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  Detroit Michigan : Hotels : Restaurants : Detroit Real Estate
Detroit offers visitors and residents a vast array of delicious dining options; however, the seafood remains at the top of the list.
From historical landmarks and museums to adventurous amusement and water parks, Detroit has plenty of attractions for both individuals and families.
Detroit travel guides, including travel books, dining guides, maps and Detroit-specific specialty guides for both business travelers and tourists in Detroit.
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 The Official Web Site of the City of Detroit
City of Detroit Offers Tips to Keep Cool in the Heat
© 2007 -- City of Detroit Communications and Creative Services and Information Technology Services Departments.
All material is the property of the City of Detroit and may only be used with permission.
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 Hour Detroit Magazine - Metropolitan Detroit's Monthly Magazine
Hour Detroit Magazine - Metropolitan Detroit's Monthly Magazine
As an A-List member you'll be the first to learn about Hour Detroit events and special offers.
Subscribe to Hour Detroit: Get Metropolitan Detroit's only monthly magazine delivered to your mailbox.
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 The Official Site of The Detroit Tigers: Homepage
The Official Site of The Detroit Tigers: Homepage
Mobile news alerts, ringtones, wallpaper, video highlights and more.
Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the.
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 Detroit Hotels. Save More on Cheap Accommodation in Detroit
Your Location: Discount Hotels > United States > Detroit Hotels
Detroit Forum - Share your stories and get travelling advice on Detroit.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Detroit - Downtown
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  Detroit Free Press - www.freep.com - Your local Detroit news source.
Detroit Police Officer Leon Rahmaan said that the firefighter, whose name wasn't released, was starting his grill at 8:30 a.m.
DETROIT — A man convicted of fatally shooting two people and wounding three others during a shooting spree that began outside day care that his daughter attended was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole.
Detroit Zoo Director Ron Kagan said today that he’s grateful for the chance to continue to lead the zoo after two weeks of turmoil over his resume.
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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Detroit, Michigan
Detroit were again in operation, and tuition given in six primary schools and two academies for girls.
Detroit in the summer of 1832, and the venerable missionary, while unstintingly devoting himself to the help of the suffering, fell a victim to the disease, of which he died, 13 September, 1832.
Detroit, formed the new community, whose rule was taken from that of St. Alphonsus, and whose secondary object was the education of youth.
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  Detroit, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1796 Detroit and its surrounding areas passed to the United States, and from 1805 to 1847 the town was the territorial and state capitol of Michigan.
Detroit is also considered the birthplace of techno music—techno pioneers Juan Atkins, Derrick May, and Kevin Saunderson established their names in Detroit, and techno progenitors Carl Craig and Richie Hawtin (aka Plastikman) built their reputations there as well.
Detroit was also the former home of a round of the Formula One World Championship, holding a race on the streets of downtown Detroit from 1982 until 1987, after which the sanction moved from Formula One to Indycars.
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 Detroit Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
As the birthplace of Motown and a national centre of African American culture, Detroit is primed to become the new star of the Rust Belt.
Detroit is a rewarding destination where you can see the results of the American dream made, lost and in recovery.
Detroit may be coming back, but it has a lot of ground to make up.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/north-america/usa/detroit   (229 words)

  
 Panorama of old Detroit - Main Page
This is downtown Detroit, 1906, on the eve of the automobile explosion.
Detroit City Hall (1871) is in the center with its wide lawn sloping to Woodward, Detroit's main street.
Detroiters have a bittersweet nostalgia for their downtown, and some still go back for sporting events, parades, and the like; but none of them would give up their strip malls and cineplexes to go back to 1906.
www.merit.edu /~jimmoran/detphot/detroit.html   (992 words)

  
 The Detroit Riots of 1967: Events
The origins of urban unrest in Detroit were rooted in a multitude of political, economic, and social factors including police abuse, lack of affordable housing, urban renewal projects, economic inequality, fl militancy, and rapid demographic change.
Detroit had a long history of housing discrimination stretching back to the turn of the century when fl migrants first arrived in the city and middle-class African Americans sought to integrate predominantly white neighborhoods.
During the 1940s and 1950s white Detroiters sought to block the entry of fls into their neighborhoods by legal and extra-legal means, in one instance building a six-foot high, one-foot wide concrete wall along Eight Mile Road, to separate themselves from potential fl neighbors.
www.67riots.rutgers.edu /d_index.htm   (1567 words)

