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on Steve Neavling June 20, 2017
City Council, Government, Headline, Pistons, Sports
Before voting publicly on giving $34.5 million to billionaire Tom Gores, council members already assured the Pistons team owner they would get the money – a violation of state law.
on Steve Neavling December 5, 2016
Headline, Mayor's Office, posts
Tom Gores also is demanding that he not pay property taxes for the Pistons’ new practice facility, which would rob the city and schools of up about $450,000 a year.
on Steve Neavling November 23, 2016
Art & Entertainment, Government, Headline, Mayor's Office
Suggesting the move is a slam dunk is untrue and disrespectful to the democratic process.
on Steve Neavling November 22, 2016
City Government, Headline, Mayor's Office
Mayor Duggan showed no respect for Detroit taxpayers by announcing the Pistons deal before gathering input during mandatory public hearings to see if residents want to spend the money.
on Steve Neavling November 21, 2016
Taxpayers could be on the hook again for another sports arena, and city officials are refusing to discuss it, choosing closed-door meetings instead.
on Steve Neavling October 12, 2016
City Government, Headline
Billionaire Mike Ilitch has duped Detroit taxpayers once again.
on Steve Neavling May 23, 2016
Abandoned Buildings, Art & Entertainment, Headline, Real Estate
The ornate, 15-story Metropolitan Building was at risk of demolition a few years ago.
on Steve Neavling September 28, 2015
City Government, Development, Government, Headline, Urban Renewal
Paradise Valley was a bustling entertainment and business district for black residents in Detroit from the 1920s to the 1950s until the area was paved over in the name of urban renewal.
on Steve Neavling July 10, 2014
Art & Entertainment, Development, Featured Stories, Real Estate, Urban Renewal
Detroit’s Downtown Development Authority is negotiating the sale of the 89-year-old building to a group of developers that wants to build 60 high-end apartments with commercial and retail space on the lower floors.
on Steve Neavling May 15, 2014
Abandoned Buildings, Art & Entertainment, Headline
Still, officials hope they can find a buyer before it’s too late.