Thursday, November 7, 2019 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Karen Dybis, Author, Reporter and Historian
Detroit is known for its automotive heritage, Motown and America’s first mile of concrete highway. But this city on the river has more than 300 years of history and most of it is easy
to experience if you know where to look. There’s picturesque Alfred Brush Ford Park that once stored nuclear missiles among its playgrounds and fishing spots. Then there are incredible
landmarks like Detroit’s massive salt mines and a monument to urban graffi ti known as the Dequindre Cut, as well as a Quonset hut community with a yoga studio and Airbnb. Michigan
native, newspaper reporter and author Karen Dybis joins us to talk about Secret Detroit and the thrilling journey she took to uncover some fascinating hidden details about the Motor City.