  
 Detroit & Southeastern Michigan Rock 'n' Roll: 1966-1972
The Detroit area rock scene of the sixties didn't begin on urban street corners or around the soot-spewing car factories, although the city's fl and blue-collar elements gave it a breath of life.
So, while it's called Detroit, it really began in a thousand garages and basements in a hundred surrounding fringe communities where restless teenagers reacted to the British musical invasion pouring out of their AM radios on CKLW and WKNR by picking up instruments and substituting ear-torturing rehearsals for their despair and boredom.
Though the Detroit rock saga will always be punctuated by far more performers who narrowly avoided success than made it, fortunately much of this great work continues to find its way into the hands of to the bigger audience it deserved more than thirty years ago.
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 Detroit Apartments
Detroit is a city that is constantly changing and improving itself.
Citizens of Detroit are proud to be Americans; two of the most popular local events are the annual Thanksgiving Day parade and spectacular fireworks display for the Fourth of July.
Detroit is a historic center of automobile production, an industry that suffered serious decline in the latter part of the 20th century, although it's on the rebound now.
www.rent.com /rentals/michigan/detroit-and-vicinity/detroit   (602 words)

  
 Detroit Tigers Tickets - Tigers MLB Baseball - Tigers Ticket Brokers
In 2003, the Detroit Tigers were one of the most talked-about teams in the Major Leagues, but for all the wrong reasons.
The Detroit Tigers are one of the oldest teams in all of Major League Baseball.
Detroit Tigers tickets may be sold for more than the price listed on the ticket.
www.coasttocoasttickets.com /mlb/tigers_tickets.shtml   (833 words)

  
 Detroit City Guide and Yellow Pages at SuperPages.com
Detroit, a high-speed city geared to the tempo of the production line, is the symbol throughout the world of America's productive might.
Detroit is also a major producer of space propulsion units, automation equipment, plane parts, hardware, rubber tires, office equipment, machine tools, fabricated metal, iron and steel forging, and auto stampings and accessories.
As long as Detroit remained in British hands, it was both a strategic threat and a barrier to westward expansion; however, the settlement was finally wrested away by Major General Anthony Wayne at the Battle of Fallen Timbers.
www.superpages.com /cities/Detroit-MI.html   (1082 words)

  
 Detroit
Detroit is situated on the Detroit River and was founded in 1701 by the French soldier, Antoine Cadillac.
The British captured Detroit in 1812 but the following year the Americans regained control and in 1815 it was incorporated as a city.
Detroit became the capital of Michigan in 1837 (moved to Lansing in 1847).
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USAdetroit.htm   (610 words)

  
 Features - SuperBowl.com - Official website of Super Bowl XL   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Metro Detroit is currently in the midst of a $17 billion dollar revitalization.
With over 31,000 hotel rooms in the Detroit metro area, ample indoor space at Cobo Conference/Exhibition Center and the Michigan State Fairgrounds, Detroit will not only exceed expectations but provide first class options for the NFL key events and VIP guests.
Led by Roger Penske, our Detroit Metro Host Committee has promised the largest budget to date of $10 million to support the execution of Super Bowl XL and insure a positive guest experience for the fans, media, and corporate clients.
www.superbowl.com /features/detroit   (396 words)

  
 Detroit Travel Guide | Fodor's Online
With the growth of the auto industry, Detroit and its suburbs spread out across an ever larger geographical area, eventually making it one of the country's largest cities.
While Motown and Motor City are the nicknames that stick in people's minds, Detroit is also one of the world's busiest inland ports, a major steel producer, and a leader in the production of office equipment, paint, salt, garden seeds, and pharmaceuticals.
The Detroit River is linked by 25 steamship companies to more than 40 countries; vessels ranging from ocean-going freighters to private yachts dock in the city's protected harbor.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=detroit@58   (316 words)

  
 EO Newsroom: New Images - Detroit, Michigan
The lands around Detroit were known by the French as le detroit, or the straits.
Cadillac reported that le detroit was an excellent location for a major French military outpost and sent a request to the court in France for authorization to make a settlement there.
Fort Ponchartrain du Detroit was peacefully signed over to the British on September 8, 1760, with the signing of the Articles of Capitulation shortly after the British captured Montreal.
earthobservatory.nasa.gov /Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=10926   (420 words)

