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 Willys Willys

Willys Detroit may be a sister store to Shinola, the popular upscale watch and bicycle maker, but it definitely doesn’t live in its sibling’s shadow.

When it opened in June, the clothing and accessories boutique garnered much attention, both for the brands it carries and its location.


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Take5 GeorgeNNamdi

Looking for some cool things to do? Of course you are. Why not get a recommendation from someone who knows The D well and represents its cultural scene with authority? We spent a few minutes with N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art President George N’Namdi to get his take on what’s fun here.

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 Iridescence BB700

The fall edition of Detroit Restaurant Week is only weeks away, running from Sept. 28 to Oct. 7, 2012. Like previous restaurant weeks, some of Detroit’s best restaurants and chefs will be on display, serving a wide variety of gourmet food, at a discount, to a hungry public.

Gourmet experts, foodies and curious diners can take advantage of an affordable price of only $28 for a three-course meal. Each of the participating restaurants will feature a fall-inspired dinner menu and offer guests a unique dining experience that can only be found in Detroit.

Participating Restaurants include:


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 Iridescence BB700

The fall edition of Detroit Restaurant Week is only weeks away, running from Sept. 28 to Oct. 7, 2012. Like previous restaurant weeks, some of Detroit’s best restaurants and chefs will be on display, serving a wide variety of gourmet food, at a discount, to a hungry public.

Gourmet experts, foodies and curious diners can take advantage of an affordable price of only $28 for a three-course meal. Each of the participating restaurants will feature a fall-inspired dinner menu and offer guests a unique dining experience that can only be found in Detroit.

Participating Restaurants include:


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The following is a guest post by Amber Hunt, and originally appeared in Visit Detroit Magazine. If you’re interested in being a guest blogger with Visit Detroit, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with subject line: Guest Blogger.

 

"I love my commute to work. Yeah, I said it."

 

Most people would compare their commute to getting a root canal or listening to the sweet sound of a baby screaming. But not me. Some days I drive the 10 miles from Ferndale to Quicken Loans' headquarters on Woodward Avenue in downtown Detroit; other days I take the bus. But my favorite way to get to work is by bike.


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