Ed Golick’s career as an archivist began about 15 years ago after he couldn’t find information about Sagebrush Shorty, a ventriloquist who hosted a kid’s show from 1955 to 1964.
Then came a sound that cut through the relative silence of a scene that should’ve been more chaotic than it actually was.
Scavengers are wreaking havoc for a small treasure of scrap metal.
For less than $3, I walked out of a store surrounded by Wayne State University campus with a glass crack pipe.
In an instant, I went from planning my son’s 21st birthday party to planning his funeral.
The gas company responded only after Motor City Muckraker published a story about the unaddressed problem in Virginia Park.
The repairs took nearly six hours and all of my savings. And that was just the beginning.
“There’s a lot of smart people around here but the economy isn’t doing too well,” a recent college graduate from Grosse Pointe Woods said.
Sometimes it’s not the lack of a car that forces people to stop driving in Detroit. It’s often the cost of insurance.
Do you have a vivid memory of a neighborhood or street in Detroit where you grew up? Or maybe you have fond memories of a theater, church or corner store.