Metro Detroit

What is Metro Detroit known for?


natural part

the most significant reason Washtenaw County (Washtenaw County, Michigan), including Ann Arbor, is not often included in definitions of Metro Detroit is that there is a "lack of affinity that Washtenaw County as a whole has with Wayne County and Detroit or Oakland County and Macomb" and that residents of the county "just don't yet see ourselves as a natural part of that region, so I think it feels a little forced to a lot of people, and they're scared about it." Stanton, Ryan J. "Conan Smith: Why Ann Arbor doesn't see itself as part of Metro Detroit - and why it should." ''The Ann Arbor News''. Wednesday May 30, 2012. Retrieved on November 9, 2013. Economy


popular annual

title National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame Artifacts on Display at the American Polish Cultural Center accessdate 2009-02-23 publisher National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame St. Mary's Preparatory, a high school in Orchard Lake (Orchard Lake, Michigan) with historically Polish roots, sponsors a popular annual Polish County Fair that bills itself as "America's Largest High School Fair." In Hamtramck


growing major

forms a part of the Metro Detroit area. It borders on 8 Mile Road (8 Mile City) on the northern edge of Detroit. '''Macomb Township''' is a general law Township in Macomb County (Macomb County, Michigan) in the U.S. state of Michigan, and a part of Metro Detroit. The population was 50,478 at the 2000 census (United States Census, 2000). The 2010 Census (United States Census Bureau) places the population at 79,580, making it Michigan's fastest growing major municipality


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code 586 586 . *Genesee, St. Clair, and Lapeer counties, eastern Livingston County, and part of northern Oakland County are covered by 810 (area code 810). *Washtenaw, Monroe, and western Wayne are in the 734 (area code 734) area. *The Windsor area (and most of southwestern Ontario) is served by 519 (area code 519) and 226 (area code 226). Sports Professional sports has a major fan following in Metro Detroit. The area is home to many sports teams


