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Partridge Creek Macomb Blog

What's the perfect itinerary for a day out in Macomb County? That all depends on what you're in the mood for. But whether it's lunch out with friends, family time or you just want few hours to yourself; there are plenty of options.

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Somerset Collection

Metro Detroit has its own O.C.: Oakland County. With premier shopping, amazing restaurants and plenty of culture, it's a great place to explore. Here's an itinerary of possible activities to spend a day in Oakland County – though be warned, a day will only give you a glimpse into all its cities have to offer.

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Shinola front

Detroit's food scene is undoubtedly expanding, but most don't realize that retail in The D is also on the rise. Whether you are in need of something specific or just browsing for fun, check out this list, which includes 10 new and cool Detroit stores. 

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Avalon International Breads

Detroit is the kind of place where you definitely want to save room for dessert. Here are some of metro Detroit's best bakeries and sweets shops when you want to spoil yourself or bring something delicious to your next gathering.

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Eastern Market Flower Day

Between 7 a.m. (or earlier!) and 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, Eastern Market’s sheds and open areas will be covered with every possible annual, perennial, herb, shrub and tree at prices much lower than what nurseries charge.

This annual Eastern Market Flower Day occurs every year on the Sunday after Mother’s Day when members of the Metropolitan Detroit Flower Growers Association (MDFGA) arrive from a variety of cities in Michigan, Ontario and neighboring states to share “15 acres of the heartiest varieties for this region”.

Before you pack up the wagon and head down to The D, check out these six tips on how to enhance your experience at Eastern Market’s Flower Day:

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