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Places to Get Drinks To-Go

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has given the go-ahead for carry-out drinks. Here are some local bars, restaurants and breweries offering adult drinks to go.
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8 Exciting Hanukkah Gifts for Kids

Hanukkah is almost here. In celebration of the holiday, we offer a list of 8 fun Hanukkah gifts for kids including books, dolls, food and more.
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Mall Holiday Hours in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Find the 2020 mall holiday hours at the local shopping centers and downtowns in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.
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Small Business Saturday in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Held the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Small Business Saturday encourages southeast Michigan families support local businesses and find unique holiday gifts.
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Best Black Friday Deals for Families in 2020

Looking for the best Black Friday deals for families? Discover in-store and online discounts on loads of gifts starting the week of Thanksgiving.
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Online Black-Owned Toy Stores

Looking to support small businesses owned by people of color this holiday season? Grab your kid a toy or two from these online Black-owned toy stores
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Places to Dine Outdoors This Winter

The coronavirus pandemic has put a hold on indoor dining but you can still support local establishments by dining outdoors and here are some prime spots to do it.
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Restaurants Offering Thanksgiving Dinner Takeout in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Let one of these Southeast Michigan restaurants offering Thanksgiving dinner takeout in 2020 handle the Turkey Day cooking this year.
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SE Michigan SnowFreaks Forecasts Nail Snow Predictions

Plenty of local parents and teachers follow SE Michigan SnowFreaks on Facebook and Patreon, where a Detroit area dad tracks snow days and nails predictions.

Doughnut Shops in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Whether you like your doughnuts glazed, covered in bright colored frosting or filled with cream, we've got a list of places to fulfill your sweet craving.
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Neighborhood Toy Store Day in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Two local toy stores have fun and discounts planned for Neighborhood Toy Store Day on Nov. 14, 2020. Swing by and enjoy.
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DIA Announces Their Collectible Ornaments for 2020

Each year, the Detroit Institute of Art offers a collectible holiday ornament based on famous artwork. Here's what you can expect from this year's line.