Category Archives: Detroit

ALL THAT JAZZ

Thanks, Detroit Jazz Festival, for four days of fun and music.  Here are a few more highlights from the 41st Detroit Jazz Festival that was streamed worldwide.

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DAVE BENNETT WITH A VIEW

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DETROIT JAZZERS

(Detroit, Michigan)  Here are some images from Saturday’s line-up at the Detroit Jazz Festival, which continues today and Labor Day.  (Visit: http://www.detroitjazzfest.com before you visit.)

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DETROIT JAZZ FESTIVAL

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A DELIGHTFUL DAY AT DIA

Travels with Charley: Getting My Day at DIA by Charles McKelvy The third time was the charm. First, we four were going to go to Detroit Institute of Arts on July 24, and then I was going to go all … Continue reading

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HONESTLY, ABE

 

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SCARAB CLUB

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PLANE CROSSING

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A DANDY DAY AT DIA

The third time was the charm, meaning that after two previous attempts to visit Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), we finally succeeded on Thursday, August 20.  And, yes, as previously posted, I played my clarinet in DIA’s parking lot after … Continue reading

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MAKIN’ MUSIC IN MOTOWN

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SUNDAY READING

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BASEBALL MEMORY

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A DRIVE IN THE COUNTRY

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FINANCIAL DISTRICT

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MOTOWN MEMORIES

Had there been no COVID-19 crisis, I would be finalizing plans to attend the International Convention of Alcoholics Anonymous in Detroit next week. Alas, it was canceled, along with just about everything else. Right?  Yes, the new normal is strikingly … Continue reading

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TRAVELS WITH RANDY

Travels with Charley: A Tale of Taking the Tigers by the Tail by Charles McKelvy My friend Randy Lober and I sensed last year that not all would be well with this year’s baseball season. So we made plans last … Continue reading

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BACK IN TRAINING

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THINKING OF DETROIT

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MEMO FROM DETROIT

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WAITING FOR BASEBALL

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MONKS ON THE MOVE

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EL DIA EN DIA

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TIGERS IN THE WORLD SERIES

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DUTCH TREATS AT DIA

(Detroit, Michigan)  Next time you’re in the vicinity of 5200 Woodward Avenue, head on up to the third floor of Detroit Institute of Arts and spend an afternoon in the DUTCH GOLDEN AGE galleries.  You will behold, as we recently … Continue reading

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DIEGO DOES DETROIT

(Detroit Institute of Arts) Long we have looked at the amazing Detroit Industry Murals, but until Friday, October 11, 2019, we have not located the artist himself, Diego Rivera. But on Friday our friendly guide took us to the Mexican … Continue reading

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ON FINAL APPROACH

For a confirmed old plane-spotter like me, driving I-94 to Detroit has the distinct advantage of passing within landing distance of the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, or simply Detroit Metro.  Such was the case Friday when Joe Rochetto drove … Continue reading

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DAYCATION IN DETROIT

(Motown, U.S.A.) My good buddy Randy Lober and I motored east to the Motor City Thursday to watch the Tigers play their last home game against the Minnesota Twins and to groove on some Detroit vibes.  No matter that the … Continue reading

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MIGGIE

(Detroit, Michigan) Happiness was watching Miguel Cabrera and his Tiger teammates give the AL Central Champs, the Minnesota Twins, a run for their money on Thursday, September 26, 2019.  The Tigers lost 10-4, but Miggie hit a single in the … Continue reading

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DELIVER DE LETTER

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GROWING THEIR OWN IN DETROIT

(Detroit, Michigan) You may have noticed by now that this blog is all about the good news of people helping people, ,and so I would like to pass along this report from the Capuchin Soup Kitchen at 1820 Mt. Elliott … Continue reading

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