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Coors Light Sky Deck

Coors Light Sky Deck 1526 Broadway Detroit MI 48226 (248) 930-3922 . . .   The Coors Light Sky Deck is a 6,000 square foot outdoor rooftop patio on the roof of the Detroit Opera House. This bar offers some of the best seats you could get for a Tigers game, with tables, comfortable chairs and couches, and a small set of bleachers that directly overlooks Comerica Park. Don’t be fooled by it’s location above the Opera house, this spot is for jersey-and-sneakers-wearing excited Tigers fans. With an accommodatingRead More

Cobo Joe’s Bar

Cobo Joe’s Sports Bar and Grill 422 West Congress Street Detroit, MI 48226 (313) 965-0840 . . .   Cobo Joe’s Bar is known as a “must” for Red Wings fans. A favorite of many to grab a drink and a bite before a Wings game, this bar is known for solid, classic American bar burgers and cheap prices. Since the prices of food at the game are absurd, most Detroiters would recommend eating and drinking at a bar like Cobo Joe’s before or after the game. One particularlyRead More

Coaches Corner

Coaches Corner 1465 Centre Street Detroit, MI 48226 (313) 963-4000 . . .   Coaches Corner is one of the big sports bars in Detroit, centrally located only a few blocks from Ford Field, Comerica Park, the Detroit Opera House, the State Theater, and the Fox Theater. This bar is a great place to grab a burger and a cold beer before, during, or after a game downtown. With a spacious interior, an outdoor patio, and plenty of HDTVs, this bar can be packed without ruining your night andRead More

Cheli’s Chili Bar

Cheli’s Chili Bar 47 East Adams Avenue Detroit, MI 48226 (313) 961-1700 . . .   Cheli’s Chili Bar is a sports bar just a few steps away from Comerica park. This bar is owned by the famous former Detroit Red Wings player Chris Chelios, and is a lively and exciting spot on gamedays. During larger games, the outdoor patio has music, food, drinks, and rowdy guests. Inside, their menu’s focus is chili, offering chicken chili and vegetarian chili in addition to the traditional style. Before and after aRead More

Casey’s Pub

Casey’s Pub 1830 Michigan Avenue Detroit, MI 48216 (313) 963-2440 . . .   Casey’s Pub is a bar in Corktown, Detroit’s oldest neighborhood. Casey’s has been a favorite in Corktown for more than 30 years, and still retains its old-neighborhood warmth. The family owned and operated pub is best known for their classic American pub style burger, a perfectly cooked and seasoned half-pound cheeseburger that costs only five dollars. Many customers come to Casey’s Pub for before or after a game, using the bar’s shuttle as transportation. TheRead More

Bookies Bar & Grille

Bookies Bar & Grille 2208 Cass Avenue Detroit, MI 48201 (313) 962-0319 . . .   Bookies Bar & Grille is an entertaining and spacious sports bar in downtown Detroit that has been around for over eleven years. With multiple plasma screen TVs and a sixteen-foot HD projection screen, any seat in the house gives you a perfect view of the game. In the spring and summer, Bookies has a roof top patio with live entertainment. The menu offers much more than just standard bar fare, featuring unique itemsRead More

Bagley Bar

Bagley Bar 210 Bagley Avenue Detroit, MI 48226 (313) 638-2157 . . .   Bagley Bar is a sports bar located inside downtown Detroit’s historic Michigan Theater Building. The bar caters to Tigers, Lions, and Red Wings fans, and is filled to capacity on any game day. With a parking garage on site, and within blocks of Comerica Park, the location of this bar is perfect for a pre-or-post game drink. Bagley Bar opened in the 1930′s as the “Bagley Cocktail Bar” after the end of prohibition in 1933.Read More

Red Wings Owner Mike Ilitch Unveils Plans for New Downtown Detroit Arena


On Sunday, Detroit Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch and his Ilitch organization shared their plans for a new Red Wings arena in downtown Detroit, just a stones throw away from where his other professional sports team – the Detroit Tigers – play at Commerica Park. Those plans include Bolshoy Dome-style lights to adorn the Red Wings’ future home rink, a below ground level ice surface, and a “deconstructed” arena design. The $650 million project, roughly 60% of which will be financed from the public coffers despite the Ilitch family recouping all revenues from the publicly financed arena per the Detroit FreeRead More