, handmade aesthetic. Where the two differ is that Nest specializes in design-oriented, one-of-a-kind trappings for the home, from candles to...
5020 John R St, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
The Michigan Science Center is one of Detroit's most kid-friendly museums. Located very close to downtown, right next to the Detroit Institute of Art, it has hosted traveling exhibits like Bodies but the permanent exhibits are more than enough of...