When the sun goes down, the lights come on around the city. No matter what your style, Detroit has plenty of places where you can party. The city holds a number of options, from alternative bands at Saint Andrew's Hall (431 E. Congress, 313/961-8137 or 313/961-6358) to smooth jazz at the long-standing Baker’s Keyboard Lounge (20510 Livernois Ave., 313/345-6300, www.bakerskeyboardlounge.com, 5 p.m.–11 p.m. Mon., 11 a.m.–midnight Tues.–Thurs., 11 a.m.–2 a.m. Fri., 4 p.m.–2 a.m. Sat., 4 p.m.–midnight Sun.).
Another popular hangout is Flood’s Bar & Grille (731 St. Antoine St., 313/963-1090, www.floodsdetroit.com, 4 p.m.–midnight Mon., 3 p.m.–2 a.m. Tues.–Fri., 7 p.m.–2 a.m. Sat.–Sun., $5-10 cover), which features jazz, sweet soul, or karaoke nightly.
by Laura Martone from Moon Michigan, 3rd Edition, © Avalon Travel