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Greening of Detroit Park in Honor of Elizabeth Gordon Sachs

Brush Park BMX

Navin Field, Corktown

Urban Canoeing with Friends of the Rouge

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DCFC's special jerseys promote equality in sports

Reverend Guitars, Livonia

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VIDEO: DLECTRICITY 2014

Interested in Detroit creativity and innovation? September is the time to dive in. Join us for Detroit Design Festival (September 23-28), Urban Innovation Exchange (September 24-26), Dlectricity (September 26-27), and Meeting of the Minds (September 30-October 2). For more info, visit http://UIXDetroit.com/events. Video by DLECTRICITY

Featured Metro Detroit City

Dearborn

Dearborn is known as a destination for Middle Eastern food -- as it should be. But there is a lot more going on in this city than just falafels. Cuisine from all around the world, independent boutiques, cozy pubs and thumping clubs can be found -- as can historic homes and, increasingly, lofts and townhouses. Dearborn is also one of metro Detroit's most underrated cultural hubs, with major events and attractions like the Maker Faire, the Henry Ford Museum and Estate, and the Arab American National Museum. 

Lifestyle Guides





Getting Around

Detroiters biking to work
Whether by planes, trains, or automobiles, metro Detroit gets around. Hop on a bus, take the train, park your car, or ride your bike and enjoy. 
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Housing

Urbane Lofts
From stylish, modern new lofts in renovated high-rises to sprawling historic old mansions and 19th-century row houses, metro Detroit's housing stock is as diverse as its population. For those looking to buy, trulia.com and zillow.com are good places to start. For renters, start with this list of rental properties below. 
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Outdoors

Wolcott Mill
Metro Detroit is full of beautiful parks with plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation. From waterfront parkland to serene wooded areas, metro Detroit is full of natural beauty to explore through hiking, biking, and a variety of other outdoor activities.
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Service

ArtRoad, Edison Elementary
Volunteering is a great way to become more actively involved in your community and to meet new people with the same interests as you. Volunteer opportunities at metro Detroit organizations run the full gamut from arts and outdoor recreation to philanthropy and youth mentoring. Take a look at some of these community groups and nonprofit organizations listed below to see which might be the best fit for you.
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Shopping

Rust Belt Market
In metro Detroit you will find a surprising number of independently-owned clothing boutiques, record shops, sneaker stores, rare book stores, home goods stores, and stores of eccentricity. Below are some of the highlights of metro Detroit's most retail-rich neighborhoods. 
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Sports and Entertainment

The Crofoot
Whether you want to be more artsy or more fartsy, there's something for everyone to do in metro Detroit! 
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