What do you find in a city that’s not choked with big-box chain stores? Local shops that run the gamut from quirky to downright weird, with unexpected treasures waiting to be unearthed at every corner. Whether you just want a funky souvenir from your trip or you’re planning an entire shopping expedition, here are a few only-in-Detroit favorites you must put on your list.
No lie, some mornings the smell of mash cooking perfumes the very air of this city on the Ohio. There’s also a serious coffee culture and an exploding craft beer scene that round out the lustworthy liquids in Derby City, and the locals’ fierce love of independent restaurants has fostered a roaring culinary culture.