Happy 319th Birthday, Detroit! Here are some photos of what makes Detroit what it is today. What landmarks do you think of when you hear Detroit?
Founded in 1907, you can't say you've been to Detroit if you haven't had a Faygo pop.
Since 1930, Better Made has been one of the best potato chips out there and it comes right from Detroit. There is actually a window you can walk up to and see inside the factory from outside while they make the potato chips.
Home of the Detroit Red Wings from 1979-2017 also known as the house Steve Yzerman built holds many memories like four Stanley Cup Championship teams and a little fight that took place on March 26, 1997 between the Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche plus tons more.
The Fox Theatre opened it's doors in 1928 and has hosted numerous amazing shows over the years. One that will always stick with us is May 17, 2017 when Soundgarden played their final show shortly before the tragic passing of frontman Chris Cornell.
The legendary Harpo's is known for its heavy metal scene. It may not be the place bands frequent to as much now a days but you can still find some great tours that play Harpo's when they come to Detroit.
Formerly the State Theatre you can catch some of the best shows at the Fillmore Detroit.
Since the 1980's St. Andrews Hall and been one of the biggest trendsetting venues in Detroit for breakthrough artist. Some notible acts to have played the hall are Eminem, Nirvana, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains, Tool, Bob Dylan and Iggy Pop to name a few.
If someone told you they were going to Michigan and Trumbull you'd assume it was to a Detroit Tigers game when they played at Tiger Stadium.
Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers. It's arguably one of the best ballparks in baseball.
Even in the top of the grandstands you still have a great view of the Detroit skyline.
The home of the Detroit Lions since 2002, Ford Field has also hosted many concerts like Kid Rock's 40th birthday show, Eminem, AC/DC, Guns and Roses and more. Ford Field also hosted Super Bowl XL but we're not going to talk about that subject right now.
Home of the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Pistons, Little Caesars arena is one of the most state of the art facilities that host a multitude of sporting events but also some of the best concerts
You haven't lived until you've been to Sweetwater and had the wings. Voted Detroit's best wings for many years you can find Sweetwater in the heart of Detroit's historic district with roots dating back to the mid-1800's.
If you ask any Detroiter where they would recommend a place to eat, most will automatically say one of these coney's. If you live in Detroit and haven't been here yet, what are you waiting for?
Home of many theatre's for concerts and events the Masonic Temple is the worlds largest masonic temple and is located in the Cass Corridor part of Detroit. There are so many interesting facts about this building we cant list them all. There are tours you can take to learn a lot more about the history of the building that is well worth taking.
The Old Miami is a staple in Mid-town with , cold beers, live music and war veterans ambience. Always a fun place to hang out wether its inside or out back.
One of the smallest live music bars in Detroit you can find PJ's in Corktown. If you ever visit there be sure to check out the small record shop in the basement.
The Majestic Complex is home of the Majestic Theatre, Magic Stick, Garden Bowl and Sgt. Pepperoni's. For over a hundred years, this complex has hosted many concerts and is also a fun atmosphere for bowling and pizza any given night.
Since 1975 the Old Shillelagh has been a staple of Detroit in the Greektown area. If you're looking for a great Irish bar then this is the place to go.
In the middle of Eastern Market, Supinos Pizza is known for their great pizza. Some will also argue that its the best in Detroit.
Detroit is known as the as the Motor City so you cant find much public transportation however we do have the Detroit People Mover that circles the downtown area. This 2.94 mile circle can get you around to many of downtowns hotspots.
There are many ways to see the Detroit skyline. This one is the view from Belle Isle.
You know you had the best childhood growing up in Detroit if you went to Boblo Island.
One of two ways you can cross the border into Canada in downtown Detroit.
Eastern Market is a staple in Detroit for food, Sunday Lions tailgates, air murals and tons more.
This is the building that gave Detroit the nickname, Motown with it's string og hits from acts from Dianna Ross to the Jackson 5 and tons more!