DETROIT (WXYZ) - Take a look at seven things to do in vibrant Midtown; a great place for everyone. Midtown offers an array of history and culture. Number one on the list is...
1. Detroit Artists Market
The Artists Market is a non-profit gallery which has been in business since 1932, nearly 80 years. The gallery is set to open their annual "Art for the Holidays" show on November 11. This market-style show features more than 120 local artists and includes glass, paintings, ceramics, jewelry and much more.
Starting November the 12th through Dec. 23 the gallery will be open to the public for free.
Director of the Detroit Artists Market, Nancy Sizer says "Art for the Holidays is a wonderful way for people to see and purchase artwork from many local artists. With so many different pieces, there is something for everyone."
If you don’t make it to the show, don’t fret! Work is always for sale at the Detroit Artists Market, proceeds of which are mostly given in support of the artist and a portion to support the organization.
Hours of operation include Tuesdays-Saturdays 11am-6pm, and starting in December, Sundays from 12am-5pm. Visit: detroitartistsmarket.org/
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2. Traffic Jam and Snug
Traffic Jam is a great place to sit and dine with friends and family, or to have a first date. Be sure to try the fried pickles, they’re delicious. For more information visit: www.trafficjamdetroit.com
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3. Motor City Brewing Works on Woodward
The company which has been operating since 1994, MCBW has been producing unfiltered, unpasteurized, natural beer in the hub of Detroit’s Cultural Center. Check out their website at: www.motorcitybeer.com/ for guided tours of the facility.
4. City Bird-Only feet away from the Traffic Jam and Sung and Motor City Brewing Works, is an attractive boutique which carries: house wares, accessories, jewelry, paper goods and much more. Visit: www.ilovecitybird.com/ for more detailed information.
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5. The Bonstelle Theatre-Wayne State University’s owned theatre, built in 1902. The Bonstelle offers more than four shows a year. Visit: www.bonstelle.com for more information.
6. Detroit Historical Museum-More than 70 years old, the museum is one of Americas largest and oldest museums dedicated to metropolitan history. Be sure to visit: www.detroithistorical.org/
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7. Bobs Classic Kicks-A unique boutique store which carries the Nike, Adidas and Reebok brands. Visit: 4717woodward.blogspot.com/ to check out the awesome collection.
What are your favorite places to visit shop and eat in Midtown?
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