Shot IN Detroit

MultiColor Motown – Focus on Blue

Blue is not the most common color in Detroit architecture – it competes with the sky and is hard to see at night – but it’s a constant in the landscape.  Spray Services is a current business that supplies paint equipment for auto repair. Sam’s Auto Parts’ sign still stands on 8 Mile, and OK […]

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Trust Where Your Charity Goes – W.F. Reynolds Plumbing – Detroit

I stopped at Euclid and Brush St. in Detroit to photograph the exterior of W.F. Reynolds Plumbing. Great light! I was preparing for an interview with owners Frank and Stephanie Reynolds later in the month. I was standing on that corner framing up the shot when an SUV drove up. Out popped a woman who […]

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DETROIT’S RENEWED PROSPERITY – WILL IT REACH McCLELLAN STREET?

In 2012 I met Kathina Cary. She was delivering a foil covered meal to a local resident at the end of the block. She lived just off the corner of McClellan Street and Goethe (locally pronounced GO-thee) Street, once a prosperous and dense North-South street on the East side of Detroit. Kathina had envisioned a […]

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Marijuana Capital Michigan

  Green exterior paint sales had a brief boom-now fading.     Last I read, the City of Detroit had over 200 green beacons of hope. Medical marijuana dispensaries. This new business life in Detroit is coming off rapid growth, now that the City is beginning to monitor and regulate the location of stores established […]

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JOIN A DETROIT MOTORCYCLE CLUB

      Bikers for Christ are looking for new members.     Detroit Renegades are staked out on W. 8 Mile between Woodward and John R St. with their own outdoor advertising display signaling their presence. Sin City Deciples and Satan’s Sidekick Motorcycle Clubs of Detroit are rumored to be looking for new members. […]

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