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Horizon League Felder Oakland University Athletics

The Little Caesars Horizon League Basketball Championships, better known to Detroiters as "Motor City Madness," will take place this year at Joe Louis Arena March 3-7. Both male and female teams from Horizon League's ten colleges – including Cleveland State, Detroit Mercy, Green Bay, Milwaukee, Northern Kentucky, Oakland, UIC, Valparaiso, Wright State and Youngstown State – will compete that weekend for the championship title.

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After you take in the shiny new models and futuristic concept cars this month at the North American International Auto Show, mark your calendar for a taste of car culture from the other side of the spectrum at Detroit Autorama Feb. 24-26.

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Week of Love Andiamo

You’re hearing this from the mouths of experienced Detroit foodies! Thanks to responses from our amazing Instagram followers, we pulled together a list (in no particular order of deliciousness) of some of Detroit’s most romantic restaurants for Valentine’s (or Galentine’s) Day or any day of the year, so there’s no questioning whether or not your date night pick will measure up to expectations.

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Black History Month Rosa Parks Bus THF

Anytime is a good time to learn about black history. But opportunities abound during the month of February, which is nationally recognized as Black History Month. Here are a few of the ways you can celebrate famous firsts by black Americans, recent developments in civil rights cases and much more in and around The D.

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Gifts Pewabic DS

Stumped on what to buy your friends and family members this holiday season? Fear not. We’ve created a distinctly Detroit list, packed with items that are sure to please everyone from foodies to fashionistas.

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