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Light up the Riverfront

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Proximity to the shimmering Detroit River is one of the many aspects that make downtown so special. Milliken State Park, Hart Plaza, Chene Park, and the Rivard Plaza are just a few of the attractions managed by the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy. The group is also behind an event that allows metro Detroiters to set up a barbecue, a few tiki torches, and light some sparklers on a late spring evening inside Gabriel Richard Park. Bring your portable grill, some booze, and a blanket or two and watch the sunset and the river sparkle. Some barbecue will be available for purchase and the United States Bartender Guild will be on-hand pouring craft cocktails.

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