In the early 1990s, artist Tyree Guyton held a gun to his head. He didn’t pull the trigger and instead created a world-renowned outdoor art exhibit. Now he’s ready for something new.
Gribbs was a controversial mayor who ran on a platform of cracking down on crime – at any cost.
The director was a close friend and political ally of Mayor Mike Duggan.
Grosse Pointe Park is moving the controversial sheds that have blocked off a main road at the border of Detroit all summer despite vocal opposition.
The city has shut off water to more than 15,000 delinquent homeowners and landlords but can’t keep pace with running water in vacant buildings.
Stealth video of Warren Mayor Jim Fouts, 71, shows him holding hands with his 25-year-old secretary after the pair slipped out of city hall for a trip to Chicago.
The governor said immigrants would be required to live in Detroit in exchange for a work visa.
“I issue a forward warning now to all dope pushers, to all rip-off artists, to all muggers: It’s time to leave Detroit; hit Eight Mile Road. And I don’t give a damn if they are black or white, of if they wear Superfly suits or blue uniforms with silver badges: Hit the road.”
He would go on to be elected mayor in 1993 and 1997.
Mike Duggan’s first move was nominating an interim fire commissioner with a strong background.