Ann Arbor - U. Michigan
🎶Down on Main Street...🎶
Sure, Ann Arbor is home to the Top-5-in-the-country U.M. campus, and the 100,000+ capacity home of the Wolverines. You already KNOW that! But the epitome of a picturesque college town is also home to some storied off-campus joints — due in no small part to A2's proximity to Music City. From the original Pretzel Bell (not today's reboot) to the Del Rio to Mr. Flood's Party, there WAS a scene, alright!
Even non-drinking places are help in high regard—just ask a longtime local about Drake's or Schoolkids' Records! And yes, "Down On Main Street" was written by Bob Seger about his youthful crush on a stripper in old downtown Ann Arbor. But you knew that...