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Detroit Free Press Marathon

The Motor City is about to get very heavy in foot traffic. The nationally renowned Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon hits the streets of Detroit Oct. 17-18, bringing sweat, tears and tons of memories to its many participants from all over the world.

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Detroit 10 PumpkinFix

There are plenty of places to get your pumpkin fix on in metro Detroit as Halloween and Thanksgiving draw nearer.

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Dine Drink Detroit

With more than 200 new places to dine, Detroit’s restaurant scene is inarguably on the rise. Detroit Restaurant Week takes place Sept. 18-27; however, 25 Detroit restaurants will be continuing the celebration by offering a $15 special Oct. 1-10 during Dine Drink Detroit.

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Fantasy will become reality when Youmacon 2015 comes to downtown Detroit next month.
So what the heck is Youmacon? Well, it’s a popular culture event similar to most “comic cons.” However, instead of focusing on comic books, it celebrates Japanese pop culture and its influence on our own culture over the past few decades.

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Family at Comerica Park BillBowen
Eating Aunt Mae’s famous potato salad. Competing for bragging rights against your cousins in the annual horseshoe tournament. Listening to stories your grandparents have retold for years and laughing about “the good old days”. Family reunions can be loads of fun, but the planning process may seem overwhelming.

Luckily, the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) is here to help with a FREE reunion planning seminar on Saturday, Oct. 24. Whether you’re reconnecting with relatives, convening with classmates or meeting up with military pals, enlisting the assistance of the experts at the DMCVB is your first step to hosting a meaningful and memorable event.

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