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The Suprise Behind Detroit's Emerging Comeback

Jay Walljasper | Posted 12.22.2012 | Detroit
Jay Walljasper

While a new, more positive narrative about Detroit is welcome, there are problems in focusing entirely on idealistic young adventurers swooping in to save the city -- it reinforces the stereotype of native Detroiters as hapless, helpless and hopeless.

Reveal Your Detroit

Bradford Frost | Posted 08.29.2012 | Detroit
Bradford Frost

Detroit's narrative is central to our local identity. The city is passion personified in every person who takes part and believes in this place; whether born here or not, this is our common bond.

Young, Talented-- and Living in Detroit

Jay Walljasper | Posted 08.22.2012 | Detroit
Jay Walljasper

Declining, desperate Detroit is old news. It's not that the city's economic woes, struggling schools, racial friction and crime have been magically solved. But there are new stories to tell about Detroit today.