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Highland Park has a master plan. The plan is to increase the size of the community by offering more attractive homes and city scapes to the public. Among the homes you will find new infill home sprouting up between the historic homes that are already available. You are also going to start seeing new larger residential areas popping up. The neighborhoods are going to be walk able, increasing the number access to new sidewalks. The business area of Highland Park is going through a revitalization as well and people will be seeing a much more palatable area for business to grow and thrive. The future of Highland Park is where people will know one another's names, providing a real small town appeal to the community members. If your looking to settle or start a small business in the 48203 zip code, look no further then Highland Park.

Restaurants

Dakota Inn - The Dakota Inn is located at 17324 John R Street, Detroit, MI 48203, right around the corner from Highland Park. The menu is comprised of both American and German food. The average entree price is around five dollars. They serve dinner, lunch, and dessert. Dress yourself in casual clothing if your planning on stopping in, no formal wear ever expected to be worn at the Dakota Inn. The parking is free and readily available. The staff is really friendly and the food is authentic German. The potato pancakes can rival anyone's' grandmothers recipe. The staff and bartenders are really patient with the clientele, considering all the questions they have to answer about the unique cooking. The Dakota Inn is a staple of the Detroit area. I bring my family back time and time again for the delicious food and fun atmosphere.

La Dolce Vita - Located at 17546 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48203, not much farther then a hop, skip, and jump from Highland Park, MI, you can expect to enjoy yourself greatly. The cuisine is Italian. Parking is available on the street or if your feeling saucy, you can have the valet park your vehicle. The meal times that are available are: Sunday brunch, dessert, dinner, and lunch. You can expect the average drink price to be right around six dollars. If your planning on attending Sunday brunch you will be pleased to note that La Doice Vita offers bottomless mamosa and bloody mary's. Reservations are accepted and the dress required is causal. The noise in the restaurant is low, so you will find a relaxing atmosphere to dine in. You have a choice of dining on a patio as well, if you like feeling the mix of the outdoor air. I take my family here on special occasions and we always feel welcome and have a great time.

Manhattan Fish & Chicken - If you're looking for a Highland Park favorite, don't hesitate to stop in at Manhattan Fish and Chicken located at 13224 Woodward Avenue, Highland Park, MI 48203. This is a great place to munch on your favorite seafood and chicken dishes. The spicy wing dings are a favorite of the regular patrons at the restaurant. The food is fast and fresh. You will always be happy with what you order. The parking is free and ample and the wait staff is ready to please with a delightful attitude. I never hesitate to head on over to Manhattan when a friend or family member suggests it. I know you will find the same delight in this establishment.

Bars

Menjo's- If your looking for a fun evening with the boys. Menjo's is a great place to check out if your looking for a local gay bar in the area. It is located at 928 W Mcnichols Rd, Detroit, MI 48203 right by Highland Park. The parking is free and valet is available if your not wanting to spend those extra valuable minutes on finding parking. If you like shots this is the place for you, they offer hourly shot specials on Thursday and Sunday! If you enjoy gaming Menjo's offers: darts, pool, and video games. The average drink price is around five dollars. Reservations are accepted for large parties.

Booby Trap - The Booby Trap is located at141 East 8 Mile Road, Detroit, MI 48203. You can expect to find friendly cute girls here awaiting to fill your need for companionship at any given time. The DJ has a great set up music that the girls dance to. The club is very entertaining and the drinks are inexpensive for an adult establishment. If you're looking for a great time and have a bit of extra coin in your pocket you should consider the Booby trip. My friends and I always have a good time here and the staff is very friendly and accommodating.

Smalls Bar & Grill - Smalls is located at 10339 Conant Street, Hamtramck, MI 48212. Smalls is a local legend and by far one of the most frequented places in the area. You can expect to see shows at Smalls on a regular basis. The cover charge for shows is a great price at only six dollars. The attire that you will find at the bar is pretty trendy and you may want to kick it up a notch past casual when planning a stop into Smalls. Parking is available near the bar. The age for entry is 21 and older. The bands here always sound great and you won't find yourself packed in like a sardine. If your looking for a place to see a great band in a retro atmosphere then Smalls Bar and Grill is the place for you.