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31. Guardian Building: One of the oldest buildings in downtown Detroit, the Guardian Building is a national landmark skyscraper which rise...  
32. Penobscot Building: A 47-story skyscraper which was the tallest building in Michigan from its completion in 1928 until the construction...  
33. Fisher Building: Designated as "Detroit's largest art object," the Fisher Building is known for its unique architecture and historic...  
34. Cadillac Place: Formerly the General Motors Building, the Cadillac Place is a high rise office building located in downtown Detroit...  
35. Wayne State University: A large public university in Detroit with over 5 campuses dispersed around the city. It plays host every year to t...  
36. Fox Theater: Home to a number of popular Broadway shows, the Fox Theater, located near downtown Detroit, is the second largest t...  
37. Detroit Institute for Arts: Located near downtown Detroit, it has one of the largest, most significant art collections in the United States. T...  
38. Brush Park: By Mack on the north, Woodward on the west, Beaubien on the east, and the Fisher freeway on the south, Brush Park i...  
39. Woodbridge: Located about 2 miles northwest of downtown Detroit, it is one of Detroit's up and coming neighborhoods as a divers...  
40. Indian Village: Historic neighborhood located on Detroit's east side.  
41. Springwells Village: Located in southwest Detroit is near the Ford Motor company Ford Rouge Plant. Springwells Village is largely resid...  
42. Bagley: Located just west of the Palmer Woods, Bagley is a mostly African-American community.  
43. Corktown: The oldest surviving neighborhood in Detroit, Michigan.  
44. Campus Martius Park: Located in the heart of downtown Detroit, Campus Martius Park includes two stages, sculptures, public spaces, and a...  
45. Grand Circus Park: A five acre park in downtown Detroit which connects the city's financial and theater districts. The grounds includ...  
 
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1. Children's street game of bygone days, involving pink Spalding (or "spaldeen") ball and broomstick. Now sadly defunct.

2. A street game that resembles baseball, played with a broomstick and a "spaldeen" ball. The game was also played in Jersey, but is largely just a thing of the past. (At least in New York -- you can still find kids playing such games, often called "ba-te" in the streets of Latin American countries.)

Bags, also known as bean bag toss, is a nickname for Cornhole, a game originating in Ohio. The game requires two boards with a hole in them spaced approximately 30 feet apart. You then throw bean bags (or corn filled bags) towards the boards, with the goal of getting them in the hole. You score 3 points for getting a bag in the hole, and 1 point on the board. Teams are 2 people, and they stand on opposite sides. You subtract the difference between the team totals for each round. Game ends at 21 points.

You'd better not do that.

Coffee laced with chicory. Rumored to have originated in New Orleans during the Civil War, when the city was under a federal blockade and could not import enough coffee, which necessitated blending the coffee with chicory root. Chicory is added to coffee in other parts of the world, including Madras and Belgium. Made famous at Cafe Du Monde on Jackson Square.

Bags, also known as bean bag toss, is a nickname for Cornhole, a game originating in Ohio. The game requires two boards with a hole in them spaced approximately 30 feet apart. You then throw bean bags (or corn filled bags) towards the boards, with the goal of getting them in the hole. You score 3 points for getting a bag in the hole, and...