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Wondering what to do with your day off this upcoming Memorial Day weekend? You’re in luck, Detroiters; there are plenty of fun things to do and lively places to hang out at in the Motor City. Kick off your summer in The D with a bike ride, trip to the waterpark, or, if you’re feeling ambitious, create your own adventure with this sampling of Memorial Day must-do’s:

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Autopalooza BillBowen
Autopalooza returns to metro Detroit this summer with a schedule of events all of you car buffs won't want to miss.

Whether you’re into vintage, modern-day muscle or simply like speed, this summer-long celebration of automotive cruises, races and shows has something to get your motor running. Here’s the lineup:

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 Fountain Bistro DS

Detroit’s selection of fine dining destinations is one of its greatest offerings. Detroit Restaurant Week (DRW) celebrates locally owned and sourced establishments by giving patrons three-course dinners at participating greater downtown Detroit restaurants for just $30. Mark your calendars for these memorable meals — the spring 2015 edition is May 1-10.

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Sea Life Michigan Aquarium is one of metro Detroit’s hottest and wettest new attractions. Go nose-to-nose with more than 5,000 creatures, from stingrays to seahorses, and you’ll feel like an underwater swimmer yourself!

We chatted with Sea Life Michigan’s toothy mascot Magnus for the inside scoop on his world under the water.

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Henry Ford Estate Angela Hernandez
Mother’s Day is just around the corner. If you’re looking for something special to do this year, Detroit has plenty of mom-approved places and experiences that are sure to bring a smile to her face.

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