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Car enthusiasts, mark your calendars: the 2017 North American International Auto Show will be open to the public Jan. 14–22. The show gives you the opportunity to see the vehicles and technologies that will shape the future automotive landscape. Make your visit a smooth ride with these tips:

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Ford House Justin Maconochie

There are plenty of automotive-themed things to do and see in Detroit if you're a car enthusiast or history buff. But it doesn't take a gear head to enjoy touring the elegant mansions of the pioneering families of the auto industry — and they're especially magnificent around the holidays. Schedule a trip to the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House or Meadow Brook Hall this month for the manors' holiday events.

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NYE Fillmore

Between menu planning and last minute shopping, we are often so consumed with December's earlier holidays that we tend to forget to plan New Year's Eve. Check out the list below that includes five things to do on New Year's Eve in Detroit:

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NoelNight dia-jacob-lewkow

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Make the most of this month with 44 things to do in metro Detroit in December

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Ice Rink

Although it may seem like we just welcomed fall, winter commences in just a few weeks. The dark skies and cooler weather often lead metro Detroiters into hibernation, but it only takes a few days of this before they are searching for things to do. If you find yourself getting restless at home, avoid the cold-weather blues and check out these six winter activity ideas in and around Detroit:

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