Art & Entertainment, Artist Spotlight, Interviews

Artist Spotlight: Rua Francis, Detroit-based Artist

Meet Rua Francis, a Detroit-based, Canadian artist and fashion illustrator! Today on Good Life Detroit, Rua shares the meaning of her artistic style and what inspires her to create art. Rua will also present her artwork at the ART on the GRAND, June 3 – 4, 2017, in Downtown Farmington, Michigan. Check out our interview with Rua… Read More Artist Spotlight: Rua Francis, Detroit-based Artist

Community

Memorial Day: Not Just a Celebration of Summer – Honor the Fallen

Memorial Day Weekend in the United States is celebrated as the unofficial beginning of summer. Many people across the country plan cookouts, trips to the beach or lake, and attend summer parties. But Memorial Day means so much more than a celebration of summer. Memorial Day is a time to honor and remember military men… Read More Memorial Day: Not Just a Celebration of Summer – Honor the Fallen

City Life, Detroit + Metro Detroit Events, Detroit Events, Family-friendly Events

Celebrate National Bike Month in Detroit Before It Ends

National Bike Month comes to an end on May 31st, but you still have time to join in on the fun this weekend! Bike the Dequindre Cut with DNR Outdoor Adventure Center. Take a bicycle tour of Belle Isle with Wheelhouse Detroit Bike Shop. Or bike the nature trails at one of the metro parks… Read More Celebrate National Bike Month in Detroit Before It Ends

Community, Detroit Events, Interviews

Interview with Erin Gavle – Founder of Spring Into Corktown

Corktown – Detroit’s oldest neighborhood is in store for an exciting event this coming weekend (May 20, 2017)! Spring Into Corktown is a new event created by Erin Gavle, owner of Eldorado General Store and founder of Spring into Corktown, which celebrates community and welcomes the spring season. Today we’re sharing a mini-interview with Erin to… Read More Interview with Erin Gavle – Founder of Spring Into Corktown

Art & Entertainment, Detroit + Metro Detroit Events, Detroit Events

Highlights from the Red Bull Hart Lines 2017

Red Bull Hart Lines 2017 held its famous professional street skateboarding competition in Downtown Detroit for the third year. The skateboarding competition was headlined by Ryan Sheckler and featured 23 elite skateboarders such as Torey Pudwill, Nyjah Huston, Manny Santiago, Leticia Bufoni, and Axel Cruysberghs.   Mother’s Day weekend was a beautiful weekend to spend… Read More Highlights from the Red Bull Hart Lines 2017

Community, Detroit + Metro Detroit Events, Interviews, Metro Detroit Events

Community Event: GIVE Club Collecting Prom Attire for Covenant House Academy

If you’re looking for a way to give back to the community, then I have a perfect volunteer event for you! The 2017 graduating class of Covenant House Academy is need of prom attire for young men and women. Join the GIVE Club™ on Saturday, May 13th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cashmere Studio Boutique in Farmington Hills. Members of… Read More Community Event: GIVE Club Collecting Prom Attire for Covenant House Academy

Art & Entertainment, City Life, Detroit + Metro Detroit Events, Detroit Events, Interviews

All Things Detroit Pre-Mother’s Day Edition 2017

On Sunday (5/7/17), Travis and I attended the All Things Detroit Pre-Mother’s Day Edition. The Detroit-famous shopping extravaganza was held at Eastern Market. It was our second time attending an All Things Detroit event, the first being in March. I was excited to attend this event because I was looking forward to trying some more yummy… Read More All Things Detroit Pre-Mother’s Day Edition 2017

Food, Metro Detroit Events

Metro Detroit Farmers’ Markets: Get a Jump Start on 18 Markets Opening This May!

It’s that time of year again! Farmers’ market season is back, and I am SO excited about it! I love going to the Metro Detroit farmers’ markets! I remember going to the farmers’ market in Atlanta with my dad. He’d buy peaches, watermelon, peanuts and other delicious produce. Now that I have my own family, my husband… Read More Metro Detroit Farmers’ Markets: Get a Jump Start on 18 Markets Opening This May!