Is it really possible? Ever since a previous administration closed down mental health institutions across the state there have been a great number of people left homeless who truly can’t just get a job like you or me. Most of the people in the state get away with ignoring the problem, the wealthy […]
From the Detroit News: “Ford: Quality equal to Toyota”
Basically, Ford paid for a study which found that their quality has improved from the previous year and is basically as good as Toyota is and better than the industry average. This is for new cars and their North American cars are better than their European […]
Compuware’s CEO Peter Karmanos is a man I admire a lot because he moved his software/IT company from the suburbs to downtown Detroit when it made sense, before anyone else had the balls to do the same for the same reason. He spoke last week and had some good things to say. From […]
The Metro Times writes a bit about the Ghostly International and Planet Mu artist Dykehouse in their Motor City Cribs series. The photos aren’t very revealing but I liked his description of it:
Enthuses Dykehouse about his Treetown digs: “I enjoy the space I currently occupy because it fulfills my fantasy of living in a downtown […]
The review of BG Korean Restaurant in the last issue of Metro Times got my mouth watering and my mind thinking and my fingers holding invisible steel Korean chopsticks. I salivate at the thought of bangan, the various small side dishes they always bring out at korean restaurants except for casual diners, and kimchi […]
New York has its white hots, Chicago has red hots and Maxwell Street, Cincinnati has their own chili dog, and Detroit is the land of the Coney. But a whole blog dedicated to the Coney Dog? “A place to share Detroit-area Coney Island dining experiences, memories and lore.“? Indeed.
Fun fact: in New […]
The Gazette van Detroit, America’s only Belgian newspaper, was founded in 1914 by a Flemish immigrant. It appeared headed for its demise until support poured in from the Belgian/Flemish expatriate communities, residents of Belgium and and the Flemish Media Ministry.
Did you know that Detroit had such a strong Belgian presence? It’s true and […]
Detroit News — African-American history and Detroit go hand-in-hand. A group of doctors it is turning a historic building into a medical museum and they’re currently seeking donations of old equipment and raising funds for the renovation. It’ll be good to see the addition of a new museum and hopefully it will draw […]