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Sea Life Michigan Aquarium is one of metro Detroit’s hottest and wettest new attractions. Go nose-to-nose with more than 5,000 creatures, from stingrays to seahorses, and you’ll feel like an underwater swimmer yourself!

We chatted with Sea Life Michigan’s toothy mascot Magnus for the inside scoop on his world under the water.

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Henry Ford Estate Angela Hernandez
Mother’s Day is just around the corner. If you’re looking for something special to do this year, Detroit has plenty of mom-approved places and experiences that are sure to bring a smile to her face.

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Movement Movement

The lineup has been announced and the beats are ready to drop.

So whether you’ll be a curious first-timer or one of the hundred thousand seasoned veterans, it’s time to get your tickets and mark your calendar for Movement. The jam-packed electronic music festival is back this Memorial Day weekend, and you definitely don’t want to miss it.

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There are more than 2,500 sites across the U.S. recognized as National Historic Landmarks. These are “places that possess exceptional value and quality in illustrating or interpreting the heritage of the United States,” according to the National Park Service. With Detroit’s rich history, we are fortunate to count several National Historic Landmarks locally. Here are a few notables to check out during your visit:

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Shell Eco-Marathon Shell

This month in and around Cobo Center, it's all about energy. Detroit will take the spotlight from April 10-12 for the Shell Eco-marathon Americas.

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