20 under-the-radar Detroit coney islands you've probably overlooked

Detroiters are passionate about a lot of things and their coney islands are one of those things. When it comes to late-night…

By Metro Times Staff

T&J Coney Island
    20601 Eight Mile Rd., Detroit; 313-533-0353
    We may not know who T or J are, but we do know their coney island is open 24 hours and great for late night cravings. 
    Photo via  Facebook/Maine Street
19 slides

The former house of a notorious Detroit gangster is now for sale

The Prohibition Era saw the halt of spirits for personal enjoyment, but saw an increase in bootlegged liquor. Enter The Purple Gang.…

By Metro Times Staff

The former house of a notorious Detroit gangster is now for sale
34 slides

20 Michigan parks, trails, and drives to see the fall colors

Fall is the season where we see just how beautiful Michigan is, and the changing of the leaves gives us the colors…

By Metro Times Staff

20 Michigan parks, trails, and drives to see the fall colors
21 slides

Michigan's abandoned Deer Forest Fun Park is up for auction — let's take a tour

Welcome to Deer Forest Fun Park, a former theme park in Michigan. First opened in 1949 in Coloma, about 45 minutes from…

By Metro Times Staff

Michigan's abandoned Deer Forest Fun Park is up for auction — let's take a tour
22 slides

This $2.2 million glass house in Franklin is for sale - let's take a look

The saying goes those who live in glass houses shouldn't cast the first stone, and for this Franklin, Mich. home, we're willing…

By Metro Times Staff

This $2.2 million glass house in Franklin is for sale - let's take a look
42 slides

A Royal Oak mid-century modern gem is for sale, and it was designed by a Corvette designer

Detroit loves cars, it's a trait Detroiters are born with. What if the sleek concept of one of the Motor City's most…

By Metro Times Staff

A Royal Oak mid-century modern gem is for sale, and it was designed by a Corvette designer
53 slides

Newsletters

Join Detroit Metro Times Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

20 essential Detroit restaurants for lamb chops, a Motor City favorite

Mary might have had a little lamb, but Detroit likes their lamb with a side of zip sauce. Steak is always a…

By Metro Times Staff

Pantheion Club
    12900 Michigan Ave., Dearborn; 313-584-9110; instagram.com/pantheionclub
    It’s almost impossible to talk about lamb chops in Detroit without mentioning Pantheion. Yes, it is a strip club, but while you might go for the girls, you’re going to stay for the food. 
    Photo via Google Maps
20 slides

Glenlore Trails' trippy and illuminated haunted forest is spookier than ever — here's a preview

Glenlore Trails — an interactive nighttime hiking trail in Commerce Township outfitted with trippy lights, projections, and creatures — is open, once…

By Metro Times Staff

Glenlore Trails' trippy and illuminated haunted forest is spookier than ever — here's a preview
31 slides

All the Shady-ness we saw at the grand opening of Eminem's Mom's Spaghetti restaurant in Detroit

Slim Shady — yes, the real Slim Shady — hosted the grand opening of his new Detroit restaurant, Mom's Spaghetti, on Wednesday,…

By Metro Times Staff

All the Shady-ness we saw at the grand opening of Eminem's Mom's Spaghetti restaurant in Detroit
79 slides

20 locally owned Detroit area coffee shops everyone should visit

There's no better way to supercharge your day than with a strong roasted coffee from one of these locally owned Detroit-area coffee…

By Metro Times Staff

Atomic Coffee
    401 S. Main St., Royal Oak
    The trendy and modern interior offers tons of seating, making this a great choice if you need a spot to hang out or to get some work done. Food options includes omelets, soups, salads, and sandwiches.
    Photo courtesy of Atomic Coffee / Facebook
20 slides

All the crafty people we saw at Ferndale's DIY Street Fair

DIY Street Fair returned to Ferndale for a crafty good time. This year's fair featured over 150 local artists, makers, crafters, and…

By Metro Times Staff

All the crafty people we saw at Ferndale's DIY Street Fair
69 slides

All the dazzling art installations we saw at Detroit's Dlectricity festival of lights 2021

Dlectricity, Detroit's biennial-ish festival of lights, returned to the city's Cultural Center district Sept. 24-25 after being postponed due to the pandemic.…

By Metro Times Staff

All the dazzling art installations we saw at Detroit's Dlectricity festival of lights 2021
41 slides

Everything we saw at Alice Cooper's 2021 DTE Energy Music Theatre show

The "Godfather of Shock Rock" Alice Cooper returned to the Motor City for a concert at DTE Energy Music Theatre in support…

By Metro Times Staff

Everything we saw at Alice Cooper's 2021 DTE Energy Music Theatre show
25 slides

20 pumpkin patches and corn mazes to visit in metro Detroit this fall

Michigan is cute in the summer but in the fall it's gorgeous. One thing about the Mitten, it never misses the fall…

By Metro Times Staff

Gull Meadow Farms 
    8544 Gull Rd., Richland; 269-629-4214; gullmeadowfarms.com
    
    This year, Gull Meadow Farms corn maze has a very special message “Your Life Matters.” The corn maze features the number to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, which is also painted on one of the farms tractors as well.
    
