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SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium

Something’s fishy, and it’s a good thing, at Sea Life Michigan Aquarium.

Aquariums offer a fascinating glimpse of what life is like under the sea. Later this month, a brand-new aquarium is opening right here in metro Detroit.

The 35,000-square-foot indoor Sea Life Michigan Aquarium, located inside Great Lakes Crossing Outlets in Auburn Hills, opens to the public Jan. 29, 2015.

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 DDiscountPass MichiganScienceCenter

People who know me well might describe me as “thrifty” — an adjective I’d proudly own up to. I’m always looking for ways to stretch a dollar. So I’m a good choice to tell you about The D Discount Pass.

The D Discount Pass lets you save money on Detroit’s top attractions. Complete a simple entry form and visitdetroit.com will send a free barcode right to your mobile device. Show the barcode and save 20 percent or more at participating attractions all year long!

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Take5 AmyPeterson

Rebel Nell, a jewelry-making company in Detroit, has a mission to employ disadvantaged women in Detroit, educate them on business and life skills and empower them to transition to an independent life. Who knew a piece of jewelry could hold so much power? Amy Peterson, co-founder of Rebel Nell, sat down with us to share a few words about how her organization is making a difference in Detroit.

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10Best Gabriel-Richard riverwalk

Detroit goes by many names — the Motor City, Motown, Hockeytown, America’s great comeback city, just to name a few. USA Today’s 10Best recently crowned The D with several other flattering titles:

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Take5 MikelBresee

Art can be translated in different ways but still have the same effect on people. Detroit is home to many wonderful artists and neighborhoods deserving of the spotlight. This is why we went to Mike Bresee, director of the community arts partnerships at the College for Creative Studies, to ask him:

How does art benefit the city and neighborhoods of Detroit?

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