Tag: Michigan

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Snapshots Around Town: Slow Roll Detroit Opening Day 2017

Snapshots Around Town: 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 […]

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. […]

Snapshots Around Town: Mexicantown’s Cinco de Mayo Detroit Parade 2017

Snapshots Around Town: 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 […]

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 […]


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