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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).

BlackHistoryMonth thehenryford.orgTired of spending your time on indoors during these chilly days of winter? It’s time to get out and celebrate Black History Month in and around Detroit. This list of events, performances, exhibits and more will make the month of February your favorite time of the year!


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Detroit10 CoolBuildings

Albert Khan. Wirt Rowland. John Portman.

These are just three of the legendary architects whose vision helped Detroit become the “Paris of the Midwest.”

It’s impossible to account for all of Detroit’s stunning architecture in one blog post. So here are simply ten examples (in no particular order) of some of Detroit’s most impressive buildings and ways you can see them.


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 DetroitApparel DS

First-time visitors often express a new-found respect and admiration for our city after spending some time here. They arrive with preconceived notions and leave impressed by the energy, creativity and authenticity that is The D.

Want to show your Detroit love through what you’re wearing? Here are some of the best places to pick up your own I <3 Detroit gear.


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ValentinesDay WesleyBerry

Trying to impress your sweetie with original Valentine’s Day plans can be overwhelming. If you’re out of ideas, you’re in luck — because we’re playing cupid. Head downtown and follow these steps for a Valentine’s Day to remember.


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Annual Meeting Image

The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) held its Annual Membership Meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 at Cobo Center. DMCVB members and the public were invited to attend and experience the stunning renovations including Cobo’s new atrium and Grand Riverview Ballroom.

Themed “America’s Great Comeback City” after the DMCVB’s newest advertising campaign, the event opened with remarks from DMCVB President Larry Alexander and closed with a panel of influential women in metro Detroit.


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