Living in Detroit

Real estate & incentives

Live Midtown – This site contains valuable information on the generous incentives Henry Ford Health offers its employees (fellows are eligible) to live in the Midtown neighborhood.

Midtown Detroit Inc. – A blog with information about real estate and events in Midtown.

Curbed Detroit – A blog with up-to-date information on real estate prices, deals, trends, etc., plus other neighborhood news.

HotPads – An online search tool for apartments and home rentals.

Detroit in the news

How the Motor City Got Its Groove Back – Inc. article

Young, Talented–and Living in Detroit – Huffington Post article

The Cities With The Happiest Young Professionals – Forbes article

Detroit Pushes Back With Young Muscles – New York Times article

The Local's Lowdown on Detroit – Huffington Post article

The Detroit Metro Times – An alternative weekly

The Detroit Free Press – A Detroit newspaper

Crain's Detroit Business – Detroit business news

Detroit life & culture

Eater Detroit – A blog for Detroit foodies with tips on where to eat and restaurant news.

After 5 – A site offering current information on fun events, festivals, destinations, and other highlights of the city.

Detroit Unspun – A Detroit local affairs blog

Model D – An online magazine with articles on development, creative people, neighborhoods, and other topics about life in Detroit

D:hive – A blog with insights into local projects and other ways to engage with Detroit communities, plus other insight into living, eating, working, and playing in the city.

Detroit sports

Detroit Tigers – Detroit’s professional baseball team, which plays at Comerica Park.

Detroit Red Wings – Detroit’s professional hockey team, which plays at the Joe Louis Arena.

Detroit Lions – Detroit’s professional football team, which plays at Ford Field.

Detroit Pistons – Detroit’s professional basketball team, which plays at the Palace.

Detroit destinations – It’s not just for tourists—this site offers information on plenty of fun and interesting things to do in the city.

Detroit Institute of Arts – This museum is a Detroit cultural treasure, with one of the best collections in the United States, including Diego Rivera’s Detroit Industry fresco cycle masterpiece.

The Henry Ford – Celebrate the automobile in the Henry Ford museum, relive history in Greenfield Village, tour the Ford Rouge Factory, and more.

Wright Museum of African American History – The world’s largest institution dedicated to the African American experience.

Arab American National Museum – The first and only museum in the United States devoted to Arab American history and culture.

Detroit Zoo – Watch the polar bears swim at the world’s largest polar exhibit.

Heidelberg Project – An art installation covering an entire neighborhood, begun by street artist Tyree Guyton.

Belle Isle Conservancy – This island has beaches, the Detroit Yacht Club, a conservatory, and more.

Detroit Opera House – Catch an opera, or enjoy weekly gatherings on the rooftop.

Detroit Historical Society – Learn about historic Detroit with tours, lectures, films, and more.

North American International Auto Show – Each year, experience one of the largest auto shows on the continent at the Cobo Center in Detroit, the home of the automobile.

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