muckraker report

Banksy mural from Packard Plant hits auction block in Beverly Hills

Banksy mural from Packard Plant hits auction block in Beverly Hills

When artists excavated the Banksy mural from the abandoned Packard Plant, they pledged to keep the piece in Detroit for all to see. …

Street artist Shepard Fairey to turn himself into Detroit police today

Street artist Shepard Fairey to turn himself into Detroit police today

Mayor Mike Duggan's war on graffiti is about to get an international stage – and maybe not the one he's anticipating. …

Relic of Detroit’s booming 1920s imploded to make way for Red Wings arena

Relic of Detroit’s booming 1920s imploded to make way for Red Wings arena

The 13-story Hotel Park Avenue, a one-time lavish attraction from the booming 1920s that later became a rehab center for drug addicts, was imploded Saturday morning. …

‘Obey’ street artist Shepard Fairey arrested in L.A. on Detroit warrant

‘Obey’ street artist Shepard Fairey arrested in L.A. on Detroit warrant

World-renowned street artist Shepard Fairey was arrested by customs officials in Los Angeles after returning home from an…

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…

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…

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. …

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