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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 who owes more than $15,000 in delinquent ] property taxes and water bills. …

What’s next for 23 vacant Cass Corridor apartments, hotels

What’s next for 23 vacant Cass Corridor apartments, hotels

Some of Detroit's most beautiful apartment buildings and hotels were built in the Cass Corridor and are beginning to see new life. …

Red Wings arena crew digs up foundation of historic hotel without demo approval

Red Wings arena crew digs up foundation of historic hotel without demo approval

A crew working on the new Red Wings arena has begun to dig up the historic Hotel Park Avenue hotel even though demolition has not been approved. …

Farewell, Hawke Fracassa, mentor to underdogs

Farewell, Hawke Fracassa, mentor to underdogs

The former Detroit News editor gained a loyal following of reporters and editors who would do anything for…

‘Gilbert vs. Everybody’ T-shirt pokes fun at Quicken Loans founder

‘Gilbert vs. Everybody’ T-shirt pokes fun at Quicken Loans founder

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to a homeless center for LGBTQ youths after Gilbert made…

Billionaire Dan Gilbert calls Motor City Muckraker ‘dirty scum’ over surveillance story

Billionaire Dan Gilbert calls Motor City Muckraker ‘dirty scum’ over surveillance story

The Quicken Loans founder also poked fun at another reporter for tweeting about Bruce Jenner, who recently announced…

‘Another F—ing Bar,’ former punk hangout is demolished in Red Wings district

‘Another F—ing Bar,’ former punk hangout is demolished in Red Wings district

During its last incarnation, the bar sold beer from urinals, and food came in a dog bowl. …

From rotten meat to high-end leather: Cass Corridor gets new retailer

From rotten meat to high-end leather: Cass Corridor gets new retailer

A high-end leather retailer is opening up in the former Tomboy Market building, which often reeked of rotten…

Apartments built out of shipping containers springing up in Detroit

Apartments built out of shipping containers springing up in Detroit

The grandson of renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright is the chief architect.…

Hotel Park Avenue faces demo after council approves Red Wings arena plans

Hotel Park Avenue faces demo after council approves Red Wings arena plans

The Red Wings want to replace the historic 91-year-old building with a loading dock. …

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