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Detroit Suburbs

Aging at Home: Does It Have to Be an Uphill Climb?

Eric McAfee | Posted 06.10.2014 | Detroit
Eric McAfee

The widespread proliferation of extended care facilities, senior communities, and the younger "active adult" subdivisions is evidence that a sizable portion of the population is demanding a residential typology that scarcely existed years ago.

What About Delray? The Past and Future of Detroit's Forgotten Neighborhood

Suki Gershenhorn | Posted 12.09.2012 | Detroit
Suki Gershenhorn

All cities change, especially those dependent on specific industries that outlive their usefulness to society. Detroit is suffering and Delray can be considered an exaggerated microcosm of loss and abandonment.

Michigan's Newest Suburb? A Response to Karen Dumas

Tim Miller | Posted 09.23.2012 | Detroit
Tim Miller

Most of those driving the discussions about economic progress, urban gardening, land use issues, and governmental policy in Detroit are relative newcomers who do not necessarily understand or appreciate the challenges that the "old Detroit" has faced.

Matt Sledge

Transit Advocates Explain Why Rapid Buses Are Better Choice

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.22.2012 | Detroit

The cancellation of plans for a light rail line running down Detroit's Woodward Avenue may be something of a blessing in disguise for the Motor City, ...

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.

Saying Thank You to Those Who Support Detroit

Geoff Young | Posted 01.23.2012 | Detroit
Geoff Young

It's time to end this fighting about ownership of Detroit and its future. The more we fight amongst ourselves, the more ownership we all have in the negative image of the city.

Who Is a Real Detroiter? We All Are

Dean P. Simmer | Posted 01.23.2012 | Detroit
Dean P. Simmer

There isn't a reason to battle over who will save Detroit. The reality is that we all need each other. Why do I have to choose between the suburbs and the city?

I'm A Detroiter Too: A Response

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 01.22.2012 | Detroit
Rabbi Jason Miller

There is certainly a revival in the Motor City and we should all be excited about the possibilities. But I want to caution Toby Barlow and anyone who believes that to be part of the renaissance one has to relocate to Downtown Detroit.

"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.