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Experiences In The D | The Blog for Visit Detroit

The Visit Detroit Blog is part of The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB).

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My family’s December calendar is filling up fast with fun holiday activities. One thing I want to carve out time for is the chance to do some Christmas shopping at Somerset Collection CityLoft.

Now that my daughters are old enough to enjoy helping me cross items off of my list, I’d like them to experience shopping downtown.

This year’s Somerset Collection CityLoft, a pop-up shop in the heart of Detroit, is our chance! The project was first launched by the Somerset Collection in 2011. Somerset teamed up with Bedrock Real Estate Services for the retail concept, spurring a revival of the shopping industry in downtown Detroit.


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Detroit is a hub of culture, from its inspiring museums to its historic landmarks. And soaking in all that talent and artistry can work up an appetite — trust us.

You might not realize some of the best grub around is less than a hop, skip and jump away from that painting you’re interpreting or that classic car you’re ogling.

Detroit’s museum restaurants are as eclectic as the intuitions themselves. Think of it as art for your taste buds. Here are some of our favorites:


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Happy Thanksgiving, Detroit! Today is a good time to stop and remember all of the amazingly cool things that make Detroit, well, Pure Detroit.

Here are 10 things about Detroit to be thankful for:


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10Best Gabriel-Richard riverwalk

Detroit goes by many names — the Motor City, Motown, Hockeytown, America’s great comeback city, just to name a few. USA Today’s 10Best recently crowned The D with several other flattering titles:


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Car enthusiasts, mark your calendars: the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) will be open to the public Jan. 17-25. More than 500 vehicles will be on display at Cobo Center. Experience automobile innovation in the Motor City. Make the day a smooth ride with these tips:


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