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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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Making the most of Detroit’s arts and culture scene takes planning. Luckily, we’ve assembled a guide to Detroit’s arts and culture hot spots, no matter where you are on the map. Get ready to navigate the city’s cultural districts like a pro. Even your Instagram followers will be impressed.

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Dequindre Cut

Bike riding: It’s healthy, it’s environmentally friendly, and it’s a great way to gain a new perspective of a destination. Need more convincing? Here are seven reasons to take a bike ride in Detroit.

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Eastern Market Flower Day

Between 7 a.m. (or earlier!) and 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, Eastern Market’s sheds and open areas will be covered with every possible annual, perennial, herb, shrub and tree at prices much lower than what nurseries charge.

This annual Eastern Market Flower Day occurs every year on the Sunday after Mother’s Day when members of the Metropolitan Detroit Flower Growers Association (MDFGA) arrive from a variety of cities in Michigan, Ontario and neighboring states to share “15 acres of the heartiest varieties for this region”.

Before you pack up the wagon and head down to The D, check out these six tips on how to enhance your experience at Eastern Market’s Flower Day:

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Art in the Park

You don’t have to be in the market for a masterpiece to enjoy all the art fairs and festivals metro Detroit has to offer this summer. Most of these events also offer a variety of culinary delights and live entertainment. Plus, they give you an excuse to get outside. Here are a few of our favorites:

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