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Whether you're a casual browser or a serious fashionista, the shopping in Detroit and its suburbs is top notch — particularly for Canadians coming across the border. Just a short trip for Winsdor- or Toronto-area residents, you'll get more bang for your buck and plenty of selection.


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Valentines Day Treats

Searching for ideas to make this Valentine's Day extra special? Look no further! Here's your go-to list of local spots for flowers, candy, dinner and drinks.


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Stumped on what to buy your friends and family members this holiday season? Fear not. We’ve created a distinctly Detroit list, packed with items that are sure to please everyone from foodies to fashionistas.


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Detroit's food scene is undoubtedly expanding, but most don't realize that retail in The D is also on the rise. Whether you are in need of something specific or just browsing for fun, check out this list, which includes 10 new and cool Detroit stores. 


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Eastern Market Flower Day

Between 7 a.m. (or earlier!) and 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, Eastern Market’s sheds and open areas will be covered with every possible annual, perennial, herb, shrub and tree at prices much lower than what nurseries charge.

This annual Eastern Market Flower Day occurs every year on the Sunday after Mother’s Day when members of the Metropolitan Detroit Flower Growers Association (MDFGA) arrive from a variety of cities in Michigan, Ontario and neighboring states to share “15 acres of the heartiest varieties for this region”.

Before you pack up the wagon and head down to The D, check out these six tips on how to enhance your experience at Eastern Market’s Flower Day:


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