20 sports bars in the Detroit area to catch a big game

If you ask someone to name a holiday in the spring, the average person might say Easter. If you ask a Detroiter…

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1384 Michigan Ave., Detroit; 313-965-3180; nemosdetroit.com

For years, our readers voted Nemo's as the best bar to go to before a Lions game. Honestly, it doesn't matter who's playing, Nemo's is the ultimate Detroit game day hotspot.
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The 20 best places to get cocktails in Detroit area, according to Yelp

Let’s be real, we’re all over the weather giving us hope one day and sorrow the next day. Seasonal depression is real,…

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14. RH House
    2630 Crooks Rd., Rochester Hills; 248-586-1000
    “Yum ! The cocktails at RH house are amazing !! Kennedy at the bar is wonderful !!  My favorite is the Smokey Auburn. Great atmosphere !” - Caryl J.
    Photo via  RH House/Facebook
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20 Detroit area dive bars that have been around for more than 30 years

Sometimes you want to go where everyone knows your name, or at least go to a place where it feels like they…

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Jacoby’s Bar
    624 Brush St., Detroit; 313-962-7067
    Jacoby's has been a favorite downtown Detroit eatery and hangout since 1904. Right on Brush and Congress, it neighbors other Detroit classics like St. Andrew’s Hall and Sweetwater Tavern.
    Photo via Google Maps
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30 essential Detroit area sandwich shops you should have tried by now

Let's be real: We've never met a sandwich we didn't like. In fact, our personal nutritional pyramid is made up of 65%…

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Ernie’s Market
    8500 Capital St., Oak Park; 248-541-9703; erniessandwichshop.com
    Ernie’s is known for its large, unique sandwiches — and for Ernie, a shopkeep with a propensity for saying, “Baby!” You can put a number of toppings on them, and choose from a wide variety of sides. The local business has been serving the community for years.
    Photo via Ernie’s Market / Facebook
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26 hidden bars in the Detroit area and how to find them all

There are quite a few hidden gems in the Motor City and beyond, and our secret bars are among them. From speakeasies,…

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    220 S. Main St., Ann Arbor; 734-369-6070; nightcapbara2.com
    Located in downtown Ann Arbor, this inventive cocktail bar offers twists on classic drinks as well as mocktails and spiked floats. The cozy seating and luxury speakeasy-esque decor make this the perfect spot for socializing and dancing.   
    Photo via Nightcap / Facebook
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15 Detroit-area hotspots to visit for a delicious mocktail

Sometimes all you want is the refreshing taste of a sophisticated and thoughtfully made fizzy and fruity concoction, without assaulting your liver.…

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M Cantina13214 Michigan Ave., DearbornChips, salsa, and agua frescas baby. This Dearborn cantina features seasonal cocktails and horchata — basically rice pudding in liquid form — as well as a hibiscus option to satisfy a thirst for something light and refreshing.
    Photo via  M Cantina / Facebook
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Detroit's 25 hottest bars right now according to Yelp

Yelp, everyone's favorite place to share an informed opinion, can offer some useful insights when deciding on which bar to frequent in…

By Metro Times Staff

2. Candy Bar1509 Broadway St., DetroitWe want Candy! This intimate setting, which appears to be influenced by the Roaring '20s in decor, has drinks as sweet as their treats. You can sit and chat in the pink and red suede seats and order a round at the bar — or you can always just stare at the beautifully crafted chandelier hanging from the ceiling.
    Photo by Christian Harder courtesy of the Siren Hotel
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30 classic metro Detroit restaurants over 50 years old

They say some things get better with age. Case and point, these 30 metro Detroit restaurants that have been dishing out everything…

By Metro Times Staff

Greene’s Hamburgers  
    24155 Orchard Lake Rd., Farmington; 248-474-7980;
    Charred beef and onions, greasy Brown’s buns, and a white-clad, 50’s-era building — Greene’s — which opened in 1957 — is a quintessential Detroit slider spot. 
    Photo via Yelp, Paul S.
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20 essential Ferndale restaurants you should've tried by now

Ferndale is a hip city with so many places to eat. From hidden gems to places that are well known, this list…

