We all know the harsh and literal realities of the statement “It’s so cold in the D.” After all, those of us who call Detroit home have been subjected to chilly weather year after year for as long as we can remember, with snow and ice often continuing well into the so-called spring months. While there are downsides to the frigid temperatures, there are also points of beauty – including the frozen Detroit River. When ice appears along the lifeblood of the Motor City, there’s an undeniable sense of wonder. Here are nine magical photos of the river during wintertime.
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