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Cranbrook Cranbrook Institute of Science

Cranbrook Institute of Science is a great family outing where you can stand beneath a T. rex, feel a mastodon’s fur or touch a meteorite. But did you know that it can also be a fun date night? Here are five reasons to plan an evening visit to Cranbrook:


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What do the New York Times, USA Today and ESPN have in common? A growing fondness for The D, as evidenced by the recent positive press coverage of the city’s momentum.


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OAC Michigan DNR

Metro Detroiters, forget driving hours to experience all northern Michigan has to offer. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has brought “up north” to downtown Detroit with its newly opened Outdoor Adventure Center (OAC).


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Dinosauria 7 - Jennie Miller

There’s more than one summer blockbuster featuring roaring dinosaurs this year. Aside from the smash movie “Jurassic World” in theaters now, metro Detroiters can get even more up-close and personal with the prehistoric creatures at the Detroit Zoo.


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If you haven’t stepped foot inside of a library lately, you may be surprised to see just how far they’ve come since the days of Dewey Decimal.

At 150 years old, the Detroit Public Library is a true masterpiece of the city. So much so that it’s been referred to as the community’s “living room.”

A visit to The D is incomplete without seeing firsthand all the Detroit Public Library has to offer. If you’re looking for inspiration on where to get started, here are a few ideas that go beyond putting your nose in a book:


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