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National Beer Day
Michigan has earned a reputation as the Great Beer State, and Detroit brewers are second to none when it comes to making some of Michigan’s best — and most original — beer. Whether you’re a microbrew aficionado or new to the craft beer movement, Detroit’s eclectic mix of beer styles will suit any palate. If you’re looking to tip back a few pints, here are 10 of Detroit’s best microbreweries.

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If you plan to spend a lot of time on the water this summer, you’ll want to head to the 55th Annual Detroit Boat Show Feb. 16-24 at Cobo Center. Get an up-close look at new models of powerboats, pontoons, kayaks and boating accessories from tons of exhibitors, with more than 100 boats on display and interactive activities for the whole family.


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Have you ever driven underwater

between two countries?


Here’s your chance. Detroit shares more than international border with Canada; Detroit, along with Windsor, Ontario, shares the world’s only existing underwater international vehicular border crossing. Michigan and Canada are connected by more than the love of our Tigers and our views of the Detroit River. A tunnel connects us.

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 Detroit10 Gifts

With the holidays around the corner, gift ideas can often be hard to come by – especially for the Detroit-centric receiver. What do you get for the sports nut that has every game-worn jersey or the DIY pro who makes gifts before you can buy it for her? It’s hard enough to come up with gift idea for your parents who have been around long enough to collect a plethora of unwanted, useless things, luckily, you can kick back and relax this season, because we’ve got you covered. We introduce to you, the…


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  Popular Michigan brands line the shelves.

Shoppers searching for the perfect gift for the Detroit lover can find exactly what they are looking for at The Detroit Shoppe in the Somerset Collection, located in Troy.


The Detroit Shoppe is part museum, part retail shop and all Detroit. You’ll find merchandise from different museums and attractions, and museum-like features all mixed into one unique shopping experience.

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