Sunset rainbow over Lake Michigan

The best rainbow I’ve ever seen last night over Frankfort, photo by Noah Sorensen Atmospheric Optics from the UK is far and away the best website for rainbow science as well as other atmospheric optical phenomena. Regarding primary rainbows as seen in Noah’s photo from Frankfort, they say: To see a rainbow we need sunshine … Continue reading Sunset rainbow over Lake Michigan


Niciclez, photo by Noah Soreson Beautiful scene on the Lake Michigan shore. Here’s hoping you have a chance to get out there and have some fun this weekend! View Noah’s photo background bigilicious, see more in his slideshow. and be sure to follow him on Instagram. More winter wallpaper on Michigan in Pictures.

Fence in the sunset for a Friday

Fence in the sunset, photo by Noah Sorensen It looks like we have a little bit of warmer weather on the way, and I hope that everyone has a great weekend! View Noah’s photo from Frankfort Harbor background bigtacular and follow him at mcsorensens on Instagram for lots more! Sunsets, snow or winter wallpaper? Michigan in Pictures has them … Continue reading Fence in the sunset for a Friday

$80 Million Michigan Central Station Makeover?

Michigan Central Station, Detroit, MI 2013, photo by brian The Lansing State Journal reports on Ambassador Bridge owner Matty Maroun’s plan for an $80-million makeover of Michigan Central Station: Michigan Central Station, a well-known symbol of Detroit’s decay, is expected to get $80 million in renovations over the next three years, according to a top aide … Continue reading $80 Million Michigan Central Station Makeover?

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service

MLK March 8, photo by JSmith Photo Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. I hope you have today off. I also hope that you get a little time to reflect on the continuing quest for equality for all, here in Michigan and all over the planet. Until we all have equal rights, it doesn’t … Continue reading Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service

Slumpy, Michigan Central Station and Reflections on Ruin Porn

still standin, photo by paulhitz. The other day I noticed a big spike on one of the most popular posts of all time on Michigan in Pictures, slumpy … the William Livingstone Mansion in Detroit’s Brush Park which tells the story of the fall of this iconic ruin in 2007. The culprit for this increased … Continue reading Slumpy, Michigan Central Station and Reflections on Ruin Porn

Where To Now?

Where To Now?, photo by Mike Lanzetta. Mike took this photo yesterday at Michigan’s largest ruins, Michigan Central Station in Detroit. Check it out bigger in the Exposure.Detroit slideshow or in the MCS slideshow on Flickr. Seeing this and other photos prompted me to look back in on TIME Magazine’s Assignment Detroit (?) to see … Continue reading Where To Now?

Michigan Central Station panoramic tour

Michigan Central Station, photo by jeanpierrelavoie. Let’s go for a ride, shall we? Chris Sebok sent me a link to this amazing panoramic walkthrough of Detroit’s Michigan Central Station by Montreal photographer Jean-Pierre Lavoie (part of his Detroit set). It’s an extremely cool walkthrough that you have to see to believe! NOTE: There is sound … Continue reading Michigan Central Station panoramic tour

Photos of Michigan Central Station

Michigan Central Station, photo by Grant Zoschnick Photography. On Tuesday the Detroit City Council passed a resolution for expedited demolition of Michigan Central Station alias Michigan Central Depot alias MCS alias Detroit’s largest ruin. David Kohrman’s Forgotten Detroit has tons of historical photos and a detailed history of Michigan Central Depot that begins: When the … Continue reading Photos of Michigan Central Station