Detroit turns 312 years old; its greatest cultural jewels and landmarks

Forgive Detroit if she is not in the greatest celebratory mood today. In 2013, Detroit is current vying with Cleveland for the top spot as the most maligned and vilified metropolis in the country. I interned at the former (Detroit Free Press) and lived near the latter (Akron, Ohio, 30 minutes away), so it’s hard […]

Detroit only has weeks left before complete financial disaster

High unemployment, a mass exodus of residents, a low tax base, large expenditures, few jobs and low revenue streams are the stuff that disasters are made of. And that is what the once thriving Motor City faces as it inches closer to insolvency. The Detroit city government is weeks away from running out of the […]