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A Sense of What a City Was: A History of Rust Belt Alt-Weeklies

The fast times and hard lives of alt-weekly newspapers in Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Cincinnati.

Come to Cleveland? Maybe Not

Why doesn't Cleveland welcome new immigrants? With a deplorable record on immigration, the city banks on ex-Clevelanders, not immigrant entrepreneurs.

The Death of the Midwest: Garrison Keillor’s Impending Retirement as a Wake for Midwestern Regionalism

When Keillor exits the Minnesota scene, will the last embers of Midwestern regionalism go out?

Detroit: A City Made of Many Voices

Detroit: A City Made of Many Voices

Detroit is a city of stories. But most of the stories written about Detroit today are by outsiders, for outsiders. Even local writers often pen stories meant to explain Detroit to those who live elsewhere. Our Detroit anthology is different.

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