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SpicyFood Laferia AngelaHernandez

Are you tired of the same old bland dishes? Looking for something with a little flavor and fun? People of Detroit, spice up your life. Consider these three places to get things hot, hot, hot for dinner tonight.

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There’s just something about a cartoon princess’ outstretched finger that makes butterflies want to flutter to a rest. But you can get the same fairytale experience this summer at the Michigan Science Center.

At the Wish Upon a Butterfly exhibit at the Michigan Science Center, guests can stroll among hundreds of them — and stroll carefully, since the pretty creatures often rest on the pathways. The up-close and hands-on traveling exhibit runs through June 15, Father’s Day weekend.

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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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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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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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