About Ryan Schnurr

Ryan Schnurr is editor of Belt Magazine. His first book, In the Watershed, is out now.

The Seeds of Rebirth

On a snowy, ten-degree day in January 2009, my girlfriend and I woke up and randomly found our way to Gary, Indiana. We had Broadway to ourselves. At that time, the former Sheraton Hotel (since demolished) loomed menacingly over downtown.

2017-07-18T14:43:01-04:00July 12, 2017|

When Ruby Jones Was Here

Excerpted from The Detroit Neighborhood Guidebook, coming in August from Belt Publishing. By Lakisha Dumas When Ruby Jones was here, Detroit was [...]

2017-07-10T16:46:09-04:00July 10, 2017|
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