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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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We met up with W, the proud mascot of Wayne State University, to get his take on things to do in Detroit and how he hypes up fans at one of Detroit’s premier universities.

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 MetroTimesBlowout EatonJBlumenstein

Ready to hear your next favorite band? You’re bound to stumble upon it during the 18th annual Metro Times Blowout.

With more than 200 bands playing across three cities — Detroit, Hamtramck and Ferndale — the Blowout has become one of metro Detroit’s premier music events. This year’s is scheduled for April 29 to May 2 and spans all types of venues, from big and popular stages to bars you may have never been.

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OpeningDay Steven Kovich 

Opening Day for the Detroit Tigers is basically a holiday in The D. I’ve been to four home openers at Comerica Park, and there’s no better way I can think of to kick off the unofficial start of summer.

Even on the years when it’s been a little cold or rainy, there’s something about hearing the crack of the bat echo through the city for the first time each spring that makes winter seem like a vague memory.

As the Tigers gear up for yet another run at the World Series, here’s a look some insider tips for celebrating Opening Day in The D:

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OpeningDayinTheDContest BillBowen

We’re all ready for spring for many reasons, but one of the main ones is Opening Day in The D! It’s always a party when the Detroit Tigers take the plate at Comerica Park, but this event on Monday, April 6 spans across Grand Circus Park into downtown and beyond.

To add to the festivities we’re bringing back the #OpeningDayinTheD photo contest.

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