Life in Detroit

Using a Party Bus for Detroit Nightlife

Using a Party Bus for Detroit Nightlife

Today’s post is a paid blog post feature sponsored by Limos Detroit. Read Good Life Detroit’s Disclosure Policy for more information about paid sponsored posts.   An Amazing Time to Live, Work, & Visit the Motor City Detroit is a city that is in a magical […]

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 […]

1893, The Next Generation Cola + Date Night at The Skip

1893, The Next Generation Cola + Date Night at The Skip

Hi, friends! Hope you had a great weekend! Our Father’s Day weekend was pretty chill. We stayed home and worked on some house projects. I have this long list of projects I’d like to complete before our baby is born (beginning of August) so I […]

Yama, New Women’s Retail Store Opening This Fall in Detroit

Yama, New Women’s Retail Store Opening This Fall in Detroit

Rachel Lutz, the owner of The Peacock Room in Detroit, announces the opening of a new store. Yama, a new women’s retail store, is dedicated to the contemporary woman. The new store will open this Fall in the historic Fisher Building! Read on to learn […]

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 […]

5 Family-Friendly Detroit Weekend Events | May 19 – 21

5 Family-Friendly Detroit Weekend Events | May 19 – 21

Happy Friday, friends! We found five family-friendly Detroit weekend events that you don’t want to miss! Check out our selections down below.   Hey, Detroit friends! Are you ready for the weekend? Now that spring is here, there are so many events available throughout Detroit and the […]

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 […]

Detroit Street Photography: Bike Life in the D

Detroit Street Photography: Bike Life in the D

Detroit Street Photography is part of my photography series on street photography. 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 […]

No Ban No Wall: Emergency Hamtramck Protest

No Ban No Wall: Emergency Hamtramck Protest

Emergency Hamtramck Protest: We Stand in Solidarity with Muslims Sunday, January 29, 2017 Hamtramck, Michigan   *All photographs by Jennifer for Good Life Detroit.    

When Your Sister Agrees to Do Street Photography With You

When Your Sister Agrees to Do Street Photography With You

I was really excited for my mom, sister, and nephew to visit us over Thanksgiving holiday. It was my sister (Lisa) and nephew’s first time visiting Detroit and our new home, sot it was a pretty big occasion for us. But another reason why I […]

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 […]

New Family Tradition: America’s Thanksgiving Parade 2016

New Family Tradition: America’s Thanksgiving Parade 2016

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you had a most joyous holiday with family, friends, and loved ones. Today I am sharing a few photos of America’s Thanksgiving Parade 2016. Travis and I attended the parade as a day-date and we had such a good time! Remember […]

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 […]



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