Detroit’s onslaught of new restaurants and bars may make it easier to pick your next date location, or perhaps more difficult.
Detroit has a number of indoor gun ranges, and they’re not just for retired cops looking to polish their chops.Whether you lack the money or time to escape the tundra months, or you’re just not "at that point yet" in your relationship, wouldn’t it be nice to gaze upon your lover without your mufflers getting intertwined?Get a break from the winter cold by strolling among the cacti, succulents and orchids at this beautifully preserved (and heated! Erected in 1904, the Conservatory was designed by Albert Kahn, who modeled it after Thomas Jefferson’s mountaintop mansion, Monticello.Detroit’s premier greenway opened before Manhattan’s High Line, which is reason enough to celebrate the forward-thinking project.It’s a great place to spend a sunny day during all seasons -- bike, walk, skate, jog, or gallop along the trench, which formerly served as a Grand Trunk Western Railroad line.
The 1.35mi paved path is surrounded by neatly manicured grass, street art, and a uniquely Detroit feel. Milliken State Park and Harbor, a riverfront park that offers great views of Downtown Detroit, Belle Isle, and Windsor’s premier whiskey distilleries: Canadian Club and Hiram Walker & Sons.To extend the walk and the date, grab a beer or two at the Atwater Brewery tap room, not far from where the path ends.There's no cultural cross-section quite like the horse races, and as such (for anthropological purposes), we recommend a night at the Hazel Park Raceway. this is a great place to take your date if you want to make sure they don’t have a prince/princess complex.Dust off those passports, kids, or use this as an excuse to finally get yours.The Detroit-Windsor border is one of the busiest in the United States.As any 19-year-old Metro-Detroiter can tell you, the bright lights of Windsor offer many charms.