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We spotlight the best (safe) things to do around Detroit, with a focus on connection, creativity and community. Yes, even in 2020.

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paul jones iii
Paul Jones III, aka @PaulTheUrbanist, is a witty Twitter guide to Detroit urban planning, history, transit and equity issues.
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How Detroit Experience Factory has navigated the pandemic -- and found surprising benefits to virtual city tours.
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Here are some of our favorite metro Detroit bars and shop offering both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to go.
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detroit old school house party
"Old School House Party" and "Battle of the Old School," the brainchild of radio personalities Gerald McBride, Theresa “Lady T” Hill and Andre Key, is a favorite show on Detroit airwaves.
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khali sweeney
These days, Downtown Boxing Gym founder and CEO Khali Sweeney is at the gym on Detroit’s east side by 6:30 A.M to open for kids who come early in the morning, now that school is online. He stays each day until 7:30 P.M.
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carole morriseau with the healing wall work
Carole Morisseau's colorful installation, honoring victims of police brutality and inspired by travels in Brazil, is featured in the Scarab Club's landmark exhibition, "Souls of Black Folk."
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An exhibition of Detroiter Amy Sacka’s photography on declining Great Lakes ice cover, “Last Ice,” will launch on Feb. 20 at The Dossin Great Lakes Museum on Belle Isle.
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roderic green
How Roderic Green, Detroit City FC soccer player, stays active in winter, and without all the team workouts.
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books on a shelf in a home library with plant
If your home library needs a refresh, try Libib, a free app to catalog all your books and get digitally organized.
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Ready to brighten up your day (or someone else's)? Try these Detroit chefs' winter recipes, easy enough to make at home.
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two people get warm at an outdoor fire, a pandemic winter entertaining essential
A fire is essential for a socially distanced, outdoor winter hangout. Here’s how to make one that burns hot -- and lasts.
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winter candle time lit candles on shelf with chair in home
Candles create a sense of time in the sun’s absence -- with candle time, you can slow down and appreciate the darkness.
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