Visit Detroit Spring & Summer 2017

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112 | VISIT DETROIT | SPRING & SUMMER 2017 GENUINE ARTICLE The SOUVENIRS THAT ARE TRULY DETROIT. PARKS, PYROTECHNICS AND THE PHILHARMONIC Hit the 13 Huron-Clinton Metroparks year-round, and you'll find something recreational to do that's sure to make souvenir-style memories. In summertime, these outdoor spaces up their game. In late June, many set the sky aflame with fireworks, including Stony Creek, Kensington, Lake Erie, Hudson Mills, Indian Springs, Lake St. Clair and Willow metroparks. In July, it's time for open-air concerts with the Michigan Philharmonic at Stony Creek, Kensington, Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair metroparks. For dates, visit MELODY DOLL COURTESY OF AMERICAN GIRL; ALL OTHER PHOTOS BY BILL BOWEN Shoot your favorite spirits down the old hatch in style. Detroit Scroll's shooters come in sets of four, each one in the foursome emblazoned with its own set of scrolls identifying plants, parks, places and pavement found only in The D. $10, set of 4 Feel the impact of the civil rights movement of the 1960s through Melody Ellison, a doll in the American Girl BeForever collection. Melody's an optimistic Detroit gal growing up in a time and place of great unrest. One of only three African- American dolls in the retailer's repertoire. $115 for doll and storybook Make it stick to the side of your fridge with the mini Motown 45 magnet from the Motown Museum. For all you digital downloaders, a 45 is a vinyl record that plays a tune at 45 rpm. It's the way Detroit born-and-bred Motown singles were heard in homes back in the day. $8 Hydrate and restore yourself with Drought juice. Cold-pressed, 100 percent organic, with no fillers, additives or preservatives, each glass bottle is filled with the simplicity of the raw juice of fruits and vegetables locally harvested. Locations throughout metro Detroit or order online. $4 and up Shop for shirts sporting the Nike swoosh, along with a sprinkle of Detroit moxie, at the athletic gear giant's super-sized community store downtown on Woodward Avenue. $25

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