Detroiters are Talking. Listen to Them.

2017-11-06T23:40:38+00:00October 16th, 2017|

It is satisfying and terrifying seeing so much of Detroit outside Detroit these days. Detroiters on the small screen, the Comedy Central series about, well, Detroiters, coupled with Detroit, the much-debated Kathryn Bigelow flick meant to inspire conversation about police brutality through a 50-year-old lesson learned during our riots.

On Leaving Detroit

2016-03-21T08:23:17+00:00March 18th, 2016|

I have a dear friend who is planning to leave Detroit very soon to move West. After living in and around Detroit all his life, he is taking a new job in sunny California. He is, by definition, the very demographic Michigan wants to hold on to...

What Is A Detroit Hipster, Anyway?

2015-05-04T08:58:27+00:00April 1st, 2015|

I am 30 years old, a fan of top-shelf cocktails and Chuck Taylors, and a Detroit resident. I like live music, and I tend to know about new art galleries before the rest of my friends. Could I be a hipster? Maybe. I’m not quite sure.

Requiem for Northland Center

2015-04-07T13:53:05+00:00January 27th, 2015|

Northland Center is the oldest suburban shopping mall in the Detroit region, and will likely close soon. Located in the inner-ring suburb of Southfield, north of Detroit, in a field in the southernmost part of its county.