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Most people are aware of and have even experienced "Pure Michigan's Lake Effect" at one or more of the five Great Lakes. However, many do not realize that Michigan also has over 11,000 lakes (and other inland bodies of water), a good portion of which are located in and around Detroit.

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Teams and fans from around the globe are heading to Michigan for the 2017 Women's World Hockey Championships March 31-April 7 at Plymouth's USA Hockey Arena. Thinking of heading to town for the games? Here's what will make it worth your while.

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Come springtime in Detroit, the city streets will be flooded with costumed revelers preparing to do what they've come to do every year in Midtown - banish the Nain Rouge.

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Farewell Season at The Joe

Since 1979, the Detroit Red Wings have called Joe Louis Arena home. During that time, the team has won the Stanley Cup four times, captured a division championship 16 times and qualified for the playoffs 30 times — including a franchise-record run of 25 straight appearances. With the team moving to Little Caesars Arena for the 2017–2018 NHL season, the coming months will be your last to experience the magic of Red Wings hockey at The Joe.

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The Ultimate Guide To Detroit Entrepreneurship
Watch out, Silicon Valley. Detroit is coming for your spot.

According to Business Insider, the city is emerging as a leading frontier of technology and innovation, and it's primed to beat Silicon Valley at its own game. Inc. even calls Detroit "Start-up City, USA" — a place that has everything an entrepreneur needs to start their dream company.

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