City Life

Michigan Central Station Light Show Was a Nice Surprise

Michigan Central Station Light Show Was a Nice Surprise

My family and I found a nice little surprise in Detroit last night. We spotted the Michigan Central Station light show, part of the “Detroit Homecoming” event. I’m so used to seeing the old train station closed with not much activity going on in it. […]

Campus Martius Park: My Favorite Summertime Chill Spot in Detroit

Campus Martius Park: My Favorite Summertime Chill Spot in Detroit

Do you have a favorite spot in Detroit or the Metro area where you just like to chill? For me, I’m usually found at Eastern Market, but when I am in Downtown Detroit, I love to hang out at Campus Martius. Campus Martius is my […]

Celebrate National Bike Month in Detroit Before It Ends

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 […]

Detroit’s QLINE: What We Love About It

Detroit’s QLINE: What We Love About It

Detroit’s QLINE is now in service in the city of Detroit! The new streetcar offers public transportation for commuters in Downtown Detroit, Midtown, New Center, and North End. We took a ride on the QLINE during its opening weekend and loved our experience. Check out […]

Slow Roll Detroit Opening Day 2017

Slow Roll Detroit Opening Day 2017

Slow Roll Detroit is back! Do you like to ride in the Slow Roll? Thousands of Detroiters and people across the metro area sign up every year to participate in the famous city bike ride. According to Slow Roll’s official website, over 12,000 people registered for […]

Mexicantown’s Cinco de Mayo Detroit Parade 2017

Mexicantown’s Cinco de Mayo Detroit Parade 2017

On Sunday, May 7, 2017, my husband and I attended the Cinco de Mayo Detroit parade in Mexicantown. We’ve only been to Mexicantown twice– both times to eat out at two different restaurants. I googled the location for the parade, but it turned out we […]

Soul Roll Detroit: Bike Life in the D

Soul Roll Detroit: Bike Life in the D

I enjoy exploring the city and taking photographs of city life and from time to time I share my photographs on the blog. For today’s post, I am sharing photographs of the Soul Roll, not to be confused with the Slow Roll. It was my […]

Ghost Bike on Warren Avenue

Ghost Bike on Warren Avenue

Abandoned buildings with ivy covering the windows, graffiti of a hopeful message painted on the side of a building, and bikes resting on a light pole on a busy main road in the city. This is what catches my eye, and for that very reason, […]

It’s Not This Time of Year Without the Detroit Turkey Trot

It’s Not This Time of Year Without the Detroit Turkey Trot

I haven’t done a photo challenge in a while, so I thought I’d participate in the Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “It’s Not This Time of Year Without…”. The Detroit Turkey Trot is perfect for the Daily Post’s photography challenge because it’s not the holidays […]

15 Things I’ve Learned About Detroit

15 Things I’ve Learned About Detroit

I have lived in the greater Detroit area for a year and a half now. Since moving here, I have learned quite a bit about my new home. For example, it took me a while to understand this, but Detroit and Metro Detroit are connected but […]

A Day Out at Eastern Market’s Tuesday Market

A Day Out at Eastern Market’s Tuesday Market

Being a newbie to Detroit, I am still discovering businesses and restaurants in the city. Our first year here, Travis and I visited Eastern Market for the first time in December. We went on the “Feet on the Street” tour to learn more about Detroit’s […]


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