January 30th Trivia Night! Last Call for Free T-Shirts, Fun Detroit Trivia at Detroit’s Historic Two Way Inn

It was so much fun we are doing it again.!  Join Digging Detroit and Detroit History Tours for a night of live Detroit themed bar trivia. This time we are heading to the East side and holding the Soiree at The Two Way Inn—featured in Episode 2. Don’t worry if you’re not an historian–there are […]

Video Trivia from Local Celebs – Get Reading for January 30th Trivia Detroit Soiree #2!

Below are some of the celebrity questions from Trivia Detroit Soiree #1 last July at Abick’s Bar.  Granted, they’re toughies and we promised to make them not SO challenging on January 30th.  But thanks to the familiar faces and voices below who made the night so special!  Register right here for Round 2 on January 30th […]

From Detroit to the Bulge: Priceless Snapshots of One Soldier’s Journey Across Europe

Originally posted in Kevin Walsh’s blog, MyMediaDiary. Before he was selected in WWII’s first draft for 18 year-olds, Detroit’s Lawrence Dupuis didn’t know the value of being color-blind.  “They would take me up in the aircraft and I could detect where the landscape had been disturbed and camouflage was laid down.” His cartooning skills were even put […]

New Episode 14: Rails to Tales – Detroit’s Inner Circle Greenway

Why did they cut the Dequindre Cut?  What came first, Ford’s Highland Park plant or the railroad over Woodward?  Are there really old railroad rails under those bumps on the road? Great questions!  Join Digging Detroit and special guest host Gatini Tinsley of the Oakland Press as she spends an afternoon with Todd Scott, the leader of the […]

New Podcast “Detroit in World War II” with Author Greg Sumner at Historic Abicks Bar

A look inside the “Arsenal of Democracy” as Professor Gregory Sumner of University of Detroit Mercy joins Digging Detroit’s Thomas J. Reed Jr. and Detroit History Tours‘ Bailey Sisoy Isgro at Detroit’s historic Abick’s Bar.   Sumner previews his upcoming book-signing, Detroit in WWII, at Abick’s on November 10, 2015.   (Order yours on Amazon.)     Thanks to our Abick’s […]