The Great Indoors Safe Again


We are relieved to learn that Michigan's outpost of hunting and gun culture, Cabela's in Dundee, is back open after a small electrical fire on Wednesday, April 24. The incident caused the store to close for cleaning and restocking. After working around the clock for more than a week, the outfitter is back open and back in business.

All of which caused us to remember a piece we did on Cabela's for the Metro Times Summer Guide five years ago. We're still just as impressed with the joint as we were then, but it's been a long time since we had such fun describing a store. For example: "The conceit of the store — a place where outdoorsmen may buy premium goods amid simulacra of the great outdoors — creates the unique kind of American experience that makes French deconstructionists pop a boner."

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