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Stars and Stripes Festival

Some things I’d like to do this summer:

  • Stroll through an art fair
  • Ride carnival thrill rides
  • Listen to live music under the stars
  • Watch an amazing fireworks display

Come to think of it, I can cross all of these things off of my summer wish list in one place — the 2015 Stars & Stripes Festival, June 25-28 at Freedom Hill in Sterling Heights.


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Detroit is entrepreneurship. Detroit hustles harder. Detroit is a comeback city. Detroit is where Richard Branson and the Virgin Atlantic team want to be and they made that clear by establishing a daily, direct route from London, England to Detroit, Michigan. 

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There are countless ways to celebrate Independence Day in and around Detroit — ranging from the typical to the unpredictable. Whatever your fancy, we’ve got you covered. Here are some ideas for a Detroit-themed Fourth of July.


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Even if you’re not in the market for a masterpiece over your mantle, an afternoon stroll browsing art, listening to eclectic music and savoring local cuisine is a fine way to spend a summer day. Detroit’s art festivals have a way about them that make warm months more magical.

You could fill your calendar up with metro Detroit’s art festivals for the entire season, but if you’re only going to make it to a few, here are some of our favorites:


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Celebrate the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Michiganders during Motor City Pride June 6 and 7 in Hart Plaza.


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