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Welcome to the guide for anything and everything not only both within the city of Wyandotte, but anywhere Downriver! Have any knowledge about Downriver? Then post it here! Remember, you support this guide. Always looking for additional users! To get started, type in something you desire in the box next to "I want to make a page about" and press "search or create page".

Cities and Townships

Allen Park - Brownstown Township - Ecorse - Flat Rock - Gibraltar - Grosse Ile - Huron Township - Lincoln Park - Melvindale - River Rouge - Riverview - Rockwood - Romulus - Southgate - Taylor - Trenton - Woodhaven - Wyandotte

Featured Project: Bars

Visit one of Downriver's many bars, take a photo of the bar's exterior facade and post anything you know about that bar!

Timelines

Early Days

19th century

20th century

1900s (decade) - 1910s - 1920s - 1930s - 1940s - 1950s - 1960s - 1970s - 1980s - 1990s

21st century

2000s - 2010s

Want to know how old a particular building is? Our Building age resources has links to a number of useful sources.

Current Developments

Cinemark Southland Center and XD and related developments - Former Sears building - Flat Rock Meijer - Eureka and I-75 Business District - Proposed drive-in theater

Current Issues

Allen Road Railroad Crossing - Fix The Damn Bridge! - Perceptions of Downriver - Fort and Barberry Intersection - Proposed drive-in theater

Things to Do Downriver in 2017

Winter

January - February - March

Spring

April - May

Summer

June - July - August

Fall

SeptemberOctoberNovember - December

Where to get free Thanksgiving meals (late November) - Charity drives (December) -

Notable People

Steve AveryLucille Ball - Joe C. - Lloyd Carr - Archie Clark - George Clark - Max Gail - Bob Guiney - Charlie Lau - Budd Lynch - Lee MajorsIsrael Maloch - Kevin Nash - William Powers - Heinz PrechterLewis Scofield - Bob Seger - Theresa Tejada - Tom Tresh - Rob Tyner - Cameron Watermann - John Varvatos - Vickie Winans - Benjamin Yack

Places

BanksBars - Churches - RestaurantsServices - Shopping Centers - Stores

Recreation

 Gyms -Parks - Sports

Recreation of the past

Pinnacle Race Course - Unity Studios (Allen Park) - WonderDome

Government

Politics

Mayors

William Matakas (Allen Park) - Lamar Tidwell (Ecorse) - Jonathan Dropiewski (Flat Rock) - Jim Gorris (Gibraltar) - Thomas Karnes (Lincoln Park) - Stacy Stritz (Melvindale) - Michael Bowdler (River Rouge) - Andy Swift (Riverview) - LeRoy Burcroff (Romulus) - Joseph Kuspa (Southgate) - Rick Sollars (Taylor) - Kyle Stack (Trenton) - Patricia Odette (Woodhaven) - Joseph Peterson (Wyandotte)

Supervisors

Andrew Linko (Brownstown) - Brian Loftus (Grosse Ile)

School Districts

Allen Park Public SchoolsEcorse Public School District - Flat Rock Community Schools - Gibraltar School District - Grosse Ile Township Schools - Huron School District - Lincoln Park Public Schools - Melvindale-Northern Allen Park School District - River Rouge School District - Riverview Community School District - Romulus Community Schools - Southgate Community School District - Taylor School District - Trenton Public Schools - Woodhaven-Brownstown School District - Wyandotte Public School District

Media

Newspapers

The News-Herald - Ile Camera - Downriver Sunday Times - List of previous Wyandotte and Greater Downriver newspapers - Reddit Downriver - Patch Wyandotte

Transportation

Infrastructure

Streets in Allen Park - Streets in Brownstown Township - Streets in Ecorse - Streets in Flat Rock - Streets in Gibraltar - Streets in Grosse Ile - Streets in Huron Township - Streets in Lincoln Park - Streets in Melvindale - Streets in River Rouge - Streets in Riverview - Streets in Rockwood - Streets in Romulus - Streets in Southgate - Streets in Taylor - Streets in Trenton - Streets in Woodhaven - Streets in Wyandotte - Interstate 75 - Interstate 94 - Interstate 275 - Trunklines

Airports

Metro Airport - Grosse Ile Municipal AirportList of former Wyandotte and Greater Downriver airports

Methods

Driving - Parking - Bus services: Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) and Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) - Taxis - Biking

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External Links

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