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Mexicantown

Mexicantown
Mexicantown

Mexicantown is located in Southwest Detroit, one block north of the Ambassador Bridge. Outsiders flock here for Mexican cuisine at popular restaurants such as Mexican Village, Evie's Tamales, El Zocalo and Xochimilco. Its smaller, family-run taquerias, ethnic grocery stores, tortilla factories and bakeries are also worth a visit, too. Many have more authentic Mexican offerings. Bakeries and shops are located on Bagley, both on the east and west sides of the Interstate 75 and along Vernor.

Mexicantown Features

Deadline approaches for Knight Arts Challenge

Community info and Q&A sessions are being held in Hamtramck, Southwest Detroit, Northwest Detroit, Midtown and downtown March 24-28. Deadline for applications is April 7.   

UIX: Raquel Castaneda-Lopez of Council District Six

Raquel Castaneda-Lopez is the first person to represent District Six on Detroit City Council, and the first Latina ever elected to the council. Matthew Lewis makes the introduction for the Urban Innovation Exchange.

Belle Isle to 8 Mile: Day of the Dead

Southwest Detroit is where the action is this week, when neighborhood folks roll out a variety of Halloween and Dia de los Muertos activities. Great food and good times assured, say our authors, the deadly Linn siblings from City Bird and Nest. 

Green Grocer: Fresh food aplenty in Southwest Detroit

Everyone knows that heading to Southwest Detroit for restaurant food is a smart thing to do. But fresh produce and meats at neighborhood grocers? You bet, says Nicole Rupersburg, who profiles five of the area's best in this report. 

UIX: Andrea Scobie and Matrix Theatre Company

The company, on Bagley in the heart of Mexicantown, is a stage for both youth and adults in Detroit, offering innovative programs aimed at educating youth in the arts, building community and fostering social justice.
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