prominent art

by an old fashioned train ride. The Detroit area is known for its arts and culture as well as its architecture and regal estates. The Detroit Institute of Arts in Midtown Detroit contains over 100 galleries of fine arts from the world famous artists and is one of the largest collections of prominent art in the United States and is highly recommended. Another important art collection resides at the Cranbrook Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills the site of Cranbrook House and many large estates. Cranbrook is a National Landmark. A cruise along Lake Shore Drive in Grosse Pointe will also reveal many regal mansions. Downtown Detroit contains many skyscrapers and theatres including the National Landmark Fox Theatre which features Broadway performances. Seeing a theatre performance in Detroit is highly recommended. There are great full service hotels and resorts throughout the city and metropolitan area. Its best to stay on a hotel that is near the locality or places planned for the itinerary. The Westin Southfield is an example of a centrally located full service hotel for someone needing to cover the entire metropolitan area. Itineraries *Tour the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House and grounds in Grosse Pointe for about two hours. Take some scenic lakefront photos. Afterward, cruise Lakeshore Drive heading toward downtown Detroit along Jefferson Avenue. You'll pass the restored monument known as the Hurlbut Memorial Gate at Jefferson Avenue and Cadillac Blvd along the way. There should be time to stop and park at the Renaissance Center just before you dine to satisfy curiosity and see the riverfront. From the Renaissance Center along Jefferson Ave., take a right on Woodward Ave. and head toward Grand Circus Park. Splurge and pay to park next to the stadium for an easy exit so after the grand finale fireworks after an evening ball game. Before the Tiger's evening baseball game, dine at the Hockey Towne safe across from Comerica Park. This is a full day. *Optional: Following a daytime activity or game, plan to dine downtown. For first time visitors, dine atop the Renaissance Center at Coach Insignia, or at Andiamos inside, and ride the People Mover around for some scenic views and stop in Greektown for the evening nightlife. Best to make reservations when dining at the Coach Insignia atop the Renaissance Center on a game day. The Omni Riverplace is great choice for dining as well as the Westin Book Cadillac. *Visit the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village for a whole day of fun inside and out. Check the internet for special events at the Henry Ford. Dine in Greenfield Village for lunch and at the Dearborn Inn for dinner afterward and or visit the rooftop lounge at atop the Hyatt Regency Dearborn. *Visit the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak during the day. In the evening, head to Somset Collection Mall in Troy for dining and shopping. Visit Royal Oak restaurants and bars in the evening. *Visit the Detroit Institute of Arts during the day. Take a break. Dine at the Whitney House Mansion in Midtown or the Museum cafe, head to one of the Casino resorts and night club in the evening. *Visit one of the metro area beaches, Kensington, Detroit Metropolitan Beach, or Stony Creek Beach and play golf. *Tour Meadow Brook Hall in Rochester Hills, also known as the Dodge-Wilson mansion, head to the nearby enclosed Great Lakes Crossing outlet mall in Auburn Hills for shopping. Dine at the Rainbow Forest Cafe inside the mall. The Royal Park Hotel in Rochester is great place to stay. Do ''Detroit offers a array of events with some of the highlights listed. This is only a '''small''' list of some of the some key activities and events to enjoy and even though they are listed here, their info is brief. Make sure to check out the city articles for more.'' *'''Beaches, Canoeing, Kayaking, and more''' Metro Detroit's popular destinations include Metropolitan Beach in St. Clair Shores, Stony Creek Beach, and Kensington Beach. Detroit's Huron Clinton Metro Park system is a great source of fun. Enjoy canoe trips on the Huron River Racing''' at Flat Rock Speedway, Michigan International Speedway, Milan Dragway, and Waterford Hills Race Track. *'''Casinos''' The four major casinos include, MGM Grand Detroit, Motor City and Greektown, and Casino Windsor. Check for performances. *'''Concerts, and more''' Detroit is the birthplace of American '''electro techno music''', with Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, and Derrick Mays all hailing from the area. Although other cities around the world have picked up Detroit's torch and carried it further in some ways, Detroit is still a great place to dance and see the masters at work. *''' Cruise Ships, the Great Lakes Cruising Coalition''' The Dock of Detroit receives major cruise lines on the Great Lakes. Adjacent to the Renaissance Center on Hart Plaza. Local tours include ''' Diamond Jack's River Tours'''. Chartered tours are also available. *'''Detroit's Night Life''' includes a multitude of clubs throughout the metropolitan area. *'''Detroit's Vibrant, Underground Arts Scene''' Detroit is home to over 80 galleries, with artists hailing from around the world. Artists are attracted to Detroit due to its abundance of raw, under-utilized industrial space and its inspiring environment of pre-depression era buildings. Detroit's public information campaign, "The World is Coming, Get in the Game" features an online tour of this arts scene. *'''Detroit's Music Scene''' The Detroit sound is the sound of the world. It is shaped by Detroit's unique past, its cultural diversity, its energy and its future. Detroit's public information campaign, "The World is Coming, Get in the Game" features an online tour of this music scene. Keep in mind that unlike some cities, there is no ''central'' entertainment district (Greektown only partially counts) and many up and coming groups play at venues scattered throughout the area. Website Motor City Blog lists music events happening in the Detroit area. *'''Golf''' Metro Detroit has many award winning golf courses. Try Detroit's Metro parks St John's Resort in Plymouth, and more. *'''Horse Racing''' Hazel Park Raceway, Northville Downs, and Windsor Raceway. *


natural landscapes

of the area, including the official statistical areas designated by the Office of Management and Budget, a federal agency of the United States. Metro Detroit is known for its automotive heritage, arts, entertainment, popular music, and sports. The area includes a variety of natural landscapes, parks (Template:Parks in metropolitan Detroit), and beaches, with a recreational coastline linking the Great Lakes. Definitions


young international

Municipal Airport Ann Arbor Municipal Airport (ARB) *Coleman A. Young International Airport (DET) (Coleman A. Young International Airport) (Detroit) - General aviation only *Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport) (Romulus (Romulus, Michigan)) - Major international airport, commercial hub for Delta Air Lines and Spirit Airlines *Flint-Bishop International Airport(FNT) (Bishop International Airport) ( Flint, Michigan Flint

