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MetroTimesBlowout2 BillBowenThere’s always been a plethora of musical talent in Detroit, and it’s never more apparent than at the annual Metro Times Blowout. Now entering its 17th year, the event has earned a stellar rep with music fans across the country.

Imagine four nights of live music at 20+ venues, with a lineup of more than 300 artists. (Yep, 300 — you read that right!) This year’s festival takes place at bars and clubs throughout Detroit, Ferndale and Hamtramck, the traditional home of the Blowout, over one unforgettable weekend.


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RestaurantWeek CoachInsignia DS

It’s Spring Detroit Restaurant Week, which means this is your opportunity to sample some of the best cuisine in The D. Nineteen restaurants are participating in the event, April 11-20, 2014, offering an eclectic mix of tasty spring-inspired eats, including appetizers, entrees and desserts for just $30.


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LEGOKidsFest LEGOKidsFest

Don’t miss the LEGO® KidsFest when it rolls into town later this month. Not only will your little ones get to build with LEGO® bricks to their hearts’ content, you won’t have to worry about cleaning them up — or dealing with the pain of stepping on any you’ve missed.


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ROSEAwards2014

Outstanding service deserves more than just a good tip. After all, professionals in the hospitality industry can leave a lasting impression on visitors to metro Detroit. Have you ever had such great service that it made a difference in your day, or do you know of anyone who consistently goes above and beyond to make a visitor’s experience unforgettable? Submit a nomination for him or her to receive a ROSE Award. Nominations will be accepted now through May 31, 2014.


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BlackHistoryMonth thehenryford.orgTired of spending your time on indoors during these chilly days of winter? It’s time to get out and celebrate Black History Month in and around Detroit. This list of events, performances, exhibits and more will make the month of February your favorite time of the year!


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