06/12/2012 02:58 pm ET Updated Aug 12, 2012

New Great Lakes Coffee Shop Might Just Be Midtown's Best-Designed Business

In terms of Detroit neighborhoods, Midtown has been one of the brighter spots in redevelopment. However, its coffee shops have not yet come close to rivaling Corktown's Astro, which was a bit of a game-changer when it opened last summer with decor as good as the product (other city shops tend to lack the design chops).

Well here now, Midtown will have its sumptuously-designed gathering space thanks to Great Lakes Coffee, the roaster based in the Bloomfield Hills. Oh and by the way, it's a wine bar too, which means we'll likely be there from dawn til dark as soon as it opens.

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