Dangers & Annoyances

The area between the sports arenas north to around Alexandrine St is pretty deserted and best avoided on foot come nighttime.

Internet Access

You'll find free wi-fi in many cafes and bars, as well as the Renaissance Center lobby.

Media

Between the Lines (www.pridesource.com) Free, weekly gay and lesbian paper.

Detroit Free Press (www.freep.com) Daily newspaper.

Detroit News (www.detroitnews.com) Daily newspaper.

Metro Times (www.metrotimes.com) Free alternative weekly that is the best guide to the entertainment scene.

Model D (www.modeldmedia.com) Weekly e-zine about local developments and food/entertainment options, broken down by neighborhood.

Tourist Information

Detroit Convention & Visitors Bureau (800-338-7648; www.visitdetroit.com)