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

SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium

Something’s fishy, and it’s a good thing, at Sea Life Michigan Aquarium.

Aquariums offer a fascinating glimpse of what life is like under the sea. A brand-new aquarium is now open right here in metro Detroit.

The 35,000-square-foot indoor Sea Life Michigan Aquarium, located inside Great Lakes Crossing Outlets in Auburn Hills, is open to the public as of Jan. 29, 2015.


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Whitney diningRoom Bowen 1744 700

Detroit’s best restaurants don’t just give you great food — they deliver the right ambiance for any occasion imaginable. If you’re looking for a sweet spot to take that special someone for Valentine’s Day, an anniversary or to pop the “big question,” try a location off our list of some of the most romantic restaurants in metro Detroit.


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 Marriott Renovations

The Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center is undergoing a bit of a, ahem, renaissance. A massive overhaul is reinventing the landmark hotel.

The $30 million renovation project will revamp the entire hotel and event space, top to bottom.


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MLK photo Cobo 1966

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January. This year that’s Jan. 19. Here are a few ways you can locally honor the life and legacy of the civil rights leader.


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PunchBowlSocial DS

2015 is here and Detroit is buzzing with excitement. It seems every week there’s news or speculation about the latest and greatest dining spots popping up around Detroit.

Dining out on the town may not be the best start to your New Year’s resolution to get healthy or lose weight, but these five new additions to Detroit’s restaurant scene are worth the splurge.


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