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JLA garage likely to be closed tonight

by Kyle Kujawa / Detroit Red Wings

DETROIT – As of 4:00pm today, the Joe Louis Arena Parking Garage and pedestrian tunnels will likely be closed tonight due to a power failure in downtown Detroit. If power is restored and the facilities can be opened, they will operate.

Alternate parking options include the following Cobo Center Parking Facilities (
• Cobo Roof Deck, 625 W. Congress
• Congress Street Garage, 432 Congress
• Cobo Center Garage, 475 Washington Blvd.
• Washington Blvd. Garage, 1 Washington Blvd.

Joe Louis Garage pre paid customers’ parking passes will be honored at any one of the Cobo Center Parking Facilities. The phone number for the Cobo Center Parking Facilities is 313-259-3540.

At the time of the release, the Detroit People Mover was also not functioning properly.

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The following area bars offer a park and shuttle service for both pre-game and post-game:
• Hockeytown Café (Downtown Detroit)
• Hard Rock Café (Campus Martius)
• MotorCity Casino Hotel (Corktown)
• Nemo’s (Corktown)
• Vivio’s (Eastern Market)
• Old Shillelagh (Greektown)
• Fishbone’s (Greektown)
• Detroiter Bar (Bricktown)
• Jacoby’s (Bricktown)
• Sweetwater Tavern (Bricktown)
• Tom’s Oyster Bar (Downtown Detroit)

The media lot under the Joe Louis Arena Garage will remain open for all media members covering the game.

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