The city council is being laughed off the stage by everyone. Mayor Dave Bing has made himself unapproachable. And now there’s former Police Chief Ralph Godbee.
Time goes on, people change. Places that you visited as a child don’t seem the same as an adult. I took my little sister through our old Detroit neighborhood the other day, so she could see how far it had fallen.
When I hear Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s “I Have A Dream” speech, a single image pops into my head – a couple of 3-year-old kids, a tow-headed girl and a dark-skinned boy, sharing a red popsicle on a concrete porch on the east side of Detroit. Moments earlier, the ice cream truck had pulled […]
The great desire to breathe life into the country’s oldest-operating aquarium was on full display at the well-attended Race to Reopen the Belle Isle Aquarium Fundraiser Gala over the weekend. From the gentle melodies of a strolling violinist to flaming balls of fire, the everyday appearance of the Aquarium and Conservatory was transformed. Tents burst […]