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Experiences In The D | The Blog for Visit Detroit

The Visit Detroit Blog is part of The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB).

SmallTheaters Fillmore DS

Small stages, big performances. In live performance, the size of the stage has little to do with the quality of the show. So next time you hit the town, consider getting your fill of music and theater at one of Detroit’s more intimate — but by no means less grand — performance venues.


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24 Hours in Detroit 2

Those who travel often for business or pleasure will agree; one day is hardly ever enough time to truly experience a place. But for visitors who are coming to The D for just a short time, here are some suggestions on how to make the most of 24 hours in the city.


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Detroit10 StapleRestaurants
In every city, there are restaurants that define the destination — those no-place-else-like-it, just-can’t-miss eateries that are mainstays of the community. We have a wealth of favorites in The D. Here are but a few to try on your next visit:


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Take 5 Barbara Bennage

The annual Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon is approaching on Oct. 19, 2014, so we thought we would get the lowdown on how to prepare, run and enjoy the achievements of this year’s race. We tracked down Barbara Bennage, executive race director for the marathon, to ask her …

If you’re getting ready for the Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon, what do you need to know?


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restaurantweek ottavavia DS

The best way to a city’s heart is through your stomach, right? Twice a year, Detroit Restaurant Week rolls around for 10 days of pre-fixed meals at remarkable prices. This is the opportunity to try out some of the best restaurants in downtown Detroit.


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