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    • Neighborhood: Corktown & Southwest
    • Price Level:   
    • Has weekend brunch.
    • Vegetarian Options
    • Live Music
    • Outdoor Patio
    • Cards Accepted
    • Free Parking Available

    Pink neon letters glow above the dance floor. The room vibrates with bass as an energetic young band rocks a diverse crowd who pack the dance floor, swaying and bobbing with the music. But instead of the smell of sweaty bodies or remnant illicit substances, this dance floor is surrounded by the wonderful aroma of pizza. We have found our happy plac [...]

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    • Neighborhood: Eastern Market & Central
    • Price Level:   
    • Has weekend brunch.
    • Vegetarian Options
    • Free Parking Available

    If you found yourself walking through a village with undulating stone gardens peppered with statues of crossed-legged deities and quiet rooms appointed with pillows and mats instead of furniture, you might think you’d wandered into a Buddhist temple somewhere in Tibet. But you’re actually in Hamtramck, at the Detroit Zen Center. Inside this [...]

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    • Neighborhood: Northwest
    • Price Level:   
    • Live Music

    When you think of the music scene in Detroit, you might picture grand, historic palaces like The Music Hall, the Fillmore or the Majestic: spots designed with impressive acoustics and intricate architectural details. You might even picture more intimate venues like Saint Andrew’s. But the real jewels of Detroit’s legendary music scene are t [...]

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    • Neighborhood: Eastern Market & Central
    • Price Level:   
    • Gameday Shuttle
    • Live Music
    • Cards Accepted
    • Free Parking Available

    Even if you’re terrible at bowling and have no idea how to throw a football, you can still have a seriously awesome time at the Fowling Warehouse. The casual sport of fowling makes for a unique, entertaining date, a night out with friends or even a holiday office party. It’s a must-try game for every true Detroiter. Located in Hamtramck, the [...]

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    • Neighborhood: New Center & North Central
    • Price Level:   
    • Live Music
    • Cards Accepted

    From the outside of this red brick building with no windows on the first floor, it’s hard to tell that there’s a serious dance party happening inside Firewater Bar & Grill. Located on Milwaukee at John R. in New Center, Firewater hosts a mature crowd who love busting a move and appreciate a style that’s different from the bump-and-grin [...]

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    • Neighborhood: Downtown
    • Price Level:   
    • Cards Accepted

    If puppets give you the willies, this might not be the place for you. But if the Muppet Show made you giggle, or you watched the Sound of Music and longed for your own band of yo-de-lay-he-hoo-ing marionettes, you need to check this place out. The PuppetArt theater is tucked onto Grand River Ave. near Farmer St. downtown. On non-performance days [...]

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    • Neighborhood: Downtown
    • Price Level:   
    • Live Music
    • Cards Accepted

    Saint Andrew’s Hall wasn’t always an awesome live music venue. You might guess by the name that this iconic concert hall used to be a church, but it never was. The building was originally the meeting place of the Saint Andrew’s Society of Detroit. Formed in 1849 by 35 men, the society was initially made up of Scottish-American stonecutt [...]

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    • Neighborhood: Downtown
    • Price Level:   
    • Vegetarian Options
    • Cards Accepted

    Drive’s location inside the Penobscot building makes this a great place to unwind with a few friends after work. You can grab a beer and blow off some steam with a few rounds of table tennis while the rest of the city fights rush hour traffic. But you might not think of coming here for lunch. It is actually an awesome and often-overlooked spot [...]

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    • Neighborhood: Midtown
    • Price Level:   
    • Live Music
    • Outdoor Patio
    • Cards Accepted

    The Detroit music scene is one that is constantly evolving. Our city gave rise to some of the most important contributions to genres like jazz, gospel, R&B, rock, and punk. Techno music was born in Detroit, and has been experiencing a resurgence in recent years. To meet the increasing demand, longstanding rock music venue the Magic Stick rec [...]

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