muckraker report

Photos: Fisher Building – ‘Detroit’s largest art object’ –  hits auction block in June

Photos: Fisher Building – ‘Detroit’s largest art object’ – hits auction block in June

The Albert Kahn-designed masterpiece is covered in marble, brass and bronze and features hand-painted, barrel-vaulted ceilings, a theater and a golden tower.…

18 notable buildings in Detroit with out-of-service hydrants

18 notable buildings in Detroit with out-of-service hydrants

The broken hydrants protect homes, schools, historic buildings, apartment high-rises, downtown skyscrapers, libraries, gas stations, churches and more. …

Lens on Detroit: Exploring the old Theatre Bizarre site

Lens on Detroit: Exploring the old Theatre Bizarre site

Before the city closed down the "underground" masquerade for alleged violations, the neighborhood carnival-like bash attracted more than 2,000 people. …

20 photos: Walking downtown following Detroit’s historic snowfall

20 photos: Walking downtown following Detroit’s historic snowfall

With more than 15 inches of snow on the ground, I laced up my boots for a walk…

Photos: After 15 years of abandonment, the new David Whitney Building

Photos: After 15 years of abandonment, the new David Whitney Building

After 15 years of abandonment, the architectural gem re-opened as a boutique hotel and apartments. …

Lens on Detroit: Ghostly fog blankets city on Christmas eve

Lens on Detroit: Ghostly fog blankets city on Christmas eve

At sunrise, I rode my bike from the Cass Corridor to downtown and the waterfront to admire the…

Take a peek inside Detroit’s new HopCat, which opens Saturday

Take a peek inside Detroit’s new HopCat, which opens Saturday

The two-story bar offers 130 beers, food and an entertainment venue. …

Photos: Protesters block freeways, roads, barge into WSU buildings in Detroit

Photos: Protesters block freeways, roads, barge into WSU buildings in Detroit

Dozens of demonstrators resorted to civil disobedience to show support for the unarmed black teen killed by police…

Photos: M-1 Rail begins to take shape on Woodward

Photos: M-1 Rail begins to take shape on Woodward

On some sections, crews have laid the tracks and paved the road. …

Mural crackdown could have spelled trouble for these 30 murals

Mural crackdown could have spelled trouble for these 30 murals

Murals are important in Detroit. They adorn decaying building, memorialize loved ones and spread messages of hope. …

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