Joe Louis Arena
A development agency has awarded incentives to further work on Detroit’s light-rail project and tear down The Joe.
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced Michigan Strategic Fund approval of economic development and community revitalization projects that in total will generate $133.6 million in new capital investment and create 406 new jobs in Michigan. Included is support for Detroit’s M1 Rail project, a replacement for Joe Louis Arena and a new half-billion-dollar atom smasher at Michigan State University.
Council members will vote on a new lease for The Joe, which is slated to be replaced as venue for the Detroit Red Wings.
The deal would prevent ticketed events from being held at Joe Louis Arena once the Red Wings stop playing at the downtown site.
“Varekai” is Cirque du Soleil’s interpretation of the story of Icarus and what happens to him after he loses his wings.
A public hearing is scheduled Wednesday on the proposed transfer of city-owned land as part of a new $650 million Detroit Red Wings arena and entertainment complex north of downtown Detroit.
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With so many changes coming to both franchises, which are you more excited to see this season, the Red Wings or the Pistons?
Detroit Red Wings single-game tickets go on sale Saturday, Aug. 24, at 10 a.m.
Musicians are hitting Detroit as part of their fall tours, creating no shortage of amazing concerts to attend in the city.