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Detroit's other tribute to boxing great Joe Louis

On one side of Cobo Hall stands Joe Louis Arena, at least for now. A few blocks the other way, there’s the widely known and often controversial Fist of a Champion sculpture. 169 more words

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Detroit statue honors Polish war hero


My hopes of catching the Tigers’ Winter Caravan at the DTE building this afternoon proved futile (not even my Kage credentials could crack the security at the employee-only gathering), but the short walk wasn’t a complete loss. 205 more words

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NAIAS celebrates the Spirit of Transportation

Amid all the snazzy and sleek (not to mention shiny) new cars on display at North American International Auto Show, what I found particularly interesting was this statue on display near Cobo’s north entryway. 113 more words

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Dodge Fountain offers up an autumn rainbow

On account of it’s 30 degrees lately, here’s a warm weather photo to help forget about the long winter we’re in for. I took this picture this fall. 79 more words

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Big Bong! Millennium Bell ringing is a young Detroit tradition

I’ve heard people mention the Millennium Bell in downtown Detroit. And I’ve seen that big statue in Grand Circus Park across from Cheli’s that looks like an enormous steel fish head dangling from two arches. 137 more words

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One time 'round the block

Sometimes I take a photo and like it just fine without adding words to it. (This is the sculpture at Hart Plaza.)

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Statue of Cadillac is a history lesson with some life

Everybody knows what Dodge Fountain looks like, even if you didn’t realize that was its name. (For those who don’t, it’s that huge, round fountain at Hart Plaza. 228 more words

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