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Do you crave the thrill of trying new things? Are you interested in exploring Middle Eastern culture? You can cut two carrots with one knife by eating at some of the numerous Mediterranean restaurants in metro Detroit. Lemon chicken, fatoosh salads, stuffed grape leaves, sides of hummus with pita bread — the list goes on and on! Both the quality and quantity of our favorite restaurants cannot be beat. Find them anywhere from Farmington Hills to Sterling Heights to downtown Detroit.

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Seeing America’s Thanksgiving Parade in person should be on every metro Detroiter’s bucket list.

Sure you can watch it from the comfort (and warmth) of your home, but you just can’t replicate the Thanksgiving morning magic that happens along Woodward Avenue from your couch.

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With news of recent expansions of the Detroit Riverfront revitalizations, it’s a good time to check in on the progress of one project that has many Michigan adventure enthusiasts already excited for summer — the opening of the new Outdoor Adventure Center in downtown Detroit.

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Visiting a new city can be a big adventure, but it often helps to have a road map of where to start. If you’re looking for LGBT-friendly nightlife and entertainment in Detroit, here are some suggestions.

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Dearborn is best known as the birthplace of Henry Ford, but there’s a lot more than cars going on in the state’s eighth largest city. It’s a hub of culture with great restaurants, shopping, educational opportunities and historic activities.

Want to motor on over to check it out? Here’s your Dearborn hot list.

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