Here In Detroit, Our Pizza Delivery Guys Carry Guns

I've mentioned before that getting food delivered in the city of Detroit is a bit of a challenge. Now you can see firsthand, thanks to this video of a local news anchor riding with a pistol-packing pizza delivery driver. » 4/14/14 7:29pm Monday 7:29pm

Here's How Not To Crowdfund A $3 Million Detroit Mansion Purchase

There's no doubt that Detroit is bustling with young creatives with the romance but not the finance to make their dreams come true. So we've got Kresge grants and Gilbert bankrolls, but crowdfunding is one of those things that we still have a tricky time with. Case in point. » 4/10/14 2:00pm Thursday 2:00pm

It's Slightly Easier To Find Stolen Cars In Detroit If You Have OnStar

A little bit of good news from GM, which is harder to come by lately. The automaker's OnStar division is partnering with the Detroit Police Department to make it easier to track down stolen cars with the service. Great news for that narrow population of people that actually have it! » 4/03/14 2:23pm 4/03/14 2:23pm

Chrysler Is Slowing Viper Production Since You Won't Buy Them

Here's another Chrysler product you're not buying enough of: Slow sales of the SRT Viper has led to a temporary shutdown and layoffs at the automaker's Conner Avenue Assembly Plant in Detroit. » 3/18/14 6:49pm 3/18/14 6:49pm

Young People In Detroit Can Be Absolutely Insufferable Sometimes

I won't use "the M-word" that kind of sounds like "trill annuals," but the youngsters of Detroit — myself included, this generation of overly optimistic at any expense, particularly the expense of everyone else not like them — are doing everything possible to make the simplest things ridiculously offensive. » 3/13/14 6:47pm 3/13/14 6:47pm

Detroit's Mayor Wants To Start A City Car Insurance Program

Insuring a car in the city of Detroit is ridiculously fucking expensive and it forces a lot of us to drive less-than-exciting vehicles just to get from point A to point B. Rates are among the highest, if not the highest, in the country. Detroit's new mayor is looking to alleviate that. » 2/27/14 4:36pm 2/27/14 4:36pm

Here Are All The Things Left To Steal In Detroit

A few astute commenters pointed out in my last post that the only reason crime is down in Detroit is "because there's nothing left to steal." Balderdash! There's plenty of things left to steal! Here's a short list if you want to go plundering. » 2/19/14 2:37pm 2/19/14 2:37pm

New LEDs Mean Detroit Will No Longer Be A Shadowy Hellscape Of Doom

Good news! No, seriously, good news in Detroit. The city is installing brand-new LED streetlamps to replace aging or completely nonexistent streetlights, meaning that in due time, the entire city will be lit up as it should. » 2/13/14 1:32pm 2/13/14 1:32pm

The 200 Ad Didn't Say 'Imported From Detroit' But Detroit Was In It

If you were distracted by Bob Dylan's surprising clarity or the pointed message of Chrysler's Super Bowl ad, you probably didn't see that the "Imported From Detroit" tag was dropped in favor of "America's Import." But the 200 commercial was still chok-full of Detroit goodness. » 2/02/14 9:47pm 2/02/14 9:47pm

Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Wants Your Cash To Get Out Of Prison

You know, we Detroiters just love our public fundraising efforts on the Internet. It's why we have a RoboCop statue coming! The latest ploy for handouts comes at the hands of corrupt former mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his mother, a now-former Michigan congresswoman. » 1/31/14 1:06pm 1/31/14 1:06pm

Detroit Auto Show's Attendance Is Best In Eleven Years

There were more people visiting Cobo Hall for the North American International Auto Show than there are people living in the city of Detroit. Attendance this year topped out at 803,451 — its highest since 2003, when 838,066 car gawkers attended. » 1/27/14 11:19am 1/27/14 11:19am