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It Really Can Happen in Detroit - But Not Without You

Much like stubborn weeds growing between breaks in the sidewalk, Detroiters simply will not let their city fall away into disrepair or allow buildings to stay abandoned. Case in point is the former Larned Elementary School in Northwest Detroit in a devastated neighborhood. Show More Summary

Detroit: Take a Last Look at This Historic Detroit Hotel

2 weeks agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

Last week we gave you a peek at the Aloft Detroit and its wonderful gatekeeper, the top hatted Christopher Roddy. We promised we?d take you on a proper tour soon ? and we will! But before we look at the new Detroit hotel scene, let?s have a moment of silence for the old one. Show More Summary

Five Bad Guys With Guns Meet one Good Gal with a Gun

Five Detroit thugs broke into a home with guns. What they didn’t know was their “victim” was armed too. Good gal with a gun wins. Let’s put this in perspective with a short clip of Shannon Watts, the insufferably smug founder of “Moms Demand Action on Gun Control,” a group that, rhetoric aside, wants guns confiscated. Show More Summary

Abandoned Silverdome BMX Ride

Pontiac, Michigan’s Silverdome was once home to the Detroit Lions. With the stadium in ruins, Red Bull let loose BMX rider Tyler Fernengal in the abandoned stadium where he pulled some epic tricks in the eerie locale. (Thanks Mike!)

Here's What Happens When A BMX Rider Is Let Loose In An Abandoned Football Stadium

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

The future of the Silverdome, the abandoned and crumbling stadium where the Detroit Lions once played, is uncertain. In the meantime, however, it makes for an incredible BMX course. In May, Red Bull arranged for pro BMX biker Tyler Fernegel to get free rein of the Pontiac, Michigan, stadium for several days. Show More Summary

Defensive tackle C.J. Mosley visiting someone today, not the Lions

The Lions have been looking to restock their defensive line since letting theirs leave this offseason, but another one of their own appears to be headed elsewhere. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, former Lions defensive tackle C.J. Mosley is visiting an undisclosed team today. The Lions had talked to him about…

Detroit Lions: Making the Call on Impending Contract Decisions

"The season isn't underway, and this dude already wants to talk about which players the Detroit Lions should extend, re-sign or let walk? Does he have anything else in his life besides football?" Yes and no. I do, but it's a relationship-crippling addiction to a certain NFL-themed video game and its franchise mode. Show More Summary

How Have Detroit Lions Addressed Biggest Weaknesses of 2014?

The NFL salary cap is designed to keep teams from hoarding their good players and yelling "Mine!" like a two-year-old with his toys. It also keeps things interesting, which generates money. I'll let you make your own joke there. The Detroit Lions lost the Power Wheels of players this offseason. Show More Summary

Should I Fly With My Baby or Just Walk Her From Los Angeles to Detroit?

Recently, Jessica Coen shared a photo here of how I prefer to fly with my tiny child. A lot of folks in the comments thought maybe DCFS should take her from me (be my guest!) because I let her hang out on the floor. Now, this week, a mother — a pregnant mother — was apparently kicked off a United Airlines flight because of her crying toddler. Show More Summary

No class action vs. Morgan Stanley alleging Detroit predatory lending

By Jonathan Stempel and Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge in Manhattan on Thursday refused to let thousands of Detroit homeowners sue Morgan Stanley as a group for allegedly pushing a subprime lender into making risky loans they could not afford. Show More Summary

Liberal Logic: ‘Let’s Improve Detroit By Making It A War Zone’

Guest post by DMartyr Only a liberal would think settle more impoverished, illiterate people into a decaying city would improve it. Brought to you by the leftist wackos at The New York Times: Detroit, a once great city, has become … Continue reading ?

TV Weather Babe: “Let’s hope it’s a dry hump day”

Well, isn’t this awkward. A Detroit news anchor has become a web star after she naively revealed on air how she was hoping for a “dry hump day.” Amy Andrews was discussing the weather and what day of the week … Continued

Detroit Anchor Wishes for ‘Dry Hump Day’

WJBK‘s Amy Andrews, who was filling in on the morning news Wednesday, was tossing to meteorologist Alan Longstreet when she let everyone know she hoped for a “dry hump day.” Of course, to keep it purely in context, she was asking the weather gods for a dry Wednesday. But we all know cliches and dirty minds are the bloggers plaything, as the kids like to say. So enjoy.

Red Wings Fan Arrested for Arson After Trying to Burn Flag

2 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

Oops! Red Wings fan Lena Sinishtaj let her enthusiasm get the best of her after making the trip from Detroit to Tampa for Game 7 on Wednesday. While at Amalie Arena, home to the opposing Lightning, some Tampa faithful passed around a Lightning flag prior to the game. As it was being passed around, in the crowded […]

Mapping blight in Detroit

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Using organized teams of locals, Motor City Mapping has created an amazing map of blight in Detroit -- letting neighbors and city officials see the precise condition of 400,000 houses. Read the rest

Dave Chappelle pisses Detroit audience off with slurred, probably drunk performance

2 months agoHumor / odd : Death and Taxes

At one point a fed up audience members yells out "Let's hear some of the act!"

Doner Tells Parents They’re ‘Doin’ Good’ for Minute Maid

Doner Detroit launched a sentimental new campaign for Minute Maid, which lets parents sometime unsure of their parenting skills know that they’re “Doin’ Good.” A 3:30 online spot explores the subject by first asking parents how they think they’re doing. Show More Summary

Newswire: Jack White announces “final” surprise acoustic tour

Let’s take a trip back to July 2001. With the release of White Blood Cells, Detroit two-piece The White Stripes became overnight sensations four years into their career, spawning hundreds of bands starting with “The” and ending with “—S” that would rule alternative-rock radio for the next few years. Show More Summary

Delta Redcoat would not let me give up my seat! What is more important? Time or travelers?

Let me set the stage for you so you can see the turn of events. Last week on my PWM test, the last flight home from Detroit to South Bend was oversold all day long by one. That was convenient since I am only one. I got to the gate very early. Show More Summary

Justin Verlander and Kate Upton Recreate 'Step Brothers' Interview Scene

"Are you saying Pan? Or Pam?" While it seems he is likely heading to the disabled list shortly, it appears Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander hasn't let that keep his spirits down. Kate Upton, Verlander's girlfriend, posted theShow More Summary

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