    Photo via Gull Meadow Farms/Facebook
20 slides

The Lion Gate Estate, Detroit's most extra house, is back on the market

With three bedrooms, two full baths and two half baths, Lion Gate Estate's design can be best and most generously described as…

By Metro Times Staff

The Lion Gate Estate, Detroit's most extra house, is back on the market
47 slides

Here's all the love we saw at the Motor City Pride parade and festival in Detroit

Motor City Pride found its annual parade and festival moved from June to September, but the change didn't seem to bother all…

By Metro Times Staff

Here's all the love we saw at the Motor City Pride parade and festival in Detroit
155 slides

Everything we saw at Rob Zombie's RIFF Fest performance at DTE Energy Music Theatre

Over the weekend Rob Zombie took the stage at 101.1 WRIF's RIFF Fest. Billed as the "hardest rockin' party in Southeast Michigan,"…

By Metro Times Staff

Everything we saw at Rob Zombie's RIFF Fest performance at DTE Energy Music Theatre
34 slides

All the sultriness we saw at the 'Dancing in September' burlesque show in Hamtramck

Burlesque and drag made their triumphant return to Detroit with "Dancing in September, A Night of Burlesque." The first public burlesque/drag show…

By Metro Times Staff

All the sultriness we saw at the 'Dancing in September' burlesque show in Hamtramck
44 slides

The 20 best steakhouses in metro Detroit according to Yelp

Sometimes that craving hits and all you want is a nice, perfectly seasoned steak (with some sort of potato, of course). When…

By Metro Times Staff

4. Roast
    1128 Washington Blvd., Detroit; 313-961-2500
    
    “Amazing dinner last night, from the manhattans, bone marrow and tomato salad. NY Steak, and scallops were the best we've had. Service is top notch. Best dining experience we have had in a long time.” - Russell G.
    
    Photo via 
     Roast/ Facebook
19 slides

60 hilarious student ID photos by North Farmington High School seniors

School is back in session and per a longstanding tradition, the students and faculty at North Farmington High School did not disappoint…

By Metro Times Staff

60 hilarious student ID photos by North Farmington High School seniors
60 slides

All the sneaker heads we saw at the SNKR Show at Detroit's TCF Center

Bringing sneaker lovers together the SNKR Show at TCF Center had classic, new and unique sneakers on display. Also on display was…

By Metro Times Staff

All the sneaker heads we saw at the SNKR Show at Detroit's TCF Center
95 slides

The 20 most-anticipated new restaurants opening in Detroit in late 2021

The restaurant industry might have been the hardest hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. As fast as restaurants were closing, new restaurants openings…

By Metro Times Staff

Sloppy Crab
    519 E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit; sloppycrabdetroit.com 
    
    There’s nothing sloppy about this crab. The restaurant takes the traditional seafood boil and ditches the buttery bag in favor of pricier items like Sloppy Crab Prawns, Lobster Crab Cakes, and something called the Sloppy Seafood Pot.
     
    Photo by Lee DeVito
11 slides

The Harper House, a rare Frank Lloyd Wright home in Michigan, is now for sale

For the first time in 25 years, this $2 million Frank Lloyd Wright home is for sale. Built in 1950 for Dr.…

By Metro Times Staff

The Harper House, a rare  Frank Lloyd Wright home in Michigan, is now for sale
34 slides

This Detroit area castle is for sale, and it comes with a drawbridge and secret passages

If you've ever dreamed of ruling a kingdom, you can do so in this $2.3 million home in Rochester. This five-bedroom, five-bathroom…

By Metro Times Staff

This Detroit area castle is for sale, and it comes with a drawbridge and secret passages
28 slides

All the fantastic folks we saw at the Michigan Renaissance Festival 2021

There's so much fun to be had at Michigan's Renaissance Festival. This weekend was "Viking Invasion," where Vikings, maidens, fairies, and many…

By Metro Times Staff

All the fantastic folks we saw at the Michigan Renaissance Festival 2021
90 slides

20 Detroit area food trucks you should have tried by now

The food truck industry has grown rapidly over the last few years. In Detroit, you can find them parked all over the…

By Metro Times Staff

20 Detroit area food trucks you should have tried by now
21 slides

This $2.85 million historic Michigan church was transformed into a party house with a rooftop hot tub

You don't have to be religious to live in this historic Grand Haven landmark that has been transformed into a residential space…

By Metro Times Staff

This $2.85 million historic Michigan church was transformed into a party house with a rooftop hot tub
64 slides

A literal boat house is for sale in Northern Michigan for $750K

Typically when you think of a boat house you think of a garage on the water for storing a boat. Well, this…

By Metro Times Staff

A literal boat house is for sale in Northern Michigan for $750K
20 slides

10 Detroit area nail artists you should be following on Instagram

For years, Detroit held the reputation as the "hair capital of the world," but the style and creativity didn't stop with weaves…

By Metro Times Staff

@Nailsbylauren_e
30 slides

All the funky people we saw at the Roots and Slum Village at the Russell Industrial Center

The legendary hip-hop group the Roots — featuring Black Love, Quest Love, and Tuba Gooding Jr, among a full band — performed…

By Metro Times Staff

All the funky people we saw at the Roots and Slum Village at the Russell Industrial Center
115 slides