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Hour Detroit Announces Best of Detroit Party

Hour Detroit Announces Best of Detroit Party

Come one, come all to Hour Detroit’s marvelous show of wonders! Hour Detroit will hold their 12th annual Best of Detroit Party on June 23, 2017 at the Joe Louis Arena. Here’s your chance to enjoy the fashions, flavors, and sounds of the Best of […]

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 […]

Spring Into Corktown Celebrates Community and Springtime

Spring Into Corktown Celebrates Community and Springtime

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Head down to Corktown on Saturday, May 20th for an exciting, new event – Spring Into Corktown! Help beautify Corktown with Motor City Makeover. Don’t miss the unveiling of the Nordin Brothers’ new art object. Take a […]

Highlights from the Red Bull Hart Lines 2017

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. […]

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

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. […]

All Things Detroit Pre-Mother’s Day Edition 2017

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 […]

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 […]

America’s Thanksgiving Parade: Behind the Scenes

America’s Thanksgiving Parade: Behind the Scenes

It’s almost time for “America’s Thanksgiving Parade” in Detroit! Last year, we weren’t able to attend the parade because we had a new baby. But now Zechariah is 17 months old, we will be able to go. And what makes it even better is my […]

Youmacon 2016: Detroit’s Largest Anime Convention

Youmacon 2016: Detroit’s Largest Anime Convention

Last week, I presented Good Life Detroit’s new weekly photography series: Detroit Street Photography. Today’s street photography captures are from Youmacon 2016. They’re not necessarily street shots. Well, with the exception of one street shot, all of the other images are indoors. But I am […]

Rosie the Riveter: Meeting the Original Rosies

Rosie the Riveter: Meeting the Original Rosies

Have you heard of Rosie the Riveter? In today’s time, Rosie is a very popular costume for women. I have also seen women empowerment campaigns and groups use Rosie the Riveter as a symbol. Rosie is seen as a symbol of “girl power”, promoting great strength for […]

Highlights from the Beautifully Wrapped Headwrap Expo

Highlights from the Beautifully Wrapped Headwrap Expo

If you follow me on Instagram, you know how much I love my head wraps! Since moving to Detroit, I have collected an assortment of wraps. Detroit is very popular for the head wrap fashion style because many men and women wear head wraps for […]

Detroit’s African World Festival Celebrates Culture and Heritage

Detroit’s African World Festival Celebrates Culture and Heritage

A few weeks ago, my daughter Michala (14) had expressed an interest in learning more about our African American culture. Since we homeschool, I had suggested that we add African American studies to our Fall school curriculum. Fast forward to August 17th, I’m on Facebook […]



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