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Henry Ford Museum Clocktower and Campus sign

If you’re going to take a walk back through America’s past, spring is the time to do it. Now that the snow is melting and flowers are preparing to bloom, The Henry Ford is at its prime — and has a busy roster of exhibitions and events to draw you in.


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RiveraKahlo DIA

When it comes to art in Detroit, the story of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo is perhaps one of the most fascinating.

Starting March 15 the Detroit Institute of Arts will showcase the work of this power couple in an exhibit focusing on the year the artists spent in Detroit.


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Take5 BridgetRusso

Conceived in 2011, prototyped in 2012 and first sold in 2013, Shinola is an American-made luxury watch, bicycle and leather goods manufacturer. Though young, the brand’s story, the products’ elegance and the company’s community outreach efforts will make you want to #Detroitproud.

For this Take 5, Marketing Director for Shinola Bridget Russo filled us in on why Detroit was the chosen city to bring Shinola to life.


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Cafe dMongos fromAngelaHernandez

Many Michigan-born celebrities never stop calling Detroit their home, even after they’ve made it to the bright lights of Hollywood. What’s more, many celebrities who come here to film or just to visit fall in love with The D.


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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. A brand-new aquarium is now open right here in metro Detroit.

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


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