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Joe Louis Arena

Growing Up Joe

Ashley Woods | Posted 08.20.2013 | Detroit
Ashley Woods

Joe Louis may be a hulking, windowless, concrete monstrosity of an arena, but it doubled as the best playground in the world for two young kids.

MAP: Plans For New Hockey Arena Revealed

Posted 06.19.2013 | Detroit

Looks like the Detroit Red Wings are really going to leave their riverfront digs for a new downtown Detroit arena. The city's Downtown Development Aut...

Way Cleared For New Arena As Ilitchs Face Tax Problems

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.14.2012 | Detroit

Legislation that will pave the way for Motor City billionaire Mike Ilitch to build a new Red Wings hockey arena in Detroit passed in the state House T...

Michigan Senate Fast-Tracks OK For New Hockey Stadium

MLive | Posted 02.05.2013 | Detroit

LANSING, MI - A divided Michigan Senate on Wednesday approved fast-tracked legislation that the Ilitch family says is needed for an events center that...

Billionaire Mike Ilitch Has Big Plans For Downtown

Posted 12.04.2012 | Detroit

Sports team owner and pizza billionaire Mike Ilitch wants to carve out another slice of downtown Detroit. Officials from Ilitich's Olympia Development...

Madonna Booed AGAIN In Detroit

Detroit Free Press | Brian McCollum | Posted 01.09.2013 | Detroit

By BRIAN MCCOLLUM Detroit Free Press DETROIT -- Madonna found herself Thursday night hit with another round of fan flak. In her first concert since...