The new story of Detroit is, by now, old. Over several decades, a once prosperous automotive mecca fell into disarray for a litany of reasons—white flight, an eroding tax base, crime—and, after filing for bankruptcy in 2013, has since evolved into a sentimental comeback story for the ages. When a new arena for the…
Yeah, what the hell. Above is a photo of someone with a goddamn kangaroo in Detroit, hopping down a street on the city’s west side. Why is this happening? I don’t know.
Look out, Detroit vs. Everybody! Soon Royal Oak residents will have another way of showing how much they love the city by wearing it on their chest instead of actually visiting there.
How bad has the 21st century been to the city of Detroit? New Census data shows it has 713,000 residents — the fewest people since 1910, and likely smaller than Austin, Texas and Columbus, Ohio.
It's been a rough few days for New Media Strategies, the Virginia-based social media firm that borked its business with Chrysler over a mis-Twittered profanity regarding Detroit's drivers. Now it's taking shots from Craigslist posters warning of more woe ahead.
Yesterday, Chrysler apologized for a profane message about Detroit drivers that was sent into its Twitter feed by an employee at social media firm New Media Strategies who was then fired. Today, Chrysler announced it fired New Media Strategies. UPDATED.
Yes, the US auto industry has seen better days but is it really justified to leave the entire city of Detroit off a map?
Faced with dwindling resources, overcrowded prisons and much more significant crimes, Detroit police are now ignoring traffic infractions. Below, ABC News describes an incident where Detroit's police chief let someone driving without a license go with merely a warning.