Category Archives: On The Streets

It’s so cold in the D by Ruairidh Strange

Holy f*ck, It’s cold today. Did you hear they said it was warmer on Mars? Wow, my beard froze almost instantly! Who lives outside in this!? I could hardly stand the hour I spent walking around Ann Arbor while I … Continue reading

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Tent City at Larned and Rivard– go help them!!

I have visited this camp a few times this winter so far and myself and a group of friends went there on Christmas Eve while giving out hotdogs and packs to the homeless. They were cooking a mean chicken soup … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger- Thomas Kokoszka #2

Leon was standing along Cass Ave when I approached him. He’s originally from New Jersey, but has been a Detroiter over 20 years. Mostly on the street. The immediate thing I noticed is most of his fingers are gone, just … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Thomas Kokoszka #3

This gentleman didn’t want to share his name, saying he didn’t need anything. “I’m alright”. I monologed for a bit and he eventually said he’d take some food if I had it. He accepted a hat and long coat, then … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger.. Thomas Kokoszka -Dec 28th!

I met Thomas at a Burning Man newbie orientation in Ann Arbor and i am honored for his help with BWB this winter! small bow to you Thomas..your actions make a big difference to BWB and the people you meet … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Thomas Kokoszka

Thomas Kokoszka 12/11/14 at 9 pm. I-75 and Schaefer Hwy, River Rouge. Dark and 33 degrees. Brian and his girlfriend came from Charlotte, NC. After loosing his job, some drugs and a bad breakup, he found himself living on the … Continue reading

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First day on the streets winter 2014/2015

​Hit the streets this week now that we have backpacks ready to hand out. I went with photographer Kenny Karpov as he wanted to document what we do for the upcoming anniversary of Detroit SOUP!!  we are honored to have … Continue reading

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New Cameras out on the streets winter 2013

So April 2012 BWB was part of a community project hosted by the Detroit Institute of Arts where community groups were given throw away cameras to document Detroit. Here is our page and images from the project. https://bwbdetroit.wordpress.com/reveal-your-detroit-homeless-photography-project/ A book … Continue reading

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On the streets with Crystal, Anthony and his mom!

(again from winter 2012/2014) So last Saturday the three of us hit the streets. Crystal and Anthony in the back seat and Anthony’s mom riding shot gun. Her name is Linda. It was a rainy day.. but luckily it was … Continue reading

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gutter punks on xmas

This is from Christmas 2013. (better late than never??)   Xmas saw two guys during the day after not finding soup crew..total bummer. Then later saw a younger guy at 75Mack who had a backpack of ours and i thought..hmm … Continue reading

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