Grand Boulevard Station
DO: See Detroit’s biggest art object, the Fisher Building, and explore the boutiques on the first level. If you’re looking to relax for a second, grab a seat in New Center Park across from the Fisher. Plus, the Motown Museum is just a mile away.
EAT: Avalon Bakery has an outpost right next to New Center Park for quick breakfast items. Cuisine bills itself as having a modern European dining experience. Fisher Bakery inside the Fisher Building serves delicious paninis and coffees.
Baltimore Street Station
DO: TEN Nail Bar expanded from it’s Capitol Park location to New Center. Grab a first-class mani and pedi–and a glass of wine, too. The Amtrak train station isn’t far from here.
EAT: Yum Village serves Afro-Caribbean food, perfect for a spicy and quick lunch. The Kitchen by Cooking with Que has delicious vegan food for lunch every day.
DRINK: Northern Lights Lounge has your classic bar food, no-frills drinks and live music. Step inside Kiesling, a century-old bar that was restored to serve craft and classic cocktails in Detroit’s Milwaukee Junction neighborhood.
SHOP: Urbanum sells cute housewares and gifts. Ferne is a women’s clothing boutique with modern styles at reasonable prices.
Amsterdam Street Station
EAT: Stop here for lunch at Z’s Villa or Detroit’s Mediterranean favorite, Bucharest Grill. Their shawarmas are enormous!