Great Lakes and Upper South in the News: "New Red Wings arena could be a game-changer for hockey fans — and all of Detroit" from the Chicago Tribune
For nearly four decades, Blackhawks fans have filed into Detroit's Joe Louis Arena to watch their team take on the Red Wings.
That period is about to end; the Hawks play their last regular season game at "The Joe" on March 10.
Come next season, the Red Wings will host their Midwestern rivals in new digs: Little Caesars Arena, a key piece of a much larger development dubbed The District Detroit. This 50-block span of sports and entertainment venues, restaurants, bars, businesses, parks and more promises to link downtown and midtown into one big, thriving urban setting.
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