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Movement Movement

The lineup has been announced and the beats are ready to drop.

So whether you’ll be a curious first-timer or one of the hundred thousand seasoned veterans, it’s time to get your tickets and mark your calendar for Movement. The jam-packed electronic music festival is back this Memorial Day weekend, and you definitely don’t want to miss it.

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There are more than 2,500 sites across the U.S. recognized as National Historic Landmarks. These are “places that possess exceptional value and quality in illustrating or interpreting the heritage of the United States,” according to the National Park Service. With Detroit’s rich history, we are fortunate to count several National Historic Landmarks locally. Here are a few notables to check out during your visit:

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Shell Eco-Marathon Shell

This month in and around Cobo Center, it's all about energy. Detroit will take the spotlight from April 10-12 for the Shell Eco-marathon Americas.

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GlassAcademy eggs

I’ve been scrambling this week to assemble three Easter baskets, complete with chocolate bunnies, Peeps, jelly beans, nail polish, flip flops, squirt guns and Starbucks gift cards. The contents don’t seem to vary much year-to-year, but some holiday traditions bear repeating! Here are some ideas for other Easter traditions in Detroit:

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urbangardens EEBerger

The brand-new issue of Visit Detroit magazine, covering content from April-September 2015, highlights all things green and pet-friendly. You’ll read about the acres of gardens popping up in the community fueling the green movement in Detroit. The mag also features the city’s pet perks. From hotel stays to gourmet grub for your pooch, Detroit offers exceptional canine accommodations. Grab the leash and get ready to take your dog to The D!

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