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Experiences In The D | The Blog for Visit Detroit

The Visit Detroit Blog is part of The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB).

Polk Penguin Conservation Center
It took nearly three years to construct, but the Polk Penguin Conservation Center at the Detroit Zoo is finally open! And it’s hard to tell who’s more excited: the humans or the penguins. But one thing’s for sure: The new penguinarium is a must-see if you’re visiting the Detroit area. Here are a few things to know before you go:


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motorcitymagnia 
Detroit, you look good. We know because we see you captured from every angle. We’re pleased to feature these images when you tag us at @visitdetroit or #DepictTheD. These photos prove that something new can be found from every viewpoint. The excitement called for an update to our list of recommended Detroiters with enviable Instagram accounts. These are your new must-follow Detroit Instagrammers. Take a peek.


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Meadow Brook Amphitheatre 
Motown may have put Detroit music on the map, but the story only starts there. We’ve curated a go-to list of Detroit venues for live music that appeal to all music fans. Hear here, Detroit: 


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Detroit Institute of Bagels
There is no shortage of brunch restaurants in Detroit these days, whether you prefer the breakfast hour or lean a little towards lunch. We asked Detroit foodies on Instagram to name their best brunch spot to help you plan a great Mother’s Day brunch. Here are 10 of the picks, in no particular order:


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Family at Comerica Park

The Detroit Tigers Opening Day is an unofficial holiday around these parts. This year, it’s Friday, April 8 against the New York Yankees, which means a three-day weekend for many fans.

With thousands surging into the city, downtown will be hectic, so here are a few things to do in Detroit and tips to know before you go:


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