18950 Northline Rd
Southgate, MI 48195
Phone: (734) 287-9200
Fax: (734) 287-2936
Biker Bob's Harley-Davidson Motown, is a heaven for all the bike-crazy people. Besides offering stylish bikes from well-known brand names Harley and Buell, the shop also sells bike parts, operates Learn To Ride classes and sessions, and does oil changes and other related maintenance services. Biker Bob's is associated with an event almost everyday of the week, most of which benefit the community. Some of these programs are Garage Sale, Free Food Friday, Kruise for Kids, and Rides for Autism.
Taylor Town Center has a plethora of interesting events all through the year. It is home to the biggest reptile show in Michigan. The reptile show happens every Saturday of every month. It is also the preferred venue for other events like professional wrestling, cage fighting and so on. Not only that the flea market is open every Wednesday through Sunday.
Founded in 1956, Dearborn Music has been a landmark for music lovers in its namesake city. This record store is located in a strip mall and features a plethora of new and used CDs, DVDs, LPs and Blu-Rays. Off the shelves are classic albums, the latest labels as well as rare finds all under one roof. Genres include the likes of rock, reggae and jazz, folk, country and bluegrass, indie and electronic dance. Add to your record collection or gift your loved ones other merchandise and memorabilia like t-shirts, mugs and posters.
The crown jewel in shopping centre magnate Al Taubman's empire, Fairlane Town Center is a fashionable destination that lures more than 18 million customers a year. Built in the 1960s, it has been renovated several times to make the layout less confusing. Big department stores such as Lord & Taylor and Hudson's vie for space in this 1.4 million-square-foot mega mall with small fashion emporium and name-brand chain retailers. Several tiers of stores ring a central court. Its proximity to Ford World Headquarters and downtown Detroit make the mall convenient for the traveler, and it attracts a diverse mix of shoppers.
Located on Lawndale Street, the Lawndale Meat & Fruit Market is popular for more than just meat and fruit. Privately owned by Amad Samaan, this unique little place is covered with thousands of Polaroids of its customers. The project, started in 1995 by Samaan with an aim to foster a better relation between the store management and the consumers, has turned the store into a huge local attraction. Every customer that comes in has his or her picture taken, it is then inscribed with “God Loves You” which goes permanently up on one of the walls.
Located in Dearborn, people flock to this popular bakery for a taste of one of their delicious desserts. Featuring both European-style pastries and traditional Middle Eastern treats, you cannot leave without trying the pistachio baklawa or cheese katayif. Shatila also produces a line of well-loved Middle Eastern ice creams. Be prepared though - because this place is very popular, there's no way to avoid the long lines.
Located along Ford Road, this flagship store is a sports fan's paradise. Featuring sportswear and accessories, Fanatic U offers jerseys, hats, t-shirts, flags and other such paraphernalia for local sports teams such as the Pistons, Red Wings and the Tigers. Custom designed jerseys are also available and make great gifts for any sports fanatic.
Mexicantown Bakery is a small bakery tucked away in the heart of the city of Detroit, and is one of the most popular attractions of Mexicantown. Indulge in some of the best baked products of Detroit, from pastries and cakes to breads and light snacks. The pastries come in numerous flavors, and is an absolute delight for people who have a sweet tooth. Some of the popular favorites are the corn bread muffins topped with chocolate chips, Empanada and Pan Dulce. A definite must-visit!
In business for over 30 years, Detroit Athletic is a sports apparel store for the fans, run by the fans. With Lions, Pistons, Tigers and Red Wings products, the shop carries the largest selection of local team apparel and sports memorabilia. All the merchandise carried is officially licensed products from the likes of Nike, Rebok, Winecraft and many other licensees. If you can't make it to Detroit to pick up your fan gear, their online store is a great alternative.
Since 1921, National Dry Goods has been one of the well known names in the wholesale and retail industry. With an inexhaustible list of brands, clothing in all sizes and latest trends, it is one of the best shopping destinations in Detroit. The store caters to men, women and children alike. Apart from clothing and footwear, accessories are also sold here. This place is the epitome of the one stop shop.
Hello Records houses a great collection of Techno/Electro records. This small record shop is very well maintained, it has records stocked neatly so that customers can enjoy looking through the music without it being a chore. If you are hunting for classic records from legends like The Doors, The Beatles, Alice Cooper, The Jackson Five or AC/DC then your hunt will end here. Hello Records's staff is very helpful and friendly. In a way, this small record store is big on music and solid on selection. Any person who has a passion for records is bound to find his or her kind here.
To bibliophiles, this book shop is a must stop. On four floors of the old Advance Glove warehouse are close to a million titles, ranging from the popular to the obscure, covering all kinds of subjects. It's a treasure trove for book lovers, who can spend many happy hours wandering the aisles. Owner King moved here in 1983 after outgrowing his first location. He has published about 90 rare book catalogs and handled the papers of celebrities, sports stars and numerous auto magnates. There are two smaller King locations, one at Wayne State University and one in Ferndale.