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Take5 JeremyAbbott

He’s a four-time U.S. national champion and Olympic bronze medalist; a talented figure skater with a big heart for Detroit. Shortly after winning the bronze for Team USA at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, and while on tour for Stars on Ice, we met up with Jeremy Abbott to get his take on his big win, training and hanging out in Detroit.


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 tigers by kathi horste
International Tiger Day is celebrated July 29 to raise awareness for conservation. But to Detroiters, Tiger Day pays homage to something other than the fearsome cat. We’ve got our own pack of fearsome Tigers, and this is your chance to show off your pride. There are so many ways to celebrate Tiger Day; you may as well make a whole week of it.


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AprilintheD VitoPalmisano

There’s no time in Detroit quite like when April rolls around each spring and sports fans celebrate the collision of hockey, basketball and baseball seasons. Here’s a quick rundown of Detroit sports and ways you can get in the spirit of April in the D.


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Detroit10 OpeningDayTipsThe Detroit Tigers’ Opening Day is an unofficial holiday around these parts. This year, it’s Monday, March 31 against the Kansas City Royals, which means a three-day weekend for many fans.

With thousands surging into the city, downtown will be hectic, so here are a few things to know before you go:


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WinterClassic

Detroit will live up to its Hockeytown moniker next month as the host of the SiriusXM Hockeytown Winter Festival™, an outdoor hockey extravaganza. The infield of the open-air Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers baseball team and the site of this historic soiree, will be transformed into a hockey rink that will showcase all levels of play. The festival precedes the highly anticipated Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® matchup between Original Six rivals the Detroit Red Wings and the Toronto Maple Leafs on New Year’s Day at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor.


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