Incarceration within the ominous walls of one of the world’s largest prisons would be dreadful, but a visit to the on-site museum can be fascinating – particularly because Cell Block 7 was an active part of the penitentiary until 2007.
Greenfield Village and the Henry Ford Museum in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn will celebrate this historical partnership September 7th and 8th at the Old Car Festival. The annual event is America’s longest-running antique car show, featuring hundreds of exquisite, rare vehicles manufactured from the 1890s through 1932.
An enormous effort is underway to preserve for future generations the renowned “Hamtramck Disneyland,” an enormous folk art installation in Southeast Michigan.
Conservation is a huge priority for the aquarium. The intent is to impart a love of the creatures by sharing the wonder and beauty of our waterways, from the freshwater lakes of Michigan all the way to the depths of the ocean.
Just less than an hour’s drive from the skyscrapers and freeways of the RenCen, Northville’s farmers market continues on Thursdays through October. A lovely place to relax, Northville is awash in architectural character of days gone by, with restored Victorian homes, a historic downtown, and unique antique exhibitions.
These unspoken invitations, along with new state-of-the-art habitats, amazing interactive exhibits, and award-winning initiatives, innovations, and enhancements, roar that now is the time to rediscover the Detroit Zoo.
Today, the spirited competitions continue in creative ways in Southeast Michigan. Bowling-based games are growing in popularity, both at two brand new sport/entertainment complexes and at two long-time favorite establishments. Think of it as bowling with a twist.
Ice sculptures can be viewed round the clock and remain standing as long as the weather permits. Also, a dueling chainsaw competition...
Inconspicuously flourishing among the historic, beautiful Oakland University campus is a “hidden treasure” - the Meadow Brook Theatre...
Ann Arbor is lovely in summer – a time to enjoy the local flavor of the quintessential college town in a relaxed atmosphere.