Experiences In The D | The Blog for Visit Detroit

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The next DMCVB member mixer is June 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. at The Whitney in downtown Detroit. Reconnect with industry colleagues and acquaintances, and establish new business relationships at this garden party event. There is no cost to attend, so register today and bring plenty of business cards. 

Does networking work? In a word, yes. The reality is, people like doing business with people they know. There's a certain amount of comfort and trust that comes from using a banker, realtor, or fill-in-the-blank that you've met in person than simply searching Google and hoping for the best.

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Irish author Jonathon Swift always said, "May you live all the days of your life," and St. Patrick's Day is no exception. Whether it's luck or not, metro Detroiters landed a pot o' gold when it comes to celebrating St. Patrick's Day this year. Here are eight of many options:

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America's most popular snack food — the potato chip — is recognized each year on March 14 (aka National Potato Chip Day). But did you know potato chips were developed by accident?

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Detroit Dawn Vito Palmisano

Over the past few months, the city of Detroit's renaissance has been getting more media buzz than a socialite. You may have heard the news about The New York Times and National Geographic singing the praises of Detroit, but it's just the tip of iceberg when it comes to high-fives for the city. Here's a look at Detroit in the news.

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If you're keen on staying indoors for the cold winter months, but still want to get out of the house, you're in luck. Metro Detroit plays host to a busy schedule of expos for enthusiasts of all sorts. Here's a look at a few popular shows on the calendar for the first half of 2017.

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