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I’ve been scrambling this week to assemble three Easter baskets, complete with chocolate bunnies, Peeps, jelly beans, nail polish, flip flops, squirt guns and Starbucks gift cards. The contents don’t seem to vary much year-to-year, but some holiday traditions bear repeating! Here are some ideas for other Easter traditions in Detroit:


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The brand-new issue of Visit Detroit magazine, covering content from April-September 2015, highlights all things green and pet-friendly. You’ll read about the acres of gardens popping up in the community fueling the green movement in Detroit. The mag also features the city’s pet perks. From hotel stays to gourmet grub for your pooch, Detroit offers exceptional canine accommodations. Grab the leash and get ready to take your dog to The D!


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With temperatures finally above freezing and the last bits of snow melting, it’s time to starting thinking spring. Here are five ways you can get a jump-start on the season.


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St. Patrick’s Day is a big deal in Detroit. We may not have a green river, but we know what we’re doing when it comes to throwing a festive party. There are enough parades and places to get green gear here to make you feel as good as a pot o’ gold. Whether you’re with friends, pets, or your little leprechauns, Visit Detroit has you covered with seven tips for increasing your luck this St. Paddy’s Day.


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My family’s December calendar is filling up fast with fun holiday activities. One thing I want to carve out time for is the chance to do some Christmas shopping at Somerset Collection CityLoft.

Now that my daughters are old enough to enjoy helping me cross items off of my list, I’d like them to experience shopping downtown.

This year’s Somerset Collection CityLoft, a pop-up shop in the heart of Detroit, is our chance! The project was first launched by the Somerset Collection in 2011. Somerset teamed up with Bedrock Real Estate Services for the retail concept, spurring a revival of the shopping industry in downtown Detroit.


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