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14 reasons I live in Detroit (part 3 of 5)

6. Walkability (and Bikeability) Yes, it’s possible to walk in the Motor City. I moved downtown 11 years ago and haven’t driven to work since. I can walk to reasons 1 – 5: Bars & Restaurants, Sporting events, Campus Martius, the Riverwalk and the Theater District. Plus if you haven’t noticed bicycling in Detroit is … Continue Reading →

14 reasons I live in Detroit (part 2 of 5)

3. Campus Martius Park Campus Martius Park was listed as one of the Top Ten Great Public Spaces in America. It has free concerts during lunchtime, after work and on Fourth Fridays and movie nights on Saturdays. Last summer they added a beach and the Beach Grill. This summer they added the QL Sports Zone with … Continue Reading →

Downtown bar and restaurant challenge

As a lifelong Detroiter who has been living downtown for 11 years, I’ve found it amazing what you discover when you walk everywhere and get out of your routine, especially when it comes to places to eat and drink. There are new businesses that have just opened and older joints  that have been around for … Continue Reading →