Dating in the D



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Image courtesy of Getty Images. This image represents the beauty of the Detroit city and great memories that can be created within.

Written by Mrs. Donley’s Human Sexuality Class

  1. Dequindre Cut – Dequindre Cut is a walking trail with separate lanes for bicycles and pedestrians in Detroit that connects Eastern Market and the East Riverfront.
  2. Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle – A comedy club located in Royal Oak, Mark Ridley has open mic opportunities, tickets for shows, and comedy classes.
  3. Arcades – There are several arcades located in Troy, Farmington Hills, and Royal Oak.
  4. Zap Zone – Zap Zone is an arcade in Farmington that boasts lazer tag, bumper cars, and other classic arcade games.
  5. Belle Isle – Belle Isle Park has an aquarium and conservancy, plus many opportunities for learning about local history and the environment.
  6. Beaches – Michigan’s Great Lakes have many beautiful beaches to enjoy in the warm summer weather.
  7. Dream Cruise – Woodward is home to the massive annual classic car event renowned across the world, the Dream Cruise, which began in 1995 and has been a big part of Metro-Detroit pride ever since.  
  8. Escape Room – The Great Escape Room in Royal Oak gives a series of clues to participants that lead to the means of escape from a locked room within a set amount of time.
  9. Fowling – Across Michigan, fowling (football crossed with bowling) has become a popular “sport”. Two locations of the Fowling Warehouse are in Hamtramck and Grand Rapids.
  10. Picnic – A simple and easy date, having a picnic is a great way to spend a sunny summer day outdoors.
  11. DTE Energy Music Theatre – In Clarkston, DTE is a concert venue that will be hosting many popular artists throughout the summer, including Jimmy Buffett, Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line, and more.
  12. Fruit picking – A great day trip might be going to a farm to pick fruit in Cement City, Kewadin, or Williamsburg during the summer.
  13. Eastern Market – Eastern Market is a big part of Detroit’s character that is right in the center of the city.
  14. DIA – The Detroit Institute of Arts is a beautiful museum housing a variety of beautiful works of art in the center of Detroit.

15. Drive-in movies – Ford Drive-In in Dearborn is a drive-in movie theater that always shows double features. What better way to spend a summer evening than watching a movie at the drive-in?

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