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Kate Abbey-Lambertz

No, New York Times, Detroit Is Not An 'Urban Wasteland.' And Here's Why. | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 10.01.2014 | Arts

If you're from Detroit, you learn to get used to people talking about your beloved city as if it's in a post-apocalyptic dystopian movie. But the misc...

Corktown Mini-Golf Is A New Summer Delight

Detroit News | Posted 07.19.2013 | Detroit

At first glance, this empty lot looks like so many others in Detroit, strewn with odd objects like the shell of a dead car, orange safety cones and an...

Michigan Central Station Turns The Lights On

Detroit News | Posted 10.02.2012 | Detroit

Detroit — After decades of darkness, the lights are back on at the Michigan Central Station. The Detroit International Bridge Co., which owns the...

Detroit: Start-Up Dreams And Dark Euphoria

The Atlantic | Posted 09.23.2012 | Detroit

Where I live in the Bay Area, there's a certain glamour to Detroit. It's the heart of what Bruce Sterling termed "dark euphoria." "Dark Euphoria is wh...

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Rana Florida | Posted 10.27.2012 | Detroit
Rana Florida

Yes, Detroit has a lot of things that aren't in its favor. But there's so much more positive than negative, from great universities and walkable neighborhoods, to cultural and natural amenities, the city and surrounding region have a lot to offer.

The Stakes Are High For MGM's New Upscale Sports Bar

Posted 07.30.2012 | Detroit

Two months after announcing that the Wolfgang Puck Grille would cease taking reservations, the MGM Grand Casino fleshed out plans for a new upscale sp...

Michigan Avenue Goes Green

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 03.11.2012 | Detroit

A river of green shirts, flags and hats will stream down Michigan Avenue Sunday as Corktown celebrates Detroit's 54th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade....

The Bagel Shop You've Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.19.2011 | Detroit

Expect to triple your carb intake in the coming months, as the day we've all been waiting for is finally here: The Detroit Institute of Bagels has fou...