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Top Things to Do in Detroit

From the tip of its skyscrapers to its riverside green spaces, this major metro exudes energy. Connect to the spirit during rides on the People Mover, on Pure Detroit’s free walking tours or strolling along the RiverWalk. Check out our tips on what to do, where to eat and where to stay.

What Happens When a Flower Artist Goes Big

Botanical artist Lisa Waud’s newest large-scale flower installations support Michigan flower growers—and create a way for Detroit residents and others to learn about the city.

Have Flowers, Will Travel

Delivering more than just pretty bouquets, Lisa Waud of the Pot and Box flower truck is changing Detroit’s floriculture scene from the ground up.

Top Things to Do on a Budget in Detroit

Low on budget doesn't have to mean low on fun. Here are nine ways to enjoy Detroit without breaking the bank.

Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Detroit

Museums, a zoo, baseball, cars, waterfront attractions, pizza ... a Midwest weekend getaway to Detroit is enough to make anyone feel like a kid again.

Giving Voice to Women Writers and Chefs

Pop-up dinner or book reading? Detroit journalist Amy Haimerl finds a novel way to focus on female empowerment.

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36 Hours in Detroit

Explore the Motor City’s rich history, arts, entertainment, and culture while discovering some of the newer hot spots and the flourishing farm-and-food scene.

The Best Insider Places to Go in Detroit? We Asked the Locals

On a getaway to Detroit, we turned down our inner travel agent and tuned into the people right in front of us. The takeaway: Plan less, ask more questions and always talk to strangers.

How Urban Artists Are Reinventing Detroit

Creative labor is rebuilding the Motor City, one (art) piece at a time.