The UFO Factory opened its doors at its current location, the old Hoot Robinson's on Trumbull across the street from where tiger Stadium used to stand in 2014. Originally opened in 2007, the UFO Factory was in a loft space in the Eastern Market area. The UFO Factory is not just a bar with live music. It has monthly art shows, movie nights, disc jockeys, and dance parties. As for the Live Music, it spans the entire Detroit underground, national and international music world.
The UFO Factory vegetarian-friendly Hot Dog counter Laika Dog works a little differnt then most food service. To order you fill in check boxes on a menu sheet and give them to the bartenders and take a number. If you want more then one gormet hot dog or grilled cheese you fill out a 2nd menu sheet. See Menu
In 2017 the UFO Factory had structural damage done to it by Construction crews working for Soave Enterprises, Corktown's least favorite new neighbor. Unfortunetly the damage is so severe, UFO had to remain closed until further notice.
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In October 2018 the UFO Factory reopened after extensive repairs