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Seeing America’s Thanksgiving Parade in person should be on every metro Detroiter’s bucket list.

Sure you can watch it from the comfort (and warmth) of your home, but you just can’t replicate the Thanksgiving morning magic that happens along Woodward Avenue from your couch.

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With news of recent expansions of the Detroit Riverfront revitalizations, it’s a good time to check in on the progress of one project that has many Michigan adventure enthusiasts already excited for summer — the opening of the new Outdoor Adventure Center in downtown Detroit.

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Visiting a new city can be a big adventure, but it often helps to have a road map of where to start. If you’re looking for LGBT-friendly nightlife and entertainment in Detroit, here are some suggestions.

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Dearborn is best known as the birthplace of Henry Ford, but there’s a lot more than cars going on in the state’s eighth largest city. It’s a hub of culture with great restaurants, shopping, educational opportunities and historic activities.

Want to motor on over to check it out? Here’s your Dearborn hot list.

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Willys Detroit may be a sister store to Shinola, the popular upscale watch and bicycle maker, but it definitely doesn’t live in its sibling’s shadow.

When it opened in June, the clothing and accessories boutique garnered much attention, both for the brands it carries and its location.

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