Unmistakably Detroit

The places and people that make Detroit unique

April 25, 2016
by Sylvia Fronczak
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Neighborhood Spotlight – Brightmoor

Brightmoor has seen it’s share of bad press and has not had a great reputation for a while. It has been known for crime, abandoned buildings and blight. However, people are working hard to change that. But can the perception … Continue reading

February 10, 2016
by Sylvia Fronczak
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5 Detroit Charities You May Not Know About

There are a lot of wonderful charities working to make Detroit a better place. Some of them have been making it into the press lately and getting the recognition they deserve. However, there are also a number of charities that … Continue reading

January 31, 2016
by Liz Carson
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Why Does DPS Matter?

There are 46,000 students in Detroit Public Schools. 46,000 kids who are not getting a quality education right now – because how does one learn when the ceilings are falling down, there aren’t enough teachers, the temperatures inside buildings are … Continue reading

January 1, 2014
by Sylvia Fronczak
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Review of 2013 in Detroit

It was a year ago today that Liz and I sat down and decided to create Unmistakably Detroit. We didn’t have a clear vision, detailed plan of action or even the same name we do today, but the goal of … Continue reading

December 27, 2013
by Liz Carson
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Detroit: A Poem

My son (in 3rd grade) is always writing poems for school, so I was inspired to write one of my own. My topic? Detroit, of course! Detroit Down but not out Empowered by its people Tough as nails Rising again Opportunity is … Continue reading

May 20, 2013
by Sylvia Fronczak
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Detroit Needs You

The other day I was driving along on my way to lunch when I saw something peculiar rolling – skipping? – hopping? – across the road. What I thought was a rock or a leaf was actually a tiny baby … Continue reading

May 9, 2013
by Liz Carson
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Rooting for the Underdog

I’ve always been a cheerleader for Detroit, rooting for the underdog. Trying to spread the word that there is much more to the City than the negative we often see in the headlines. But I admit, I really didn’t have … Continue reading