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THE ICONIC SOFT DRINK OF EVERY STATE IN AMERICA

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Soft Drink Map

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In Michigan the honor is split between two soft drinks with a Detroit connection.

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Faygo Beverages Inc. is perhaps best known nationally for being appropriated by Insane Clown Posse, but this refreshing Michigan soda’s wildly popular in its home state for its multitude of flavors and relatively low cost. This could’ve gone to Vernors as well, but Faygo is more ubiquitous throughout the state and is still made in Detroit, so it comes out on top.

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20 REASONS THE WORLD SHOULD THANK DETROIT

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20 REASONS THE WORLD SHOULD THANK DETROIT

Financially, Detroit may be struggling. But culturally, this city is rich. CRAZY rich.
1.   Cars
2.   Trucks
3.   Roads/traffic signals – home to the first paved road in the country (Woodward Ave) and the first freeway (Davison Fwy). Also home to the first traffic signal, installed at Michigan Ave. and Woodward in 1942.
4.   Winning WWII – “The Arsenal of Democrary”
5.   Carhartt – Rugged workwear born out of the railroad industry. Founded in Detroit, headquartered in Dearborn, it helps the world get stuff done in style.
6.   Little Caesars
7.   Detroit-style pizza [including, of course, Buddy’s Pizza]
8.   Stroh’s Beer
9.   Joe Louis
10.  Motown
11.  Coney dogs
12.  HoneyBaked Ham [The HoneyBaked Ham Company]
13.  Vernors – You can thank Detroit for the country’s first soda pop and eventually the first ice cream float, the Boston Cooler
14.  Faygo [Faygo Beverages Inc.]
15.  Rodriguez [RodriguezMusic]
16.  The Hummer Cocktail- Rum. Kahlúa. Vanilla ice cream. A couple ice cubes. It’s a milkshake for adults invented at the Bayview Yacht Club.
17.  Electronic Music – Yep, techno started in Detroit. And with the Detroit Electronic Music Festival (D.E.M.F) coming up at the end of May, Detroit remains a gathering place for electronic music fans around the world.
18.  Eminem
19.  Iggy Pop
20.  The Insane Clown Posse & Juggalos

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