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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 […]

Rua Francis Presents Art Show “This Is Not Art”

Rua Francis Presents Art Show “This Is Not Art”

Detroit-based artist Rua Francis will feature her art at the ART on the GRAND fair June 3 – 4, 2017. The two-day art fair will be held in Historic Downtown Franklin. Francis will be at Booth No. 33 if you are interested in viewing her […]

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. […]

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 […]

Behind the Scenes of America’s Thanksgiving Parade

Behind the Scenes of America’s Thanksgiving Parade

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 […]

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 […]

Ivylocs Teaches Children to See the Beauty of African American Culture

Ivylocs Teaches Children to See the Beauty of African American Culture

On August 28th, 2016, my husband and I attended Hug Day Detroit in Detroit’s Eastern Market. There were many amazingly, talented artists and various vendors selling art, jewelry, clothing, and other products at the event. We came across Danielle Carin Dunn’s table where she was […]

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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