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    22828 Woodward Ave; 248-850-8060
    Mexican food is the root of all happiness, and at Imperial they prove that sentiment to be true. This bar-restaurant hybrid does Mexican street style food right. It’s a place where you can always get a cold beer, some whiskey or tequila, and a good ‘ol taco. Menu favorites are the al pastor taco, adobado de pollo taco, the elote, and the sonoran hot dogs. The drink menu is also quite extensive, so you’ll definitely find something you like. It’s a popular place so be prepared to wait a bit, but it’s worth it. 
    Photo via Imperial Facebook page
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15 dog-friendly bars in metro Detroit you should be spending more time at

Atwater in the Park 1175 Lakepointe St, Grosse Pointe Park This vintage church turned bar hotspot, offers Michigan brewed beer and spirits…

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Atwater in the Park
    1175 Lakepointe St., Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230
    This vintage church turned bar hotspot, offers Michigan brewed beer and spirits that are to die for. Not to mention, the extra added bonus of a spacious patio that’s pet friendly. If you're looking to have an extra-good time with your pup, consider this spot as your next outing.
    Photo via IG user @dianewoolseyinteriors
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17 metro Detroit restaurants with stunning views

Hungry for food with a view? We've got you covered! Located throughout metro Detroit, these are our top 17 picks for restaurants…

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Coors Light Sky Deck at the Detroit Opera House
    1526 Broadway, Detroit, MI 48226
    Though you aren't guaranteed rainbows at every visit, the DOH's Coors Light Sky Deck is certainly worth a visit. The rooftop space is open to the public for listed Friday & Saturday home Tigers Games from June 24 through September 23. Doors open two hours before each scheduled game time, and close at midnight. With all ages welcome until 10PM, the Sky Deck is the perfect place to celebrate a home team win, mourn a loss, or ignore the game altogether in style.
    Photo via IG user @bspearing
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21 bars around Detroit that are perfect for day drinking

The Skip The Belt, Detroit Presenting itself as the lively watering hole in the heart of Detroit, this place earns a spot…

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21 bars around Detroit that are perfect for day drinking
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The ultimate MOGO bicycle bar crawl in Detroit

Detroit's new bike share MOGO is the perfect opportunity for you to ride your bike around the city and try different bars…

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The ultimate MOGO bicycle bar crawl in Detroit
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20 Michigan beach town bars you should visit this summer

Jack’s Waterfront Bistro + Bar 940 W. Savidge Street, Spring Lake MI 49456 - 616-846-1370 In addition to delicious entrees, this waterfront…

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The Cove
    111 River St., Leland; 231-256-9834
    This waterfront restaurant has a large outdoor patio right on the bustling Leland Riverfront and a variety of beers and specialty drinks to choose from at the tiki bar.
    Photo: Facebook, The Cove
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14 places to dine in Detroit if you love bottomless mimosas

Love bottomless mimosas? Is brunch really brunch without the popular champagne and orange juice mix? Of course not, and to help you out,…

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The Grand Trunk Pub
     Detroit, MI
    Located in the former Grand Trunk Railroad ticket station in Downtown Detroit,  one block from Campus Martius and Hart Plaza. The pub serves mimosas during brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 11 am-3pm.
    Photo via Instagram: Grand Trunk Pub
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15 great places to BYOB in metro Detroit, most of which are totally legal

The best and coolest places to get your (home brought) drink on in Metro Detroit, usually on the right side of the law.…

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 Huron River 
    1055 Longshore Dr, Ann Arbor
    Nothing beats a lackadaisical day on the river, be it in a tube, canoe or boat. Well, maybe one thing does- being in an enhanced state of mind in a tube, canoe or boat. Next time it’s hot, grab a rack of your beer of choice and float the day away. Just don’t forget the sunscreen and koozies. 
    (Photo credit: @caitrosie89, Instagram)
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68 photos from Dooley's Industry Wednesdays

Photos from Dooley's Industry Wednesdays. 4/20/16 Photos by Dontae Rockymore

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68 photos from Dooley's Industry Wednesdays
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Industry Wednesdays at Dooley's

Photos by Dontae Rockymore

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Industry Wednesdays at Dooley's
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The ultimate 61 dining and drinking essentials during the Detroit auto show

The North American International Auto Show. It's an annual event for you. Maybe it's a time for you and the family to…

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Standby - 225 Gratiot Ave., Elegant craft cocktails, paired with thoughtful small plates and entrees (photo from Facebook).
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