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The streets of Shelby Township may range far and wide, but the local flair and small town feel make it the perfect place to spend a day.

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We love Detroit, but we’re not the only ones; these stories from travel writers are five reasons Detroit is worth celebrating. And, as a bonus, we’ve added a Storify of memories from Detroit’s 313th birthday.

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The much-anticipated M-1 Rail and the Detroit Red Wings Arena have been dominating conversations about Detroit’s revitalization lately.

But while anticipation builds around these longer-term projects, two Detroit park renovations deserve to share some of the spotlight.

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Looking for local produce? Scores of farmers markets around the area are waiting for shoppers like you. Not only will you enjoy the benefits of buying locally grown food, but your purchase will also support local families since the farmers get full retail price on what you buy. Here are five you should check out this weekend:

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He’s a four-time U.S. national champion and Olympic bronze medalist; a talented figure skater with a big heart for Detroit. Shortly after winning the bronze for Team USA at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, and while on tour for Stars on Ice, we met up with Jeremy Abbott to get his take on his big win, training and hanging out in Detroit.

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