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All things Detroit. Serves as a clearinghouse for information on Detroit, including blogs; community agencies, organizations, and initiatives; city government information; and suburban communities of southeast Michigan.

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Rebecca Price
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Art, Architecture & Engineering Library

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The city of Detroit is changing rapidly.  If you know of sites that should be added to this guide, please let me know at 

Getting to Detroit

Need a ride?  The Detroit Center Connector can get you to Detroit and back every day of the week (as of Oct. 30)!  Travel includes a stop at the Dearborn campus.  The service is free to UMich faculty, staff, and students; just bring your MCard.  The service is available to the non-UMich community for a small fee.  Click on the link for more information, the schedule, and reservations. 

What's Here?

This guide provides lists of websites and blogs that will give you a comprehensive picture of Detroit and what's happening in this vibrant city.  The websites are arranged by their focus.  Explore the page to find information and discussion on:  What's Up in Detroit, Blogs about Detroit, Detroit Infrastructure, Detroit Media Outlets, SE Michigan Cultural Institutions, the Performing Arts in Detroit, Detroit Museums, Creative Initiatives in Detroit, Community Development Initiatives, and Community Health Initiatives.