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Historical Walking Tour of Downtown Detroit

For centuries Detroit has been a happening place. After the Beaver Wars of the late 17th century, Wyandot, Ottawa, and Ojibwe settled in the area. In 1701, Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac and other French settlers came to the region. 1,150 more words

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"I'm so Detroit, I make it rise from the ashes": Jack White & the Rebuild of Detroit

No one could ever accuse Jack White of forgetting his roots or turning his back on his home city, Detroit. Growing up as a drummer on the music scene in Detroit, White made it big when the White Stripes hit major success and has been putting out an ongoing train of insanely good music ever since, churning out tunes from The Raconteurs, Dead Weather and a few solo projects too.   464 more words

Detroit's Eastern Market

What’s better than enjoying food or history separately? Savoring the two together, of course! Detroit’s Eastern Market serves up tasty delectables and a rich heritage. 483 more words