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Baseball fans unite over opposition to artificial turf at old Tiger Stadium site

Baseball fans unite over opposition to artificial turf at old Tiger Stadium site

Natural grass has graced "The Corner" for more than a century. That could change soon. …

Bankole Thompson, face of Michigan Chronicle, resigns after feud with publisher

Bankole Thompson, face of Michigan Chronicle, resigns after feud with publisher

Bankole Thompson, one of the leading voices on racial and political issues in Detroit, has resigned as senior editor of the Michigan Chronicle. …

Detroit police issue arrest warrant for ‘Obey’ street artist Shepard Fairey

Detroit police issue arrest warrant for ‘Obey’ street artist Shepard Fairey

Detroit police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Los Angeles graffiti artist Shepard Fairey, who was recruited by billionaire Dan Gilbet to paint murals downtown. …

Iconic Fisher Building, Art Deco neighbor fetch $12.2M at auction

Iconic Fisher Building, Art Deco neighbor fetch $12.2M at auction

The iconic Fisher and Albert Kahn buildings in Detroit have sold for $12.2 million in an auction that…

Fires break out inside iconic ruins of Michigan Central Station in Detroit

Fires break out inside iconic ruins of Michigan Central Station in Detroit

Fires were on two floors of the hulking building owned by billionaire Matty Moroun. …

Historic commission approves controversial demo of Hotel Park Avenue

Historic commission approves controversial demo of Hotel Park Avenue

The vote comes after intense pressure from Mayor Mike Duggan, who denied playing a role. …

Olympia threatens to delay Red Wings arena project if historic hotel demo not approved

Olympia threatens to delay Red Wings arena project if historic hotel demo not approved

Olympia Development, which is building the Red Wings arena, dropped a bombshell tonight. …

Mayor Duggan lies about role in Hotel Park Avenue demo; vote is Wednesday night

Mayor Duggan lies about role in Hotel Park Avenue demo; vote is Wednesday night

It's an odd position for Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan: He may not get his way. …

Mayor Duggan hijacking historic commission ahead of Red Wings arena vote

Mayor Duggan hijacking historic commission ahead of Red Wings arena vote

In one case, the mayor removed a beloved preservationist from the board, replacing her with an ex-DWSD employee…

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