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GreenfieldVillageOpening THF

One sure sign that spring is here to stay is the annual reopening of Greenfield Village, part of The Henry Ford – America’s Greatest History Attraction. With opening day of the village planned for Tuesday, April 15, the village staff is getting ready to kick off another busy season with lots of fun in store.

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EasterChocolate DS

Even kids know the difference between the chalky “chocolate” you find at the drug store and the smooth-as-silk, melts-like-butter chocolate you find in a real candy shop — so don’t waste your money on the fake stuff this Easter. A made-in-Detroit Easter basket filled with bunnies from the city’s best chocolatiers is sure to get anyone’s cottontail shaking.

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As if the Detroit Zoo needed another reason to be one of the most beloved attractions in metro Detroit, Michigan and the country, its mascots are celebrating their third anniversary this year. We chatted with Junior Z and the Zooper Heroes to learn a little more about their daily routines, beyond just waving and looking cute.

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 Nonhotels WaltWhitman DearbornInn

Visitors to Detroit have their choice of world-class hotels. But if you’re up for more of an immersive experience, consider hanging your hat at one of the area’s non-hotel lodging options.

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BelleIsleRenovations AngelaHernandez

Mother nature has been teasing us lately with the rise and fall of temperatures across metro Detroit. But as spring makes its official entrance, the buzz about renovations at the new Belle Isle State Park is starting to grow.

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