Tens of thousands of people descended on the 36th annual Cass Corridor celebration, Dally in the Alley, for music, art and good times on Saturday.
The suspect remains on the loose.
The crime was almost too easy because police took more than 20 minutes to respond each time.
The investigation is focused on contracts with outside companies, among other financial transactions, sources told the Motor City Muckraker. The news comes at a vulnerable time for the library system.
The final walls of the historic building are expected to come crashing down today, sealing the fate of the Albert Kahn industrial structure in Midtown. Wayne State University has been tearing down the two-story building this summer to make way for a parking lot and a staging ground for work on an adjacent, $90-million biomedical research […]
A lone thief triggered a power outage in Detroit that darkened dozens of traffic lights, lofts and office buildings and parts of Wayne State University this weekend, the Motor City Muckraker has found. The theft occurred at a power station at the beleaguered Detroit Lighting Department, police said, provoking the third major city power outage in […]
Detroit is a place of extremes. Take Midtown, where theaters, lofts, restaurants and hospitals are cropping up. Driven predominately by young, educated, white people, Midtown and much of downtown are bursting with development. Then there’s the rest of Detroit – clusters of neighborhoods, many marred by crime and abandonment, losing residents every day. Too often, when […]
By Steve Neavling While crime continues to batter Detroit neighborhoods, Midtown has managed to reduce crime and increase its population. Crime in the gentrified entertainment and university hub has fallen by more than a third since 2008, the Free Press reported today. Authorities credit the success on a collaborative effort with local police and crime experts to […]
By Steve Neavling In its better days, Detroit was home to hundreds of theaters, from ornate ballrooms to small movie houses. Now Midtown is bringing back one theater that will stage Motown and bluegrass acts. The long-shuttered and dilapidated Garden Theatre on Woodward, just north of Mack, is getting a makeover to accommodate 1,300 people […]