Those Canada signs warm my heart!
The Spirit of Detroit
Driving up Woodward Ave. toward Campus Martius and The Tree, ice rink, carriage rides…all in The D!
I might have to check this place out next time.
Hockeytown…takes me back to my time working for the Tigers.
I’m a fan.
We ended up here with several other fools.
Here’s to a fantastic 2017!
Thought I would share some of the sights from my New Years Day drive through downtown. Photo credit to my passenger, Linda Branham! Advertisements
Me and my grandma.
The Flag Pole still intact at the former site of Tiger Stadium, and Brooks Lumber still in business on Trumbull Avenue!
I used to eat lunch here all the time when it was Hoot’s! Tiger Stadium was right across the street. I love the new name and look!
Some fantastic Victorian homes in Corktown!
Quaint Victorian workers cottage.
Last time I saw the Workers Row House–a rare surviving example of downscale multi-family housing from the 1850’s–it was mothballed, waiting to be revived. Voila!
Formerly a backup warehouse for Tigers merchandise, it had no windows. Now it’s the hipper-than-me Eldorado General Store–beautiful!
Italian dining and bocce ball in Corktown!
She FINALLY got new windows! What’s next?…
I just love this and had to include it!
Adaptive reuse comes to the firehouse across from Cobo Hall.
A fitness blogger films a workout in the doorway of this building by Wirt Rowland, architect of the Guardian Building.
Streetside dining in full force!
Burn calories while you drink! They were having FUN!
One of the People Mover cars pulls into the Greektown Station. It’s an elevated loop through the city.
The new home of the Red Wings is underway. I refuse to call it Little Caesars Arena.
The Ransom Gillis House–gorgeous thanks to HGTV’s Nicole Curtis, the Rehab Addict!
Ransom Gillis from Brush Street.
Mothballed and eagerly awaiting rebirth in Brush Park.
My recent visit to the Motor City was a lot of things for me, emotional in different ways. I confronted difficult family situations, primarily the decline of my grandmother (who will turn 96 in September). But it certainly wasn’t all sad. I had some good visits with her. I spent a wonderful day with my […]