It’s no secret that Detroit has a lot to offer when it comes to entertainment. Right now we are coming up on a particularly festive time of year – the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, and it’s not just about drinking green beer, although there will plenty of that happening.
You see the celebrations all across the world. Carnival, Strove Tuesday, and Mardi Gras. A day of celebration, revelry, parades, and indulgence before a long period of abstention. Here in Detroit, we don’t tend to celebrate with beads or extravagant masks, but instead with a hearty and sweet treat that has become a religion all its own.
The Detroit pop is known for its unique flavors. From the famous names like Rock & Rye, Redpop, and Moon Mist to the cult favorite Artic Sun, Faygo has created a loyal following from soft drink fans who want to taste something unique.
In the early 1960s, Detroit-area architect Minoru Yamasaki was riding high on a wave of high profile architectural commissions. His designs had transformed the Wayne State University campus, were adding beauty to the Detroit skyline and would soon yield the world’s two tallest buildings.
Fredericks would create public art that would leave on lookers inspired. The work would have them pondering over the connection between the spiritual and natural world and force them wonder about there place in it.
In the Roaring Twenties, the only thing that Detroit was producing at a faster rate than cars was money. The automotive industry had turned Detroit into one of the largest and wealthiest cities in the world.