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Arts Beats Eats

It’s festival time in The D, so we’ve put together a list of festivalgoer favorites from across the region to add some fun to your summer calendar.

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Want to check out metro Detroit’s freshest, most exciting attraction? The $12 million Jimmy John’s Field opens Memorial Day in Utica, a northern suburb about 45 minutes from downtown Detroit. The opening pitch at the brand-new semipro baseball stadium, home to the United Shores Baseball League, happens May 30 at 2 p.m.

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D-Rover Mobile Visitor Center

During National Tourism Week, on May 6, the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) hosted Discover The D: Hometown Tourist Day in Campus Martius Park. Hundreds of local residents and workers flocked to Detroit’s gathering place to visit tents filled with regional attractions, hotels, tour companies, restaurants and others, all celebrating what a great time it is to explore metro Detroit.

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Batch Brewing

For locals and travelers in and around Detroit, keeping up with Detroit's Corktown isn’t easy. One of the earliest neighborhoods to welcome Detroit’s neighborhood resurgence, Corktown might’ve reeled us in with its barbecue and craft cocktails, but the city’s oldest neighborhood nook always keeps us coming back with a wealth of new sights and tastes. Start with these seven experiences for a fresh sight of Corktown right now:

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Avalon International Breads

Detroit is the kind of place where you definitely want to save room for dessert. Here are some of metro Detroit's best bakeries and sweets shops when you want to spoil yourself or bring something delicious to your next gathering.

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