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Cass Avenue
: The long stretch of city road from New Center through downtown may be among exciting, growing areas of the city. Let's take it block by block and spotlight a few of the best ways to experience Cass Avenue – from its tried-and-true businesses to the latest hot spots.

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Bowl game season is upon us, and maybe it's the only thing saving you from the tears of another too-quick college football season come and gone. Whether your team went out on a high note or a low note, there are still a handful of post-season matchups left to catch (or avoid). Here are our picks for the best sports bars in Detroit with big TVs, plenty of choices on tap and great snacks to eat while you watch. Call ahead to see which game they'll be showing — or just sweet-talk the wait staff into turning on your preferred channel.

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December is no time to start a diet — save that for January's New Year's resolution! Instead, spend this month checking out local restaurants and devouring the delicious comfort foods they have to offer.

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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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