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Even the sun lovers among us can get excited for the Meridian Winter Blast in Campus Martius Park Feb. 6-8 — a chance to celebrate all the best parts of the winter season.

Here’s a fail-proof checklist for how to make the most of your experience at the popular festival. And festival-goers will be pleased to hear the announcements of what’s new, too!


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Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January. This year that’s Jan. 19. Here are a few ways you can locally honor the life and legacy of the civil rights leader.


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New Years

2014 was quite the year for the Motor City. With bankruptcy behind us and confidence in the city’s future, Detroiters have a lot to celebrate as we ring in 2015 in the heart of America’s great comeback city.

As the year comes to a close, many people are finalizing New Year’s Eve plans, and there’s no shortage of events to choose from.

Here’s a look at four of our favorite New Year’s Eve events happening in Detroit:


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Winter is here. Make the most of it by planning to check out these metro Detroit ice festivals that are worth bundling up for.


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Noel Night has been a favorite holiday tradition in Midtown Detroit for more than 40 years. Join 50,000 revelers on Dec. 6 for this Cultural Center-wide annual open house.


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