Instagram: it turns out, it's not just for brunch. In fact, people are snapping Motor City like it's a supermodel, which we know because we crunched the numbers, analyzed literally hundreds of thousands of geotags, and put together this list of the 20 most Instagrammed places in the city:
This Tiny Kitchen Gadget Turns Radishes Into 'Super Mario' Mushrooms
Detroit’s biggest international draw is our annual auto show held in the mild, temperate and downright balmy month of January. In other words, it’s the only reason any tourist would ever book a ticket to DTW in the dead of winter.
The city’s heart is this riverfront park with its intriguing fountain and sculpture. It hosts festivals from the aforementioned techno affair to the Pride rally to the jazz festival and many more. There’s hardly a weekend without something going on at Hart Plaza.
Oontz. Oontz. Oontz. You may get a contact buzz (in your ears!) from all the photos posted on IG from this annual techno festival which draws electronic music fans from all over the world for a big love pile each May.
The home of the North American Auto Show and adjacent to Joe Louis Arena, we figure Cobo Hall gets tagged out of proximity. Though it IS where Kiss recorded Alive! and Bob Seger recorded 'Live' Bullet both in 1975: thus marking it the epicenter of Detroit Rock City and worthy of homage into the foreseeable future.
As the leaves start to fall, Samhain draws near, and the hours of daylight get shorter and shorter, it’s hard not think about the creepiness that abounds throughout America, our fair state included. Michigan’s an old territory with a lot of history -- just like Ohio, or Pennsylvania -- and naturally, a lot of that history is ghoulish enough that it results in an inordinate number of supernatural sightings. Whether or not the claims are legit, October’s the perfect time to share ghost stories, so we’ve collected our favorite “haunted” places from all across the state, from eerie shipwrecks and forests to big city hotels.
From Los Angeles to San Diego: Every Pit Stop You Need To Make Along The Way
With zero humidity and palm trees in the rearview mirror, cruising down the Pacific coast to San Diego from Los Angeles is summer. Of course, LA traffic can make it less cruiseworthy and more bumper-to-bumper. But with authentic taquerias, whale watching, and iconic surf breaks, there’s a quintessential SoCal pit stop just about every mile of the ride to distract you. Here’s seven summer getaways you can easily hit on the way to San Diego -- just don’t forget the sunscreen and a swimsuit.
Ann Arbor has a reputation for being a place full of pot-smoking hippies, booze-guzzling students, and football-obsessed fanatics. Sure, it's a reputation well-deserved, but if that’s all you think this charming Midwestern college town is about, you’d be quite mistaken. Our fair city is also a serious culinary destination backed with crafty libations, and there are activities galore to satisfy anyone, be you an awkward nerd or a social butterfly, nature enthusiast or indoor-only type, or some completely different species of weirdo altogether. Behold: Your “must-do” list for getting the most out of any visit to Ann Arbor.