Happy 313 Day, Detroit! 13 photos celebrating a beautiful city

Happy 313 Day, Detroit.

Today’s date – 3/13 – aligns with the city’s area code, so why not have another reason to celebrate Detroit? On Twitter today, #313Day was trending.

Here are 13 photos honoring Detroit on 313 Day. All photos by Steve Neavling over the past three years.

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Playing piano in downtown Detroit.

 

313 Detroit Beaubien and Milwaukee.
Mural at Beaubien and Milwaukee.
Bill Foulkes, owner of long-time Big Book Store.
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Elmwood Cemetery, in Detroit’s Eastside Historic Cemetery District.
313 Detroit Martin Luther King Marching Band
Martin Luther King Marching Band.
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Spider-Man at W. Grand River & 6 Mile.
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A mural on Detroit’s east side.
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Catching air in Brush Park.
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Selling used shoes.
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“Another World Is Possible” at a rally in Detroit.
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Staying brave in Detroit’s most endangered zip code – 48205.
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Tigers fans at Comerica Park.
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Mural on 7 Mile building.

 

Steve Neavling

Steve Neavling lives and works in Detroit as an investigative journalist. His stories have uncovered corruption, led to arrests and reforms and prompted FBI investigations.

  • Donna2016

    Beautiful essay on the city you love.

  • Donna2016

    Beautiful essay on the city you love.

  • Donald E. Hodge

    Thank you, Steve.

  • Third World Detroit

    Are the flora and intersecting circles of light features of the final mural?

  • javierjuanmanuel

    where is hustle man shoes located, I know I have seen him around before?