In 2008 MotorCities received a federal grant to create a Wayside Exhibit Program in the MotorCities region. The program creates a comprehensive system of approximately 300 outdoor signs in communities throughout central and southeastern Michigan. Each sign commemorates Michigan's automotive heritage and is designed to increase public awareness of this on a community and regional level.
The marker reads as follows: "You can get hungry building B-24 bombers. The Bomber Restaurant was first given its name in 1942 by Florence Bladwin Averill. The massive Ford B-24 plant had just been at nearby Willow Run Airport to supply aircraft for our World War II efforts. Thousands of people worked around the clock at the plant, and the Bomber stayed open 24 hours a day to feed them. After various owners over the years, the Bomber Restaurant now serves food within an engaging display of military history".