Detroit

Check out Motor City recommendations directly from Ohio State Engineering alums like you!

Dining

Kruse and Muer – multiple locations

Cornerstone Barrel House – 1465 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226

The Hudson Café – 1241 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226

Wright & Company – 1500 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226

J Birds Smoked Meat - 1978 Cass Lake Rd, Keego Harbor, MI 48320

Buddy's Pizza – multiple locations

Lafayette Coney Island - 118 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226

Slows BBQ - 2138 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216

Vinsetta Garage - 27799 Woodward Ave, Berkley, MI 48072

The Whitney - 4421 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201

 

Vinsetta Garage

Green Dot Stables - 2200 W. Lafayette Blvd, Detroit 48216

Mercury Burger & Bar - 2163 Michigan Ave, Detroit 48216

HopCat – multiple locations

Pita Café – 25282 Greenfield Rd, Oak Park, MI 48237

Clawson Steak House – 56 S Rochester Rd, Clawson MI 48017

Armando’s Mexican Restaurant – 4242 W, Vernor Hwy, Detroit, MI 48209

Brady’s Tavern – 31231 Southfield Rd, Beverly Hills, MI 48025

Nightlife 

The Living Room - 1400 Woodward Ave., Shinola Hotel, Detroit, MI 48226

The Brakeman – 22 John R Street, Detroit, MI 48226

Sidecar Slider Bar - 280 E Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009

Townhouse – 500 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226

Joe's B1 Tavern - 1967 Cass Lake Rd Keego Harbor, MI 48320

Fox Theater - 2211 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201

Fisher Theater - 3011 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202 

Recreation & Fun Stuff

Motown Museum – 2648 W grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48208

Cranbrook Gardens – 380 Lone Pine Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

Belle Isle – 300 River Place Drive, Suite 2800, Detroit, MI 48207

The riverfront – 600 Renaissance Center #1720, Detroit, MI 48243

 

Detroit Zoo

Eastern Market – 2934 Russell St, Detroit, MI 48207

Outdoor adventure center – 1801 Atwater St, Detroit, MI 48207

Dodge #4 State Park - 4250 Parkway St, Waterford Twp, MI 48328

West Bloomfield Trail - 4655 Arrowhead Road West Bloomfield, MI 48323

Detroit Zoo - 8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI

Henry Ford Museum - 20900 Oakwood Blvd, Dearborn, MI 48124 

Places to Live 

Royal Oak, Birmingham, Northville, and Novi are suburbs with a neighborhood feel and are great for families.

Ferndale and Downtown Detroit have tons of opportunities for young professionals and young people love living in these areas. 

Transportation Tips 

Q line

People mover

Very driveable city 

Annual Events 

Dream cruise – 3rd Saturday in August

Detroit Jazz Festival

Winter Blast

Detroit Auto Show

Arts Eats and Beats 

3 Must Dos 

  1. Motown Museum
  2. Henry Ford Museum
  3. Dream Cruise 

What makes Detroit unique 

“Detroit has soul! The drivers are TERRIBLE, but the people love hard. The city is a healthy and fun mix of old and new. There are pieces of classic Detroit everywhere.”