-the-air signal can be seen throughout the Metro Detroit and Southeast Michigan region, as well as neighbouring Windsor, Ontario. Route description M-97 runs through an urbanized area in the larger Metro Detroit. The highway starts at M-3 (M-3 (Michigan highway)) Gratiot Avenue and follows Gunston Street northwesterly. This intersection is one block northeast of the Coleman A. Young International Airport in Detroit. At McNichols Road, which forms part of 6 Mile Road in the Mile Road System (Mile Road System (Detroit)), M-97 turns north on Hoover Street, and follows it north past Bessy Playground at 7 Mile Road. It continues north on Hoover until it turns onto Groesbeck Highway, just one block south of M-102 (M-102 (Michigan highway)) 8 Mile Road.


quot contributions

as the world's automotive center." In the 2010s, the domestic auto industry accounts, directly and indirectly, for one of ten jobs in the United States making it a significant component for economic recovery. Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (2006).From the 2003 Study "Contributions of the Automotive Industry to the U.S. Economy" University of Michigan and the Center for Automotive Research Autoalliance.com left thumb 200px The Renaissance Center (File:Headquarters of GM in Detroit.jpg), GM's world headquarters For 2010, the domestic automakers have reported significant profits indicating the beginning of rebound. Shoenberger, Robert (May 25, 2010).Rebounding auto industry boosts Shiloh Industries' second-quarter sales, profit. ''Cleveland.com''. Retrieved on September 18, 2010. Schroeder, Robert (July 30, 2010).Obama says U.S. auto industry on rebound. ''Wall Street Journal.'' Retrieved on September 9, 2010. GM posts profit, CEO Whitacre to retire.''CNN Money''. Retrieved on September 18, 2010. Cwiek, Sarah (November 30, 2010).New study shows strong economic recovery in Metro Detroit. ''NPR Michigan''. Retrieved December 4, 2010. A Center for Automotive Research (CAR) study estimated that tax revenue generated by the automotive industry in the United States for a single year, 2010, amounted to $91.5 billion in state and local tax revenue and additional $43 billion in federal tax revenue.


big event

, Sterling Heights (Sterling Heights, Michigan), and Troy (Troy, Michigan)), Michigan. Every year the people of Araden origin gather on January 12, when there is a celebration for the saint Sultana Mahdokht, called ''Shera''. This is a big event in the Chaldean community of Michigan, as the attendance is overwhelming. Also every year on 15th of June, ''Aradnayeh'' get together in Shelby Township (Shelby Charter Township, Michigan), for a large celebration at Stony Creek Metropark. city Detroit, Michigan area Metro Detroit and Windsor, ON (Windsor, Ontario) branding ''98-7 Amp Radio'' '''WrestleMania 23''' was the twenty-third annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). It took place on April 1, 2007 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan (Detroit).


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area_code 248, 313, 586, 734, 810, 947 blank_name blank_info blank1_name blank1_info website footnotes The '''Detroit metropolitan area''', often referred to as '''Metro Detroit''', is a major metropolitan area located in Southeast Michigan, constituted of the city of Detroit and its surrounding area. There are several definitions

code 586 586 . *Genesee, St. Clair, and Lapeer counties, eastern Livingston County, and part of northern Oakland County are covered by 810 (area code 810). *Washtenaw, Monroe, and western Wayne are in the 734 (area code 734) area. *The Windsor area (and most of southwestern Ontario) is served by 519 (area code 519) and 226 (area code 226). Sports Professional sports has a major fan following in Metro Detroit. The area is home to many sports teams

"Thumb (The Thumb)", but demand for new phone numbers led to the creation of the new area code 810 for the northern suburbs, Flint, and the southern Thumb. Later, that area would be subdivided further, into 248 (area code 248), largely serving Oakland County (Oakland County, Michigan), and 586 (area code 586), covering Macomb County (Macomb County, Michigan). On December 13, 1997, the 313 area was further divided creating the 734 (area code 734) area out of Washtenaw

Metro Detroit

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The '''Detroit metropolitan area''', often referred to as '''Metro Detroit''', is a major metropolitan area located in Southeast Michigan, constituted of the city of Detroit and its surrounding area. There are several definitions of the area, including the official statistical areas designated by the Office of Management and Budget, a federal agency of the United States. Metro Detroit is known for its automotive heritage, arts, entertainment, popular music, and sports. The area includes a variety of natural landscapes, parks (Template:Parks in metropolitan Detroit), and beaches, with a recreational coastline linking the Great Lakes.

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