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The best Coney Island hot dogs in DetroitThe distinctive chilli-topped Coney Island hot dog is considered Detroit’s signature snack food, with no other city or state celebrating it with quite so much spirit. Here’s where to sample the best Coney Island hot dogs in Detroit.

 

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Discovering design in Detroit with ShinolaIt’s no secret that Detroit has gone through a major revival in recent years, even being designated a UNESCO City of Design. But to experience the best of this creativity, you need someone on the scene to show you around. We caught up with the Creative Director of Shinola, the esteemed watchmakers at the forefront of this design-led regeneration, for an insight into how to experience the best of design in Detroit.

 

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A Guide to Motown Detroit | Motown Museum

Established by Berry Gordy Jr. in 1959, Motown Records was the self-proclaimed “Sound of Young America”. However, it was also the sound of an America in flux. Inaugurated at a time when Detroit was riding high as the capital of the automotive industry, it captured the spirit of progress, reaping commercial success while breaking new ground. From Hitsville USA to the Fox Theatre, we explore Motown Detroit.

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A guide to the best bowling alleys in DetroitRecent years have seen the much talked about revival of Detroit. Once primarily known for its association with cars and Motown music, Motor Town is now making waves as a vibrant arts and entertainment hub. But amidst this resurgence, old time favourites haven’t been forgotten. Bowling has long been a popular pastime here, and with new arts and entertainment venues popping up across the city, a new generation of bowling alleys in Detroit has taken hold.

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A neighbourhood guide to Corktown, DetroitThe place where it all began is the place where it begins anew. At least that’s true for Detroit's Corktown neighbourhood. Located just to the west of the city’s downtown, Corktown is Detroit’s oldest surviving district, with a history going back to 1834. And now, in the midst of Motor City’s flowering rebirth, Corktown has become a nexus for its new wave of regeneration.

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Sir Richard Branson touched down at Detroit Metropolitan Airport last week with an aircraft full of Virgin Atlantic customers to celebrate the launch of our services between London Heathrow and Detroit. Launched on the 1st June 2015, this flight makes us the only British airline to operate the route, joining our partner Delta Air Lines which started services to the city from Heathrow in 2008.

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