Detroit's Eastern Market still one of the top authentic urban experiences in the U.S.
It's one of the most authentic urban experiences in the country: Detroit's Eastern Market.
These days, the Eastern Market is a six-block area just east of downtown Detroit, and it's been feeding people since 1891.
But there's a much longer history of public markets in Detroit. We spoke with food historian Bill Loomis, who wrote about this for Michigan History Magazine.