Monthly Archives: April 2016

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American Coney Island – Detroit, MI

By |April 5th, 2016|Cool Places in Detroit|

American Coney Island - Cool Place to Visit in Detroit #14 Image courtesy of Colin McConnell Back Story - Coney island's really started taking off in Detroit during the rise of the auto industry. Many young people looking for a good, quick meal created perfect customers for the traditional coney islands that we [...]

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The Heidelberg Project – Detroit, MI (Video)

By |April 4th, 2016|Cool Places in Detroit|

The Heidelberg Project - Cool Place To Visit in Detroit #13 Image courtesy of Colin McConnell The Heidelberg Project is an outdoor art project in Detroit, Michigan. It was created in 1986 by artist Tyree Guyton and his grandfather Sam Mackey ("Grandpa Sam"). It was as an outdoor art environment in the McDougall-Hunt [...]

Bob-Lo Boat – Detroit, MI (Video)

By |April 4th, 2016|Cool Places in Detroit|

Bob-Lo Boat - Cool Place to Visit in Detroit #12 Image courtesy of Colin McConnell Bob-Lo Island Amusement Park ran from 1898 until its closure on September 30, 1993. The island is a five-minute ferry ride from Amherstburg, Ontario, and 18 miles from Detroit. For more than 85 years, the park was serviced [...]