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Detroit Tourism

Economic Woes Aside, Detroit Is a Visual and Cultural Treat

Mark Chesnut | Posted 12.01.2013 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

Detroit may continue to make headlines as the largest U.S. city to enter bankruptcy, but during our visit -- my first time ever in the Motor City, other than changing planes at the airport -- I found a lot more to catch my interest than economic woes.

Let's Pick Our Own Slogan For Detroit

Posted 05.07.2013 | Detroit

Detroit: It's American's greatest comeback city. Or at least, that's what the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (MDCVB) would have a national...

An Unofficial Tour Guide Discovers Detroit Again

Atlantic Cities | Micheline Maynard | Posted 09.04.2012 | Detroit

Anyone who’s lived in a famous city gets used to a byproduct: visitors. "We’d love it if you’d show us around," they say, as soon as they dro...

Arts Bring Big Money To Detroit

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.24.2012 | Detroit

A new report makes the case that the arts can be profitable in Michigan, with state spending on cultural programs bringing significant dollars to the ...

6 Things I Love About Detroit... So Far

Jason Lorimer | Posted 03.11.2012 | Detroit
Jason Lorimer

Detroit is ground zero for what an American city can look like as we adjust to no longer being the world's dominant economic power. And guess what? If that future contains the entrepreneurial efforts currently shaping Detroit, then we'll be fine.