Officials from Wyandotte and Monroe have been exploring each other's community over the last week.
Wyandotte officials traveled to Monroe on May 24. Monroe officials were in Wyandotte Thursday.
Elected officials and department heads from the two cities exchanged ideas and checked out firsthand how another community operates. It wasn't all work, though. They shared lunch and explored the recreational offerings of each other's community, too.
"We're two cities with the same goals," Wyandotte Mayor Joseph Peterson said.
While in Wyandotte, the Monroe officials started with breakfast at and then checked out the , the , the and the .
Then they were off to for lunch, followed by a Diamond Jack Detroit River boat tour. They saw the and the newly opened . They toured a few houses being renovated and sold through the before going on a tour of the .
The day ended at , where everyone enjoyed drinks and refreshments. The Monroe officials were given a tote bag full of goodies from many Wyandotte businesses, including , , , , and .
Watch the two videos above to hear both mayors talk about their respective exchange days, as well as what impressed them the most about each other's community.