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Last Sunday Joe Louis Arena played home ice to a talented group of skaters besides the Detroit Red Wings. Stars on Ice, America’s premier figure skating tour, gave show-goers a little dose of what it takes to be a champion — a U.S. champion or Olympic medalist, to be exact.

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Helio Castroneves Detroit Grand Prix 2The Spring & Summer 2014 issue of Visit Detroit magazine, which covers the months of May-August, is now available on newsstands, as a subscription and online.

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MothersDay MichiganScienceCenter

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 11. (Time to splurge on Mom!) Whether you’re looking to do a traditional brunch or something out of the ordinary, you’re sure to find an activity in and around the Detroit area that will please. Here are a few ideas on how to give the moms in your life the mother of all Mother’s Days.

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If you want to escape city life for a little while, the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge is an excellent option. Formally founded in 2001, the Refuge includes 6,000 acres of protected lands, including one-of-a-kind waterfront areas, islands, shoals and 48 miles of shoreline. The refuge houses 300 species of birds and 117 unique fish species, so there is no shortage of sights to explore there.

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SpicyFood Laferia AngelaHernandez

Are you tired of the same old bland dishes? Looking for something with a little flavor and fun? People of Detroit, spice up your life. Consider these three places to get things hot, hot, hot for dinner tonight.

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