  
 Detroit Pistons Tickets - Pistons NBA Basketball - Pistons Ticket Brokers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A solid 2004-05 regular season led to an exciting seven-game NBA final series for the Detroit Pistons, but the Pistons fell short in their bid for a second consecutive NBA championship.
Orders for Detroit Pistons tickets that are no longer available will be cancelled or substituted at the customer's discretion.
Detroit Pistons tickets may be sold for more than the price listed on the ticket.
www.coasttocoasttickets.com /nba/pistons_tickets.shtml   (760 words)

  
 Detroit News Online   (Site not responding. Last check: )
DETROIT -- Pudge Rodriguez ended a 4 1/2 hour, 13-inning marathon with a single to score Gary Sheffield and give the Tigers a 3-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox Saturday night at Comerica Park.
DETROIT -- When Mary Aaron was in the Motor City in 1989, the Tigers still played at Michigan and Trumbull, the Lions played in Pontiac and the city's Riverfront was undeveloped.
Detroit officer kills man who tried to take his gun
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 Detroit Crime Statistics and Crime Data (Detroit, MI)
Population data used for crime calculations is based on the Detroit crime collection area and may not match US Census data.
Indicates Detroit crime level better than national average.
Indicates Detroit crime level worse than national average.
detroit.areaconnect.com /crime1.htm   (75 words)

  
 Detroit News - Topix
The Galey family of Portland watches from the top of their RV as the U.S. Navy Blue Angels F18 Hornets perform Saturday at the Thunder Over Michigan Air Show at Willow Run Airport in Belleville.
Staff Writer A new book details the journey U.S. Army medic Michael Freeland from the backwoods of the Blood River, Tennessee to the London blitz to the Battle of the Bulge and to the death camps of Adolph...
Kids visiting Metro Detroit fairgrounds this summer should be on the lookout for a 10-foot-tall inflatable bulldog that's out to school them on safety.
www.topix.net /detroit   (724 words)

  
 EarthCam - Motown Cam
Experience multiple views of Motown's skyline and the heart of Detroit's cultural center including The Fisher Building Tower, Detroit Institute of Arts, and Detroit Main Library via a live EarthCam webcam located at the Detroit Science Center.
Founded in 1701 by Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, as a trading post for the French to do business with the Chippewa, Detroit gained fame about 200 years later as the birthplace of the mass production car industry and the Motown sound.
Detroit is home to the oldest state fair in the nation (1849), and has the dubious distinction of potato chip capital of the world.
www.earthcam.com /usa/michigan/detroit/dsc   (289 words)

  
 The Fabulous Ruins of Detroit
This guided tour of the contemporary ruins of Detroit is accompanied by brief notes which, woven together, tell the story of precipitous decline and agonizing path of the great city of Detroit in the late 20th Century.
Along away the visitor will discover a snapshot of the ruins of Detroit in the mid 1990's meant to stimulate and energize discussion of the questions, "What went wrong?" and "Where to do we go from Here?"
You are invited and encouraged to share your memories, questions and observations with the millions who now visit this site and participate its discussion forums.
detroityes.com /home.htm   (212 words)

  
 Detroit Pistons | NBA Basketball at CBS SportsLine.com
At the same time, the franchise was able to turn disappointing Kwame Brown into Caron Butler and Chucky Atkins, players who should offset those losses.
Detroit pulls off sweep after late fourth-quarter surge in Orlando
The Orlando Magic have used a number of defenders on Detroit's Chauncey Billups, and none of them has been able to slow him down.
www.sportsline.com /nba/teams/page/DET   (420 words)

  
 Detroit Tigers | MLB Baseball at CBS SportsLine.com
Quality bullpen help was a Detroit strength last season.
Detroit manager Jim Leyland and reliever Wil Ledezma were ejected during the fifth inning of the Tigers' game Saturday against the Minnesota Twins.
Detroit is looking to upgrade its bullpen and has inquired about left-handers C.J. Wilson of Texas and Will Ohman of the Cubs, as reported by the Rocky Mountain News.
www.sportsline.com /mlb/teams/page/DET   (355 words)

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