The painting by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, “The Wedding Dance,” c. 1566, currently in the Detroit Institute of Arts is a favourite of mine (many archaeologists like Bruegel for the material culture, especially pottery shown), and it is one of the star items featured on the valuation of portions of the DIA collection which was made public yesterday. Show More Summary
Things aren't exactly going according to the plan the Detroit Lions laid out when they were 6-3. Back then, we were "safe" to start discussing first-round opponents. How would the Lions fare against the San Francisco 49ers? What about...Show More Summary
The New York Giants will head to Detroit to take on the desperate Lions in a NFC battle. What: New York Giants (5-9) at Detroit Lions (7-7) Where: Ford Field, Detroit, Mich. When: Sunday, Dec. 22, 4:05 p.m. ET Watch: Fox, check local listings Detroit needs to win and get some help to get into the playoffs. Show More Summary
The metro Detroit native fulfills his dreams in the first video from his upcoming album Pages.
The Detroit Lions running game may have encountered a setback with Reggie Bush re-injuring his calf. Bush, who relies on his burst, may be prohibited by his injury from breaking out on big runs, which may prevent his fantasy football...Show More Summary
Coney Island circa 1905. "Night in Luna Park." What hath Edison wrought! 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
The indefatigable Detroit Free Press once again has the scoop on the latest developments at the Detroit Institute of Arts, and this time it's the release of Christie's appraisal of the museum's collection.
It's hard to find fault with what the Detroit Tigers have done the last two years. They won an American League pennant in 2012, played in the American League Championship Series in 2013 and have the reigning two-time AL MVP and 2013 Cy Young award winner on the roster. The work done by general manager Dave Dombrowski is remarkable. Show More Summary
ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Brandon Pettigrew hobbled through the Detroit Lions' locker room on Wednesday on crutches. On Thursday, he sat out the second straight day with an ankle injury. And Detroit coach Jim Schwartz said Wednesday that of some of the players who missed practice because of injury that day, Pettigrew was the most concerning. Show More Summary
On the convention floor, Detroit, 1980. Photo via Landov "Ronald Reagan and the conceptual auto disaster. Numerous studies have been conducted upon patients in terminal paresis (G.P.I.), placing Reagan in a series of simulated auto-crashes, e.g. Show More Summary
CultureGrrl Lee Rosenbaum has a good take on Christie's 144-page report that slaps a completely arbitrary dollar figure on every piece in the collection of the Detroit Institute of Art. Not that Christie's wants anybody to sell anything out of the public trust, y'all. Show More Summary
This week Christie’s released a report that tells the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) how to help cover the city’s $18 billion debt.
There's no shortage of vacant real estate in Detroit, which has seen a quarter of its population flee since 2000—it's estimated that over 78,000 buildings are sitting abandoned. But there are plenty of efforts to bring a new wave of young creatives to town, like this plan to fix up homes and give them to writers for free. Read more...
Coaches can represent the difference between triumphant victory and agonizing defeat. The Detroit Red Wings have seen their share of both. Throughout their rich 87-year history, the Detroit franchise has enjoyed an abundance of successful seasons as well as decades of misery. Show More Summary
Municipal bankruptcies, at least until recently, were a rare phenomenon. Even more rare is a bankruptcy filing of this magnitude. Detroit has $18.5 billion in debt and liabilities that it cannot afford to pay, including $3.5 billion in unfunded pension liabilities. In a 150-page order earlier this month, Judge Steven......
A few weeks ago, Lexus released a teaser image of its upcoming Detroit Auto Show reveal, simply calling it the "next Lexus F." Now, a new shot of the Detroit-bound car has been sent out, and while we still don't know what the new model...Show More Summary
Lexus' upcoming RC F will essentially be a toned down LFA.
It’s so cold in the D! Detroit Politician Sends Freaky Texts To 17-Year-Old Boy Via Black Blue Dog reports: Charles Pugh, former Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh appears to be in more trouble after inappropriate text messages are
(Credit: Lexus) Lexus just released the first teaser photo for a new model set to debut at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit in just a few weeks. The shape of the fender seems to indicate an IS-F replacement....Show More Summary
Are you an aspiring writer who wants to get cozy in a house and practice your craft, but just can’t afford to pay for that house? Detroit has an offer for you.