Tag: city life

Naturally Flyy Detroit Hosts Annual Natural Hair Meetup

Naturally Flyy Detroit Hosts Annual Natural Hair Meetup

On Saturday, June 3, 2017, my family and I attended We Rock Dope Hair: A Natural Hair Experience. We Rock Dope Hair is presented by Naturally Flyy Detroit, founded by sisters Jennifer Thomas and EttaFlyy Espy Thomas. Jennifer was very kind to extend an invitation to Good Life […]

Interview with Erin Gavle – Founder of Spring Into Corktown

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 […]

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 […]

Detroit Street Photography: On a Sunday Afternoon

Detroit Street Photography: On a Sunday Afternoon

Bicyclist enjoying a bike ride through Eastern Market on a Sunday afternoon. Location: Eastern Market, Detroit Date: On a Sunday in February (2017) Mural: by Mr. Jago and Xenx Details: My family and I were viewing the murals in Eastern Market one Sunday. I was taking […]

Detroit Street Photography: Ghost Bike on Warren Avenue

Detroit Street Photography: 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, […]

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 […]

Detroit Street Photography: Standing with Standing Rock

Detroit Street Photography: Standing with Standing Rock

I heard the news about Standing Rock’s victory- there will be no drilling of the Dakota Pipeline! The Army Corps of Engineers announced they will find an alternate route for the Dakota Access Oil Pipeline. So many people have shown great support for the Standing […]

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 […]

Detroit Street Photography: New Photo Blog Series Highlights Detroit City Life

Detroit Street Photography: New Photo Blog Series Highlights Detroit City Life

One of my greatest passions is photography. If you follow me on Instagram, you may have picked up on this, as I post a lot of Detroit street photography. Last week, I posted a blog post about my urbex photography tour of the Highland Park […]


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