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AfricanWorldFestival CharlesHWrightMuseum

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History stands alone as the world’s largest museum dedicated to the African-American experience and the premier archivist of its history. Aside from regular educational and intellectual opportunities, the museum celebrates the cultures of the African diaspora at its annual African World Festival. This festival is one of Detroit’s cultural staples and typically draws hundreds of thousands of attendees.

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ConeyIsland LynnPowell

Detroit's pride spreads from its landmarks to its sports venues and everywhere else in between, including on its plates. These Detroit dishes were totally inspired by our beloved city:

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Michigan Renaissance Festival Michigan Renaissance Festival

Need a summer festival fix? Metro Detroit’s many August festivals give you plenty of reasons to get outdoors and celebrate.

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Virgin Atlantic kiellillie1

What do the New York Times, USA Today and ESPN have in common? A growing fondness for The D, as evidenced by the recent positive press coverage of the city’s momentum.

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CMP Outdoor Dining LynnPowell

It’s summer. Time to enjoy warm temperatures, extended hours of daylight and a drink or two on a patio somewhere. Here are nine Detroit bars where you can enjoy happy hour in the fresh air:

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