Detroit residents sound off to commission on city council raise – Fox 2 News Headlines


Lets home the city council is smart and listens to the people... It takes balls to ask for a raise just after everything the city went through.... DETROIT (WJBK) - Detroit is just a few months removed from bankruptcy. Is this a bad time for city leaders to ask for a pay raise? Some residents … Continue reading Detroit residents sound off to commission on city council raise – Fox 2 News Headlines

The new geographers: How Detroiters are mapping a better future for the city


Last month, a quiet yet monumental shift occurred in the way government is run in Detroit when the city unveiled its new open data portal. For a city with well-known technological limitations, the portal is a major first step in its effort to modernize its technological infrastructure and develop a culture of transparency. GO DATA … Continue reading The new geographers: How Detroiters are mapping a better future for the city

Detroit State Lawmaker Attacks Duggan and M-1 Rail – Deadline Detroit


The city of Detroit was a mess, it still a mess, just less of a mess... You cannot expect the city to turn around in a day... God God woman, give him time. Calling him a carpetbagger is just silly... The man worked in the city for years at the DMC, was she upset they … Continue reading Detroit State Lawmaker Attacks Duggan and M-1 Rail – Deadline Detroit

11 Stereotypes Detroiters Are Tired Of Hearing | View Point: Paul


You hear a lot of generalizations about the Motor City: Detroit is dead. Detroit is saved. Detroit is the new Brooklyn. Detroit is an urban wasteland. Sure, Detroiters are used to hearing these things, but that doesn’t mean they’re not sick of it. Some residents discussed those misconceptions and other topics Tuesday in a Twitter … Continue reading 11 Stereotypes Detroiters Are Tired Of Hearing | View Point: Paul

Our Lady of Guadalupe and a wedding


As part of my vacation in Mexico City (truth be told, I am here as best man in my friend's wedding) I had the opportunity to visit a Holy place, Our Lady of Guadalupe, (link). What an. Honor it was, but I was a little sad to find out that the week prior to my … Continue reading Our Lady of Guadalupe and a wedding

Yellow Caution Tape


The other day as I was taking my dog for a walk around a local park I noticed something that just made me mad. Now maybe it made me madder than I should have been, maybe I took it all to personal, maybe, but I don't think so.   Want to know what it was, … Continue reading Yellow Caution Tape

Simplicty of youth


When we were kids, running around in circles was something fun to do. We would run and run until we got so dizzy we would fall down. And sometimes we would just run for no reason at all, just because we could. I often think about the simplicity of youth, when I see a child … Continue reading Simplicty of youth