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Detroit Can Learn a Thing or Two From Grand Rapids

Brandon Helderop | Posted 05.29.2013 | Detroit
Brandon Helderop

Over the past few decades, Grand Rapids has seen an exciting boom of sorts. While the magnitude of a Detroit turnaround will require much more, I believe the Motor City can learn a thing or two from our neighbor city in West Michigan as it continues to capitalize on recent successes.

The Detroit of Tomorrow

Brandon Helderop | Posted 02.20.2013 | Detroit
Brandon Helderop

As Detroiters, we are daily seeing progress being made but I know I have wondered at times, what is the vision behind it all? Thankfully for today's Detroit, those on the front lines are visionaries that have bought into a common vision.

LOOK: Broderick Tower Debuts Pricey Apartments, And They're Going Fast

Posted 04.05.2012 | Detroit

If you were looking to rent one of the Broderick Tower's new $5,000, three-story penthouses, sorry -- you're too late. While the swankiest spaces h...

The High Cost of Free Walking

Robert Linn | Posted 02.11.2012 | Detroit
Robert Linn

Next time you go out to the ball game, literally vote with your feet, and go for a walk to avoid the premium parking -- it'll benefit you, the environment, and Detroit.

Ich Bin Ein Detroiter: And You Can Be Too!

Ned Staebler | Posted 02.07.2012 | Detroit
Ned Staebler

Detroit is a city that is all about division. Today's obvious divides -- rich and poor, black and white, downtown and neighborhoods -- are nothing new. We've always loved to find (or invent) ways to separate ourselves.

"Detroit," Meet Detroit

Toby Barlow | Posted 01.16.2012 | Detroit
Toby Barlow

The suburbs have been trying to run away from Detroit for half a century and all it has brought is ruin and depression for all. It's time to embrace this place. Luckily, right now, it's a wonderful town to embrace.