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Detroit City Distillery
Detroit draws businesses and conference events like a magnet these days. While work hours may be spent in meetings, evenings remain open to explore the Motor City. With so many recent accolades to its credit, Detroit may be among the most welcoming cities for visitors. We've got insider tips on the best ways to make the most of an evening in Detroit.


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Detroit Dawn Vito Palmisano

Over the past few months, the city of Detroit's renaissance has been getting more media buzz than a socialite. You may have heard the news about The New York Times and National Geographic singing the praises of Detroit, but it's just the tip of iceberg when it comes to high-fives for the city. Here's a look at Detroit in the news.


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Taxi
From business travel, to professionals planning a conference, or seeking a family escape, Detroit is a destination on the rise. And it's rising in the ranks of places to see worldwide. We're often asked "What makes Detroit so special?" We sought answers from those who work right here, or bring their business to the city to find out more. Here's what we heard:


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Youmacon 2016

Hold on to your Pokemon! Youmacon 2016 – Michigan's largest Japanese anime and pop culture convention, returns to Detroit's Cobo Center and Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center for its 12th year. The high energy, non-stop celebration of Japanese animation, video games, comics and art runs 24-hours-a-day from 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3 through 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6.


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Rivertown Riverfront at night Bill Bowen

Often times, traveling to another city for a conference means never seeing the outside of the hotel or convention center conference room where it's being held. But if you happen to be in Detroit for a conference at Cobo Center, here are a few ways to spend your free time:


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