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Meadow Brook Amphitheatre 
Motown may have put Detroit music on the map, but the story only starts there. We’ve curated a go-to list of Detroit venues for live music that appeal to all music fans. Hear here, Detroit: 


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Detroit is a city tailor-made for bowling, thanks to our passion for sports, the long Michigan winters and our inherent talent for combining a pitcher of beer with some good old-fashioned competition. Here are some of the best bowling alleys in Detroit.


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Jolly Pumpkin 
The buzz about Detroit is hot, so the city rocks around the clock. If you’re planning an evening out in Detroit, make these activities part of your rounds.


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Westview Orchards Winery Westview Orchards Winery
A trip to a local cider mill is practically mandatory for Michigan’s fall. And with U-Pick fruits, fresh donuts and autumn-inspired events, Westview Orchards is definitely a local favorite for seasonal family fun.

But this year, you may want to leave the kids behind and schedule an adults-only trip to the Washington Township orchard. You’ll love the flavors flowing out of Westview’s brand new winery: locally made hard cider and a variety of wines.


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Great dive bars in Detroit? I could fill a book. But since I probably only have your attention for the next 90 seconds or so, let me just share a few suggestions on some of the many, many best places in Detroit to commune with the locals and get a true sense of place.


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