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CK Mediterranean CK Mediterranean

Dining on a budget? Don't sacrifice taste. Metro Detroit is filled with dishes as tasty as their costs. Here are some of our picks:

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NewCenterPark Movie DougCoombe

Summer in the Motor City is in full swing, and so is the programming at one of Detroit’s most vibrant community pocket parks, New Center Park.

While it may still be considered one of the city’s best-kept secrets, the park has played a critical role in the development of the area north of Midtown for the last five years.

New Center Park offers a jam-packed schedule of live music, movie nights, events and more that makes it the perfect place to spend a hot summer night.

If you haven’t been to New Center Park yet this year, here are three things you won’t want to miss:

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Hockeytown Cafe Hockeytown Cafe

In town for a special event, theater performance or Lions or Tigers game? Chances are you’ll be hungry at some point. Here are the details on all the closest spots to satisfy your cravings before rooting on the hometown team or seeing your favorite band serenade the crowd.

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Fountain Bistro Lynn Powell

Detroit is a mecca of amazing dining. From Greek to Mexican, our food will not disappoint your taste buds. The options, at various price points, are convenient, too, with plenty of restaurants near Cobo Center. Here are a few of our suggestions:

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Dinosauria 7 - Jennie Miller

There’s more than one summer blockbuster featuring roaring dinosaurs this year. Aside from the smash movie “Jurassic World” in theaters now, metro Detroiters can get even more up-close and personal with the prehistoric creatures at the Detroit Zoo.

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