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Ask a Detroiter to put a pin in the heart of the city and many would place it in Hart Plaza. Aptly named, the 14-acre plaza actually honors the late U.S. Sen. Phillip A. Hart, a Civil Rights Act supporter known as “The Conscience of the Senate.” Today, it is both a place for public art and a venue for artists of all sorts.
Calling all classic rock fans: Rockin’ on the Riverfront is back for the annual FREE summer concert series! The city that inspired countless rock and roll hits is about to get much louder, thanks to Chevrolet and Detroit’s own classic rock station 94.7 WCSX-FM.
Detroit is in the middle of one of the hottest summers on record. Thankfully, the silver lining of the record-breaking heat is that the Motor City knows how to cool down and spend time in the water. Whether you prefer a local pool or lakes and rivers, there are plenty of places to swim when the temperature rises.
The oldest active trophy in motorsports (since 1904) will be awarded in Detroit this weekend, July 12 to 14, for a sport that WILL NOT be on dry land. Detroit knows how to race more than automobiles, and the APBA Hydroplane Races on the Detroit River keep our engines roaring off the mainland. The 103rd running of the Detroit River Regatta Association’s APBA Gold Cup is sure to catch a wave this weekend.