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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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Happy Thanksgiving, Detroit! Today is a good time to stop and remember all of the amazingly cool things that make Detroit, well, Pure Detroit.

Here are 10 things about Detroit to be thankful for:


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Why mourn the end of summer when you can celebrate the start of a fabulous fall? As soon as the first leaf turns red and the hint of an autumn chill lingers in the morning air, you know it’s time to plan a visit to one of metro Detroit’s many cider mills.


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