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Ford House Justin Maconochie

There are plenty of automotive-themed things to do and see in Detroit if you're a car enthusiast or history buff. But it doesn't take a gear head to enjoy touring the elegant mansions of the pioneering families of the auto industry — and they're especially magnificent around the holidays. Schedule a trip to the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House or Meadow Brook Hall this month for the manors' holiday events.


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Here's the scoop: Detroit is now featured on Goop – a weekly lifestyle publication curated by Gwyneth Paltrow herself, offering exclusive collaborations, recipes, travel notes and more.


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Woodward
Detroit's downtown destinations represent a mix of history, architecture and exciting new additions in art, food culture and shopping. True to our Motor City roots, visitors can make the most of any city corridor, by taking it block by block along a main stretch of road. What better road to wander first than Woodward Avenue?


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DIA DetroitAfterDark

On any given night, visitors can experience Detroit's rich music scene, nightlife and unparalleled architecture. This month, the Detroit Institute of Arts shines new light on that experience in a new photography exhibit. Detroit After Dark: Photographs from the DIA Collection focuses in on moments in time when Detroit music fans boast "I was there" or wax poetic on fond memories of the city's past. Prepare to traverse the city at night through dramatic architectural studies, street scenes, and visit legendary Detroit clubs where jazz, punk and garage rock reigned supreme.


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Ambassador Bridge

Detroiters, take pride. Praise for The D is almost too plentiful to count these days. These writers have thrown misconceptions out the window and shined a spotlight on some of the great things the city has to offer. Take a look.


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