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  • The Catherine Ferguson Academy, an alternative high school for pregnant teens, is scheduled to close on June 17th. The school has a 90% graduation rate and is instrumental in turning these girls lives around and stopping the cycle of teenage pregnancy. A rally is scheduled for tomorrow, June 16th to save the school.

Win tickets to the Best of Detroit party at the Soundboard at Motor City Casino

Hour Magazine’s Best of Detroit Party features hors d’oeuvres and drinks from 30 restaurants! My favorite soul man, Mayer Hawthorne & The County, are performing along with the Killer Flamingos and DJ powdrblu. Tickets are available here.

I’m giving away a pair of tickets to one lucky Detroit Moxie reader. These are $85 tickets, people! And the Motor City Casino knows how to throw a party.

How to win:

Add a comment to this post with your favorite place in metro Detroit. Bar, restaurant, park, cultural institution, shops, etc. Anything goes! You must leave your email address when leaving the comment or you won’t be eligible. (I need to be able to contact you if you win!)

For an additional entry, tweet the following:

I want to win tickets to the #BestofDetroit party @motorcitycasino from @becksdavis & Detroit Moxie. #moxietix

For the additional entry, you must have already left a comment on the post with your favorite place.

The contest ends on Sunday, June 19th at 11:59 p.m. EDT. The winner will be announced on Monday, June 20th. I will select the winner using 

So, what's your favorite place in Detroit?

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Reader Comments (57)

I'll be honest, playing DCFL games at the fields at Belle Isle are some of the most fun days I have ever had. Please don't include me for the drawing because I'll be at a wedding that weekend. Would love to go but will be in North Carolina.

Thanks for the links!

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDean S

Fave spot: Cliff Bell's

Thanks for giving us yet another reason to read and engage with Detroit Moxie!

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAlan Stamm

I can't pick one! So this would be my best day: shopping with my daughter at Rachel's Place (resale) in Corktown, lunch at Las Brisas in SW Detroit, quick stop for guacamole at Honey Bee, Tiger Game, followed by dinner at Cass Cafe!

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterkokopuff

My favorite place in Detroit would be the Fox Theatre. I love attending any function at this beautiful venue.

Thanks for the opportunity.

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPeter Chandler

I love Comerica Park. It's an amazing stadium. Gotta love our Tigers!!

Thank you.....

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterkaren28801

In love with Abick's neighborhood bar.

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered Commentersuzannes002

It's hard to pick one, but I'll go with Cliff Bell's. Thanks for the opportunity!

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLiz

I love the Detroit Symphony, enjoy dinner at Traffic Jam or Slow's or Lupita's Taqueria.

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCarrie Bezak

Late night Fridays at Cafe D'Mongo's. Speakeasy feel with live music... all you need for a good time.

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSarshie

Everything in Detroit has a special flair or meaning that it makes it hard to pick just one...or maybe I'm just indecisive; however, here's a few of my favs:

Fav place = The Henry Ford
Fav place to eat = Good Girls Go to Paris
Fav after game bar = Coaches Corner
Fav bar = Woodbridge
Fav thing to do = walk around and discover hidden stores and restaurants, oh yea and learn my way around - I'm not embarrassed to admit I'm directionally challenged. :)

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHolly Myles

My favorite place in the city is Comerica Park. There is absolutely nothing like being there for a Tigers game. It's intoxicating. After the game? I love this little bar near Greektown, The Well. Great people, great times. Restaurant? Probaby Atlas or Iridescence. I love lots of things about Detroit...

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKelly L

You're a contest maven lately! ;)

I have so many favorite places in Detroit, but I'm going to go with Vincente's.

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterNikki Stephan

My favorite place in the city is Comerica Park - nothing beats a sunny Sunday afternoon at the ballpark.

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterChris Kaufman

I haven't been to all the great places in Detroit yet, but I have to say a Saturday morning at Eastern Market is my favorite!

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAlex Toth

John King Books!!!

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPatrick McNamara

My Favorite Place in Detroit is Campus Martius. A nod also goes to the Corktown area, it's classic Detroit.

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJoe Minock

My favorite place would have to be Wayne State. If I had gone to UofM like I had originally planned, I would probably be just another one of those suburbanites who only ever ventures into the D for the occasional Tigers game, but going to school here has really turned me into quite the Detroit-o-phile.

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJessO

These are all great, guys! Keep them coming!

I know! Detroit Moxie t-shirts, BRU Fest and Best of Detroit tickets. If someone offers me something that I KNOW my readers will love and find value in it's hard to turn them away.

June 15, 2011 | Registered CommenterBecks Davis

I have always enjoyed Comerica Park. Nothing defines summer more than a Tigers game. I have always wanted to try Slows as well and hope to get to the restaurant soon!

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAlicia B

I am totally digging Sunday Night Cinema in the Park at the Woodbridge Community Garden. But I totally want to check out the Walkintheatre too this summer! Oh, but I think my fav so far may have to be Critical Mass!

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterToka313

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