Best of Detroit 2017

Our reader's picks for the Best of Detroit winners in food, drink, leisure, people, and services


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Concert Venue 
OUTDOOR
// DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston
INDOOR
// Fox Theatre, Detroit

Michigan Vacation Spot 
// Traverse City

Charity Event 
// Detroit Dog Rescue, Canines & Couture

Dive Bar 
CITY
// The Old Miami, Detroit; 313-831-3830
SUBURB
// Gusoline Alley, Royal Oak; 248-545-2235
FREEBIE
// Detroit Jazz Festival

New Bar
CITY
// Grey Ghost, Detroit
SUBURB
// Otus Supply, Ferndale

Sports Bar 
// The Lodge Grill & Bar, Keego Harbor

Wine Bar
CITY
// Vertical, Detroit
SUBURB
// Michigan By The Bottle Tasting Room, Auburn Hills, Royal Oak, and Shelby Township 

Jazz Club 
CITY
// Cliff Bell’s, Detroit
SUBURB
// Dirty Dog Jazz Café, Grosse Pointe; 

Male Gay Bar 
// Pronto!, Royal Oak; 248-544-7900

Female Gay Bar  
// Gigi’s Cabaret, Detroit; 313-584-6525

Neighborhood Bar 
CITY
// Queen’s Bar Detroit, Detroit; 313-285-8019
SUBURB
// Chesley’s Bar, Lincoln Park 

Bar For Business Deals 
CITY
// The Buhl Bar, Detroit; 313-963-6118
SUBURB
// The Capital Grille, Troy; 248-649-5300

Place To See An Art Film
CITY
// Detroit Film Theatre (DFT) at the DIA; 
SUBURB (TIE)
// Main Art Theatre, Royal Oak // The Maple Theater, Bloomfield Township 

Pool Hall 
// The Loving Touch, Ferndale

Place To See A First-Run Movie 
MULTIPLE LOCATIONS
// Emagine
SINGLE LOCATION 
// The Maple Theater, Bloomfield Township

Bike Trail 
CITY 
// Detroit RiverWalk/Dequindre Cut, Detroit
SUBURB 
// Paint Creek Trail, Oakland County; 

Private Golf Course
// Oakland Hills Country Club, Bloomfield Hills 

Annual Sporting Event 
// Tigers Opening Day 

Public Golf Course
// Shepherd’s Hollow Golf Club, Clarkston

Place To Hear Bands 
CITY
// El Club, Detroit
SUBURB
// Otus Supply, Ferndale

Bowling Alley 
// Garden Bowl, Detroit 

Special Event Venue 
// Infinity and Ovation Yacht Charters 

Scenic Drive 
CITY 
// Lakeshore Drive, Grosse Pointe Shores
STATE    
// M-22

Community Theater 
// Stagecrafters, Royal Oak; 

Comedy Club 
// Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, Royal Oak 

Museum 
// DIA, Detroit

Picnic Spot 
CITY
// Belle Isle, Detroit
SUBURB
// Stony Creek Metropark, Shelby Township 

Outdoor Festival
CITY
// Movement Electronic Music Festival 
SUBURB
// Ford Arts, Beats & Eats, Royal Oak 

Location For A First Date (Tie) 
CITY (Tie)
// DIA, Detroit // The Peterboro, Detroit 
SUBURB (Tie)
// The Detroit Zoo, Royal Oak // Forest, Birmingham

Happy Hour 
CITY 
// Roast, The Westin Book Cadillac 
SUBURB
// Bistro 82, Royal Oak

Place To Learn To Dance
// Arthur Murray

Indoor Tennis Court 
// Franklin Athletic Club, Southfield 

Casino 
// MGM Grand Detroit 

Running Route
CITY
// Belle Isle; Detroit
SUBURB
// Paint Creek Trail, Oakland County

Cigar Bar
MULTIPLE LOCATIONS
// Churchill’s, Birmingham, Grosse Pointe Woods, and West Bloomfield; 
SINGLE LOCATION 
// Got Rocks (in Big Rock Chophouse), Birmingham; 

Cider Mill *
// Franklin Cider Mill

Public Art Installation *
// Murals in the Market, Detroit 

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BEST OF DETROIT 2017 SPONSORS

Abood Law Firm
Dr. Ellen Janetzke
Franco Public Relations Group
Somerset Collection
Star Lincoln
Dwellings by Rudy & Hall
Greektown Casino Hotel
Optik Birmingham
Randazzo
Space Monkey Productions
CFA
EW Kitchens
Lot 40
Stroh's
Tito's Vodka
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