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Detroit River

Detroit Clears Away Piles Of Pet Coke

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 10.27.2013 | Green

DETROIT (AP) — Remaining mounds of petroleum coke have been removed from the Detroit riverfront ahead of a city-imposed deadline but more time is ne...

Startling River Find Might Solve Case Of Man Missing Since 2003

Posted 08.16.2013 | Crime

A startling find in the Detroit River might provide closure in a case that's been open for nearly 10 years. On Thursday afternoon, a recreational d...

WATCH: Discovering Detroit's Ghost Waters

Model D | Oren Goldenberg | Posted 04.02.2013 | Detroit

This story originally appeared in Model D. On March 16, we accompanied Shaun Nethercott, founder and executive director of the Matrix Theatre Comp...

Rethinking The Riverfront: Choose Your Favorite Design

Posted 12.31.2012 | Detroit

A prestigious organization of architects wants public input on an effort to re-envision Detroit's riverfront. The Detroit chapter of American Ins...

A City Lover's Guide to the Motor City

Jay Walljasper | Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel
Jay Walljasper

For those of us who love cities in all their giddy, gritty glory, the Motor City awaits.

Bodies Found In Detroit River Missing Heads, Hands, Feet

Posted 07.18.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT-- A group of early risers made the harrowing discovery Tuesday morning of a body missing hands, head and feet. And it wasn't long before offic...

Detroit River Project Gets a Fundraising Boost

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.03.2012 | Detroit

As development continues along the Detroit riverfront, an educational and recreational hub at the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge in Trent...

Coast Guard Searches For Man Who Fell Off Bridge

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.13.2012 | Detroit

UPDATE: 9:30 AM, Jan. 13 -- A vigil was held for Kent Morton Thursday night, according to Fox Detroit. The search is planned to resume Friday morn...

Matt Sledge

Detroit Bridge Battle Pits City Residents Against Each Other

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.18.2011 | Detroit

DETROIT -- The battle for a bridge over the Detroit River has been fierce. On one side of the fight stands a billionaire who does not want to see his ...

WATCH: This Boblo Island Block House Is On The Move

The Windsor Star | Posted 11.21.2011 | Detroit

More than a year ago, Bill Brundage was reminiscing with his son-in-law about his teaching days. He'd take his Leamington Grade 8 class to Boblo Islan...

Matt Sledge

New Bridge Proposed Between Detroit And Canada A Prisoner To History

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.17.2011 | Detroit

DETROIT -- In this city of relics, one rises above the rest: the Ambassador Bridge, the sole route for almost all freight traffic traveling from here ...

Trup: From the Detroit Stories

Lester Sloan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lester Sloan

It had been raining about an hour when the locksmith rang my doorbell. I went to the door prepared to put his mind at ease. If you didn't know, Detroit is like that.