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Detroit’s best restaurants don’t just give you great food — they deliver the right ambiance for any occasion imaginable. If you’re looking for a sweet spot to take that special someone for Valentine’s Day, an anniversary or to pop the “big question,” try a location off our list of some of the most romantic restaurants in metro Detroit.

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 Marriott Renovations

The Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center is undergoing a bit of a, ahem, renaissance. A massive overhaul is reinventing the landmark hotel.

The $30 million renovation project will revamp the entire hotel and event space, top to bottom.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January. This year that’s Jan. 19. Here are a few ways you can locally honor the life and legacy of the civil rights leader.

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2015 is here and Detroit is buzzing with excitement. It seems every week there’s news or speculation about the latest and greatest dining spots popping up around Detroit.

Dining out on the town may not be the best start to your New Year’s resolution to get healthy or lose weight, but these five new additions to Detroit’s restaurant scene are worth the splurge.

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People who know me well might describe me as “thrifty” — an adjective I’d proudly own up to. I’m always looking for ways to stretch a dollar. So I’m a good choice to tell you about The D Discount Pass.

The D Discount Pass lets you save money on Detroit’s top attractions. Complete a simple entry form and will send a free barcode right to your mobile device. Show the barcode and save 20 percent or more at participating attractions all year long!

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