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Peter Werbe Out At Greater Media, Nightcall And Peter Werbe Show As Well

Peter Werbe. He's one of those voices that has been part and parcel of the late night airwaves for almost two decades.According to his...

QLINE Streetcar Now Scheduled To Run Past 10 p.m. On Weekends, Because Of Course...

As we get nearer to actual service beginning on one of Detroit's most anticipated projects in a long time, the QLINE streetcar, word is...

Black Doctor Trying To Help On Flight Told By Attendant They Need “An Actual...

Earlier this week Dr. Tamika Cross wrote a Facebook post about her experience on a Delta flight that departed from Detroit Metro. It's gone...

TEDxDetroit Was An Unforgettable Day For This Detroiter

What happens when you put nearly 30 speakers, poets and performers together at the historic Fox Theatre, all united around the idea of telling...
Flint Dam. Photo by Kris Runstrom, Creative Commons

OPINION: Emergency Managers May Leave, But It’s Now Clear The State Is Still In...

The Flint water crisis is a boondoggle of historic proportions. Multiple levels of our government failed the people of Flint - and the people...
This seal and shield is from 1892 and is on a walking bridge on Belle Isle, near the Belle Isle Casino. Daily Detroit photo.

What Does Detroit’s Motto Mean, Anyway? And Is It Still Relevant Today?

It’s funny how much the past can inform the future. Take the City of Detroit’s motto. It’s inspiring, timeless, and sobering, especially when you...

Renew The Zoo: The Detroit Zoo Deserves Support On Tuesday

Although many people aren't paying attention to the primary election on Tuesday, there are some very important items on the ballot.One of those is...

When It Comes To Transit, Maybe It’s Time We Left Brooks Patterson Behind

It's a common saying that insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.As we told you earlier today, the...

Metro Detroit’s Future Could Go Off The Rails If We Walk Away From The...

This is why we can’t have nice things.That was our reaction, along with a cynical shrug of the shoulders, to the news that the...

OPINION: Regional Mass Transit Plan A Giant Step Forward For Metro Detroit

Woodward, Gratiot, Michigan Avenue, and M-59.When a bill to establish a regional transit authority in metro Detroit came before the Michigan Legislature four years...

Yes Indeed, The Stonehouse Bar Is Back Open

Rolling up Ralston off of Woodward in the passenger seat Friday night, there was a sense of anticipation, possibly enhanced by a couple of...

Ruin Porn? Maybe In Europe, But Not In The 313

As a Black person, and lifelong Detroit resident my understanding of the world is heavily influenced by race and process. This relates to the...

Plans For Riverfront Overhaul Should Give Detroiters Opportunity To Touch Our Water

Let's first start out by saying the work the Detroit Riverfront is doing has been impressive. They've been part of making large change on a...

Dear New York Post: It Is You Who Are The Purveyors Of Paltry Pizza

Seeing your editorial June 24, we feel it is important, as the home of the Detroit-style pizza, to clear some things up.Detroit pizza is...

Sprawl Is Still King In Metro Detroit And Other Takeaways From The Census Estimate

If it’s true that people across the country are once again embracing cities, then apparently the Detroit region missed the memo, as sprawl continues...

It’s Time For The Narrative Of “Two Detroits” To Die

There is a lot of talk about the concept of "Two Detroits," and has been for awhile.For some, it's about the haves and have...

One Man’s Litter Is Another Man’s Free Speech – But Is It The Right...

If you haven't heard, Orion Township in Oakland County and the biggest paper in town, the Detroit Free Press, are now in a legal...
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We Will Be Back To Work Tomorrow, But This Is Far From A Win

Today, Transition Manager Judge Steven Rhodes provided a signed document stating DPS teachers will be paid for services rendered.We will all be back to work...

What Everyone’s Missing About Detroit’s Teacher Situation: I’ve Already Earned That Money

This is a guest post from a Detroit Public Schools teacher.I want to explain a very important piece of this DPS issue that some...

The Double Standard Between Men And Women In Just Two Reviews

If you've ever had any doubt women are judged by a double standard, especially in the service industry, this might just put that to...

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PHOTOS: Inside Zarkpa’s Purses & Accessories, Celebrating Three Years In Detroit

Three years for any business is an accomplishment, and I never need an additional reason to look at purses, so on Friday I visited Zarkpa's...