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This year, Feb. 28 is Fat Tuesday, the last day before the season of Lent where many Christians refrain from indulgent treats. For Detroiters it’s better known as Paczki Day, when local bakeries serve up dozens of traditional Polish pastries as a last chance to enjoy a sweet treat. Whether or not you observe Lent, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to try a “paczek,” as a single Paczki is called.

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The Week of Love The Whitney

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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Metro Detroit celebrates a year of unprecedented success and shines brightly around the world. It's time to rejoice in accomplishments, hope for prosperity and embrace change. We wish you a very happy holiday season. Click to watch the video.

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Detroit10 ComfortFood


Winter is the perfect time get your comfort food fix. Here are our top picks to give in to your comfort food cravings.

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Thanksgiving is upon us in the Motor City, and with it, a host of Detroit holiday traditions. Here's how we celebrate Thanksgiving in The D.

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