New and Improved in The D

Recently opened attractions and restaurants and spiffed-up old favorites draw visitors to the Motor City.

From the far side of the exhibition room the gravelly voice of Kid Rock belts out the 2010 hit “Born Free” from a video monitor. Easily recognized by his stringy blond hair, gold-rimmed aviator glasses and black fedora, Kid Rock’s performance forms the musical backdrop for the new Music Lab bearing his name, a part of the newly redesigned Detroit Historical Museum — just one of the city’s museums to sport a face-lift in recent years. To read more, click here to subscribe. >>