Life Without Money In Detroit’s Survival Economy

January 17, 2017 by  
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Jerry Hebron harvests Swiss chard at the Oakland Avenue Urban Farm in Detroit’s North End, where locals can volunteer in exchange for fresh produce. Photographer: Sean Proctor/Bloomberg When her car broke down, Halima Cassells didn’t have $400 to fix it. But she had logged hours in her Detroit neighborhood time bank by babysitting, and that time yielded a repair. When she was pregnant in

National Geographic: 6 Unexpected Cities For The Food Lover

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Photo: Selden Standard  Move over, Milan. Get a taste for some surprising food destinations with this neighborhood guide to the best eats on (almost) every continent. NORTH AMERICA DETROIT, UNITED STATES Wait, Detroit? Yes. The city better known as a center for automakers and manufacturing is revving its culinary motors. Best Neighborhood for a Food Frenzy The city’s oldest surviving

First Comes Whole Foods, Now Comes Trader Joe’s To Detroit?

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Bridge Shadows

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Bridge Shadows
Oil on linen panel, Image 6x8" 2017


This  winter painting is a view of shadows on a snowy landscape from one of many bridges on Belle Isle Park in the Detroit river
on a crisp winter day

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Snow Shadows

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Snow Shadows
Oil on linen panel, Image 6x8" 2017


This Winter painting is a view of shadows dancing across a snowy landscape on Belle Isle Park in the Detroit river on a crisp winter day

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VP Biden Joins Mayor Duggan To Announce $600K In Grants To 15 Detroit Businesses

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Photo: Freep Vice President Joe Biden joined Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan today at ceremonies where 15 Detroit entrepreneurs earned Motor City Match grants to open or expand their business in the city. Since the program was launched nearly two years ago, Motor City Match has distributed nearly $3 million in grant funds to more than 60 local businesses and assisted more than 570 entrepreneurs.

River Lights

January 9, 2017 by  
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River Lights
Oil on linen panel, Image 6x8" 2017



This Winter landscape painting is a nocturne view of lights along the Windsor side of the Detroit River from Belle Isle Park.
The first Postcard painting from 2017.

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People Magazine: Meet the Woman Who Is Rebuilding Her Neighborhood in Memory of Her Late Son

January 8, 2017 by  
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Shamayim “Mama Shu” Harris. Photo: ECLECTION MEDIA Shamayim Harris wasn’t sure she’d survive after her 2-year-old son Jakobi was killed by a hit-and-run driver in 2007. “I remember waking up the next morning, thinking, ‘I’m living through this pain that I thought would kill me. I’m not afraid of anything anymore,’ ” says Harris, 51, of Highland Park, Michigan. Six months after her son’s

Must See TV: Detroit’s Rebel Nell Was Featured On The Harry Show! Check it Out!

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Lake Shore Rd

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Lake Shore Rd
Oil on linen panel, Image 6x8" 2016



This winter landscape painting is a view of a solitary tree against a bright sunlit scene. The last Postcard painting from 2016.


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