'Snapshot Detroit' Archive

Seven Things: Snap Shots from Detroit

Monday, October 8th, 2012

This post is only a day late. I’m making progress. Saturday we were out and about in Detroit, and took the opportunity to snap some photos to showcase our city. 1. Mums at Eastern Market 2. Gords at Eastern Market 3. Peppers at Eastern Market 4. Rocky’s Nuts 5. Grand River Creative Corridor 6. Husby […]

Snapshot Detroit: tree lighting

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

In honor of the winter solstice here is a photo from the Detroit Christmas tree lighting. The tree was actually lit the weekend before Thanksgiving, I assume in time for the Thanksgiving day parade. But I’m a firm believer in celebrating Thanksgiving in the fall and celebrating Christmas in the winter, so I saved it […]

Snapshot Detroit: Recycle Here!

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

After being spoiled in both Minneapolis and Ann Arbor, where there is city-wide recycling pick up and there is no-sort recycling, I was frustrated moving to Detroit.  There is no recycling pick up here, which means we have to bring our recycling to a collection site. The nearest collection site to us is at Eastern […]

Snapshot: Spirit of Detroit

Friday, September 30th, 2011

The Spirit of Detroit is a statue that is near the riverfront in downtown Detroit, just a couple miles down the road from where we live in midtown. In his left hand he holds a sun, representing God, and in his right hand he holds a family, a representation of human relationships.  He’s been a […]

snapshot: maple in ann arbor

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Snapshot Detroit (and southeast michigan) – to introduce you to Detroit one picture at a time.  Ironically I start with a photo in Ann Arbor. One of the things I love most about Ann Arbor is the liberal sprinkling of maple trees.  It makes autumn a most beautiful season to watch.  The trees are only […]