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Detroit is entrepreneurship. Detroit hustles harder. Detroit is a comeback city. Detroit is where Richard Branson and the Virgin Atlantic team want to be and they made that clear by establishing a daily, direct route from London, England to Detroit, Michigan. 

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There are countless ways to celebrate Independence Day in and around Detroit — ranging from the typical to the unpredictable. Whatever your fancy, we’ve got you covered. Here are some ideas for a Detroit-themed Fourth of July.

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The Detroit Riverfront is a popular summer destination, with events, concerts and places for everyone to enjoy. Here are seven ways to explore it this summer:

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Casey Tomb Solanus Center Archives

Detroit’s Solanus Casey Center may not be known to all, but more than 200,000 visitors from around the world flock to the center each year to strengthen their faith, pray or visit the tomb of the Venerable Fr. Solanus Casey.

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Even if you’re not in the market for a masterpiece over your mantle, an afternoon stroll browsing art, listening to eclectic music and savoring local cuisine is a fine way to spend a summer day. Detroit’s art festivals have a way about them that make warm months more magical.

You could fill your calendar up with metro Detroit’s art festivals for the entire season, but if you’re only going to make it to a few, here are some of our favorites:

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