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About Troy

Overview

Rated one of the best places to live by CNNMoney.com, Troy holds a top spot as a thriving, family-oriented community in the Metro Detroit area. From the quality education system and expansive parks, to the booming business centers and upscale shopping amenities, Troy has something for everyone. To boot, Troy was also ranked Michigan’s safest city, in addition to the 19th safest city in the nation, in 2011.

Interstate 75 – the major north-south highway that stretches from Michigan down to Florida – runs through Troy, situating it in a completely accessible location just 20 miles north of downtown Detroit. The business and shopping destination truly is the perfect place to call home.

Restaurants and Nightlife

Detroit is known as a good food city, and Troy lives up to the reputation. After a visit to the mouth-watering restaurant options throughout the area, your palate will thank you.

The cozy, no-frills Square Lake Diner on Rochester Road aims to wow with taste. If you enjoy a huge variety of diner menu options, this one serves up great choices for the whole family. Regulars rave about the daily lunch specials and the Thursday wine deal with half off all bottles of wine. Weekends at the small establishment are particularly busy, but the generous portions at affordable prices are worth the longer wait.

Mon Jin Lau dishes creative Asian-fusion options alongside a chic décor of lush palms, bamboo and Chinese lanterns. The restaurant’s selection of both standard favorites and original sushi rolls is particularly impressive. Popular menu items include The Great Wall Roll and Salmon On The Beach Roll, a smooth and creamy must-order. A guaranteed fun night out, Mon Jin Lau’s midweek party every Wednesday evening draws big crowds. Each week, patrons enjoy half off of all food and sushi as the House DJs spin beats until the wee hours. Mon Jin Lau’s top-shelf wine list keeps customers coming back for more.

Just across the street from Somerset Collection at the intersection of Big Beaver Road and Coolidge Highway, Ocean Prime knows their steak and seafood. Voted “Best in Troy” and “Best Seafood,” the restaurant touts fine dining and excellent service in a stylish atmosphere. The upscale supper club features a popular Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 4 to 7pm in its Blu Lounge piano bar. Do not miss the much buzzed-about Crab Cake appetizer and Chilean Sea Bass. Suffice it to say, fans of quality seafood will not be disappointed in a trip to Ocean Prime.

History and Culture

First settled in the 19th century, Troy Township was established in 1827. In 1955, Troy was officially incorporated, leading to much development in the following decades. Several major corporations have headquarters located in Troy, including Kelly Services, Delphi and Flagstar Bancorp.

For families looking to step back in time, the Troy Historic Village and Museum holds a large swath of activities including woodcarving and blacksmithing classes and guided tours through historic structures that display the history of Troy. Visitors can enter the buildings, which include a schoolhouse from the 18th century, a general store, a blacksmith's shop and a church.

One of the oldest community theater groups in Michigan, the Ridgedale Players entertain and delight families year-round. Their musical and stage play performances range from "James and the Giant Peach" and "The Little Mermaid" to "Chicago". The group's youth troupe, the Junior Actors of Ridgedale, produce an annual show.

Transportation

The Motor City’s proud car heritage extends to the entire Metro area as suburban residents are often reliant on automobiles to get around. Troy’s location in Metro Detroit and proximity to I-75 and M-1 – major arteries that connect the suburbs to downtown – position it well in terms of transportation. The town’s location provides residents with access to much of the region due to the sprawling highway system.

Troy’s shopping areas afford free public parking in their large, accommodating lots. Residents seeking fresh air and exercise find the area's parks most walkable and bike-friendly. Those looking to head to downtown Detroit should plan on taking the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) bus. Cabs do not frequent Troy, so locals recommend calling a service such as Uber or ABC Cab ahead of time.

For those looking to take a trip and rack up the frequent flier miles, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is a major international airport approximately 30 miles from Troy.

Cost

Troy’s overall cost of living is higher than that of Detroit, but leasing an apartment or house remains an affordable option. In Troy, a standard one-bedroom residence costs approximately $800 a month.

A bus ride to the city center costs about $2.25, while gas prices typically settle in at about 13 percent lower than the national average. You can expect to pay between $5-6 for a pint at local bars.

Shopping

Troy’s Somerset Collection mall provides an upscale retail experience for both local residents and visitors from all over the Southeastern Michigan region. Department stores Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Macy’s are the four main anchors for the mall’s large North and South sections, and luxury retailers with a presence include Tiffany and Co., Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Burberry and Cartier. The mall also has other popular shops such as Anthropologie, Kate Spade, Pottery Barn, Brooks Brothers, Lacoste, Crate and Barrel and Williams-Sonoma. Aside from its extensive selection and vast space, many visitors are also impressed by the mall’s architecture and fountains peppered throughout the complex.

Outside of the Somerset Collection mall, Troy’s boutiques sell a wide range of specialty items. Lace Boutique on East Big Beaver Road retails premium wedding and bridal accessories. From shoes and jewelry to invitation services Lace Boutique aims to make any wedding day special.

The Hanmi Oriental Mart on Rochester Road also vends unique goods for those seeking Korean foodstuffs. Its selection of spices, sauces, baked goods, prepared items and traditional Korean groceries keep amateur and experienced chefs coming back.

Those looking for standard grocery fare have several options, including multiple Kroger locations, Hollywood Super Market and Whole Foods Market. Hollywood Market sells high-quality meats and deli products for the shopper aiming to escape the big-box chain store, though staples tend to be more expensive at this neighborhood grocery.

Parks

From verdant wildlife sanctuaries and premier golf courses to skate parks and playgrounds, you will find several parks worth exploring throughout the city of Troy. The main community parks located throughout the city feature soccer fields, baseball diamonds, volleyball, basketball and tennis courts, playgrounds, disc golf, shore fishing and picnic areas. The family-focused amenities are great getaways from the buzz of the city and also kid- and dog-friendly options.

The neighborhood’s celebrated Troy Community Center proudly presents fitness options and activities for all ages. From summer camps to swim, music and art lessons to the much-utilized basketball and shuffleboard courts, the Community Center serves as the ideal gathering place for residents. The indoor aquatics area also includes an adult therapy pool, lap lanes, slides and a water toy area for little ones to splash and have fun.

Area residents also enjoy the scenic landscape in Troy’s Stage Nature Center, which contains over 2 miles of hiking trails and abundant wildlife for nature enthusiasts seeking a peaceful escape. Open 365 days a year, the Stage Nature Center also presents ample birdwatching opportunities for even the most experienced birder.

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