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School's Out When The Lights Are Out

Detroit Free Press | Posted 09.07.2013 | Detroit

While the city prepares to hand over its limping power system to DTE Energy, Detroit students continue to see their classes canceled due to frequent o...

Businesses Pitch In Millions For Mexicantown

WDIV | Posted 03.04.2013 | Detroit

Business owners in Detroit's Mexicantown are taking back their streets by helping light the way. Residents in the stretch of West Vernor said they ...

Illuminating Chinatown

Meg Urisko | Posted 02.02.2013 | Detroit
Meg Urisko

On November 24, at Cass and Peterboro, Detroit's Chinatown, 100 Flying Paper Lanterns were launched into the sky, carrying wishes for a brighter future in Detroit and also evoking the city's past.

Is The Plan To Turn On Detroit's Lights Already Dead?

Detroit News | Posted 12.15.2012 | Detroit

The city's long-term plan for fixing broken streetlights is on hold, but Mayor Dave Bing says he's continuing to press state lawmakers to help find th...

Will The Lights Go Back On?

Posted 08.13.2012 | Detroit

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says he has a solution to the troubling lighting issues that have left many parts of the city in the dark. On Friday. he annou...