Wonder wheels roll into town
He quipped that people described Pune as the Detroit of India but a time would come when they would say that Detroit is the Pune of America!
[via Times of India]
Legislation aims to curb copper thefts in Michigan
In hopes of thwarting what he calls an epidemic of copper thefts, Sen. Buzz Thomas, […]
Growing in Detroit
On August 1st, Detroiters took part in the 10th annual Urban Garden Tour, sponsored by the Detroit Agricultural Network (DAN).
This year’s tour provided a close-up view of the emerging fresh, organic food system in Detroit, which is providing hope and nutrition to many. From hearty greens at the Earth Works farm on […]
I ran across two Michigan biking sites,
Michigan Mountain Biking Association and m-bike.org. The latter doesn’t seem to be updated much if at all recently. There is also the Detroit BikeBlog from where I stole the picture of the new carousel and RiverWalk. Also, don’t forget about Detroit Bikes! although since they rode recently […]
The Ants of Gaia — it’s only the end of the world, so quit bitching
Has anyone seen downtown Detroit lately? Of course not. No one goes there any more. Miles of cracked pavement, weeds and abandoned buildings that look like de Chirico’s Melancholy and Mystery of a Street. Hell, for all practical purposes it is […]
Detroit seizes the moment to rebuild
In a region riven by city-suburban feuds over such issues as Cobo Center, bus routes and water rates, the RiverWalk shows that competing interests can and do cooperate to achieve major goals.
Urban renewal didn’t work, centrally planned large projects (like shopping mall magnate Taubman’s Riverfront Towers, the RenCen) never turn […]
The latest in development news in midtown, downtown, and all of the city of Detroit:
WSU to break ground on $27.3M engineering facility
$32M museum at City Airport planned for Tuskegee Airmen
Mezzanine opens its doors in downtown Detroit, design-o-philes stampede
Midtown Loop pedestrian walkway to link cultural amenities, public art
Belle Isle taking shape for Grand Prix
Bean Bar takes […]