Joe Louis Arena
As mass transit, the monorail's 3-mile loop on elevated tracks around downtown won't get you very far. As a tourist attraction, it's a...
This is the site of many free summer weekend festivals and concerts. While there, check out the sculpture of Joe Louis' mighty fist.
It's another communal hot spot downtown, with an outdoor ice rink in winter, and eating areas, concerts and films in summer.
With its retro ambience, ribs cookin' on the outdoor smoker, and jazz or country bands croonin', it's a pity this secret hideaway is...
Lafayette Coney Island
The 'coney' – a hot dog smothered with chili and onions – is a Detroit specialty. When the craving strikes (and it will), take care of...
Joe Louis Arena information
Lonely Planet review
The much-loved Red Wings play pro ice hockey at this arena where, if you can wrangle tickets, you might witness the strange octopus-throwing custom.