I moved out of the state nearly four years ago, so when I visited recently, I came at Detroit with a fresh set of eyes. What I saw surprised me -- a city that's already on the rise.
As the month of September approaches its end, the start of construction for the Detroit Red Wings' sleek, state-of-the-art, and highly anticipated hockey arena approaches.
The N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art sustains Detroit's creative legacy and builds momentum for the future. Photo courtesy
I believe Fernando Palazuelo, the new owner of the Packard Plant, is going to be successful beyond our expectations in his goal of redeveloping the Packard for several reasons you may not have thought of.
Mayor Duggan cannot rest his laurels on mere trash pick up and snow removal. He has got to attack poverty in Detroit head on.
A deal still has to be made to rescue the city and all stakeholders should have some say if the end result is to sustain a vibrant and viable city.
The Los Angeles Auto Show is a somewhat quiet affair for the Detroit Three. But the auto show that is in the city where General Motors, Ford and Chrysler all covet better sales, is not without news and a few meaningful curtain raisers.
The question for Marchionne, and those possibly teed up to buy the shares of the storied automaker is this: Is Chrysler a "buy"?
"Now, I don't have that," she declared, "because I'm working for myself and caring for my own personal mission." "I thought
Is Detroit a basket case? Indeed, many of us who work and live in the Detroit metropolitan area are becoming thoroughly annoyed with the tears of the media. It seems as if many Americans are using us to deflect other unsolved problems by implying that "we are not as bad as Detroit."